Licensed Psychotherapist, Mindfulness Expert, Coach & Trainer 

Specializes In:

  • Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Mindfulness
  • Inclusion
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Conflict Resolution


What I Bring To The Team:
I am bring good will, mindfulness, and a calming influence.

Top 3 Personal Values:
Warmth, Compassion, Authenticity

Fun Facts:
I love hiking and biking in outdoors, gardening is my joy, I’ve written 3 books.

Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.



Rik Isensee, LCSW | is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Certified Mindfulness Teacher. He has worked in various mental health settings for several decades.

He has also taught Mindfulness classes and provided individual mindfulness coaching, along with mindful communication skills.

He has developed a method for Mindful Communication that helps individuals and organizations approach conflict in a way that enables all sides to listen, understand, and empathize with what’s at stake for each person. This also facilitates their ability to identify and express their needs and perspectives, which leads to practical problem-solving that takes all stakeholders needs into consideration.


Education & Credentials

  • MSW, Clinical Social Work, University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • MA, English / Creative Writing, San Francisco State University
  • BA, Aesthetic Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher, through the Mindfulness Training Institute, accredited by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association