On Wednesday October 11 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm EST, Jissan Michelle Nicolle will give a dharma reflection.
You can email us if you need the zoom link (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies).
Jissan Michelle Nicolle, PhD, BCC, is a professional chaplain and novice Zen priest at Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community. She graduated from the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy program in 2015 and was ordained as a lay minister by Roshi Joan Halifax in 2016. She completed a Clinical Pastoral Care (CPE) residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and was board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2018. Prior to chaplaincy, Dr. Nicolle was engaged as a researcher in behavioral neuroscience studying the neurobiology of cognitive decline in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Jissan is currently employed as a spiritual care provider at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and Medical Center. In 2019, Jissan happily made the commitment to deepen her practice and study of the Dharma as a novice priest with Sensei Joshin Byrnes of Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community