William And Nancy Martin
William Martin has worked as a research scientist, a minister, a marriage and family therapist, and a college instructor. He is now a teaching guide at The Still Point, Center for Zen Practice in Chico, California. He is the author of five books, including the classic The Parent’s Tao Te Ching, which was picked by Oprah Winfrey to be on her “O List” of recommended books. As part of his work at The Still Point, he offers contemplative-based continuing education credits for counselors, social workers, educational psychologists, and clergy.
Nancy Martin spent eleven years as a clergywoman with the United Methodist Church and five years as the director of volunteers for Enloe Hospice in Chico, California, where she trained and supervised volunteers working with patients and families facing end-of-life issues. For the past three years she has been the director of The Still Point, Center for Zen Practice, in Chico. She offers continuing education credits for nurses through seminars that focus on the practice of bringing compassionate awareness to the work of caregiving professionals. The parents of two grown children, she and William live in Chico, California.
Visit them at www.thestillpoint.com.