Therese is a spiritual director and a psychotherapist in private practice in the Hudson Valley and the former director of The Interspiritual Counseling Program at One Spirit Interfaith Alliance (2011-2021). She is a seasoned leader of retreats and workshops on a wide range of psycho-spiritual and creative themes.
She has advanced training in various trauma-based teachings, guided visualizations for health, mindfulness meditation, Buddhism and Psychology, Expressive Arts, Jungian Sandplay Therapy, Soulcollage, Restorative Justice, and Collective Trauma, among others.
Therese has led workshops and retreats for organizations, training institutes, educational institutions, government facilities, congregations, and community based nonprofits, in addition to offering workshops in The Forest Sanctuary, her retreat Center in the Hudson Valley. She has also lead international trips to The Goddess Temples of Malta and to Sacred Sites in India and is currently planning a return trip to Egypt for women in 2024.
Therese is actively involved in community social action projects in collaboration with colleagues and Dharmakaya such as The Hungry Ghost Training and Retreat for Frontline Workers dealing with the Opioid Crisis and The BIPOC Leadership Weekend, an annual event since 2021.
In tandem, Therese is spending more time in her art studio at The Forest Sanctuary playing, dreaming, and communing with creation.
Learn more at: http://www.theresebimka.com
Events with Rev. Therese Bimka, LCSW
June 28 - 30, 2024
RETREAT BY INVITED PRESENTER How do you listen for or receive spiritual guidance? At all stages of life, we receive intuitive nudges that point the way, bringing us in closer contact with a deeper spiritual truth. These moments of awakened possibility invite us to create a life that is in closer alignment with our deepest spiritual values. Yet, in the busy-ness of “Doing,” we can often override or overlook this guidance. In this powerful weekend, you will learn to identify and embrace the touchstones along your own spiritual journey that are pregnant with meaning and opportunity. “I thoroughly enjoyed Therese’s…