Our Team

Leslie Langbert, MSW, LCSW(FL)'s picture
Leslie Langbert, MSW, LCSW(FL)
Executive Director

Leslie has been teaching CBCT® (Cognitively Based Compassion Training) since 2014. Having studied directly with Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Ph.D at Emory University since 2012, she has led more than 100 students through the CBCT® program, including adolescents in foster care, Native American...
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Deanna Kaplan, M.A.
Certified CBCT® (Cognitively Based Compassion Training) Instructor

Deanna Kaplan is a Certified CBCT® Instructor, a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the Department of Psychology, and President of the Arizona Meditation Research Interest Group (AMRIG). Deanna trained as a teacher of CBCT® directly under Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Ph.D at Emory...
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Jeff Schlueter
Meditation Facilitator

Jeff's full time role at the University of Arizona is the manager of administration in the English Department, also in the College of SBS. Prior to working for the university, Jeff served two consecutive terms as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) member at the United Way of...
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