Judith is an innovative teacher in the contemporary spiritual and psychotherapy fields. She developed Realization Process, a method of realizing fundamental (non-dual) consciousness,and applying it to psychological and physical healing, and has taught it for twenty-five years throughout the United States and at Esalen Institute in California since 1987. She is on the faculty of The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and SUNY Empire State College.
She has her Masters in Transpersonal Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and her Ph.D. in Psychology, Eastern Religion and Embodiment from Union Institute & University. She trained at the Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy in New York City. She has twenty-five years of clinical experience as a psychotherapist and is licensed in New York (Mental Health Counselor 000388).
She has been a meditation practitioner and student of contemplative traditions for over thirty years. She has studied with many teachers in both the Hindu (Advaita Vedanta, Bhakti and Kashmir Shaivism), Zen Buddhist and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. She has received numerous teachings, over the past three decades, in the Mahamudra and Dzog-chen traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
She is author of Living Intimately, The Enlightenment Process: A Guide to Embodied Spiritual Awakening, The Subtle Self: Personal Growth and Spiritual Practice and The Empathic Ground: Intersubjectivity and Nonduality in the Psychotherapeutic Process. Her essay, Nonduality and Intersubjectivity in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship was published in the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology and in the anthology Listening from the Heart of Silence. She has also published in the USA Body Psychotherapy Journal and Inner Directions Journal. She has presented Realization Process and papers on the interface of psychotherapy and Realization Process at Self Psychology conferences, the Towards a Science of Consciousness conference in Tucson, Arizona, the Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Conference at Oxford University, UK and the Conference on Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy in San Francisco.