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Alison Cohen

School Development Coach, Certified Mindfulness Instructor, Speaker

New York City NY USA


About My Work


  • Other


  • 9th-12th
  • Higher Ed
  • Other


  • After School
  • Agency / Mental Health
  • Education / Classroom Program
  • Foster Care / Probation


  • Mindful Communication
  • Mindfulness and Social Justice
  • Mindfulness for educators and school leaders
  • Teaching mindfulness to public school community members who are navigating myriad stressors


A former public high school teacher, Alison Cohen incorporates trauma-informed mindfulness into her instructional coaching and leadership work with educators, school leaders, and young adults. Alison also offers mindfulness-based courses and workshops throughout the US. In addition, she is currently a mentor in Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program and has been mentoring in their Power of Awareness program since 2016. Alison loves any opportunity to integrate community-building, contemplative practice, social justice, and joy.