Rachael Wooten

Rachael Wooten, PhD, is a psychologist and a Zurich‑trained Diplomate Jungian analyst who has been in private practice as a therapist for more than 40 years.  She has studied Buddhist, Jewish, and Christian texts extensively, and has been mentored by spiritual teachers such as her Tibetan root guru Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche and Rabbi Zalman Schachter‑Shalomi. She has also studied and participated in ceremonies with indigenous teachers from the Cherokee, Lakota, and Huichol traditions for over three decades. She has taught Tara practice under the authorization of Lodrö Rinpoche for over 20 years. An active interfaith enthusiast, Dr. Wooten has offered Tara workshops through The Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South, ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, and the C. G. Jung Society of the Triangle. A member of an American Baptist church for over 35 years, she leads a monthly Tara meditation group there. She is a founding member of Yavneh, a Jewish Renewal synagogue.