William McCracken, LCSW, ICADC, CTMH
Bill is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He has received MBSR Teacher Certification from the Oasis Institute at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Qualified Teacher through Brown Unniversity. He teaches for The Mindfulness Standard and Mindful Leader where he is recognized as a fully certified senior teacher. He has also received certification as a Certified Koru Mindfulness Teacher (a mindfulness program for college students and young adults).
Bill has been practicing various forms of meditation for almost 30 years. His experience as a teacher of mindfulness comes from his training through the Center for Mindfulness and his practice of Zen and Taoist meditation. Bill has practiced in the Japanese Soto and Korean Zen traditions and continues to offer his practice experience in helping guide others along the path of mindfulness practices.
Before retiring from a full-time faculty position at Delaware Technical Community College in the Human Services Department, he successfully developed and implemented mindfulness classes for students, faculty, and staff and developed three successful mindfulness summits for the community as the Coordinator of the College-wide Task Force on Mindfulness. Bill currently offers mindfulness classes through DCFM, The Mindfulness Standard, and Mindful Leader.