SANDRA BOSTON, MSW, MEd
Sandra Boston has taught communication skills and conflict resolution for over 30 years to a wide variety of groups including parents, church societies, social change activists, Ugandan women in village banks, school faculty, staff of social work centers, day care centers, health clinics, retreat centers, coop boards, etc. She has studied Thomas Gordon’s Parent Effectiveness Training, Gandhian nonviolence strategies, Marshal Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, Arnold Mindell’s Process Work, Family Systems Theory, Twelve Step Programs, Margaret Paul’s Inner Bonding Therapy, and many others. Sandra also founded The Pilgrim Warrior Training for Women and The Women’s Leadership Institute. She maintains a psychotherapy practice and does organizational development consulting, board and staff retreats, and mediation for organizations. She has done extensive training internationally, including Canada, Switzerland, Uganda and Russia . She has published a song tape and songbook of 54 songs and chants for women’s ritual. She is the author of a self-published book, Aiming Your Mind: Strategies and Skills for Conscious Communication. Sandra is the mother of three grown sons and lives in Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA.