Copy of Rachael Tanner-Smith - Co-Director and Community Facilitator


Rachael Tanner- Smith is a long-term member of the Nashville meditation community with over a decade of personal practice.

Her diverse background includes training in secular mindfulness through the Mindful Schools program, Feeding Your Demons based on the Tibetan Buddhist Chod ritual, Buddhist psychology and Asian Studies.

In addition, her work as a licensed professional counselor with over a decade of clinical practice includes serving in leadership capacities in non-profit, for profit and community mental health settings. She is also currently enrolled in a psychiatric nurse practitioner program.

As a group facilitator at WH she synthesizes western psychological theory and eastern meditation practices. Parenting a toddler provides her with opportunities to wake up on a daily basis.