Cheryl Fraser, Ph.D.

Visiting Teacher

Sharp, frank, and fearless, that’s Buddhist psychologist, sex therapist, author and speaker Dr. Cheryl Fraser. With a rare combination of academic credibility, humor, straight-talk, and life-changing advice, Dr. Cheryl is a sought-after media psychologist and relationship expert. She has helped thousands of couples jumpstart their love life and create passion that lasts a lifetime. She combines cutting edge love and sex therapy with mindfulness to help couples cut through resistance and ignite the connection and sizzle they think they’ve lost.

Cheryl writes columns on mindfulness, sex and relationships for Mindful Magazine, Thrive Global, and other publications She is the author of the newly released Buddha’s Bedroom–The Mindful Loving Path to Sexual Passion and Lifelong Intimacy. She created the Become Passion online course for couples (debuting September 2019) where she teaches couples how to utilize mindfulness and love techniques to create passion and presence that last a lifetime.

As a meditation and Dharma teacher, Cheryl has studied and practiced in both the Theravadan Vipassana and Tibetan Vajrayana traditions for 25 years. Her root teacher is Namgyal Rinpoche and she currently studies with Lama Mark Webber and Phillip Moffit. She is the guiding teacher for Island Dharma in Canada where she leads meditation classes and retreats. Cheryl teaches Dharma is an approachable, colourful, and humorous style. She draws extensively from Western science and psychology, applying even the more complex Dharmas to real life. She invites us to examine the question – “how can I be happy for no reason?”

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