Kenneth Robinson M.S., M.T.S
Kenneth received a Master’s degree in Counseling and Education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1977, and a Master’s in Theological Studies from the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University in 2007. He is a member of the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute and past chair of NPI’s Diversity Committee, which offers educational programs for the membership that promote diversity and multiculturalism.
He is also a poet and musician and a founding member of Chant Ram, a musical group that leads kirtan, a form of meditation through music that allows participants to move to open-hearted awareness and self-expression through sound. He has performed his poetry (individually, and in collaboration with Ana María Hernando) in Boulder, Denver, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Vancouver, and in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. His book of poetry, The Year of Lovemaking and Crying, was released in 1999, and a second edition was published in 2013. Salka Archipelago, a poem-painting collaboration with Ana Maria was issued in limited edition prints by master printmaker Bud Shark in August, 2013.