Steve Weintraub was ordained as a Zen priest in 1973, and he has been teaching Buddhism at San Francisco Zen Center, Tassajara, and Green Gulch Farm for over 30 years. In 1994, he received dharma transmission—full authorization as a teacher—in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. Steve is the guiding teacher for Presidio Hill Zen Group
, which meets weekly on Thursday evenings in San Francisco. Steve also has an MFT license, and a private psychotherapy practice in San Francisco and Mill Valley. As a therapist, influenced by Object Relations, Jungian, and Control Mastery thought, he works in the context of contemporary analytic depth psychology. Active as a husband and father of two adult children, he lives at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center with his wife.