Ralph De La Rosa


Ralph De La Rosa, LCSW, is an internationally published author of books about meditation, trauma, and Internal Family Systems. He is a mentee of Richard Schwartz, an advanced meditation trainee of Jack Kornfield, and has been teaching for 15 years. Ralph is also a trauma-focused psychotherapist in private practice whose work has been featured by Tricycle, the Ram Dass Fellowship, CNN, NY Post, Refinery 29, Women's Health, and GQ.

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  • The Emotional Expense of Distraction

    The busy beehive of the brain exhausts us. We might manage to find an “off” switch, but it always turns out to be a snooze button, according to psychotherapist and meditation instructor Ralph De La Rosa.