Betsy Black Consulting, founded 2002.
Focus Teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), mindfulness, and meditation
  • MBSR, qualified to teach through the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness (2017)
  • Certified ChiRunning® and ChiWalking® instructor (2014)
  • Certified Kripalu Yoga teacher (2003)
  • Certificate, Positive Psychology, the Kripalu Center (2013)
  • Accredited coaching training, Coach University (2004)
  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center (now UNH School of Law) (1985)
  • B.A., American Studies, Middlebury College (1981)
  • Speaking Training and Competition, Toastmasters International, competed internationally  (2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016), and received the organization’s highest level of recognition, the Distinguished Toastmaster (2006)


  • Avid hiker, competitive runner, alpine skier, & long distance bicyclist

Current Service

  • Speak on mindfulness and positive psychology to community groups
  • Loan Committee, Cooperative Fund of New England
  • Unitarian Universalist Church