Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Shahar Rabi, PhD

Shahar Rabi, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology at Adler University. He formerly served as the Clinical Program Director at the Orchard Recovery Centre. He has years of experience in treating addiction, trauma, depression, and anxiety. He is also the Co-Founder of the New Earth Institute in Vancouver.

Dr. Shahar has a broad spectrum of work experience as a choreographer, philosopher and yoga teacher, meditation instructor, and even as a clown. As a clinician, he draws on years of formal studies at universities in Israel and Canada, as well as practice with prominent non-dual teachers in India, Nepal, Thailand, and Israel. He lives on the West Coast of Canada with his wife and two children and can frequently be found on the forest and mountain trails of the island he calls home.

shaharrabi.com