Kevin Griffin is a father and a Buddhist author, teacher, and innovator in the field of addiction treatment. He divides his time between writing, teaching, and family time with his wife and daughter. He plays and writes music and is currently recording a CD of dharma-related rock songs. He is the author of One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps and A Burning Desire: Dharma God and the Path of Recovery. A longtime Buddhist practitioner and 12 Step participant, he is a leader in the mindful recovery movement and one of the founders of the Buddhist Recovery Network. Kevin has trained with the leading Western Vipassana teachers, among them Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, and Ajahn Amaro. His teacher training was as a Community Dharma Leader at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, CA.