Koshin Paley Ellison is a Senior Zen Buddhist Priest, chaplaincy supervisor, and psychotherapist. Dr. Paley Ellison is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care and Advisor and Faculty of the Buddhist Track in the New York Theological Seminary master’s program in Pastoral Care and Counseling. He also served as Co-Director of Contemplative Care Services for the Department of Integrative Medicine and the Chaplaincy Supervisor for the Pain and Palliative Care Department at Beth Israel Medical Center.  Dr. Paley Ellison is currently faculty of the Integrative Medicine Fellowship in the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.


Bachelor of Arts
Hofstra University's New College
Master of Fine Arts
Sarah Lawrence College
Master of Social Work
New York University
Doctor of Ministry
New York Theological Seminary