Ron Vereen, MD

Instructor, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

Ron Vereen is a board-certified psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and certified group psychotherapist in private practice in Durham and Consulting Associate in the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University.  Having practiced mindfulness since 1992, he began teaching this to others in 1999 as an instructor in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at Duke Integrative Medicine, as well as integrating mindfulness principles into his psychotherapy practice.  He applies a mindfulness-informed approach to individual and group therapy modalities in the treatment of a variety of difficulties including anxiety, addictions, mood and personality disorders, being interested in the integration of Eastern traditions and Western psychology.  In 2009 he co-founded the Triangle Insight Meditation Community where he teaches mindfulness and leads various related activities including meditation classes, study groups, and both day-long and weekend meditation retreats.


  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1981
  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1987
  • National Association of Certified Group Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatry, Duke University – John Umstead Hospital Training Program, 1981-1985
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