Jed Purses

JED PURSES is the visionary behind Street Counseling, and has spent hundreds of hours supporting strangers on the raw streets of San Fransisco for free. He is passionate about challenging the limits of conventional counseling through social art, and is well studied in the fields of counseling, psychology, mindfulness, nutrition and spirituality. Jed maintains a diverse private counseling practice in the East Bay and San Francisco with a focus on creating a meaningful life. Jed is also Co-Founder of Real Talk Events, an event company based in the SF Bay Area that inspires learning, honest sharing, and authentic connection about what it's like to be alive in these times.

It’s complicated: on white maleness, sexism, guilt and allyship

India: 71 days on $1,000

Selectively compassionate and rarely altruistic

On Getting Rid of Possessions and Taking Stock

Lessons from the one square inch of silence

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