Stephanie Lopez


Stephanie Lopez, L.I.S.W.-S

IRI Director of Operations

IRI Board of Directors

Certified iRest Teacher, Supervisor and Senior Trainer

San Rafael, CA


Stephanie Lopez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Gestalt therapist, Senior iRest Trainer and Supervisor, as well as a Certified iRest Teacher and yoga teacher. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the iRest Institute.

Stephanie interweaves principles of iRest and self-inquiry into her clinical psychotherapy practice. In addition, she maintains a specialized practice devoted to iRest, helping people uncover their essential well-being, deal with difficult emotions & beliefs, and develop a meditation practice. Stephanie’s compassionate presence, depth of knowledge, and love of this work create a welcoming space for insightful learning. She shares her insights in workshops, classes, and trainings throughout the US and internationally.

Since first meeting and studying with Richard Miller in 2002 Stephanie has been committed to authenticity and truth. In learning to welcome life as it is, life now reveals beauty and wonder in the most ordinary of experiences. She considers it a great privilege to support IRI, its students, and community to bring these teachings out into the world.