Mark Epstein, MD. Buddhism, Psychotherapy and Trauma
Today it’s about one of the subjects that has always intrigued me on its own–buddhism–but also intrigued me within the context of therapy, and more specifically, trauma. Mark Epstein, M.D. is my guest today. Mark is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy.
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Mark’s books include Thoughts without a Thinker, Going to Pieces without Falling Apart, Going on Being, Open to Desire, Psychotherapy without the Self and The Trauma of Everyday Life and his latest work, Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself (Penguin Press). He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University.
In This Episode
- Trauma and Human Existence (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series), Robert D. Stolorow
- D. W. Winnicott
- The Challenge of Being Human, Michael Eigen