À propos de Mariana Caplan

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Mariana Caplan, PhD, MFT, E-RYT 500, is a psychotherapist, consultant, and the author of eight books in the fields of psychology and spirituality that have been translated in more than a dozen languages, including Yoga & Psyche: Integrating the Paths of Yoga and Psychology for Healing, Transformation, and Joy (Sounds True, Feb. 2018), as well as Eyes Wide Open: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path, Halfway Up the Mountain: The Error of Premature Claims to Enlightenment, The Guru Question: The Perils and Rewards of Choosing a Spiritual Teacher, and To Touch Is to Live: The Need for Genuine Affection in an Impersonal World.

She has been teaching workshops and trainings in universities, major retreat centers around the world, online, and in yoga studios since 1997. Dr. Caplan also developed innovative programs as a professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Naropa University, John F. Kennedy University, and Sophia University.

La formation psychologique du Dr Caplan s'étend sur plus de 25 ans et intègre des approches traditionnelles et alternatives de la psychothérapie, notamment la thérapie psychodynamique, la gestalt, la thérapie cognitivo-comportementale, la thérapie somatique et la thérapie comportementale dialectique. En 2010, elle est devenue une praticienne certifiée de l'expérience somatique et intègre cette modalité dans ses modèles psychologiques et spirituels. Elle offre également des services de consultation, de médiation et de soutien aux organisations spirituelles et religieuses, aux communautés et aux enseignants en situation de crise, et travaille avec eux à l'élaboration de stratégies visant à créer et à maintenir la santé organisationnelle. Tous ses services sont disponibles en anglais et en espagnol.

Her articles have been featured in magazines and journals including Shambhala Sun, Tricycle, ReVision, and Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. She is a regular guest on television and web-based programs on subjects of spirituality, psychology, yoga, and wellness. Mariana’s personal essays have received critical acclaim, including the satire Zen Boyfriends, which was transformed into a musical, and Death Has No Mercy: A Memoir of a Mother’s Death, which was featured in Best Buddhist Writings of 2006.

She lives in Portland, Maine, and is the proud “soccer mom” of her teenage son Zion. Her passions include global travel and adventure, yoga and meditative practices, and the natural world. 

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