Subscribe and listen to the Groundless Ground Podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn and YouTube or download Episode 5 This episode features Jose Calderón-Abbo, MD. A native of Mexico City, Dr. Calderón is board certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine, with an additional certification in mind-body medicine. In addition to his private practice in New Orleans, Dr. Calderón... Continue Reading →
On this day, September 11, when many of us remember the traumatic events in NYC, Washington DC and Pennsylvania, I am pleased to share an interview I did for the Present Moment Podcast. Our discussion revolved mainly around the use of Integrative Psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing Therapy for trauma healing highlighting where mindfulness interventions and somatic... Continue Reading →
M. David Green, creator of Hack the Process Podcast, invited me to join him for a rich conversation that was as much fun, as it was informative for us both. Listen to it at the link below.
You can now download for free on Academia.edu The Ultimate Rx: Cutting through the delusion of self-cherishing, the chapter I authored for the newly published Handbook of Mindfulness: Culture, Context and Social Engagement. Chapter Abstract: Western and Buddhist psychologies acknowledge the significant role distorted self-narratives play in poor mental health. But these two disciplines hold divergent views on the... Continue Reading →
Listen to two dharma talks I recently delivered on Delusion and Non-delusion. Delusion and Deluded Mind This first talk covers the Buddhist psychological description of how delusion manifests in human perception and its effects on collective and personal human suffering. Download mp3 iTunes podcast Non-delusion and Undeluded Mind This... Continue Reading →
On June 7, authors David McMahan, Gary Gach, Jack Petranker and Lisa Dale Miller presented at the Bay Area Book Festival on the topic, "Beyond Mindfulness"and the growing concern that a focus on “non-judgmental present awareness” can be used to support the status quo — a way to make things better instead of making things different.... Continue Reading →
David Van Nuys, Ph.D. invited me to discuss the practical application of Buddhist psychology for his excellent psychology podcast Shrinkrap Radio. I truly enjoyed our conversation and I think you will too. Follow the link below to listen. http://shrinkrapradio.com/450-effortless-mindfulness-with-lisa-dale-miller-lmft/
Just released is this timely in-depth lecture by Dr. Norman Farb, Associate Professor at University of Toronto, Canada given at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, 11th March 2015. Norm is a serious, thoughtful, longtime mindfulness interventions researcher. Anyone who uses mindfulness in their clinical work needs to watch this.
Last week I gave an author talk at Insight Meditation South Bay a wonderfully vibrant Theravada sangha in Mountain View, CA, the hometown of Google and Facebook. The room was filled to capacity with sangha members and many local mental health professionals for whom it was a first visit to a Buddhist meditation group. I... Continue Reading →