About Mariana Caplan, PhD, MFT

mariana-couchMariana Caplan, PhD, MFT, RYT 500,
is a psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and the author of seven books in the fields of psychology and spirituality, including the forthcoming Yoga & Psyche (Sounds True, Fall, 2016), the award-winning Eyes Wide Open: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path (Sounds True, 2010), the seminal Halfway Up the Mountain: the Error of Premature Claims to Enlightenment (Hohm Press, 1999), and The Guru Question: The Perils and Rewards of Choosing a Spiritual Teacher (Sounds True, 2011). She is founder of The Yoga & Psyche Method and The Yoga & Psyche Conference. Since 2001 she has worked with the California Institute of Integral Studies as an adjunct professor and to develop public programs that address cutting edge issues in spirituality and psychology.

Her articles have been featured in magazines and journals including Shambhala Sun, Tricycle, ReVision and Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. Her new ideas are published regularly on her Huffington Post blog. Her 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. Her books are translated in over a dozen languages. She has been teaching workshops and trainings at major retreat centers, yoga studios, and universities throughout the world since 1997.

The best is yet to come!