Rabbi Rami talks to Mark Epstein, M.D. about how he discovered Buddhism, the notion of self, and psychology's part in Buddhism. An interview with Mark appears in the March/April issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.
Mark Epstein, M.D. 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, including Thoughts without a Thinker, Going to Pieces without Falling Apart, Going on Being, Open to Desire and Psychotherapy without the Self, and The Trauma of Everyday Life. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University and is currently Clinical Assistant Professor in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University. markepsteinmd.com