Integrating Psychology and Spirituality for Full Spectrum Healing, Transformation, and Thriving

I am convinced that spiritual work alone does not address many of our deepest psychological knots and traumas, nor does it provide tools to address our wounds in relationship that block us from fulfilling our deepest longings, dreams, and spiritual possibilities.

Consultation Services

I am currently offering my services as a Consultant focused on project-based efforts that are aimed at solutions to global issues. I am particularly interested in philanthropic pursuits where my unique skillsets can be useful. I bring over 20 years of research, teaching, and the publication of nine books, that are translated into over a dozen languages on topics related to intersection of psychology, spirituality, yoga, world religions, and contemporary spiritual traditions. My clinical work as a psychotherapist included consulting, mediating, and providing psychological services to spiritual and religious teachers/leaders, communities, and emergencies, as well as creating preventative psychological health programs for spiritual and religious groups. I have mediated, advised, and supported healing in many large spiritual scandals. Specializing in trauma and somatics (body-centered) psychology, I supported individuals, couples, and families, and initiated school yoga programs for high-risk youth.

My Psychotherapy and Spiritual Guidance practices are currently closed. I will continue to take a limited number of specific cases as a Psychological and Spiritual Consultant where my skills are uniquely helpful. I am currently mentoring and supervising a group of talented psychotherapists, psychiatrists, coaches, yoga therapists, clergy, and peer counselors to provide the specific types of services I have offered over many years, and am developing a strong referral base to offer you.

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9-Month Global Online Mentorship and Certification September, 2020 – May 2021

Clinical and Non-Clinical Tracks Available

Yoga & Psyche Immersion: Trauma Healing and Thriving through Integrating Somatic Experiencing and Yoga
An In-Person (San Francisco) and Online Training. August 29-30, 2020, Yoga Tree, San Francisco
This is the only event where I will be teaching Trauma Healing skill sets this year. Come In-Person or Online!
12 CEs available
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Book Release!

Yoga & Psyche: Integrating the Paths of Yoga and Psychology for Healing, Transformation, and Joy

by Mariana Caplan, PhD, MFT
Foreword by Don Hanlon Johnson, PhD,
author of Body: Recovering Our Sensual Wisdom

A daring, brilliant, groundbreaking look at spirituality in the modern world. with deft elegance, Caplan shows that psychological transformation and spiritual awakening are inseparably one process.
~ Reginald Ray, author of Touching Enlightenment

People are regularly amazed to discover that psychological self-exploration is not a task to dread, but a joy to uncover.

~ Mariana Caplan

Watch The Yoga & Psyche Book Trailer

Yoga & Psyche Audiobook Now Available!
Audiobook includes a free workbook section where you can follow the practices in real time.
Buy Audiobook Here
Listen to Free Audio Sample Here

Mariana and her book are a wonderful life coach, guide, and resource for all those in search of peace, love, and healing… She can help us all to find the way to a quiet mind free of turbulence.

~ Bernie Siegel, MD, Author of The Art of Healing and Love, Medicine, & Miracles

Mariana Caplan is a highly integrative thinker and writer.

~ Stephen Cope, Author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

Seamlessly weaving yoga, neuroscience, somatics, and psychotherapy with the latest research, Mariana’s work is accessible, practical, and intelligent.

~ Elena Brower, Author of Art of Attention

Marian Caplan, whose work I have followed for many years, is a pioneer in articulating these deeper significances of yogic practice particularly in tandem with the important developments in psychology.

~ Don Hanlon Johnson, PhD, professor, founder of the CIIS Somatic Psychology Graduate Program and author


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