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
Read excerpts from the book:
The Gifts of Trauma
Karma as an Expression of Psychology
Why Yoga Teachers Need an Understanding of Psychology
When we bring together yoga and psychology, we awaken possibilities for growth within our body, psyche, and spirit. Together they form a seamless weave of insights and practices applicable in the yoga studio, therapy room, or amid the rush of daily life.
~ Mariana Caplan
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
All of us should be most grateful for this book, which will certainly become a must-read in the field.
~ Stephen Cope, Author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self
I love this book. I consider it required reading for anyone interested in the body, the mind, and the spirit… This is a book to nourish the soul.
~ Amy Weintraub, Founder of LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists
Thorough, reader-friendly, and comprehensive!
~ John Welwood, PhD, Author of Journey of the Heart and Toward a Psychology of Awakening
… a must-read for all engaged in the fields of psychology and yoga.
~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Founder of the Dongyu Gatsal Ling nunnery in India and author of Into the Heart of Life and Reflection on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism
Mariana Caplan’s latest book strikes a resonate chord for our modern era by recognizing the necessity of embracing both psychological and spiritual realization in order for us to embody our true potential as fully awake human beings.
~ Richard Miller, PhD, Author of iRest Meditation: Restorative Practices for Health, Resiliency, and Well-Being
… clearly emanates both her personal and scholarly journey, offering the best possible fusion of the ancient and modern methodologies of human evolution.
~ Katie Silcox, NYT bestselling author of Healthy, Happy, Sexy: Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women
Clearly written and comprehensively researched, providing a valuable resource of information and insight.
~ Judith Blackstone, PhD, Founder of the Realization Process and author of Belonging Here, The Intimate Life, and The Self-Acceptance Project
…an indispensible resource for yoga teachers and students, psychotherapists and clients, and any spiritual seeker who wants to illuminate the shadows of their chosen path.
~ Anne Cushman, Author of Enlightenment for Idiots: A Novel, and Moving Into Meditation
A valuable resource for every yoga practitioner, teacher, and therapist.
~ Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, PhD, Sufi teacher and author: Sufism, the Transformation of the Heart