Journal and Magazine Articles

Mindfulness In and Out of the Context of Western Buddhist Modernism (The Humanistic Psychologist, 2021)

This article explores the relationship of contemporary approaches to mindfulness to the context of Western Buddhist modernism. It addresses  what happens when mindfulness is divorced from its Western Buddhist modernist context, potential conflicts between that context and the goals of organizations and institutions that employ it, the progressive critique of mindfulness training in corporations and the military, and  the degree to which mindfulness-based interventions which address specific behaviors restricts its range of outcomes.

The Best Possible Life (Tricycle, 2021)

A Naturalized Eudaimonic Version of Western Buddhist Modernism

Why I Am Not a Secular Buddhist (Secular Buddhist Network, 2020)

Why I do not consider my naturalized, eudaimonic interpretation of Buddhism to be a identical to Secular Buddhism

On Some Differences Between Insight Meditation and Zen (The Existential Buddhist, 2018)

A More Enlightened Way of Being (Tricycle, Winter, 2016)

This article explores Western Buddhist modernist ethics in the context of the eudaimonic enlightenment ideal.

Mindfulness and Self-Development in Psychotherapy (Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 2005)

This article illustrates how mindfulness aids self-development in psychotherapy.

What's Buddhist About Buddhist Social Activism? (Turning Wheel, 2004)

How is Buddhist social activism different from other types of social activism?

Psychotherapy Practice as Buddhist Practice

A chapter from Encountering Buddhism: Western Psychology and Buddhist Teachings (SUNY Press, 2003).