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Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, buddhist traditions, and defining Religion

2019, University of North Carolina Press.

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“Descriptive Disenchantment & prescriptive Disillusionment: Myths, mysticism, and Psychotherapeutic Interpretation"

2018, In Mysticism and Depth Psychology, edited by Thomas Cattoi and David Odorisio, available from Palgrave Macmillan Press.


Drawing the Boundaries between "Religion" & "Secular"  in U.S. Psychotherapists’ Approaches to Buddhist Traditions

2016, The Journal of the American Academy of Religion 84.4 (2016): 937-972

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“The Conversion of the Barbarians": Comparison and Psychotherapists’ Approaches to Buddhist Traditions in the United States

2015, Buddhist Studies Review 32.1: 63–97.