Dr. Dan Rubin is a clinical psychologist and a student of the dharma since 1996. Dr. Rubin received his PsyD from the California School of Professional Psychology and wrote his doctoral project on “The Contribution of Mindfulness to the Clinical Utilization of Countertransference.” He is a clinician in private practice with a focus on mindfulness-based interventions such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and contemplative psychotherapy.

Dr. Rubin’s areas of interest include Buddhist psychology, creativity, psychology of religion, and treatments for chronic illness, pain, depression, anxiety, relational distress, grief, and trauma. He also facilitates consultation groups for health care professionals that focus on communication, self-care, and contemplative skills. >more