MacAndrew Jack

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MacAndrew Jack is a psychologist in Boulder, Colorado and a leading clinician, educator, and writer in the integration of Buddhist  psychology and meditation with psychotherapy. He has been a Buddhist practitioner for more than twenty years, and has been a student of Lama Tsultrim since 2003.  He is a past President of the Board of Trustees of Tara Mandala and an apprentice teacher. MacAndrew trained in Clinical Psychology with a focus on mind-body integration at the University of Tulsa and Temple University in Philadelphia.  Operating at the interface of psychology and medicine, MacAndrew worked with heart and kidney transplant teams before becoming a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School.  He co-edited the book Brilliant Sanity: Buddhist Approaches to Psychotherapy. For more than fifteen years, MacAndrew has been a faculty member at Naropa University, where he has served as the Founding Dean of the Graduate School of Psychology and chair of the Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology department.  MacAndrew was also the Founding co-Director of the Naropa Center for Bhutan Partnerships, and has been pioneering the establishment of the field of counseling in Bhutan through the development of that country’s first Diploma program and Master’s program in counseling at the Royal University of…


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