After morning zazen.
This Saturday Sangha’s discussion topic is “Buddhist and western psychology: what views do the share and how do they differ?”.
We will have a panel discussion with Reverend Patrick Teverbaugh, Senior Student Patrice Monsour and Reverend Neti Parekh. Each panelist will give a short introductory statement and then they’ll take questions and comments from the rest of the group.
Reverend Patrick Teverbaugh was ordained in 1999 and received Dharma Transmission from Katherine Thanas Roshi in January, 2011. He received a medical degree at Wake Forest School of Medicine and completed training in psychiatry at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. Patrick worked as a psychiatrist for Santa Cruz County for almost 25 years until his retirement in 2015.
Patrice Monsour is a clinical psychologist and Senior Zen Student. She began practicing with Katherine Thanas in 1995 and received lay ordination in 2000. Patrice holds a PhD from the University of Denver and has worked for over 30 yrs as a psychologist in university and community mental health settings.
Reverend Neti Parekh was authorized to teach in the Diamond Sangha Koan Tradition in 2009 and was ordained as a Soto priest by Rev. Kokyo Henkel in 2017. She holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from SJSU and works full time in private practice.