I am an Embodied-Relational therapist, facilitator and writer living and working in Bristol. I work at the interface of therapy, ecopsychology and Eco Dharma and engaged Buddhism. I've been practising Buddhism since my early 20s and was ordained in Triratna between 2005 and 2016.
I have written three books under my former Buddhist name, Kamalamani: 'Meditating with Character' (Mantra Books, 2012) 'Other than mother: choosing childlessness with life in mind' (Earth Books, 2016) and 'Bodywise: weaving somatic psychotherapy, ecodharma and the Buddha in everyday life' (Somatic Psychotherapy Today, 2017).
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What is your involvement in Tariki?
fellow Buddhist practising within Triratna and interested in Tariki's work.
One-day HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY Conference Expanding a Humanistic Vision for a 21st Century Psychology Saturday 7th October 2017 Resources for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA, 9am-5pm Cost: £60 - includes lunch, refreshments and live music from Jennifer Maidman and Annie Whitehead (ex Penguin Cafe…
This is a newsletter for all those who have been involved with our Ten Directions ecotherapy training, including past and current students and people who are considering joining the programme in 2017. Within Tariki we have a growing community of people who share an interest in taking therapeutic work…
Since the time of the Buddha people have looked to Buddhism as a source of salvation from their unhappiness and confusion. In the modern age, psychotherapy has become a route which many people choose to help them face and move beyond their personal suffering. Not surprisingly many Western therapists tend to gravitate towards Buddhist ideas and, conversely, Buddhists are often interested in exploring how their faith…
I wrote this article for Running Tide back in January but it didnt get published and as Running Tide has only just come out, things had obviously moved on. I'm putting it up here because it seems like a pity to waste a good article - or even a mediocre one!
Going Back to Go Forward: The Birth of Tariki Trust