Mark Epstein
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Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein (born 1953) is an American author and psychotherapist, integrating both Buddha's and Sigmund Freud's approaches to trauma, who writes about their interplay. In his most recent book, The Trauma of Everyday Life, he interprets the Buddha's spiritual journey as grounded in Buddha's personal childhood trauma.
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