Dear Dr. Kwee

I am pleased to inform you that the Psychology Progress team has identified your recent publication, Relational Buddhism: Wedding K.J. Gergen’s Relational Being and Buddhism to Create Harmony In-Between-Selves as being of special interest to the progress in the Psychology field. We would like to list your publication on our next edition of the Psychology Progress series.

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The Collaborative Practice of Buddhist Psychotherapy with Live Demonstrations

April 10, 2013 Presenter: Maurits Kwee (Taos, New Mexico, USA)

Participants are invited to discover Buddhist Psychotherapy in the framework of Relational Buddhism which is aka “Karma Transformation”. This approach aims at changing self-conversation, one’s self-talk and other-talk, debouching in disturbing moods and scenarios of interpersonal emotional expression. The emphasis is on transforming intentional action, i.e. karmic self-dialogue, which is viewed as interdependently related to motives, feelings, and “relational being”. The workshop will cover and explain a number of pan-Buddhist psychological core concepts and analogous cognitive-behavioral terms for an adequate understanding of the skillful art of zeroing in to clients’ issues. In the context of a joint exploration which is (inter)action-oriented by demonstrating the collaborative practice of Karma Transformation through dealing with volunteers’ inputs, there will be plenty of room for Q&A, deliberation, and discussion during the day. The basic idea for the gathering is to share, embody, and infuse life in what is written in the book Psychotherapyby Karma Transformation: Relational Buddhism and Rational Practice to be found at (downloadable free-of-charge or sent in pdf).

For questions, contact: or @Linkedin: Dr. G T Maurits Kwee, PhD. Pre-Reading for this workshop: click here Cost – General rate: $250; Student rate: $200. (After March 15th, add $50) Schedule – Wed.payday loans April 10th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, lunch provided. Register here: For info on Relational Buddhism: and facebook @relational buddhism, on Maurits Kwee: and facebook @maurits kwee, and for more reading:

To inter-be

To act is to inter-act and to be is to inter-be (Gandavyuha Sutra): “I am linked, therefore I am” (K.J. Gergen). In effect, thinking is relational activity executed as covert-private verbalized/visualized speech. Usually unbeknownst, intentional or premeditated action (karma) arises non-independently, moves body/speech/mind, and could result in psychological malaise. Emotions around birth, aging, illness, and death are – like separation from loved ones, union with unloved ones, and not attaining goals – relational performances of affect: creative scenarios expressing socio-cultural meaning.

Pan-Buddhist Teachings, Social Construction-ing, Psychology, Psychotherapy & Coaching To Know Self & Relate Wisely…

Confluencing Pan-Buddhist Teachings (Congruent with the Major Denominations), Social Construction-ing, Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy (by Karma Transformation), and Lifestyle/Career/Leadership Coaching.

Relational Buddhism is a psychological approach to the Pan-Buddhist teachings (as basically acknowledged by the majority of Buddhists around the world) which views relationships, interpersonal (with others) and intrapersonal (with oneself), as the centerpiece of its daily practice.

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