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KAISA PUHAKKA, PhD, teaches psychotherapy and its integration with Buddhist practice as a core faculty member at California Institute of Integral Studies. She also works with clients and supervises students and interns in private practice. Her ongoing personal inquiry draws from Dzogchen texts, Krishnamurti, and vipassana and Zen practices, among others.


  • Evolving Consciousness

    by Kaisa Puhakka, PhD

    Beyond positions, beyond beliefs, lies a place where the mind can truly open to the possibilities of any given moment. Is such receptivity possible in a world beset by polarity and conflict? It is, says this Zen psychologist, and this potential is available to anyone.

    • Articles
    • Summer 2009
    • 6 pages

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