Dr. Caplan’s psychological training spans over 20 years and incorporates traditional and alternative approaches to psychotherapy including: psychodynamic, gestalt, cognitive behavioral therapy, somatic, and dialectical behavioral therapy. In 2010 she became a certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner and integrates that modality into her psychological and spiritual models. She is currently interested in offering her services as a consultant focused on project-based efforts that are aimed at solutions to global issues where she can apply her skillsets to address human suffering. Hablo Español.
Her articles have been featured in magazines and journals including Shambhala Sun, Tricycle, ReVision, and Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. She is a regular guest on television and web-based programs on subjects of spirituality, psychology, yoga, and wellness. Mariana’s personal essays have received critical acclaim, including the satire Zen Boyfriends, which was transformed into a musical, and Death Has No Mercy: A Memoir of a Mother’s Death, which was featured in Best Buddhist Writings of 2006. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and loves to travel around the world with her young son, Zion.
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