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The Silver Thread: Spontaneous Contemplative Experience

Recently I was with some friends, all long-term meditators. We were discussing the number of times we had had transformative experiences while meditating, or while on retreats. All of us had meditated for over 20 years; none of us had had more than two such experiences in so many years of practice. I recently have […]

About the writer: Dr. Michael Abramsky

Michael Abramsky PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist with 35 years of experience treating adolescents and adults for anxiety, depression and trauma. He is nationally Board Certified in both Clinical and Forensic psychology. Dr. Abramsky also has an MA in Comparative Religions, and has practiced and taught Buddhist Meditation for 25 years.

The Silver Tread: Who is the Devil?

The Silver Tread: Who is the Devil?

Satan makes his first appearance in the Old Testament. The Hebrew word satan means the “adversary”. In several instances in the Bible, God sends a…

The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan

The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan

The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan I am in the process of traveling to Bhutan. I began researching their particular form of Buddhism. Bhutan became…

The Silver Thread: On Anger

The Silver Thread: On Anger

The Silver Thread: On Anger In the past, I have discussed afflictive emotions. These are sadness, anxiety, compulsion, and anger. All of us suffer from…

The Silver Thread: Loss

The Silver Thread: Loss

The Silver Thread: Loss Soon after I began practicing, I noticed a common thread for patients coming to see me. Most of them had suffered…

About Dr. Michael Abramsky

Michael Abramsky PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist with 35 years of experience treating adolescents and adults for anxiety, depression and trauma. He is nationally Board Certified in both Clinical and Forensic psychology. Dr. Abramsky also has an MA in Comparative Religions, and has practiced and taught Buddhist Meditation for 25 years.

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The Silver Thread:Patterns of Attachment

The Silver Thread:Patterns of Attachment

The Silver Thread:Patterns of Attachment During the birth phase of Psychology, investigators began to study patterns of attachment.…

The Silver Thread – The Spiritual Path of Mussar

The Silver Thread – The Spiritual Path of Mussar

The Silver Thread - The Spiritual Path of Mussar In the second half of the 19th century, under…

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