Ira Helderman

Ira Helderman , PhD, LPC, is a religious studies scholar, psychotherapist in private practice, and lecturer in the religious studies department at Vanderbilt University. His book Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion is the first comprehensive study of the diverse ways in which psychotherapists in the United States have considered and taken up Buddhist ideas and practices.
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