40. Heartwork with Buddhist Psychologist Radhule Weininger

Are you interested in learning how Buddhist principles can inform Psychological Practice? Curious how to develop deeper peace and centering in the face of struggle? Want to learn tools to increase compassion? Join us for an interview with meditation teacher and Clinical Psychologist Dr. Radhule Weininger!

In this episode Diana interviews clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Dr. Radhule Weininger. Dr. Weininger shares her path to Buddhism and how her meditation practice informs her therapy practice. Dr. Weininger discusses her understanding of self compassion and describes approaches we can use to increase a felt sense of kindness toward ourselves. Dr. Weininger describes The Compassionate Choice Practice–a technique she developed for approaching our emotional reactions that integrates Western understanding of emotions with Buddhist principles of mindfulness and compassion. Finally, Dr. Weininger leads us in a loving kindness meditation led by Dr. Weininger.

About Dr. Radhule Weininger

Radhule Weininger, Ph.D., MD clinical psychologist and meditation teacher, is the founder and guiding teacher of the One Dharma Sangha, as well as the resident teacher of mindfulness practice at La Casa de Maria Retreat Center in Santa Barbara, California. Her book Heartwork: The Path of Self-compassion, which begins with a forward by Jack Kornfield, was published in July 2017 by Shambala Publications. Radhule has a full-time psychotherapy office, in which she sees individuals and groups. Integrating psychodynamic, Jungian and Gestalt psychotherapies, she is finding innovative ways to complement Western with Buddhist psychology. For many years Radhule has guided an ongoing dream-group, as well as an ongoing mindfulness psychotherapy group. Radhule spear-headed with her husband Michael Kearney, MD the “Solidarity and Compassion Project,” whose vision is to nourish and sustain us in our attempt support those who are left vulnerable in our society while discerning the values that we want to go forward with an attitude of integrity and caring. 


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Episode 40