Version 2Seth Zuihō Segall is a retired member of the clinical faculty of the Yale University School of Medicine and the former Director of Psychology at Waterbury Hospital.  He is currently science writer for the Mindfulness Research Monthly, serves on the Research Committee of the American Mindfulness Research Association, and teaches the Psychology of Personal and Social Change at SUNY-Purchase. He has been a practicing Buddhist for nineteen years within a variety of traditions. For the past five years he has practiced with White Plains Zen where he received jukai in 2013.  He was a founder and former spokesperson for the Connecticut Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship.  He is the editor of  Encountering Buddhism: Western Psychology and Buddhist Teachings published by SUNY Press in 2003. He is not an authorized teacher within any lineage, and makes no special claims to knowledge or authority. He can be contacted at: [email protected]