Seth 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 eighteen years within a variety of traditions, and currently practices with White Plains Zen where he received jukai in 2013.  He was cofounder 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]