Version 2Seth Zuihō Segall is a Zen priest and psychologist who is the science writer for the Mindfulness Research Monthly and a Chaplain Associate at White Plains Hospital. He is a retired member of the clinical faculty of the Yale School of Medicine and a former Director of Psychology at Waterbury Hospital. He is affiliated with White Plains Zen where he received shukke tokudo in 2016.  He is the author of Buddhism and Human Flourishing: A Modern Western Perspective (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020) and Encountering Buddhism: Western Psychology and Buddhist Teachings  (SUNY Press, 2003). His new book, Living Zen: A Practical Guide to a Balanced Existence will be published by Rockridge Press in May, 2020. He is not an authorized teacher and makes no special claims to knowledge or authority. You can visit his author page at He can be contacted at: [email protected]