Welcome to the archived web site of
Will Joel Friedman, Ph.D. Psychologist (1950-2013)
California License No. PSY 10092
Specializing in Presence-Centered Therapy
balancing mind and heart, body and spirit
Now in memoriam - This website is no longer being updated
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Nondual Resources and Spiritual Teachers
Nondual Professional Magazines, Articles & Newsletters
Journal of Nondual Psychology - The mission of this journal is to focus
on the emerging area of nondual psychology which has been thriving for thousands
of years in the form of nondual approaches to awakening found in the heart of
many wisdom traditions and spiritual pathways, including Advaita Vedanta, Zen,
Hinduism, Sufism, and various forms of Buddhism and Tantra. The journal emphasizes
the transformational awakening process found in many settings including: the individual
lived experience, in a clinical setting with a therapist or while participating
in a group process, and a person working with a teacher, guru, or spiritual guide.
This journal is also open to a deep engagement of the issues involved in facilitating
nondual awakening clinically or as a guide with others. Journal issues and
articles are available at no cost on the website. Dr. Friedman has accepted
the kind invitation by Editor Gary Nixon, Ph.D. to join Paradoxica's editorial
board. Read Dr. Friedman's Spring 2010 article "Surrender All To Consciousness
To Reveal the Self" in Paradoxica's second issue. The third issue
was recently released online. Top notch and recommended.
The Online Journal of Nonduality and Psychology is a peer-reviewed, reader-supported,
interactive journal devoted to exploring the confluence of nondual wisdom teachings
and contemporary psychology. It offers a vital, open-ended conversation at the
interface between non dual teachings and psychology, the focal point of a series
of annual conferences that began in Northern California in the late 1990's that
have continued to the present and have spawned two anthologies of original essays
and more recently a series of quarterly public salons in the San Francisco Bay
Area. One of the hallmarks of Undivided is its interactivity with most authors
having agreed to be available to blog with readers for several months so their
articles become a starting point for a rich conversation. Journal issues and
articles are available at no cost on the website. Read Dr. Friedman's two
articles in the inaugural Volume 1 issue entitled "Inquiring Into Reality:
A Twelve Stage Clinical Protocol to Deconstruct Non-Adaptive Self-Judgments, Including
Beliefs, False Identities, Roles and Stories" and the short side-panel "The
Felt Sense of Awareness Itself." This professional journal is highly recommended.
Life Monthly Newsletter article "Why be a Buddhist, when you can be the Buddha?"
by Lama Surya Das: Nothing like going to the heart of the matter.
about "nonduality" by perusing the article "What is Nonduality?"
by Jerry Katz. It is most informative. Nondual Salon, Wednesday, January 20,
2010: Editor Jerry Katz mentioned the premiere of a new radio show, Spirit
of Nonduality, on CKDU in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The show is on Wednesday,
January 20, at 12:30 - 2:30 EST, and every Wednesday after that. You may hear
Spirit of Nonduality live at ckdu.dal.ca/ckdu-hi.pls.
Mandee Moon and Jerry Katz are co-hosting. Mandee is already an established radio
host who brings a faithful audience. She is also a Yoga teacher with a significant
and devoted following. Also check out Scott Kiloby's crystal clear "Non-Duality
In A Nutshell" and his other writings, books, videos and audio files that
serve as pointers to realization, enlightenment and the "One Life."
Advaita Academy: NEW website to disseminate the teachings
of Advaita VendattaThis website will supercede the current site advaita.org.uk
and is fashioned by Hari Kiran Vadlamani, Dennis Waite, and Paula Marvelly.
It includes articles and talks, book reviews, blogs, interviews, question and
answers, a forum, Advaitin community, Advaita Wiki, and events. Highly recommended.
Inner Directions Journal Online: The Spirit of Insight & AwakeningNondual
articles, dialogues, sacred texts, conscious living, insights, poetry, cooking
and cosmic relief.
Non-Duality Magazine launched in March 2010 describes itself as "an
investigation of self realization, awakening and consciousness: Most of it
seems to be made up of video clips that look intriguing. Also peruse the second
Summer 2010 issue on available online.
Waite's Nondual site: An amazing wealth of resources on nonduality
Speaks: An integral nonduality site with remarkable resources and teachers,
free videos and books along with events, blogs and more
Rick Hanson, Ph.D. and Rick Mendius, M.D. WiseBrain:
explores the neuroscience of psychological well-being and spiritual growth; articles,
tools and skills, and offers a twice-monthly Wise Brain Bulletin
Urban Guru Cafe: Nondual bulletin board with free podcasts, book announcements,
entertainment and information
Highlights:A regular online page through Yahoo Groups edited by Jerry Katz,
Gloria Lee and Mark Otter along with Podcast editor Dustin LindenSmithClick
"Join this group" on the top right and read postings by clicking on
one of the boxes listed under "Message History." On the website link
below there are over 3800 text editions as well as several Podcast editions available.
Magazine: Nondual/Integral/holistic/transpersonal magazine
Magazine: The Buddhist ReviewThe premier Buddhist magazine offers
a wealth of resources, including clickable free articles from their most recent
issue. Also sign up to receive a free email of their Community eNewsletter
and Daily Dharma. Thoughtful and inspiring.
Nondual Organizations / Meditation Centers
Nondual Wisdom and
Psychotherapy: Bay Area Nondual resources and information on their annual
of Nonduality: Science Interface, Community resources/events and newsletter
Meditation Center site: A content-rich Buddhist meditation site for free Dharma
talks, programs, guided meditations (Downloads and Streaming) and books (e.g.,
Dhammapada), along with a host of recommended books and upcoming eventsMeditation
timers ranging from 15 minutes to 60 minutes are available. The center is headquartered
in Redwood City on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area. A beautiful website
and community resource.
Nondual / Spiritual Multi-Media (Videos, Audios, Podcasts)
of Emotion: A multi-media site providing audio and video presentations by noted
spiritual teachers along with Zen stories, poetry, biographies and more
Podcasts galore!!PersonallifeMedia.com, and specifically Susan and Tim
Bratton, have developed an amazing array of interview-based podcasts with some
of the leading edge authors, professionals and professors on a broad range
of topics under "Living Dialogues", including Religion & Spirituality,
Alternative Health, Science & Medicine, Tech News, History, Philosophy, Music,
Society & Culture, News & Politics, Health, Business, Art, and Kids &
Family among others. There are also numerous blogs, Green Talk Radio, Conscious
Business, Sales Magic, Aging Gratefully, and many other podcast categories. A
remarkable treasure-trove that you can listen to, subscribe with iTunes, subscribe
with RSS and download to listen on an ipod/iphone/computer.
Urban Guru Cafe: Nondual bulletin board with free podcasts, book announcements,
entertainment and information
set of downloadable Dharma talks by some of the best spiritual teachers and Buddhist
monks, including Jack Kornfield, Joanna Macy, Tara Brach, Roshi Bernie Glassman,
Catherine Ingram, Joseph Goldstein, Julia Butterfly Hill, Lama Surya Das, David
Loy, Paul Eckman and Stephen Bachelor along with many, many others. An amazing
Audio version of Eckhart Tolle's A New Earth
Nondual Teachers / Books
Advaita Resources: Links to key
nondual teachers and their websites provided by Gilbert Schultz on his
Nisargadatta Maharaj's masterpiece I AM THAT is available here as a two part pdf
or to download as a searchable pdf fileI strongly encourage and recommend
reading his book I AM THATthe single most life-transforming book
I've ever read.
simple introduction to Nisargadatta Maharaj's teachings is provided at this website
with a free download of the short book The Core of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj's
Teaching by Pradeep Apte
Adams, sage and author of Silence of the Heart (1999), can be heard
on the follow YouTube video, several MP3 audio talks, writings and other links.
teacher and author Nirmala and his wife Gina Lake provide free downloads of many
book and ebooks
Stillness Speaks: Free
Advaita Books (nonduality), including the Bhagavad Gita and several
Upanishads, for reading Online or download PDF
Free Audio version of Eckhart Tolle's A New Earth
Adyashanti: San Francisco Bay area spiritual teacher and authorBooks and newsletter, presentations and retreats. adyashanti.org
Fenner, Ph.D.: Spiritual teacher, author and pioneer in the development of
nondual therapy---He is a former celibate monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition
for 9 years and has his doctorate in the philosophical psychology of Mahayana
Buddhism. As the author of several books including Radiant Mind: Awakening
Unconditioned Awareness (2007), Peter Fenner teaches internationally and brings
a rich 38 year background in distilling the essence of traditions like Zen, Dzogchen
and the Buddhist Middle Way. His website offers abundant resources including audio,
video and written articles.
Hunt: A Bay area spiritual teacher and authorBooks and presentations
Caplan, Ph.D. is a professor of transpersonal and yogic psychologies at the
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, CA, teaches
yoga a-sana classes at Yoga Mountain Studio in Fairfax, CA, and is an author of
seven books, most notably the classic Halfway Up the Mountain and her recent
award-winning Eyes Wide Open. These books are especially helpful for recognizing
the dangers of "premature claims of enlightenment", "spiritual
bypassing" and cultivating discernment on the spiritual path. Read her selected
articles and interviews on her website www.realspirituality.com
and watch her videos below, including a celebration to her newly arrived "Zion".
The Course In Miracles
The Course in Miracles:
The Course in Miracles dates from 1965 and is amazingly consonant with nonduality,
even given some key conceptualizations that are not the same. These links are
included as a set of key resources for people exploring spirituality. Free online
is The Fifty Miracle Principles of A Course in Miracles on the miraclestudies
link below that provide a remarkable introduction to this material. 365 lessons
from the Workbook are free and available on the acim link below. The seven-part
video The Course in Miracles Documentary offers many views of the creation,
principles and impact of this material. Author Marianne Williamson has been instrumental
in helping popularize this material and is featured in several videos. Reading
the poem "Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson in a video is inspiring!
A 1995 six-part video interview conducted by Corinne Edwards with Kenneth Wapnick,
Ph.D. and wife Gloria provides a history of the Course and many of the key principles.
Ken Wapnick describes The Course in Miracles as "a self-study course",
"a teaching curriculum" and "a form of spiritual psychotherapy"
that "has the principle message of forgiveness."
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