Charles W. Styron, Psy. D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Watertown, Massachusetts, as well as a consulting psychologist for Caritas Norwood Hospital in Norwood, Massachusetts. He is also the treasurer for The Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy, a former architect, and a family man with 21-year-old daughter. Additionally, Dr. Styron has been a practitioner and teacher in the Shambhala and Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist traditions for 38 years. He is a contributing author toMindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition.