Dr. Sara Lewis is Associate Professor and Chair of Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology at Naropa University. She is author of Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism (Cornell University Press, 2019), an ethnography based in Dharamsala, India, which explores how Buddhist concepts of mind collide with Euro-American notions of trauma. Dr. Lewis was a recipient of a 2018 Francisco Varela Award for a new project investigating death and dying in transnational spaces across the Tibetan diaspora. She is also a psychotherapist in private practice specializing in serious mental illness, palliative care, and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.

This profile was last updated on March 2, 2020

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