Born in Australia, Bhikshuni Wendy Finster has an M.A. in Applied Psychology, and is a clinical psychologist with both clinical and academic research interests. A student of Lama Yeshe and Zopa Rinpoche, she received sramanerika vows in 1976 and bhikshuni vows in the late 1980s in Taiwan. She lived and taught in Buddhist centers in Australia and Italy. She currently lives in Australia where she teaches the Dharma, is a psychotherapist, and conducts research on treatment modalities for people with chronic health problems.
Bringing a psychological perspective to the Dharma
A nun trained as a psychologist discusses mental health issues that may arise while studying…View Post