Fleischman, Paul R.

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FLEISCHMAN, Paul R. American, b. 1945. Genres: Essays, Medicine/Health, Inspirational/Motivational Literature, Psychiatry, Theology/Religion. Career: Yale University School of Medicine, psychiatry residency, 1971-74, chief resident in psychiatry, 1973-74, later member of clinical faculty, supervisor of psychotherapy, and seminar leader in psychiatry and religion. Consultant to hospitals, clinics, colleges, and drug treatment centers; lecturer in religion, psychology, and psychiatry at universities; conference speaker and lecturer. Guest lecturer, Jaipur Medical College, India, and Bombay Psychiatric Society, India; Williamson Lecturer in Religion and Medicine, University of Kansas Medical School. Publications: Therapeutic Action of Vipassana Meditation (essays), 1986; Why I Sit, 1986; Healing the Healer and the Experience of Impermanence (essays), 1991; Spiritual Aspects of Psychiatric Practice, 1993; The Healing Spirit, 1990, rev. ed., 1994; Cultivating Inner Peace, 1997; Karma & Chaos, 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 1394 South East St, Amherst, MA 01002, U.S.A.