Denise has a bachelorâ€™s in Communications and Psychology from The College of New Rochelle and a masterâ€™s in Humanities and Social Thought from The Draper Program at NYU. She is currently pursuing a second masterâ€™s in mental health counseling from Brooklyn College and hopes to one day have her own private practice. Her primary interests include gender and queer theory, the intersections of psychoanalysis and Buddhism and the psychology of intimacy. Denise began meditating and studying Buddhism in 2005 and shortly thereafter discovered the ID Project where she has been practicing ever since.
The journal CyberPsychology & Behavior recently published the results of an interesting (though somewhat unsurprising) study entitled “More Information than You Ever Wanted: Does Facebook Bring Out the Green-Eyed Monster of Jealousy?” The short answer is yes- increased Facebook usage can contribute to […]
The Associated Press is reporting that Buddhist monks at nuns at the Bat Nha monastery in central Vietnam are being ordered to leave by Communist authorities. According to reports, telephone, power and water have been shut off and the monastery […]
Today’s New York Times Magazine ran a story, Love in 2-D, by Lisa Katayama about Japanese men (though women do it too) who engage in relationships with imaginary characters. She writes, “These 2-D lovers, as they are called, are a […]
While studying Buddhism and practicing meditation feel rather natural to me, integrating a yoga practice continues to be a struggle. Living in New York, there are a dizzying number of options when it comes to selecting a yoga class and, […]