From 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM – first, Wednesday, July 15, Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis, will speak on the topic, “Buddhism and Psychology.” Dr. Ellis, the widow of the renowned psychologist, Dr. Albert Ellis, is an author and practicing psychologist in New York City. She worked with her late husband on the development of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and will focus on the relationship of this system to early Buddhist philosophy.
On Wednesday, July 29, Yupin Pramotepipop, a prize-winning painter and sculptor, will talk about her art works and display some of them. Born in Thailand she studied there and then in the U.S. at the Art Students League. She has won many prestigious prizes and exhibited world-wide.
Both programs include light refreshments.