Rob PreecePsychotherapist and meditation teacher Rob Preece draws on his 19 years as a psychotherapist and many years as a meditation teacher to explore and map the psychological influences on our struggle to awaken.
Books & Audio
Working with Emotions Using Buddhist Teachings and Western Psychology
The realm of emotion is one of those areas where Buddhism and Western psychology are often thought to be at odds: Are emotions to be valued, examined, worked with as signs leading us to deeper self-knowledge? Or are they something… Read More
Creating the Psychological Ground for Practice
The preliminary practices of Tantra aren't a hurdle to be gotten through in order to get somewhere else; they're an extraordinarily rich collection of practices which have much to offer as a means of cultivating and maturing the practitioner's… Read More
Buddhist Practices for Opening to Others
When circumstances are challenging how do we react? This book offers methods to help us develop greater inner strength and openness to life by changing the habit of what Rob Preece calls "self-preoccupation"—the tendency to act from a narrow perspective… Read More
This book masterfully clarifies the nature of tantric practice. In contrast to the approaches of conventional religion, tantra does not attempt to soothe the turmoil of existence with consoling promises of heaven and salvation. The tantric practitioner chooses to… Read More
The Challenge of Individuation in Buddhist Life
If you have been practicing Buddhism for a while, why do you still have so many problems? And how do you balance the sometimes different needs of spiritual and psychological perspectives? Rob Preece draws on his personal experience—over two decades… Read More
About the Author
Psychotherapist and meditation teacher Rob Preece draws on his 19 years as a psychotherapist and many years as a meditation teacher to explore and map the psychological influences on our struggle to awaken.
Rob Preece has been a practicing Buddhist since 1973, principally within the Tibeetan Buddhist tradition. He spent between 1980 and 1985 in India engaged in isolated retreat in the Himalayas, under the guidance of a number of Tibetan Lamas, principally Lama Thubten Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Ven. Gen Jhampa Wangdu. He has worked as a psychotherapist since 1987 and was trained at the Center for Transpersonal Psychology in London. Since 1987 he has given many workshops on comparative Buddhist and Jungian psychology. He taught at Sharpham Buddhist College in Devon and was a trainer at the Transpersonal Center in London for a short time.
He is an experienced meditation teacher and Thangka painter (Buddhist icons) and currently lives in London.