Mariana Caplan

Mariana Caplan, PH.D., is the author of seven books, including Halfway Up the Mountain: The Error of Premature Claims to EnlightenmentDo You Need a Guru? Understanding the Student-Teacher Relationship in an Era of False Prophets; and Dharma Chick: Confessions of a Woman in Search of Herself. She has a private practice in spiritual guidance and counseling.