The Rainmaker: A Transformation Parable

How is it that some patients recover in a single therapy session? After decades of daily panic attacks, leave their first session and never have a panic attack again? And how is that other patients work diligently week after week, month after month, perhaps year after year, to make this same change?

In this post I look at what Buddhism has to say about this difference. I share the words of a current patient which shed essential light on this important question. And, finally, tell the story of The Rainmaker, a parable about human transformation.

About Daniel Mintie

Daniel Mintie is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School Of Medicine. He has a private practice in Taos New Mexico, USA and teaches cognitive-behavioral therapy at universities and training centers worldwide.

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