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J. M. THOMPSON

Author of RUNNING IS A KIND OF DREAMING

J.M. Thompson was born in England. He holds a BA in English literature from Oxford University and a doctorate in clinical psychology. He completed his psychology training at the University of California, San Francisco, where he conducted research on the brain mechanisms of meditation and the physiology of trauma. He is also an ordained Zen practitioner and certified yoga teacher. He has finished over 40 ultramarathons, and multiple solo adventure runs in the Sierra Nevada, the Grand Canyon, and Death Valley. Thompson currently serves as a staff psychologist at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children

Feb. 8, 2022

How to Escape the Darkness: Why Exercise is Powerful Medicine For the…

Untreated child traumas in life, depression, and alike usually either form from deep-rooted causes or spark from very early exper…

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