Ronald Sharrin began studying at the Los Angeles Zen Center in 1969 after receiving a B.A. from Reed College in 1967. In 1976 he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, after completing a dissertation on using Buddhism as a framework for psychotherapy.

Since then he has been a practicing clinician in psychotherapy, working to deepen his understanding of the relationships between Buddhist contemplative practice, Buddhist psychology, and psychotherapy.

Licensed Psychologist (PSY5775)

Ronald M. Sharrin, PhD · 310-455-1200 · RSharrin@ucla.edudharmaWheel

The Dharma Wheel is the oldest symbol Buddhism.