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Scott Haas, Ph.D., is a writer and clinical psychologist. His new book is "WHY BE HAPPY? The Japanese Way of Acceptance," out with Hachette in July, 2020, which is available now by order at Amazon: His previous books include, "Those Immigrants! A Psychological Exploration of Achievement," "Back of the House," "Are We There Yet?," and "Hearing Voices" a book about his doctoral internship at a Harvard teaching hospital in Boston. Haas is also the co-author of The Da Silvano Cookbook. In addition to writing books, Haas won a James Beard award for his on-air reporting on public radio. His clinical practice is chiefly consultative with an inpatient population and in urban communities of color. He works in Boston, Japan, and Switzerland.

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