Category Archives: Personal Growth

humanistic psychology, personal development, human potential, etc.

#580 – Remembering Zen Philosopher Alan Watts

Alan Watts, philosopher, author, and lecturer Alan Watts (1915–1973) popularized Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies for the counterculture of the 1960s. Today, new generations are finding his writings and lectures online, while faithful followers worldwide continue to be enlightened by his teachings. The Collected Letters of Alan Watts reveals the remarkable arc of Watts’s […]

#579 – The Body of Sex with Sarah Byrden

For 18 years, Sarah Byrden has been a dynamic educator, speaker and advocate known for her domain-changing work in sexuality, cross-cultural, spiritual and wilderness education. As a visionary leader in the field of sex-education, Sarah’s mentorship and approach is sought by educational institutions, teachers, parents, birth-workers, and students of all ages, genders and orientations. She […]

#578- Mentalligence: A New Psychology of Thinking with Dr. Kristen Lee

Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, known as “Dr. Kris” is a recovering perfectionist and an award- winning author, clinician, researcher, educator, speaker and activist with over twenty years of experience. As lead faculty for Behavioral Science at Northeastern University in Boston, her research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well- being and resilience, particularly […]

#576 –Love, Greed, and Trance with Adam Crabtree

Adam Crabtree is a founding faculty member of the Centre for Training in Psychotherapy in Toronto, where he is a lecturer, seminar leader, psychotherapy group facilitator, and psychotherapy practice supervisor. His first book, published in 1985, is titled Multiple Man: Explorations in Possession and Multiple Personality. He has written books on hypnosis, trance states in […]

#574- The Silent Epidemic of REM Sleep Loss with Rubin Naiman PhD

Rubin Naiman, PhD is a psychologist, clinical assistant professor of medicine and the sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. He is also director of Circadian Health Associates, an organization that offers sleep related services, training and consultation internationally. For more than a decade, he […]

#573 – A Jungian Confronts Racial and Sexual Injustice in Mississippi with Tony Caldwell

Tony Caldwell, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice in Oxford, Ms. and a Social Work educator at the University of Mississippi. He is a member of the Memphis-Atlanta Jungian Seminar and a candidate of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. As a public speaker, human rights activist, project facilitator, town hall moderator, and workshop leader, […]

#572 – The Farther Reaches of Consciousness with Ralph Metzner PhD

Ralph Metzner obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Harvard University, where he collaborated with Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert on psychedelic research. He is the author of more than 100 articles as well as several books, including The Unfolding Self and Green Psychology. He is a psychotherapist in private practice and Professor Emeritus at […]

#571 – The Dreamlife of Families with Edward Bruce Bynum PhD

Edward Bruce Bynum, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical psychologist and former director of the behavioral medicine program at the University of Massachusetts Health Services. The author of several books, including Dark Light Consciousness, he is currently in private practice at the Brain Analysis and Neurodevelopment Center in Hadley, Massachusetts. He is also the author of […]

#569 Exploring Emotional Transformation Therapy with Steven Vazquez PhD

Steven R. Vazquez, Ph. D. is a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Texas. Dr. Vazquez is the founder of the new psychotherapy method, Emotional Transformation Therapy® (ETT®). Through this method he has innovated breakthroughs in the non-drug treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, addictions, depression, anxiety disorders and […]

#568 Celebration of Being with Debbie Beauchamp and Gina Holland

Gina Holland has been involved with Celebration of Being since 1999. She jointly holds the vision of COB with Debbie and facilitates the workshops with Debbie. She is a qualified counsellor and has been practicing for over 20 years; her methods and skills are deeply rooted in her own life experience and ongoing personal development.   Debbie Beauchamp […]