This seminar explores developmental origins of intuitive styles—whether we ‘lean in’ or ‘lean out’—that unconsciously color every social interaction. We examine roots of attachment styles within early proto-conversation and other forms of childhood play. By learning to identify our own leanings, including their advantages and pitfalls, we can use conscious intentions to modulate what normally flies under the radar.
Somatic psychotherapy—also called body psychotherapy—focuses on the complex and profoundly powerful connections between body and mind and how those connections affect how we process and recover from trauma and other emotional distress.
Kulreet Chaudhary is a medical doctor who integrates the contemplative teachings on sound into her medical work.
Jeffrey is the Associate Dean of the Faculty and Graduate Programs in the School of the Humanities and the J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University.
Stephen is a Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, where he is the founding director of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium within the Kinsey Institute.
Joakim is a PhD candidate at the University of Bergen.
Christine is a psychotherapist and author of “Bodyfulness.”
Amit is a quantum physicist and retired professor of the University of Oregon.
PTSD is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide.
Rupert is a celebrated biologist and author.
A summary of some of the critical perspectives concerning the use of psychedelic substances.
This article explores transcendental experiences during meditation practice and the integration of transcendental experiences and the unfolding of higher states of consciousness with waking, dreaming, and sleeping.