Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 8)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.,  Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs Alan Wallace, a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and practitioner, articulates the importance of the mind in healing. In contrast to Sequoyah Trueblood, whom we heard from previously in this series, Wallace ascribes great importance to the refinement and utilization of the […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 7)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.,  Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs Rabbi Yisrael Rice offers a Kabbalistic perspective on prayer and healing in this video excerpt. In addition to invoking “blessing” as a powerful type of prayer he describes the view that the human body is designed to be a vessel […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 6)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs. Sequoyah Trueblood, of the Cherokee and Chocktaw traditions, express similar perspectives to what previous healers in this series have shared — the process of healing is one of letting the divine flow through you and that the distance between […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 5)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs. Mitchell Krucoff, MD offers a perspective as a cardiologist who recognizes that the tools of transformation are accessible to us at all times — and in the simplest of ways. He shares a powerful story from his experience in […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 4)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs In this video excerpt, Swami Veda Bharati represents the Hindu and Vedic traditions as he speaks to the idea of universal energy as a conscious force. He particularly emphasizes a central Vedic idea that we must recognize ourselves within an awareness continuum, […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 3)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.,  Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs Welcome to Part 3 of this blog series that explores the many cultural and religious perspectives on healing. Using video excerpts from two DVDs, Consciousness & Healing, and Compassionate Intention, Prayer, and Distant Healing, this series illuminates the diversity of […]

Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 2)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.,  Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs. Welcome to Part 2 of this blog series that explores the many cultural and religious perspectives on healing. Using video excerpts from two DVDs, Consciousness & Healing, and Compassionate Intention, Prayer, and Distant Healing, this series illuminates the diversity of perspectives […]

Diverse approaches to connecting consciousness, healing and transformation

Do you have a passion to bring something new to the world? Is conducting research something that you see yourself doing? Dr. Marilyn Schlitz saw that for herself, and as the Chair for Sofia University’s PhD programs, models that passion with her current research on diverse perspectives in healing. “My goal is to contribute to the […]