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Kirk J. Schneider

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Education

 

1978

B.A. Psychology/Minor Philosophy, Ohio State University

1979

M.A. Psychology, West Georgia College

1984

Ph.D. Psychology, Saybrook Institute

Clinical Training & Positions

1977-78

Suicide Prevention Staff Columbus Mental Health Ctr.

1978-79

Family Therapy Trainee, Ohio State University

1978-79

Counseling Intern, West Georgia College

1978

Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Georgia College

1979-80

Adv. Psychology Trainee, Northeast Community Mental Health Center/ Fairhill Psychiatric Hospital (EmergencyUnit), E. Cleveland, Ohio

1980-83

Intern & Supervisee, InterLogue-James F.T. Bugental, Ph.D. Director, Santa Rosa, CA

1984-85

Post-Doctoral Trainee, Massillon State Hospital, Massillon, Ohio

1985-87

Staff Psychologist, Human Resources Institute, Norton and Fall River, MA

1987-

Private Practice, Founder, Center for Existential Therapy San Francisco, CA

1987-88

Staff Psychologist, Center for Nutritional Research, (weight-loss clinic), Quincy, MA

1987-88

Extension Student, Boston Psychoanalytic Institute

1988

Crisis Counseling Team, Merrill-Lynch & Co., Boston, MA

1988-89

Staff Psychologist, South Shore Council on Alcohol (substance abuse clinic), Quincy, MA

1999-03

President, Existential-Humanistic Institute, San Francisco (non-profit psychotherapy training institute)

Teaching

 

1986-90

Adjunct Faculty, Lesley College, Cambridge, MA

1989

Adjunct Faculty, Bentley College, Waltham, MA

1989-90

Adjunct Faculty, Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH.

1990-96

Adjunct Faculty, Calif. School of Prof. Psych./Alameda

1990

Clinical Supervisor, Calif. Institute of Integral Studies, SF

1992-

Adjunct Faculty, The Prof. School of Psychology, SF

1995

Adjunct Faculty, Saybrook Graduate School, SF

1995

Adjunct Faculty, Calif. Institute of Integral Studies, SF

1996

Instructor/President, Existential-Humanistic Institute, SF

1997

Adjunct Faculty, Center for Humanistic Studies, Detroit, MI

Active Psychologist Licenses: MA, CA (PSY11111).
Fellow, American Psychological Association (Div. 32, Humanistic)

Recent Publications
(publications before 1996 are available upon request)

1996. Jim Bugental’s vision: The next step. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 36, (4), 67-70.

1996. Transpersonal views of existentialism: A rejoinder. Humanistic Psychologist, 24,145-148.

1997. (Review of The healing relationship in gestalt therapy Richard Hycner and Lynn Jacobs.) Association For Humanistic Psychology Perspectives, March/April, 35-36.

& Stern, E.M.1997. Report from the front. American Psychological Association Division 32 Newsletter, Summer, 2-4.

Bohart, A., Ohara, M., Leitner, L. , Wertz, F., Stern, M., Serlin, I., & Greening, T.1997. Guidelines for the provision of humanistic psychological services. Humanistic Psychologist, 25, (1), 64-107.

1998. Toward a science of the heart: Romanticism and the revival of psychology. American Psychologist, 53, (3), 277-289. (Lead article).

1999 (January). Toward a romantic revolution in psychiatry and psychology. Coalition Report (Newsletter of the National Coalition for Mental Health Professionals and Consumers).

1999. Clients deserve relationships, not merely "treatments." American Psychologist, 54, 206-207.

1999. The heart of Rollo May. Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry, 24, 104-110.

1999. Ed, The crisis of the romantic in psychology. (Introduction to special section). Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 39.

1999. The revival of the romantic means a revival of psychology. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 39,. 13-29.

1999. What is existential-humanism? The Existential-Humanist, 3.1.

1999. The lure of excess. (Based on address to the Ernest Becker Foundation for the Love of Violence Conference, October, 1996). Existential-Humanist, 3.1.

1999. Reply to Larry Beutler, Ph.D. and Erin McNerney. Psychotherapy Bulletin, 34, 48.

1999. Suffering and its ambiguities. The Psychotherapy Patient, 11, (1/2), pp. 109-114.

2001 (June/July). Professional psychology: Signs of a humanistic revival. Association for Humanistic Psychology Perspective, 4-6.

Invited Articles

1999. Multiple case depth research: Bringing experience-near closer. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55, 1531-1540.

1999. The fluid center: A third millenium challenge to culture. Humanistic Psychologist,27, (1), 114-130.

2000. Laing’s existential-humanistic practice: What was he actually doing? Psychoanalytic Review, 87, (4), 591-600.

2001. Challenges and collaborative possibilities of the PRN: A view from depth therapy. (Comment on The Pennsylvania practice research network and future possibilities for clinically meaningful and scientifically rigorous psychotherapy effectiveness research, by T. Borkovec, R. Echemendia, S. Ragusea, & M. Ruiz). Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 8, (2), 180-183.

2001. Standing in awe: The cosmic dimensions of effective psychotherapy. The Psychotherapy Patient,11, (3-4), 123-127.

2002. The dodo bird: Less a verdict than an opportunity. (Comment on Luborsky et al.’s The dodo bird is alive and well—mostly.). Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9,.26-27.

2001. Suffering and its ambiguities (2nd printing). Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry.

2003. The fluid center: An awe-based challenge to humanity. Journal of Humanistic psychology, 43.

2002. The lure of excess. Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 274-280.

Book Chapters

1998. Existential processes. In L. Greenberg, G. Lietaer, & J. Watson (Eds.) Handbook of experiential therapy. New York: Guilford.

1998. Rollo May: Liberator and Realist. In D. Moss (Ed.) Humanistic and transpersonal psychology: A historical and biographical sourcebook.

2000. Emma—hyperconstriction and complexity (under the heading, "A sampling of current masters"). In N.A. Cummings & J.L. Cummings, The essence of psychotherapy: Reinventing the art in the new era of data (pp. 230-234). New York: Academic Press.

2001. The Revival of the Romantic Means a Revival of Psychology. In K.J. Schneider, J.F.T. Bugental, & J.F. Pierson (Eds.), The handbook of humanistic psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2001. Multiple case depth research: Bringing "experience-near" closer. In K.J. Schneider, J.F.T. Bugental, & J.F. Pierson (Eds.), The handbook of humanistic psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

& Leitner, L. Humanistic psychotherapy. In The encyclopedia of psychotherapy, Vol.I (pp. 949-957). New York: Academic Press.

2003. The paradoxical self: An expansive view of mortality anxiety. In D. Leichty (Ed.), Ernest Becker and mortality anxiety.

(in press). Presence. The Edinburgh encyclopedia of psychoanalysis, B. Cannon, Ed.

Keen, E. & (in press). Rollo May. The Edinburgh encyclopedia of psychoanalysis, B. Cannon, Ed.

2003. Rollo May. In G. Stumm & A Pritz (eds.) Personenlexikon der psychoterapie (Dictionary of psychotherapists). Springer-Verlag, German publication.

(in press). The fluid center: An awe-based challenge to culture. In Selected proceedings on the search for meaning for the new millennium. INPN Press.

(in press). The worship of food: An existential perspective. In E. van Deurzen and C. Arnold-Baker Existential perspectives on human issues: A handbook for therapeutic practice. London: Macmillan/Palgrave.

2003. Existential-humanistic psychotherapy. In A.S Gurman & S. B. Messer (Eds.), Essential psychotherapies (2nd edition), pp. 151-183. New York: Guilford.

Magazine

2003 (July/August). Enchanted agnosticism. Tikkun Magazine, 39-41.

Books

1990/1999 (2nd paperback ed.). The paradoxical self: Toward an understanding of our contradictory nature. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Press/ Humanity Books. (Originally published by Plenum/Insight.)

1993. Horror and the holy: Wisdom-teachings of the monster tale. Chicago: Open Court.

1995. with May, R. The psychology of existence: An integrative, clinical perspective. New York: McGraw-Hill.

2001. with Bugental, J.F.T., & Pierson, J.F. The handbook of humanistic psychology: Leading edges in theory, research, and practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage. (Reprinted in paperback, August, 2002).

(in press). The rediscovery of awe: Outbreaks of hope at the fluid center of life. St. Paul, MN: Paragon House. (Due to be published in the spring of 2004).

Invited Reviews/Commentaries

1998, Fall. Co-edited the Special Issue on Existential Psychology in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.

1998, Fall. Invited reviewer for the Special Issue of the American Psychologist on optimal human functioning. Martin E.P. Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, guest editors.

1999, Fall. Invited reviewer of an article on the philosophy of science for the American Psychologist.

1999, Edited Special Section, "The Crisis of the Romantic" for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 39.

2000, Fall. Invited reviewer of an article for Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. David Barlow, editor.

2001. Comment: Challenges and collaborative possibilities of the PRN: A view from depth-therapy. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice,4, 180-183.

2002. Comment: The dodo bird: less a verdict than an opportunity. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 9, 26-27.

2002. Review of Critical issues in psychotherapy: Translating new ideas into practice by B. Slife, R. Williams, & S. Barlow. Journal of Psychotherapy Research,12, (1), 105-107.

(in press). Comment: A welcome step: Let’s take it to the next tier. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice.

Selected Interviews, Reviews of Presentations

Simpkinson, C.H. (1987, December). Is enlightenment dull? JHP article challenges Wilber’s theories. Common Boundary,5, (6), pp. 21-22.

Robinson, K.1997 (January 22). The meaning of life: Can violence ever stem from noble impulses? Seattle Weekly, Seattle, WA.

Foxhall, K.2000 (July/August). Research in the real world. Monitor on Psychology,32, (2).

Clay, R.2002 (September). A renaissance for humanistic psychology. Monitor on Psychology, pp. 42-43. 

Presentations Since 1990

1990 (January). The Paradox Principle. Paper presented at the Saybrook Institute Residential Conference, San Rafael, CA.

1990 (August). The paradox principle: Toward an understanding of our contradictory nature. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention.

June (1990). Meet the author series. Lecture delivered to the Jewish Community Center, San Francisco, CA.

1990 (July). [Television Interview]. Confronting Paradox. Thinking Allowed Productions, J. Mishlove host. Sausalito, CA.

1990 (July). The paradoxical self. Lecture presented to Pacific Bell Telephone Co., San Ramon, CA.

1991 (July). The paradoxical principle: Toward an existential theory of self. Paper presented at the First Soviet-American Humanistic Psychology Conference, Moscow, USSR.

1991 (October). Hitchcock’s Vertigo: An existential view of spirituality. Paper presented to The Professional School of Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

1992 (August). Could wonderment be the link? In K.J. Schneier (Chair), with G.K. Bradford, I. Serlin, B.T. Bynum, and M. Friedman, Existential and transpersonal perspectives on transcendence. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

1993 (July). The paradoxical self: An alumni panel discussion. Paper presented with co-respondents, Saybrook Institute Alumni Association, San Rafael, CA.

1993 (June). Hitchcock’s Vertigo: An existential view of spirituality. Free Association Clinic for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Berkeley, CA.

1993 (July). Horror and the holy: Wisdom-teachings of the monster tale. Lecture delivered to the Association for Existential Inquiry, San Francisco, CA.

1993 (October). The paradox principle: Toward an existential theory of self. Paper presented to the Psychoanalytic Forum of the California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda, CA.

1994 (January). New horizons in existential therapy: Introduction to an existential-integrative approach. Paper presented to the Existential Psychotherapy Forum, California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda, CA.

1994 (October). Horror and the holy: Wisdom-teachings of the monster tale. Public Lecture presented at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.

1994 (October). Horror and the holy. Lecture presented at Lodestar Books, San Francisco, CA.

1995 (January). Tribute to Rollo May. Paper presented at Saybrook Graduate School symposium, Rohnert Park, CA.

1995 (February). Ernest Becker and the paradoxical self: Toward a comprehensive theory of personality. Lecture presented to the Ernest Becker Foundation, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

1995 (Spring). Horror and the holy. Lecture presented to the Pacific News Service Conference on Teen Violence, San Francisco, CA.

1995 (Spring). Existential-Integrative therapy. Invited lecture to Stanford University psychiatry residents, R. Matano instructor. Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA.

1995 (June). Existential-Integrative therapy: Pushing the frontiers of practice. Workshop presented at The San Francisco Center for Meditation and Psychotherapy, San Francisco, CA.

1995 (August). A celebration of the life and work of Rollo May. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Division 32 Hospitality Suite.

1995 (October). Horror and the holy: Wisdom-teachings of the monster tale. Workshop presented at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA.

1995 (November). Pushing the frontiers of therapy: An existential-integrative approach. Public Lecture and workshop presented at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.

1996 (January). The heart of Rollo May: A lecture and video tribute. Lecture presented to the Association for Existential Inquiry, San Francisco, CA.

1996 (September). Existential-integrative therapy: Expanding the horizons of practice. Lecture presented to the Marin Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Kentfield, CA.

1996 (October). The lure of excess. Paper presented to the Ernest Becker Foundation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

1996 (October). Existential-integrative therapy. Lecture and workshop series presented to the graduate department of psychology, Vilnius University and the Lithuanian Association for Humanistic Psychology, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1996 (March). The fluid center: A third millennium challenge to culture. Visiting Scholar/Mini-course lecture presented at Duquesne University, Pittburgh, PA.

1996 (April). An existential view. In R. Curtis (Chair), M. Linehan, & D. Friedheim, Making the implicit explicit: When, if ever, are interpretations helpful? Symposium conducted at the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Annual Conference, Berkeley, CA.

1996 (April). Integrative existential-humanistic therapies: Two approaches. Symposium paper presented with A. Bohart at the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Annual Conference, Berkeley, CA.

1996 (June). Saybrook authors’ roundtable. Lecture presented at the Saybrook Institute Eighth Annual Alumni Convocation, Rohnert Park, CA.

1996 (August). Rollo May. In D. Moss (Chair), with N. Raskin, F. Wertz, C. Aanstoos, and M. Arons, Legacies of the founders. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

1996 (August). Existential-integrative therapy—new horizons in practice. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada

1997 (April). The unconscious revealed in horror film and literature. Panel/lecture series with D. Lapin (Chair), S. Krippner, K. Peoples, L. Terr, and A. Amundsen, A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, Cupertino, CA.

1997 (June). Manualized psychotherapy: Implications for graduate education. Symposium paper with M. O’Hara, T. Greening, and I. Serlin.

1997 (August). The healing power of the horror tale. Paper Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention.

1997 (August). Humanistic alternatives to the APA template. Hospitality Suite presentation with L. Leitner, A. Bohart, I. Serlin, M. O’Hara, T. Greening. C.Aanstoos, and M. Stern.

1997 (Fall). Thoughts on the Star Wars trilogy. Lecture presented at Lucasfilms, Novato, CA.

1998 (April). Writing, editing, publishing in existential-humanistic psychology. Panel/lecture with T. Greening, F. Vaughan, and L. Berriman at the Existential-Humanistic Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1998 (April). Returning romanticism to psychology: Toward a science of the heart. Invited workshop presented at the National Psychology Advisory Board-Consortium for Diversified Psychology Programs 10th Anniversary Conference, Pacifica, CA.

1998 (June). Needed: A romantic revolution in psychology and psychiatry. Keynote lecture presented at the Saybrook Graduate School Residential Conference, Rohnert Park, CA.

1998 (August). Film lecture: Eyes without a face and Lejetee. Delivered at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

1998 (August). Toward a romantic revolution in psychology and psychotherapy. In K.J. Schneider (Chair), with F. Wertz, N. Cummings, and S. Kirschner, Returning romanticism to psychology—a therapeutic perspective. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

1999 (February). R.D. Laing’s practice philosophy. Featured speaker at Tikkun Magazine’s Discussion Salon, M. Lerner and P. Gabel moderators, San Francisco, CA.

1999 (March). Laing’s existential-humanistic practice: What was he actually doing? In M.G. Thompson and K.J. Schneider (Co-chairs and coordinators) with D. Burston, S. Gans, J.M. Heaton, and L. Reddler, The legacy and future of R.D. Laing’s contribution to contemporary thought, 10th Anniversary Commemoration, San Francisco, CA. International conference co-sponsored by Saybrook Graduate School, Free Association, and The Existential-Humanistic Institute.

1999 (June). Clinical case conference: Youth and domestic violence. Workshop presented to Saybrook Graduate school, San Francisco, CA.

1999 (August). Horror and the holy: Wisdom-teachings of the monster tale. Lecture delivered to The American Institute of Medical Education—Creativity and Madness Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

2000 (May). Discussant: John Klee Forum. Commentary on John Rowan’s Keynote address, Old Saybrook 2, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.

2000 (May). Advances in qualitative research and the psychology of awe. Workshops presented at the Old Saybrook 2 Conference, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.

2000 (June). Multiple case depth research: Toward a science of the hidden. In R. Elliott (Chair), and A. Bohart, Beyond RCT’s and N=1: Emerging alternatives to establishing empirically supported treatments. Symposium conducted at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Chicago, IL.

2000 (July). Existential-integrative therapy: Pushing the frontiers of practice. Workshop presented to the International Network on Personal Meaning International Conference: Searching for Meaning in the New Millennium, Vancouver, B.C.

2000 (July). Plenary address: The fluid center: A third millennium vision of culture. Paper presented to the International Network on Personal Meaning International Conference: Searching for Meaning in the New Millennium, Vancouver, B.C.

2000 (August). Multiple case depth research: Bringing experience-near closer. In S. Churchill (Chair), with A. Bohart, C. Humphreys, A. Corrigan, Watson, R. Dutile, Y. Goldman, S. Bortle, J. Hwang, L. Harper, M. Packer, R. Elliott, and S. Bindeman, Humanistic paradigms in psychotherapy research: Process and outcome studies. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

2000 (August). Discussant. In R.G.K. Kainer (Chair), W. Waddlington, E. Mendelowitz, and J. Lieberman, Nietzsche and Rank: Precursors of existential-humanistic psychology. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

2000 (October). Panelist. In T. Greening and M. Friedman, Rollo May and his Tradition. Symposium conducted at Saybrook Graduate School, Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park, CA.

2000 (November/ 2001, April). Guest lecture: The psychology of existence. Presented to San Francisco State University Rehabilitation Counseling students, Dr. Anita Leal-Idrogo, Professor.

- and EHI staff. 2002 (January). Existential Psychotherapy: Experiential foundations. 2-day training presented to Saybrook Graduate School, Residential Conference.

2002 (April). From practitioner to awe advocacy agent: A path to ponder. Presented at Perspectives on Humanistic Psychotherapy, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

2002 ( July). Toward a social and spiritual ethic for the 21st century: Enchanted agnosticism. Presented at the second biannual International Conference on Personal Meaning, Vancouver, B.C.

2002 ( August). Existential-aesthetic reflections on spirit: Positions, controversies, and therapeutic relevance. Co-presented (with Ed Mendelowitz, Ph.D.) as a Division 32 continuing education workshop, Chicago, IL (6 unit hours).

2002 ( August). From positive to awe-based: Psychology’s next step. In L. Sundararajan (Chair), M. Seligman (participant), R. Emmons (participant), and B. Slife (participant), Awe and wonder: From negative theology to positive psychology. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2003 (January). Working with the here and now: An existential-experiential approach to psychotherapy. Four day intensive cosponsored by the Existential-Humanistic Institute and Saybrook Graduate School. Hilton hotel, Santa Rosa, CA. (Co-presented with Orah Krug, Karla Boyd, and Tom Greening).

2003 (January). Existence and spirit: An inquiry into the mystical core of therapy. One day continuing education workshop sponsored by Division 32 (Humanistic) of the APA. Gainesville, FL. (Co-presented with Edward Mendelowitz).

2003 (May). Enchanted agnosticism: Toward a 21st century Social and Spiritual Ethic. Invited address, Or Shalom Temple, Rabbi Pam Baugh presiding.

2003 (June). Existential Psychotherapy. 2-day intensive cosponsored by the Existential-Humanistic Institute and Saybrook Graduate School, Hilton Hotel, Santa Rosa CA. (Copresented with Tom Greening and Orah Krug).

2003 (August). Enchanted Agnosticism as transcendent experience: An existentially grounded spirituality. In D. Helmaniak, Chair, Robert Frager, presenter, and Kaisa Puhakka, discussant, Takes on transpersonal psychology. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

2003 (August). An awe-based perspective. In K. Schneider, Chair, Lois

Holzman, presenter, and Marvin MacDonald, presenter, Therapy and human liberation: A humanistic postmodern-Marxist dialogue. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. 

Memberships/Positions

Memberships: Fellow, American Psychological Association; Member, California State Psychological Association; Association for Humanistic Psychology; Society for Psychotherapy Research; American Association for the Advancement of Science; Ernest Becker Foundation; Horror Writers Association; Existential-Humanistic Institute; Association for Existential Inquiry.

Member at Large (1995-1998), Liaison to the Practice Directorate, Division 32, American Psychological Association. Co-author (with Division 39 president Morris Eagle) of Petition turned Council Resolution calling for revision of the APA Template for Establishing Psychotherapy Guidelines, 1997. Chair, Template Oversight Committee, Division 32, APA.

Editorial Boards: Journal of Humanistic Psychology; Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry; Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice; The Humanistic Psychologist; Person Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies; The Journal of Laingian Studies; The Psychotherapy Patient; The Existential-Humanist..

1997- Founding Executive Committee Member and current President, Existential-Humanistic Institute, San Francisco, CA

1998-2001, Chair, Task Force Overseeing the APA Template for Establishing Psychotherapy Guidelines.

Honors/Awards

Visiting Scholar, Mini-Course Instructor, Duquesne University, March, 1996

Distinguished Saybrook Author, Saybrook Institute, June, 1996

Certificate of Appreciation, California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley/Alameda Campus, May, 1997

The Fifth Rollo May Conversation Conference, Napa, CA, July, 1998. (Begun by Rollo May in 1978, the conference is composed of a community of interdisciplinary scholars discussing issues and developing publications of contemporary import).

Keynote Speaker (formerly, Conversation with a Noted Humanistic Scholar), Saybrook Institute National Meeting, June, 1998

Invited "Luminary," Old Saybrook 2: Coming home to the millennium. State University of West Georgia, Carrolloton, GA, May, 2000.

Invited Plenary Speaker by incoming president Robert Elliott: Society for Psychotherapy Research, Chicago, IL, June, 2000.

Invited Plenary Speaker/Workshop Leader: International Conference on Meaning, Seattle, WA, July, 2000.

Invited Plenary Speaker: International Conference on Meaning, Vancouver, B.C., July, 2002.

Selected for inclusion in the biographical volumes, "2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century," "2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century," "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century," "International Dictionary of Biography (28th ed.)," "International Authors and Writers Who’s Who," produced by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, "International Directory of Distinguished Leadership," the American Biographical Institute, "The Contemporary Who’s Who (2002-2003), the American Biographical Institute.

Listed in Marquis "Who’s Who in America" and "Who’s Who in the World," for the 2003, 2004 editions.

Elected Fellow through Division 32 (Humanistic) of the American Psychological Association, August, 2001.

Elected for the Rollo May award for "independent and outstanding pursuit of new frontiers in humanistic psychology"; to be presented at the 2004 APA convention by the Humanistic psychology division of the APA.

 

 


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