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Dennis Jaffe
Organizational Systems
Faculty

"Universities have always tried to force me into one department or another, no matter what my research interests really were. But here at Saybrook, they've never tried to force me to choose a box to fit myself in."
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Prasad Kaipa
Organizational Systems
Faculty

"We explain things with our mind but we do things with our heart, and our emotions drive organizational behavior a lot more than we usually acknowledge."
Toula Kelikian
Toula Kelikian
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“Saybrook was the only university that spoke to my passion for complementary and alternative medicine and my continued spiritual discovery, while fulfilling the academic growth that I seek.”
Lisa Kelly
Lisa Kelly
Mind-Body Medicine
Faculty

Dr. Lisa Kelly is determined to find out what motivates people to transcend their own needs for comfort and safety so that they can be of service to others.

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Lois Koteen
Organizational Systems
Student

"Faculty have been mentors: they have pushed me to places I never thought I could go."
Leila Kozak
Leila Kozak
Mind-Body Medicine

Saybrook graduate Leila Kozak received the first fellowship to evaluate Complimentary and Integrative Medicine at the Veteran's Administration.

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Stanley Krippner
Psychology
Faculty

"Psychology's frontiers are what have interested me through my career, because I think: 'this is where important discoveries could be made."
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Steven Kull
Psychology
Alumni
1980

Founded a global polling firm and now briefs the UN, NATO, and the White House on global opinion.
Marisa Lacobucci
Marisa Lacobucci
Mind-Body Medicine

As Marisa researched and experimented with alternative modalities and their effects on her own condition, she was inspired her to share her knowledge with others and help them find new ways to cope with and lessen the symptoms of Fibromyalgia.

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Michelle LaMasa
Mind-Body Medicine
Student
2013

“These experiences have come as a welcome surprise. I never anticipated being able to change careers prior to graduation. However, the training and education enabled me to make a professional shift and to focus my attention on mind-body medicine.”
Dan Leahy
Dan Leahy
LIOS Graduate College
Faculty

Faculty

The LIOS program epitomizes Margaret Mead’s famous quote: “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.”
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Haley Lowe
Organizational Systems
Alumni/a
2013

“The LIOS MA program is about what lies inside of us and really tapping into what we have to offer as human beings on this planet. When my faculty asked me to think about where my deep hunger met the world’s greatest need, I knew I was in the right place,” Haley recalls.
Andrea Lucie
Andrea Lucie
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

Andrea's a therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for the diagnosis, treatment, and research of PTSD and TBI.

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Phil Lundberg
Organizational Systems
Alumni
2008

"My dissertation at Saybrook covered many of the issues I've had to deal with in the marketplace, and gave me the chance to speak with authority on the international stage."
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Anne MacRae
Human Science
Alumni
1992

"Saybrook is a much better match for people who want to delve into practice and theory based on their own experience. I had some extraordinary professors who understood that their students already brought something important to the table."
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Mary Madrigal
Psychology
Student

"Saybrook transformed my practice by helping me see past my patients' mental illness and find their humanity."