Inspiring space, place, and U.Lab: A personal reflection on The Presencing Institute’s Foundations Program in Cape Town, South Africa

Travel offers many opportunities, among them the chance to broaden one’s mind. As a lived experience, travel also offers access to insight through other, more holistic ways of knowing. My recent excursion to Cape Town, South Africa was just that: an integrated foray into other ways of knowing via The Presencing Institute’s in person U.Lab… Read more »

Recent graduate from Saybrook University presents strategies for Cultivating a Clinical Practice in mind-body medicine

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James M. Cahill, MS, BCB, is a recent graduate of the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.  Here James Cahill presents strategies for cultivating and promoting a clinical practice in mind-body healthcare services. Working from the Heart I have noticed, here at Saybrook, that there is a wide continuum of experience among… Read more »

Saybrook University integrative medicine student Arielle Dance wins ‘Herbert Spiegel Scientific Poster Award’ for poster on hypnotically-assisted childbirth and labor

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Arielle Denise Dance is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences at Saybrook University. Arielle has a master’s degree in women’s health. Diagnosed with endometriosis at 15 years old, Arielle has spent the majority of her academic career being an advocate in the women’s health community focusing on topics of chronic… Read more »

Dr. Annapoorni Ramasubramanian, Ayurvedic physician, provides nutritional perspectives for students in Saybrook’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences

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Dr. Anapoorni Ramasubramanian studied Ayurvedic medicine at the K.G.M.P. Ayurved Mahavidyalaya in Mumbai, India, achieving a Bachelors and Doctorate degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery.  She also has six years of teaching experience with the California College of Ayurveda and is a positive and inspirational Ayurveda practitioner.  She strives to help others find balance and… Read more »

Saybrook University’s Dr. Kirwan Rockefeller on imagery, whatever you focus on becomes magnified

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Kirwan Rockefeller, Ph.D., WIA/TAA Academic Advisor at the University of California, Irvine Extension, is the author of “Visualize Confidence: How to Use Guided Imagery to Overcome Self-Doubt,” and is the co-editor of “Psychology, Spirituality and Healthcare,” Volume 2 of the 3-volume series, “Whole Person Healthcare.”  This is the fifth installment in Dr. Rockefeller’s series of blogs on utilizing the imagination for… Read more »

New faculty profile: Jennifer Preston, Ph.D.

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 Jennifer Preston, Ph.D., NCC, LPC, is one of Saybrook University’s new faculty for the MA in Counseling program (formerly known as MFT).  She joins the community from Minnesota State University, Mankato where she served as a professor for masters and doctorate level students for the last nine years. Dr. Preston discovered that there is often… Read more »

Kirwan Rockefeller on imagery: Believe you can. Act as if you’ve already reached your desired goal

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Kirwan Rockefeller, Ph.D., WIA/TAA Academic Advisor at the University of California, Irvine Extension, is the author of “Visualize Confidence: How to Use Guided Imagery to Overcome Self-Doubt,” and is the co-editor of “Psychology, Spirituality and Healthcare,” Volume 2 of the 3-volume series, “Whole Person Healthcare.”  This is the fourth installment in Dr. Rockefeller’s series of blogs on utilizing the imagination for… Read more »

Kirwan Rockefeller on imagery: Don’t dismiss the first thoughts that come to your mind as silly or impossible

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Kirwan Rockefeller, Ph.D., WIA/TAA Academic Advisor at the University of California, Irvine Extension, is the author of “Visualize Confidence: How to Use Guided Imagery to Overcome Self-Doubt,” and is the co-editor of “Psychology, Spirituality and Healthcare,” Volume 2 of the 3-volume series, “Whole Person Healthcare.” Dr. Rockefeller will be providing a series of blogs on utilizing the imagination for personal transformation…. Read more »

Saybrook instructor Elena Gillespie, Ph.D., publishes book on transpersonal experiences of death and dying

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Dr. Elena Gillespie, researcher and faculty member with Saybrook University, has trained with a psychic-shaman in Michigan for many years, and is a certified Medium in the Spiritualist Church, in addition to being a Reiki master since 1988.  She had a private practice in Michigan, focusing primarily on working with patients with cancer, and in… Read more »