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

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

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

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.

Jennifer Preston - Saybrook University Faculty

 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

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

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

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 »

Synchronized passions: Saybrook student profile of Veronica Lac

Veronica Lac - Saybrook University Student

Veronica Lac is a United Kingdom-licensed psychotherapist who specializes in Gestalt psychotherapy, but her journey with Saybrook University has been much more than Ph.D. coursework in psychology.  It has been the merging of passions that most people would not first combine in thought:  existential-humanistic psychotherapy and horses. When Veronica began her journey with Saybrook, she… Read more »