New Faculty Profile: Jennifer Preston, PhD

Jennifer Preston - Saybrook University Faculty

Jennifer Preston, PhD, 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… Read more »

Kirwan Rockefeller on Imagery: Believe You Can. Act As if You’ve Already Reached your Desired Goal

Are you on the right dock?   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… Read more »

Kirwan Rockefeller on Imagery: Don’t Dismiss the First Thoughts that Come to Your Mind as Silly or Impossible.

Nurture those Seedlings     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… Read more »

Saybrook Instructor Elena Gillespie, PhD, Publishes The Anatomy of Death, a Book on Transpersonal Experiences of Death and Dying

Dr. Elena Gillespie   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… Read more »

Synchronized Passions – Saybrook Student Profile of Veronica Lac

Veronica Lac - Saybrook University Student

Veronica Lac (l) steadies client on horse during session. 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… Read more »

Saybrook Students Find Community and Inspiration on the Other Side of the World

Saybrook Students Find Community and Inspiration in Beijing

Saybrook Students Kristen Beau Howard, Anne Hsu, Monica Mansilla, and Jenna Noah Four current Saybrook psychology students accompanied faculty members Louis Hoffman, Ph.D. and Mark Yang, Psy.D., on a week-long trip to China in late April where they helped the faculty members to teach psychology students from all over that country. Kristen Beau Howard, Anne… Read more »

Saybrook Instructor Dr. Donna Rockwell Addresses Conference, “Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice”

Donna Rockwell, PsyD   Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice, a conference held at San Francisco State University from June 3-7, 2015, brought together leading scholars, contemplative teachers, and neuroscientists to discuss the intersection of science and Buddhism, and the role of compassion in wellness. Donna Rockwell, PsyD, Saybrook adjunct faculty… Read more »