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Keima Sheriff
Organizational Systems
Student

"I could have gone to programs close to my home, but none of them offered this humanistic approach: none put the human being at the center."
Aurora Sidney-Ando
Aurora Sidney-Ando
Psychology
Student

“It's been so rewarding to take classes where creativity is experienced and analyzed. It's an awesome balance between academic discipline and reveling in the joy of being human.”
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Rowan Silverberg
Mind-Body Medicine
Student
2013

“Studying at Saybrook has given me access to cutting-edge work in the field of Mind-Body Medicine, and has helped me to understand how to put this knowledge into practice in my daily work. “
Mary Singler
Mary Singler
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

"Saybrook's Mind-Body Medicine program is at the cutting edge in education dynamics, and in incorporating all the facets of what constitutes health - mind, body, and spirit - in order to make a healthier America."

Ruthi Solari
Ruthi Solari
Mind-Body Medicine

"With my degree, I feel competent as a bridge-builder  to bring integrative healing practices into today's fast-based corporate, education, and health care environments."

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Nancy Southern
Organizational Systems
Faculty

"All of our students desire to be a transformational change agent. They know that there's the potential to create workplaces and environments that better serve people and communities."
Jorge Taborga
Jorge Taborga
Organizational Systems
Student

“You can let your imagination run. If you have a particular idea, you can pursue it or you can apply your learning to your work.”
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Shawn Tassone
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

We've integrated integrative medicine into our practice. They don't cover things like this in medical school, but I know a lot of patients and physicians are really looking for this knowledge and approach. It's amazing what studying Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook has done for me in just two years.
Eugene Taylor
Eugene Taylor
Psychology
Faculty

A noted historian of the humanistic psychology movement and a world renowned expert on the history and philosophy of William James.
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Christina Thomas
Psychology
Student

"This program has been very good for me. It's gotten me set up: I feel that I have the skills and the wherewithal to move forward."
Caroly Trasko
Carolyn Trasko
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

Carolyn, who works as a Psychiatric Liaison in the Psychology Department of a local hospital, evaluates people with suicidal ideation, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and psychosis. She says that she has already been able to apply lessons from her classes into her patient work.
Suzanne Tuckey
Suzanne Tuckey
Clinical Psychology
Student

“There is no university more deeply rooted in the humanistic-existential tradition and one with a more accomplished faculty...Saybrook has an ideal blend of incredible intellect and heart.”
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Alan Vaughan
Psychology
Faculty

Researches the intersection between psychology, culture, and globalism.
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Dashielle Vawter
Organizational Systems
Student

"Saybrook is an intellectual home for me. The people that I've met have been really engaging, the materials I've been exposed to have inspired me, and the conferences have been truly excellent."
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Timothy Weber
Psychology
Faculty

"LIOS has been really unique amongst all the schools I've studied or taught at. No other place has been part of a journey with that kind of intensity."
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David Whitsitt
Psychology
Alumni

I deal with a broad range of physical and mental ailments, pain, and diseases. The work I did at Saybrook certainly prepared me for that.