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Stephanie (Guastella) Lindsay, PhD, has taught Fundamentals of Research; Leadership in Healthcare; Qualitative Research Design for Healthcare; Movement, Exercise and Health; and Advanced Qualitative Research Methods at Saybrook University. Dr. Lindsay also has served or is serving on many thesis/dissertation committees (phenomenology, narrative, case study, and IPA) in Saybrook University's College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.
Dr. Lindsay joined Saybrook's faculty in 2013 with an arts-based, interdisciplinary doctorate in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University and a master's degree in Theatre Arts (dance, choreography, and performance) from the University of Arizona. She taught pre-professional movement arts in her own studio and at the university level for over 20 years and co-founded and performed in a professional modern dance company, Namasté Modern Dance Theatre, in which she choreographed and performed in numerous original modern dances.
A movement based expressive arts educator and a certified yoga instructor, she has taught specialized yoga and the movement-based expressive arts in corporate, prison, military medical, educational, and private studio settings. Using the movement arts to address the ongoing challenges of their lives, Dr. Lindsay helps people from all walks of life address issues of resilience, trust, wellness, creativity, embodiment, leader and follower authenticity, and self and systems change.
Trained in psychosynthesis for coaching, Stephanie has served as a co-chair of the Association for the Advancement of Psychosynthesis (AAP) and has edited its online publication, Psychosynthesis Quarterly, a scholarly publication dedicated to the ongoing evolution of psychosynthesis in North America.
Dr. Lindsay has also taught online leadership theory courses to refugee students in Jordan, Kenya, and Malawi through the Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM) and in the Communications School of
Currently, Dr. Lindsay directs and teaches Leadership Studies at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. Currently her research is focused on embodiment and phenomenology of leaders and followers.