Archives For: October 2010

Saybrook University: Article on College of Mind-Body Medicine Runs in SF Chronicle Oct 18


Article about Saybrook University's College of Mind-Body Medicine ran in the San Francisco Chronicle October 18, 2010

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Kate Siner Francis, PhD '08 Launches New Women's Transformational Leadership Program


Kate Siner Francis, PhD '08, is launching a new women's transformational
leadership program called Women Leading Change.

It is designed to provide women with the skills and experiences they need in order to help
other women, both locally and globally, creating female leaders as well as women who
can create other female leaders.

Contact: Dr. Kate Siner Francis

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Alumnus Daniel Foor, PhD '09 Shares Announcement of First Annual Earth Medicine Alliance Conference in SF Nov 6-7, 2010


Greetings all.

Daniel Foor here (Saybrook Alumnus) writing to share of an upcoming conference in San Francisco with the Earth Medicine Alliance ( The Alliance is a tax exempt, interfaith, earth-honoring 501(c)3 non-profit committed to remembering human beings as one expression of the natural world and to nourishing alliances with our other-than-human relatives.

Mending Our Relations with the Natural World
The First Annual Conference of the Earth Medicine Alliance
Sat-Sun, Nov. 6-7th, 2010 in San Francisco, CA

This weekend conference will call together diverse earth-honoring spiritual leaders and elders for interfaith dialogue, panels and presentations, and co-created earth ceremonies on public lands around San Francisco. Presenters include Ohlone elders, Buddhist priests, pagan leaders, eco-psychologists, chi gong teachers, orisha priests, shamanic practitioners, and other life-long earth advocates. On Saturday, Nov 6th we will gather at the Unitarian Universalist Center of San Francisco, and on Sunday smaller breakout groups will offer co-created earth healing ceremonies on public lands in and around San Francisco. Registration is limited to 250 and cost is $50 in advance and $65 at the door. Early registration is encouraged and available on our site.

Some of the local eco-psychologist presenters will include Jan Edl Stein (director of Holos Institute), Craig Chalquist (author of several books on eco-psychology), Ginny Anderson (author of Circling San Francisco Bay), Tina Fields, and Daniel Foor (Executive Director of the Earth Medicine Alliance).

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Saybrook Alumna Joan Reese, PhD '10 Presented Her Doctoral Research in Rome, Italy, June/July 2010


Joan Reese, PhD '10 presented A Model of Intuitive-Creative Decision Making in a Person-Centered Climate at the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling 9th International Conference in Rome, Italy, June 30-July 4, 2010.

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Saybrook Alumnus and Faculty Member Kirk Schneider, PhD '84 Initiates New Blog on the Psychology Today Website


Dear Saybrook Community,

I thought you may be interested in a new blog I created on the Psych Today website that’s been garnering some attention. It’s on “The Case for Existential Psychotherapy” and can be reached via the following link:

Warm regards,


Kirk J. Schneider, PhD

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