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Saybrook Faculty Member Dr. Stan Krippner to Present at the 20th Annual Combat Stress Conference Founded By Alumnus Dr. Bart Billings


The 20th Annual International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference

Founded and directed by Saybrook Alumnus Col. (Ret.) Bart P. Billings, Ph.D. '74 

Pre-Conference Courses:  Wed.-Thur., May 2-3, 2012

Conference:  Friday-Sunday, May 4-6, 2012

Attend 1-5 Days & Earn 6-30 C.E. Hours

DoubleTree Hotel  Los Angeles, California, USA

For more infrormation Click Here


Saybookian New Existentialists to present at the Society for Humanistic Psychology Conference March 29-April 1, 2012

There will be a number of presentations by various members the New Existentialists, including Saybrook faculty, alumnae/i, and students, at the 5th Annual Society for Humanistic Psychology Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, March 29-April 1, 2012
Click Here to see a complete listing.


Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Ken Bausch (Ph.D. '98) Releases New Publication Body Wisdom in Dialogue: Rediscovering the Voice of the Goddess


Ken Bausch has co-authored the just published Body Wisdom in Dialogue: Rediscovering the Voice of the Goddess.

Body Wisdom in Dialogue

Did you ever stop to consider how magical, mystical, and genuinely spiritual the practice of dialogue can be? Not debate, of course. Debate is a win-lose contest, and it draws circles around winners and losers which divide us and foster ill will. I am speaking specifically about the type of conversations – reflective deliberations – that we share with others in a circle of trust. Body Wisdom in Dialogue is a guide book for understanding the feelings that enable and sustain heartfelt discussions. Collective conversation is an ancient art which has been sustained within tribal cultures. For this reason, the book opens with a preface from the Americans for Indian Opportunities providing a view into the sacred dialogues of indigenous democracy....

To Read More about Ken's New Release, Click Here


Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Bob Hieronimus (Ph.D. '81) Releases New 21st Century Radio Newsletter


From The Hieronimus & Company   21st Century Newsletter:

Healthy Life Series at Ruscombe Mansion

founded in 1984  by Zohara Hieronimus

Fruits and Vegetables Make You Sexy? Find out why at the
April 5th Healthy Life Series at Ruscombe.

On April 5th at 7:30 PM we will "Tweak Your Self Care".  What are Ruscombe's favorite wellness tips? How do we manage stress? How do we feed our Selves emotionally and physically and spiritually? Fine tune your daily routines to best suit your own inner program with these ideas from our experts....

To see the entire Newsletter Click Here

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Lezlie Kinyon's (Ph.D. '06) Poem Set to Music and to be Included on Harper Diana Rowan's CD


Saybrook Alumna and Homepage newsletter editor, Lezlie Kinyon, to be honored in another field! Harper Diana Rowan will include Lezlie's poem Calypso on her new CD (currently being recorded in Bulgaria, with traditional musicians).

From Lezlie: Diana Rowan is amazing! Her site is

I cannot tell you how honored & really thrilled I am about this! I can send a copy of the poem upon request. BB! Lezlie

Hazing Awareness Scholarship Now Available to All Students


Now, any student may apply for the Hazing Awareness Scholarship. Next deadline is March 6, 2012.

Due to more recent CNN hazing news at

ANY Student may now apply for the March 6, 2012 deadline so if you have not already done so please post or apply now for the Hazing Awareness Scholarship.

Details at or students may print the attachment.

Thank you for posting or applying. Any way you look at it, hazing does not add up. Recognize it. Report it. End it.


Cindy McCormick

Saybrook Alumnus and First Saybrook Graduate Dr. Bart Billiings (Ph.D. '74) Announces Speaker Positions for 20th Annual International Military and Civilian Combat Stress Conference


Dear Saybrook Community Member:

Click Here to see the flyer for the 2012 Combat Stress Conference. We  have openings for presenters.

Page two of the flyer allows speakers to indicate their first and second choice (in terms of day and time) for when they wish to speak. At this moment we have room for three six-hour one-day pre-conference courses on Wednesday and two on Thursday. The plenary sessions at the conference are 75 minutes (plus Q&A) each in the morning and there are two each day. The afternoon sessions are 45 minutes (plus Q&A) and there are three each day.

Please let me know if you would like to present.


Bart Billiings

Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Michael Mayer (Ph.D. '77) Presents Two Spring Workshops


Dr. Michael Mayer Presents:

Integral Living in an Uncertain World

March 24

Orinda, CA.

This weekend workshop will give you tools for dealing with troubled times. I'll be giving a preview of material from my upcoming book, and I'll be doing this workshop with a talented colleague and neuropsychologist, Dr. Jim Bramson.

10-4 PM  Orinda, CA.


Energy Psychology: Self Healing Methods for Bodymind Health
– Kripalu Center–
Five-Day Intensive in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts
May 20-25, 2012
(* For health professionals or anyone who wants to learn self healing methods.

Hope to see you at one of these events or somewhere along the way!

Michael Mayer, Ph.D.

Director- The Bodymind Healing Center

2029 Durant Ave - Suite 202

Berkeley, Ca 94704


Saybrook Alumna Dr. Dana Klisanin (Ph.D. '03) Publishes Results of Research on the CyberHero

Greetings Saybrook Community:
I'm contacting all the groups that participated in my cyberhero research to let them know that the research has recently been published.
Click Here to see the Research Results
I hope all are doing wonderfully!
Dana Klisanin

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Renee Levi (Ph.D. '03) to Offer Tele-Seminar on Spirit of Place March 22



Genius Loci: The Spirit of Place

A Complementary Tele-Seminar
offered by

The Powers of Place Initiative and The Assisi Institute


Dr. Renee Levi and Dr. Michael Conforti

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

4:00 - 5:00 PM (EST)

To Register:
call: (802) 254-6220
or e-mail:

Renee Levi and Michael Conforti will explore multiple dimensions of the spirit of place. Using excerpts from recent research, stories and experiences, and images that recur in public places, Michael and Renee will engage in a free-form dialogue that aims to provoke your thinking, evoke your emotions, and invoke your sensitivity to the powers of place in everyday life.

Dr Renee Levi
Renee Levi is former Director of Research and Founding Steward of the Powers of Place Initiative, a Fetzer Institute-supported project exploring the influence of place, space and environment on collective transformation toward positive change in the world. She has been involved with other Fetzer Institute-funded research initiatives, including the Collective Wisdom Initiative.
Renee is also principal of Resonance Consulting, a leadership and organization development consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, organizational research, strategic planning, small and large group facilitation and change management.
An alumna of Saybrook University ('03) with a Ph.D. in Organization Systems, Renee is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of Saybrook University. Her doctoral dissertation, Group Magic: An Inquiry into Experiences of Collective Resonance, established a field for further inquiry into this new aspect of group dynamics through The Resonance Project. Her work has been published in numerous scholarly journals.

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