The Roots of a Journey Moving Forward: Reflections on the Career of a Parapsychologist
Sofia University Palo Alto, CA, USA
Outstanding Career Award Parapsychological Association
Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, is professor of transpersonal psychology at Sofia University. She is president emeritus of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. She is coauthor of Consciousness and Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind-Body Medicine, Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life, and Worldview Explorations. She is coproducer, with Deepak Chopra of the documentary, Death Makes Life Possible.
She describes her successful journey, of more than forty years, as a researcher in parapsychology. Her work encompasses remote viewing, distant mental influence on living systems, and psychic healing. Along the way, she worked with many luminaries in the field. She describes the nuances of navigating through academic and research circles, collaborating with skeptics, and advising students.
Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, is a social anthropologist, researcher, writer, and charismatic public speaker. She is a Professor of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University and serves as President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. For more than three decades, Marilyn has been a leader in the field of consciousness studies. Her research and extensive publications focus on personal and social transformation, cultural pluralism, extended human capacities, and mind body medicine. She has a depth of leadership experience in government, business, and the not-for-profit sectors. Her broad and varied work has given her a unique ability to help individuals and organizations identify and develop personal and interpersonal skills and capacities needed by 21st century leaders. Her books include Consciousness and Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind Body Medicine, Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life, and Death Makes Life Possible.
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