At the Threshold: An essay on transformation within the internal culture of the artist.

About the Author Diane Lucille Meyer, PH.D. received her doctorate in psychology with a concentration in Transpersonal Psychology and a Certificate in Creative Expression in 2013 from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University.  Her dissertation research focused on transformation through the creative process.  Diane’s  evolution as an artist began at the very early age... Continue Reading →

The Struggle with Addiction – Can Sobriety Enhance the Creative Process After All?

By Alumna Holly Daniels, PhD, LMFT As a private practice therapist, Holly incorporates narrative, behavioral and transpersonal modalities and believes that healing involves reconnection to ourselves, to others, to Spirit and to nature. In her role as Clinical Outreach Director at Sober College, Holly integrates her complex clinical expertise with her passions for connecting people... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness and Adolescents : A Well Needed Intervention

Mindfulness Training as an Intervention for Substance User Incarcerated Adolescents: A Pilot Grounded Theory Study Authors: Sam Himelstein, Stephen Saul, Alberto Garcia-Romeu, and Daniel Pinedo (pictured) Mind Body Awareness Project, Oakland, California, USA; Insights Program of Star Vista, East Palo Alto, California, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Michigan, USA; Department of Clinical Psychology, Sofia University, Oakland,... Continue Reading →

Transformation: Why do some people seem to struggle with spiritual emergence more than others?

"The challenge of spiritual emergence is that it requires a definitive transformation. Although some people experiencing spiritual emergence may easily embrace the transformation, others may struggle with spiritual resistance." Katrina Michelle, M.S.W., LCSW, ACMHP, PH.D. Katrina Michelle is the Founder/Director at the Curious Spirit. The Curious Spirit honors the journey of the seeker by offering resources that... Continue Reading →

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