Entries by Rosemarie Anderson, Ph.D.

Second Transpersonal Research Colloquium Sept 15-16, 2016, United Kingdom

Second Transpersonal Research Colloquium Research Models and Methods for Transpersonal Research Sept 15-16, 2016, London, UK SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS The Second Transpersonal Research Colloquium, TRC 2016, will be held on September 15-16, 2016 in the UK at Highgate House, an English country house in Northamptonshire. The TRC immediately precedes the 20th Annual Conference of […]

First Transpersonal Research Colloquium, Call for Papers

The Transpersonal Research Colloquium (TRC) on June 22-23, 2015 immediately follows the First Milan Transpersonal Festival (www.feedingthesoul.org) at Centro d’Ompio, Italy (www.ompio.org). Cosponsored by the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research, Integral Transpersonal Institute, and Transpersonal Consultancy, researchers worldwide will engage in dialogue and training related to research methods and procedures applicable to the study of […]

Transpersonal Research Colloquium, Milan, Call for Papers

The Transpersonal Research Colloquium (TRC) on June 22-23, 2015 immediately follows the First Milan Transpersonal Festival (www.feedingthesoul.org) at Centro d’Ompio, Italy (www.ompio.org). Cosponsored by the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research, Integral Transpersonal Institute, and Transpersonal Consultancy, researchers worldwide will engage in dialogue and training related to research methods and procedures applicable to the study of […]

Christopher Schalge recently completed a dissertation at Sofia University entitled, “Aikido as a Somato-Spiritual Based Praxis for the Constructive Handling of Social Conflict”

Using a battery of survey measures, including the Body Insight Scale (BIS) and the Spiritualty in the Workplace Scale, findings indicate that (1) increases in spirituality and body insight were positively correlated with constructive conflict-management styles and (2) the use of dominating and avoiding conflict styles in the workplace decreased as aikido training advanced. Committee […]

Diana Marquise Raab recently completed a dissertation at Sofia University entitled, “Creative Transcendence: Memoir Writing for Transformation and Empowerment”

Through studying published memoirs written by esteemed writers inspired by pivotal or transcendent experience and interviewing the writers, narrative portraits exemplified the positive effects of the writing process. The portraits and interpretations suggest that writing a full-length memoir may lead to transformation and a sense of empowerment. Committee members were Jay Dufrechou (Chair), Dorit Netzer, […]

Patrick T. Baltazar recently completed a dissertation at Sofia University entitled, “Psychospiritual Transformation Through Chronic Illness: An Intuitive Inquiry”

Findings reveal critical moments in a process of transformation, including (1) initial physical crisis and shock of diagnosis, (2) an attempt to return to previous lifestyle and a search for a cure, (3) periods of mourning, fear, and helplessness, (4) confronting the shadow aspects of personality, (5) self-care from an embodied perspective, (6) paradoxical movement […]