Category: Alumni Messenger

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… Read more »

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,… Read more »

Alumnus Dr. Steven Kull (Ph.D.) ’80 Releases New Edition of


  American Public Opposes Israel Striking Iran If Israel and Iran Have Military Conflict, Americans Say US Should Stay Out A new poll finds that only one in four Americans favors Israel conducting a military strike against Iran’s nuclear program. Seven in ten (69%) favor the US and other major powers continuing to pursue negotiations… Read more »

An In-Person or Online CEU Course is Offered by the Greater Good Science Center on Self Compassion and Emotional Resilience

Greetings from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC)!  The GGSC studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a compassionate, thriving, and resilient society.  GGSC announces the first Science of Meaningful Life seminar this spring, featuring Dr. Kristin Neff, the foremost researcher on self-compassion. On March 23, our Self-Compassion… Read more »

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Darlene Viggiano (Ph.D. ’10) to Present Paper at 29th Annual International IASD Conference


Alumna Dr. Darlene Viggiano (Ph.D. ’10) to Present: The Role of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences in Spiritual Emergence Processes 29th Annual International Association for the Study of Dreams Conference 22 – 26 June, 2012 Doubletree Hotel Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA In 1992, David Lukoff and a team of psychiatrists advanced religious/spiritual problems as conditions that may… Read more »

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Dassie Hoffman (Ph.D. ’02) Edits Anthology on Voice Dialogue


Alumna Dr. Dassie Hoffman recently edited The Voice Dialogue Anthology: Explorations of the Psychology of Selves and the Aware Ego Process. Dassie’s colleagues, Hal and Sidra Stone, the originators of Voice Dialogue, commented on the Voice Dialogue Anthology: We feel a sense of deep satisfaction as we look through the articles that are included in… Read more »