Tag: University News & Events


Center for Mind-Body Medicine offers training courses

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., Saybrook University’s partner institution in its groundbreaking Graduate College of Mind-Body Medicine, will hold it’s Mind-Body Medicine Professional Training Program this October.  Utilizing a small group approach, this five day program will focus on the scientific basis for mind-body medicine and explore a range of the most… Read more »

A sustainable globe depends on local leadership

Often problems at the global level are so big, with so many stakeholders, as to be intractable:  but at the local level, says Organizational Systems chair Nancy Southern, individuals and organizations are proving that they provide exactly the kind of solutions our world needs.  Read more in her recent Triple-Pundit article.

Honoring those who serve humanity

This month Saybrook University will award three honorary degrees to individuals recognized for representing a substantial body of work and high achievement in disciplines that embrace the University’s values and principles: Jill Zohara Meyerhoff Hieronimus Milton Schwebel, PhD Doreen Cato, PhD Honorary degrees will be awareded to Ms. Hieronimus and Dr. Schwebel at the commencement… Read more »

Key positions in Saybrook’s administration announced

Robert Schmitt, PhD and Vincent Pellegrino, EdD have been appointed to leadership positions for Saybrook University and will serve in the administration of the University’s new president, Mark Schulman, PhD, who will assume office on July 1. Dr. Schmitt has been named the Dean of Saybrook University’s Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies. Currently… Read more »

Marc Pilisuk receives SPSSI Distinguished Service Award

Saybrook Human Science faculty member Marc Pilisuk has been awarded the2010 Distinguished Service Award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Founded in 1936, the SPSSI is an association of approximately 3000 psychologists, allied scientists, and others, who are interested in the application of research on the psychological aspects of important social… Read more »

Meet the authors of Existential-Humanistic Therapy

Saybrook University and the Existential Humanistic Institute are pleased to announce that Kirk Schneider and Orah Krug will be speaking about their most recent publication, Existential-Humanistic Therapy, on Thursday night at Saybrook’s June Residential Conference. Existential-Humanistic Therapy provides an in-depth survey of contemporary existential-humanistic (E-H) theory, practice, and research. In particular, this uniquely American version of… Read more »

Say hello to the new graduates

In 2009, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center became Saybrook University. In June of 2010, two of the University’s Colleges have their first graduates. Saybrook’s Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies will hold its graduation on Sunday, June 13 from 10 – noon, with 27 students receiving PhDs and 14 students receiving MAs.  Additionally,… Read more »

Happy Anniversary Saybrook

Over 40 years ago some of the greatest minds in 20th century psychology and human science gathered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut to start a movement.  The term “humanistic psychology” had recently been coined by Abraham Maslow and Anthony Sutich:  the attendees at the Old Saybrook conference believed it was an intellectual movement that could transform… Read more »

To Moscow and back: Saybrook is sponsoring the 17th International Transpersonal Conference

Saybrook is proud to sponsor the 17th annual International Transpersonal Conference, to be held in Moscow from June23-27. The mission of the conference is to present, both experientially and didactically, breakthrough discoveries revealing the fundamental role of consciousness in all human affairs, and the value for humanity of our growing insights into the nature of… Read more »