Brant Cortright

Brant Cortright, PhD

Professor
Integral Counseling Psychology

CIIS Main Building
2nd Floor
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Brant Cortright, Ph.D., chair of the Counseling Psychology Department, received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Union Institute in 1976. He is a licensed psychologist with a private practice.

Originally led into the field through his involvement with Buddhism, Krishnamurti, and hatha yoga, Brant has a background in psychoanalysis, group process, and existential psychotherapy with a major focus in Gestalt therapy. Currently, he is interested in integrating humanistic-existential approaches to psychotherapy with psychoanalytic self psychology, and exploring how Sri Aurobindo's philosophy can provide a transpersonal framework for incorporating Western psychological methods in psychotherapy. He is the author of Psychotherapy and Spirit: Theory and Practice in Transpersonal Psychotherapy (SUNY Press, 1997).

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David Akullian, MFT
Mera Atlis, PhD
Robert Bartner, PsyD
Michael Baugh, LCSW
Denise Benson, MFT
Doris Bersing, PhD
Greg Bogart, PhD, MFT
Christine Brooks, PhD
Toni Brooks, MFT
Kathleen Brown, PhD
Raymond Buscemi, PsyD
Mildred Dubitzky, PhD
Rob Fisher, MFT
Anthony Guarnieri, PhD
Christopher Harrison, PhD
Wendy Heffner, MS
Cheryl Johnson, PsyD
Suraya Keating, MFT, RDT
Alan Klein, MA
Michael Klein, PhD
Akhila Kolesar, PhD
Alan Kubler, PhD
Dominique Lando, MFT
Monique LeSarre, PsyD
Clare McLaughlin, MFT
Riyaz Motan, MFT
Sal Nunez, PhD
Naomi O'Keefe, PhD
Charlotte Parker, MFT
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Ana Perez-Chisti, PhD
Justine Polevoy, MFT
Fred Rozendal, PhD
Bahman A. K. Shirazi, PhD
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Priscilla Taylor, PhD, MFT
Taquelia Washington, MSW
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