Aaron Mishara Aaron Mishara

Associated Distinguished Professor
Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation

The Pennsylvania State University

M.A. & B.A.
Duquesne University
Vassar College

Aaron Mishara, PhD, PsyD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Southern California. He received two Fulbright-Hays grants to study phenomenological psychology and psychiatry in Germany, where he studied with leaders in the field. He taught medical and philosophical psychology (in German) in the German university system. He has published numerous papers in high impact journals, and book chapters, and has been translated into eight different languages. His paper on Kafka and the Brain was downloaded over 28,000 times. He is on the editorial board of six international journals, and first editor of a book on the importance of holistic phenomenological approaches to clinical neuroscience. He oversees dissertations in qualitative and mixed methods research on phenomenology of altered states of consciousness, psychoactive drugs, altered experiences of time and body self in psychosis, transpersonal psychology, near death experiences, dreams and metaphor, narrative and memory, mindfulness, holistic and spiritual healing, symbol and metaphor in art, myths and dreams.

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