Courtenay Richards Crouch Courtenay Richards Crouch

Assistant Professor
Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
BA, Duke University

MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA, Duke University

Courtenay Richards Crouch, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Integral and Transpersonal Psychology Department at CIIS, and Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Dr. Crouch received her BA in psychology from Duke University (Durham, NC), her MA in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Palo Alto, CA), and her PhD in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology from CIIS. Her doctoral research explored a phenomenology of the lived genealogical body, the temporally extended lived body in constitution with ancestors and family history. Dr. Crouch's scholarly interests include the creative process and creative cognition, spiritual experience, historical consciousness, the online social world, and qualitative research in psychology, particularly critical, narrative, and hermeneutic phenomenological methods. She is a founding board member of the Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience (SOPHERE), an interdisciplinary group of scholars working to clarify diverse religious and spiritual experiences in social and clinical sciences and applied practices. Dr. Crouch is currently completing her role as project coordinator for a grant-funded webinar series by APA Division 52 (International Psychology) on psychological perspectives around the world. She is also a reviewer for the journals Open Theology, The Humanistic Psychologist, The Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, and The Journal of Consciousness Studies. Courtenay is Bay Area, CA born and raised.Courtenay Richards Crouch, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Integral and Transpersonal Psychology Department at CIIS, and Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Dr. Crouch received her BA in psychology from Duke University (Durham, NC), her MA in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Palo Alto, CA), and her PhD in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology from CIIS. Her doctoral research explored a phenomenology of the lived genealogical body, the temporally extended lived body in constitution with ancestors and family history. Dr. Crouch's scholarly interests include the creative process and creative cognition, spiritual experience, historical consciousness, the online social world, and qualitative research in psychology, particularly critical, narrative, and hermeneutic phenomenological methods. She is a founding board member of the Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience (SOPHERE), an interdisciplinary group of scholars working to clarify diverse religious and spiritual experiences in social and clinical sciences and applied practices. Dr. Crouch is currently completing her role as project coordinator for a grant-funded webinar series by APA Division 52 (International Psychology) on psychological perspectives around the world. She is also a reviewer for the journals Open Theology, The Humanistic Psychologist, The Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, and The Journal of Consciousness Studies. Courtenay is Bay Area, CA born and raised.

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