Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation (SCT)
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; BA, Duke University
Courtenay Richards Crouch, Ph.D., has 18 years of experience working in the fields of psychology and education in diverse roles and settings. Dr. Crouch is Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, and has been with the journal since 2010. 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. Her research interests include the creative process and creative cognition, spiritual experience, historical consciousness, the online social world, and phenomenological research methods in psychology. Dr. Crouch has been involved in a broad collection of psychological and clinical research at academic and medical institutions, has worked in administrative roles in higher education, and has recently served as coordinator for an APA grant-funded project introducing North American psychologists to the work of international scholars and practitioners. Dr. Crouch has a Doctorate in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology from CIIS, a MA in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, and a BA in Psychology from Duke University. She is currently teaching Critical Thinking, Neuroscience of Consciousness, and PhD Proposal Writing in the ITP program.