Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation

The Authors schlitz amorok vieten

Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, PhD

Tina Amorok, PsyD

Cassandra Vieten, PhD



Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Ph.D. is a clinical research scientist, medical anthropologist, writer, speaker, thought leader, and change consultant. Her work over the past three decades explores the interface of consciousness, science, and healing. She is Vice President for Research and Education at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Senior Scientist at the Research Institute at California Pacific Medical Center. She has published hundreds of articles on consciousness studies, lectured widely on a number of topics, including talks at the United Nations, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Explorers Club, has taught at Trinity, Stanford, and Harvard Medical Centers, and is the co-editor of "Consciousness and Healing. Integral Approaches to Mind Body Medicine" (Churchill Livingston/Elsevier, 2005).      Website:

Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist at Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute in San Francisco, and vice-president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the State of California, and several private foundations, and has focused on how emotion regulation is involved in addictions, on mindfulness-based approaches to cultivating health and well-being, and on experiences and practices that lead to psychospiritual transformation. She has published several academic articles and chapters as well as conducting numerous presentations at international scientific conferences.

Tina Amorok, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist and Research Psychologist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences where she co-edited the anthology, "Consciousness and Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind-Body Medicine" (Churchill Livingston / Elsevier, 2005). With a background in integral health, clinical psychology, and change management, Amorok designs and delivers programs on social wellness and transformation. Her current research, "The Eco-Trauma and Eco-Recovery of Being," examines how to heal and transform our relationship with the natural world.

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