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Spiritual Directors International’s Review

This is by far the most thought-provoking book I have read as a spiritual director in many years. In Healing the Western Soul, Judith S. Miller, psychotherapist, spiritual guide, and a professor of developmental psychology, diagnoses what she terms “the Western spiritual angst” and proposes how persons growing up in a Judeo-Christian tradition, whether or […]

Consciousness & Psychology

Mind and Heart Coming Together In these early years of the 21 st century, it is apparent how dangerous splits and divisions are everywhere. I believe that these separations are the root causes of the chaos inherent in our society and global community. As a practicing psychologist, I am aware how many clients who come […]

Drugs are not the only answer for mental illness

The Importance of Spiritual Support and Understanding for True Mental Health Life in America is spiraling out of control. From the unremitting stories of wars, terrorism, and suffering, to the ongoing threat of worldwide economic collapse and the clash of cultural ideologies at home, we are experiencing unprecedented levels of psychological stress in our lives. […]

International training in Transpersonal Psychotherapy, Spiritual Guidance and Transpersonal Breathwork 2016-2018

The international training in Transpersonal Psychotherapy, Spiritual Guidance and Transpersonal Breathwork with Drs Ingo Benjamin Jahrsetz and Judith Miller will start on March 9th, 2016 and will take place at three different international venues. The training is composed of twelve 5-days modules, which will be offered in spring and fall as 10-day-blocks.

Journal of Near Death Studies’ Review

We are the authors of over 20 books on psychiatry, trauma psychology, and psycho-spiritual growth. We taught at Rutgers University’s Institute for Alcohol and Drug Studies for 30 years between us and I (Charles) was professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. I am now a visiting researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Publisher’s Weekly Review

Psychologist Miller (Direct Connection) sees a mental health system failing those who have religious visions, especially those with Western spiritual figures such as Jesus or angels. Contemporary psychology and psychotherapy recognize neither the psychospiritual aspect of human life nor the Western mystery path. Therapists are stuck in the worldview that only what science can prove […]

The Challenges Of Traveling a Psychospiritual Path In Today’s Postmodern Western World

A lecture by Judith S. Miller, Ph.D. 10/19/12 Inaugural conference for ACISTE: The American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences “Religious or Spiritual Problem” is a diagnostic category (Code V62.89) in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (1994) for mental health professionals. Acceptance of the category was based on extensive […]