Saybrook’s recent Residential Conference, held from Jan. 19 – Jan. 23, was a chance for our online community to come together and meet face-to-face with students from around the world. From engaging presentations to documentary screenings, read President Nathan Long’s recap about the one-of-a-kind experience below. Day 1: From the opening meal and session to… Read more »
Study abroad in Austria: Now accepting applicants
Discover an education unrestricted by geographical boundaries during our Spring semester study abroad program at Krems University, Austria.
Mindfulness or McMindfulness: Can we learn from how the West adopted Asian cultures?
Sudarshan Kriya and yoga: Saybrook student chooses new way to overcome addiction
Anjali Talcherkar had been arguing for years with her psychiatrist about using antidepressants. Although addiction runs in her family and she was diagnosed with clinical depression, she felt antidepressants were hurting instead of helping her. After landing on the doorstep of Los Angeles’ Friendly House Women’s Recovery Home in 2011, and learning more about the… Read more »
Saybrook students collaborate with Austria’s IMC Krems for global leadership course
Dr. Charles Piazza and master’s student Kelly Rundle discuss what was learned from the 16-week “Global Leadership & Culture Intelligence in Context: Examination in Austria” course, in which they partnered with Austrian students at IMC Krems. Discussion topics included cross-cultural intelligence, international business leadership, global startups, immigration debates, and networking.
‘Scared Selfless’ author finds inspiration about trauma at Saybrook University
Michelle Stevens thought she lived a normal childhood. But once she moved 3,000 miles away from her abusive stepfather, traumatic memories started coming back to her. With nowhere else to turn, she used psychology and trauma books to learn more about herself and to help others who may have experienced the same—and eventually earned a… Read more »
Why one psychologist took clinical hypnosis to ‘heart’
Dr. Flavio Epstein, a heart failure/transplant psychologist, wasn’t quite sure what results would come from being a first-time attendee at the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) Annual Scientific Meeting & Workshop. He was pleasantly surprised to get clinical hypnosis experience, a warm welcome from other medical professionals, and new ideas to help heart transplant… Read more »
‘Visions of Warriors’ brings attention to ongoing PTSD concerns for veterans
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reportedly affects approximately 7.7 million American adults, with members of the military as one of the high-risk groups. After experiencing severe trauma or life-threatening events, the mind and body will either go into mobilization mode (fight-or-flight) or immobilization. When the nervous system is unable to return to its normal state of… Read more »
Saybrook University: Be ready for change
A Balloon in Berlin forever changed my life
By R. Paul Johnson When I look back on my experience in Berlin, I first think about what one of the Saybrook administrators said to me: “This experience will be transformative,” she said. I remember that very distinctly because I was skeptical. I mean, I’m not some youngster, I have had many experiences in my life—some of… Read more »