Kirk Schneider

Kirk

Schneider

Kirk Schneider

Adjunct Faculty (SU)

Department
Humanistic and Clinical Psychology
Institution
Saybrook University
Office Phone
415-567-5021
Email
Biography

Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential-humanistic and existential-integrative psychology. Dr. Schneider is a cofounder and current president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (an award-winning psychotherapy training center), Council Member and Candidate for President of the American Psychological Association (APA), past president (2015-2016) of the Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32) of the APA, recent past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology (2005-2012), a trained moderator for the conflict mediation group Braver Angels, and an adjunct faculty member at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Schneider is also an Honorary Member of the Society for Existential Analysis and the East European Association for Existential Therapy.

He received the Rollo May Award for "outstanding and independent contributions" to the field of humanistic psychology from the Society for Humanistic Psychology, APA and is a Fellow of five Divisions of the APA (32, 42, 12, 29, and 24). His work on existential-integrative psychotherapy has been featured in a special issue of the Journal of Psychotherapy Integration (March, 2016) and is the inspiration for the psychotherapy training program of the Living Institute, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Schneider has published over 200 articles, interviews and chapters and has authored or edited 13 books including The Spirituality of Awe, The Polarized Mind, Awakening to Awe, The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology, Existential-Humanistic therapy, Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy, The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy, and The Depolarizing of America: A Guidebook for Social Healing. Dr. Schneider's work has been featured in Scientific American, the New York Times, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Psychology Today, BBC World News and many other health and psychology outlets.

For more information on Dr. Schneider's work visit https://kirkjschneider.com

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