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articles by Dr. Krippner at this site:

Chaos Theory and Humanistic Psychology;
The Third Revolution and The Third Force

Dreams as a Mirror of Change in Personal Mythology

Office address: 
Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, #300,
450 Pacific Avenue,
San Francisco, California 94133,U.S.A.

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, M.A., 1957, Ph.D., 1961.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, B.S., 1954.


Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco, CA, 1973-present; Professor of Psychology, 1982-present.

Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; Director, Dream Laboratory, 1964-1973.

Kent State University, Kent, OH; Director, Child Study Center, 1961-1964.

Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, VA; speech therapist, 1955-1956, 1960.

Community Unit #205, Public Schools, Warren, IL; speech therapist, 1954-1955.



Human Possibilities: Mind Research in the USSR and Eastern Europe. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1980.

Song of the Siren: A Parapsychological Odyssey. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Shamlet: The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark New York: Exposition Press, 1971.


The Mythic Path (with David Feinstein). New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher\Putnam, 1997.

A Psychiatrist in Paradise: Treating Mental Illness in Bali (with Denny Thong and Bruce Carpenter). Bangkok, Thailand: White Lotus Press, 1993.

Spiritual Dimensions of Healing: From Tribal Shamanism to Contemporary Health Care (with Patrick Welch). New York: Irvington Publishers, 1992.

Dream Telepathy: Experiments in Nocturnal ESP (with Montague Ullman and Alan Vaughan), 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 1989.

Personal Mythology: The Psychology of Your Evolving Self (with David Feinstein). Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1988.

Dreamworking: How to Use Your Dreams for Creative Problem-Solving (with Joseph Dillard). Buffalo, NY: Bearly Ltd., 1988.

Zwischen Himmel und Erde: Spirituelles Heilen der Schamanen, Hexen, Priester und Medien (with Patrick Scott). Dussilgen, Germany: Chiron Verlag, 1987.

Healing States (with Alberto Villoldo). New York: Fireside Books/Simon & Schuster, 1987.

La Science et les Pouvoirs Psychiques de l'Homme (with Jerry Solfvin). Paris: Sand, 1986.

The Realms of Healing (with Alberto Villoldo). Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts Press, 1976, rev. ed., 1977, 3rd ed., 1986.

Dream Telepathy: Experiments in Nocturnal ESP (with Montague Ullman and Alan Vaughan). New York: Macmillan, 1974.


Dreamtime and Dreamwork: Decoding the Language of the Night. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1990.

Advances in Parapsychological Research, Vols. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing, 1987, 1990, 1994, 1997.

Advances in Parapsychological Research, Vols. 1, 2, 3. New York: Plenum Press, 1977, 1978, 1982.

Psychoenergetic Systems: The Interface of Consciousness, Energy and Matter. New York: Gordon & Breach, 1979.


Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence (with Etzel Cardena and Steven J. Lynn). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000.

Mythology, Medicine, and Healing: Transcultural Perspectives. Yearbook of Cross-Cultural Medicine and Psychotherapy, 1998-1999 (with Holger Kalweit). Berlin: Verlag fur Wissenchaft und Bildung, 2000.

Dreamscaping: New and Creative Ways to Work with Your Dreams (with Mark Waldman). Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1999.

Broken Images, Broken Selves: Dissociative Narratives in Clinical Practice (with Susan Powers). New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1997.

Future Science: Life Energies and the Physics of Paranormal Phenomena (with John White). Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1977.

The Energies of Consciousness: Explorations in Acupuncture, Auras, and Kirlian Photography (with Daniel Rubin). New York: Gordon & Breach, 1975.

The Kirlian Aura: Photographing the Galaxies of Life (with Daniel Rubin). Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1974.

Galaxies of Life: The Human Aura in Acupuncture and Kirlian Photography (with Daniel Rubin). Gordon & Breach, 1973.

Author or co-author of over 1,000 articles, chapters, and book reviews appearing in scholarly or academic publications.



The Senior Contributor Award, Division 17 (Counseling Psychology), American Psychological Association, 2000.

The Contribution to Latin American Parapsychology Award, Association for Ibero-American Parapsychology, 1998.

The Outstanding Career Award, Parapsychological Association, 1998.

The Pathfinder Award, Association for Humanistic Psychology, 1998.

Member, The Council of Sages, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA, 1998.

Honorary Member, Fundacion Latinoamericana de Parapsicologia y Psicotonica, Bogota, Colombia, 1994.

The Dan Overlade Memorial Award, Center for Treatment and Research of Experiences Anomalous Trauma, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, 1994.

The Charlotte and Karl Buhler Award, Division 30 (Humanistic Psychology), American Psychological Association, 1992.

Honorary Member, Pernambuco Institute of Psychobiophysical Research, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 1990.

Doctor of Science (honorary), The Open International University, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1989.

Associate, Center for a Post-Modern World, Santa Barbara, CA, 1987.

Recipient, Bicentennial Medal, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1985.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University of Humanistic Studies, San Diego, CA, 1982.

Recipient, Membership Service Award, National Association for Gifted Children, 1981.

Colleague, Creative Problem-Solving Institute, Buffalo, NY, 1980.

The Volker Medal, South African Society for Psychical Research, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1980.

Certificate of Recognition, Office of the Gifted and Talented, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1976.

Citation of Merit, National Association for Creative Children and Adults, 1974.

Citation of Merit, National Association for Gifted Children, 1972.

The Service to Youth Award, Young Men's Christian Association, Richmond, VA, 1959.

Distinguished Professor:

California Institute of Human Science, Encinitas, CA, Distinguished Adjunct Professor.

Institute for Research in Biopsychophysics, Dr. Bezerra de Menezes Integral Center for Higher Education, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, Professor Benemerito.

Visiting Professor:

Department of Psychology, John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA, 1980-1982.

Department of Psychology, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, 1976.

Institute for Psychodrama and Psychotherapy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1975.

College of Life Sciences, Bogota, Colombia, 1973.

Department of Psychology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, 1972-1973.

Department of Psychology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 1972.

Adjunct Professor:

Fordham University, New York; Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY; International University of Professional Studies, Honolulu, HI; Ontario Curriculum Institute, Toronto; New York University, New York; Rosary Hill College, Buffalo, NY; St. John's University of Staten Island, NY; University of California, Irvine, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, CA; Wagner College, Staten Island, NY; Yeshiva University, New York.


Department of Psychology, Minais Gerais University, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1986-1987.

Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1981.

Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1971.


American Board of Sexology, Diplomate

International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling, and Psychotherapy, Diplomate in Professional Counseling.


American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, Founding Fellow.

American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychotherapy, Fellow.

American Psychological Association, Fellow, Divisions 30 (Society for Psychological Hypnosis), 32 (Humanistic Psychology), and 36 (Psychologists Interested in Religious Issues).

American Psychological Society, Charter Fellow.

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Fellow.

Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Fellow.

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Fellow.

Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Fellow.

Western Psychological Association, Fellow.

Medicina Alternativa Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Fellow.

Member and Listings


Academy of Religion and Psychical Research, American Anthropological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery, American Counseling Association, American Creativity Association (Charter Member), American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association (Council Member, 1978-1980; President, Division 32, 1980-1981; President, Division 30, 1997-1998, Member of Divisions 30, 32, 36, 48, 52), American Psychological Society, American Society for Psychical Research (Voting Member; Trustee, 1987-1997), American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Association for Humanistic Psychology (President,1974-1975), Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Association for the Study of Dreams (President,1993-1994), Association for Transpersonal Psychology, Center for Shamanic Studies, Council for Exceptional Children, Healing Council of the International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine, Institute for the Advancement of Health, InterAmerican Psychological Association, International Alliance for Learning, International Council of Psychologists, International Society for General Semantics, International Society for Hypnosis, International Society for Shamanistic Research, International Society for the Study of Dissociation (Charter Member), International Society of Transcendentology (Founding Member), International Society for Systems Science, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Medicina Alternativa (Life Member), Joseph Campbell Foundation (Founding Member), National Association for Gifted Children (Vice President, 1976-1977), Parapsychological Association (President, 1982), Sleep Research Society, Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Neural, Human, and Social Sciences; Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Society for the Multidisciplinary Study of Consciousness, Society for Psychical Research, Society for Scientific Exploration, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness, Swedish Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Western Psychological Association, World Future Society, World Health Foundation for Peace.

Member, Board of Directors, Advisory Board, or Advisory Committee:

Albert Hofmann Foundation, Los Angeles; Bram Stoker Memorial Society, New York; Committee for the Study of Anomalistic Research, Ypsilanti, MI; Existential-Humanistic Institute, San Francisco; Foundation for Mind Research, Ashland, OR; Friends of the Czech Unitaria, New York and Prague; Hartley Film Foundation, Cos Cob, CT; Institute for Transformative Medicine, West Palm Beach, FL; Institute of Applied Consciousness Science, Wilderville, OR; International School for Psychotherapy, Counseling, and Group Leadership, St. Petersburg; International Institute for Survival Studies, Pembroke Pines, FL; The Joseph Plan Foundation, Los Angeles; Peace University of Potsdam, Germany; Portals of Wonder, New York; Rivka Bertisch Foundation, New York and Buenos Aires; Rollo May Center for Humanistic Studies, San Francisco; Rhythm for Life, Tempe, AZ; Survival Research Foundation, Pembroke Pines, FL; Syntony Quest, San Francisco, CA.

Member, Editorial or Advisory Board:

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, American Journal of Psychiatry, The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Dream Network Journal, Dreaming: Journal of the Association for the Study of Dreams, Entheos,The Humanistic Psychologist, Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Journal of Indian Psychology, Journal of Mental Imagery, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Journal of Trans-Human Consciousness, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, Paranormal (Romania), Revista Argentina de Psicologia Paranormal, Science and Consciousness..


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