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John Banks And Dr. David Peterzel – The Psychology of Virtual Reality 2.0

As the long-heralded technology enabling virtual reality (VR) hits the mainstream, it is raising an entirely new realm of questions about the nature of self and one’s relation to the world and to others. The psychology of VR explores, among other things, the experience of the self in virtual realities, where notions of personal [...]

Holistic Counseling Studies Graduate Pam Costa Talks Sex and Relationships at TEDX Stanford… and the Thursday Soapbox Here at JFK

How does one go from a high tech career at places like Apple and Facebook to establishing herself as an expert in sex and relationship therapy? Pam Costa’s journey began with addressing her own struggles in maintaining longterm sexual desire in a marriage. What she ended up discovering has become her passion, her work, and [...]

April 26, 2018|College of Psychology, Top Minds|

Dr. Doreen Maller: Trauma

April 26, 2018|College of Psychology, Top Minds|

Dr. Doreen Maller discusses a variety of aspects related to trauma and the way in which it effects people as well as the effect it has on those around them. Dr. Maller is Associate Professor and Chair for the Holistic Counseling Psychology Department for the College of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University. Dr. Maller [...]

April 25, 2018|College of Psychology, Holistic Psychology|

The New Hippocratic Oath

April 25, 2018|College of Psychology, Holistic Psychology|

“The New Hippocratic oath should be: I will remember that there is an art to medicine as well as a science; and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon’s knife or the chemists’ drugs.” With this manifesto – delivered by Professor Jonathan Halevy – as the rallying cry, the 12th annual UNESCO Chair [...]

April 18, 2018|College of Psychology, Holistic Psychology, Soapbox|

Jason Butler Poetic Sensibility

April 18, 2018|College of Psychology, Holistic Psychology, Soapbox|

This episode we listen in on Jason Butler, Assistant Professor for John F. Kennedy University's College of Psychology. Jason is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Holistic Counseling department at John F. Kennedy University. Jason has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Depth Psychology and masters in Transpersonal Psychology. [...]

April 18, 2018|College of Psychology|

A Trip to India and the Teachings of Samaghama

April 18, 2018|College of Psychology|

As Western civilization deepens into the study of psychology, inherent similarities between it and eastern traditions are surfacing. In the field of expressive arts therapy this is particularly true. The emphasis on somatics parallels many of the precepts found in the ancient practices of yoga and meditation. A team of holistic counseling students from JFKU, [...]

April 11, 2018|Sport Psychology|

New Textbook Offers JFK Sport Psych Stories and Wisdom to the Field

April 11, 2018|Sport Psychology|

The Sport Psychology program at John F. Kennedy University is one of the oldest in the country. That means it’s got a few things figured out about the field and some stories to tell as well. Over the past 25 plus years, the program, which rigorously incorporates a total of four internships into the [...]

April 5, 2018|College of Psychology, Community, Soapbox, Top Minds|

John Banks and Dr. Peter Van Oot: The Real Psychology of Virtual Reality

April 5, 2018|College of Psychology, Community, Soapbox, Top Minds|

An evening of engaging and thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Peter Van Oot, Neuropsychologist; and John S. Banks, Program Chair of the new Masters of Arts Innovation and Creative Technology program at John F. Kennedy University. Exploring virtual reality from their unique academic and professional perspectives, they will provide commentary on how neuroscience is used to [...]

March 21, 2018|College of Psychology, Community|

Grand Rounds Lecture Series: An Immigrant Child’s Journey Through the Web of Integrated Healthcare

March 21, 2018|College of Psychology, Community|

The immigrant experience is a journey that only just begins upon arrival in a new country. Navigating the ins and outs of life in an unfamiliar system can be its own harrowing voyage. The intricacies of this voyage, particularly when it comes to accessing proper healthcare for immigrant families of children with special needs, has [...]

March 6, 2018|Campus Life, Sport Psychology|

Harlem Wizards LEAP FUNdraising Basketball Game

March 6, 2018|Campus Life, Sport Psychology|

Harlem Wizards En Route to Walnut Creek to Raise Funds, Laughs, Awareness The Harlem Wizards are coming to town and they’re not afraid to lose. This April, for the second year in a row, this star-studded, talent-packed team will descend upon Northgate High School in Walnut Creek for what is not exactly your average [...]

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