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Integral Psychology Faculty

Susanne Cook-Greuter received her Bachelor's from the University of Zürich and her Masters and Doctorate from Harvard University. She is the author of Post-Autonomous Ego Development and has published many influential papers on assessing ego development. She was a co-author with Bill Torbert and Associates, Action Inquiry: The Secret of Timely and Transforming Leadership.

Cindy Lou Golin received her Bachelor's from California State University, Long Beach, and her Master's and Doctorate from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. She is a business coach and founder of Reel Discovery, a program that teaches and facilitates the process of movie going as a personal growth practice. She facilitates workshops, corporate trainings and teaches graduate school courses in Shadow and Integral Theory and Practice.

Katie Heikkinen received her Bachelor's and Master's from Harvard University. She has a strong background in research, developmental psychology, and integral approaches to education. Her research has focused on perspective taking capacities. She has authored a number of articles and book chapters.

Courtney Lubell received her Bachelor's and Master's from Sonoma State University. Her interests include transformative learning, affect regulation, community development, and the role of ritual in the restoration of experience and memory.

Aftab Omer received his Bachelor's from M.I.T. and his Doctorate from Brandeis University. Formerly the President of the Council for Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychologies. Aftab is a fellow of the International Futures Forum and The World Academy of Arts and Sciences. Aftab's research has focused on the emergence of human capacities within transformative learning communities and his work includes assisting organizations in tapping the creative potentials of conflict, diversity, and complexity. His published articles include "The Spacious Center: Leadership and the Creative Transformation of Culture" and "Between Columbine and the Twin Towers: Fundamentalist Culture as a Failure of Imagination."

Terry Patten received his Master's from John F. Kennedy University and hosts the popular online teleseminar series Beyond Awakening: The Future of Spiritual Practice. He teaches the acclaimed 8-session course, Integral Spiritual Practice. He co-authored, with Ken Wilber, the bestselling book Integral Life Practice, and his forthcoming book is The Integral Revolution.

Ruben Perczek received his Bachelor's from University of California at Irvine, his Master's and Doctorate from University of Miami. His focus is high performance: supporting, executives, athletes, and leaders to thrive under pressure. He brings an astute understanding of psychology to the context of organizational leadership.

Jonathan Reams received his Doctorate in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. He teaches and does research on leadership development, coaching and counseling. He serves as Editor-in Chief of Integral Review, A Transdisciplinary and Transcultural Journal for New Thought, Praxis and Research. He is also a co-founder of the Center for Transformative Leadership. His publications include: What's Integral about Leadership?, Integral Leadership: Generating Space for Emergence through Quality of Presence, Leading the Future, Making Leadership Development Developmental and Integral Leadership: Opening Space by Leading through the Heart. He is also co-editor of Integral Education: New Directions for Higher Learning.

Melissa Schwartz received her Master's from Beacon College and her Doctorate from Rosebridge Graduate School (now Argosy University). Formerly a faculty member in both the Psychology and Counseling departments at Sonoma State University, she maintains a private practice as a Clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, is a member of the California Psychological Association's MCEP Review Committee, and is a Peer Reviewer for the APA journal, Psychology of Women Quarterly. Her interests include the psychology of women, adult development, and qualitative research.

Zachary Stein received his Bachelor’s from Hampshire College, and his Master’s and Doctorate from Harvard University Graduate School of Education. The co-founder of Lectica, Inc., an organization dedicated to the reform of large scale standardized testing, Zak’s work focuses on social justice and education through the lenses of developmental psychology and integral meta-theories. Zak’s publications have focused on topics in the philosophy of education, neuroscience, developmental psychology, and psychometrics, in such journals as American Psychologist, Journal of Philosophy of Education, Integral Review, and Journal of Integral Theory and Practice. His most recent publication is Social Justice and Educational Measurement: John Rawls, the History of Testing, and the Future of Education (Routledge 2016).

Keith Witt received his Bachelor's and Master's from University of California at Santa Barbara and his Doctorate from The Fielding Institute. He is a licenced psychologist with an active private practice for over 30 years. He is the author of numerous books including Waking Up: Psychotherapy as Art, Spirituality and Science. His specialties include love, sexuality, integral theory, and assertiveness.

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