Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Ph.D.

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Ph.D.Professor, Bachelor's Completion

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  • Ph.D. – Sofia University
  • MIM/MBA – Thunderbird University
  • B.A. History – Providence College
  • B.A. Modern Languages – Providence College


Licensures & Certifications:

  • CMCH – Master Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Complementary and Alternative (CAM) health practitioner
  • Focusing – Focusing Institute
  • Mindfulness – MBSR
  • Compassion – CCARE Stanford
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology – IPNB
  • Geomancy – Hagia Chora, Germany
  • Earth Sciences – Shamanic Studies



  • (Weyers) Lucci, D. (2020). Virtual Reality as a Tool for Mental Health and Conscious Living and Death: Immersive Contemplative Approaches to Existential Anxieties: In McCallum K., Morie J.F, Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media. IGI Publishing. (pp. 430-452)
  • Transformative Technology, Meditation, and Quality of Life. September 9th. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/transformative-technology-meditation-and-quality-of_b_5a0536bfe4b0f1dc729a6a00
    Lucci D. (2017). Solutions in Virtual Reality for Dementia and Alzheimer’s. September 1st. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/solutions-in-virtual-reality-for-dementia-and-alzheimers_b_59a9c841e4b0d0c16bb524f5


Research & Training:

Integrative Psychology, Transpersonal and Contemplative research and education, Existential anxieties, Phenomenology, Oncological Psychology, Transcultural and cross-cultural research and facilitation, immersive transformative experiences both digital and non-digital, Media Psychology. Research and development of innovative communication methodologies for the improvement of wellbeing and quality of life. Mixed methods, organic research methodology, mysticism, esotericism, depth psychology.

More faculty members:

Steven J. Gold, Ph.D.Program Chair, Bachelor's Completion

Scott Underwood, M.A.Professor, Bachelor's Completion

Jennifer M. Crane, LMFTClinical Director, MA of Counseling Psychology

Michelle M. Daly, LPCProfessor, MA of Counseling Psychology

Tracy Tuten, Ph.D.Professor, Business Administration

Jeng-Dau James Wu, DBAProfessor, Business Administration

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