Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.Professor, Transpersonal Psychology

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  • Post Doc – Stanford University
  • PhD – Univ of Texas, Austin)
  • MA – Univ of Texas, San Antonio
  • BP – Wayne State University



  • Schlitz, M. (2015). Death Makes Life Possible. Revolutionary Insights on Living, Dying and the Continuation of Consciousness. Sounds True. Boulder, CO.
  • Schlitz, M., C. Vieten, & T. Amorok. (2007) Living Deeply, The Art and Science of Transformation. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger (also published in Spanish and German).
  • Schlitz, M., T. Amorok. with M. Micozzi, Editors. (2005). Consciousness & Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind Body Medicine. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier: Churchill Livingstone.


Research & Training:

My work focuses on the intersection of consciousness, healing and transformation. I have conducted research in laboratories, clinical setting, and in field-based studies making use of qualitative and quantitative methods. I bring my diverse research experience to my courses and interactions with students.

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