Category: parapsychology

Paranormal Experiences in Psychotherapy with Paul J. Leslie

Published on Feb 19, 2020

Paul J. Leslie, EdD, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Aiken, South Carolina. He is professor of psychology at Aiken College. He is author of The Art of Creating a Magical Session: Key Elements for Transformative Psychotherapy, Low Country Shamanism: An Exploration of the Magical and Healing Practices of the Coastal Carolinas and Georgia, Potential Not Pathology: Helping Your Clients Transform Using Ericksonian Psychotherapy, and Shadows in the Session: The Presence of the Anomalous in Psychotherapy.

Here he describes the difficulty felt by many psychotherapists and their clients in engaging in conversations regarding paranormal experiences. Much of this is due to the fact that such experiences are also considered a symptom of psychosis and may require medication. The problem is pronounced when therapists have their own paranormal experiences within a therapy session. He shares one such extraordinary experience of his own; and reports on accounts presented by other therapists.

(Recorded on December 17, 2019)

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Author and therapist Peter Smith talks about the pioneering work of Michael Newton PhD and his exploration of life between lives. In his work, Peter takes the client to a deep state of hypnosis, and they access an eternal realm where soul goes after a death and before being reborn into a new body. There are lessons and assessment while in this transition point, and the stories that emerge in this process are remarkable.

These healing sessions are accessing the subconscious, yet there are eerie similarities to the UFO contact experience. This interview is an inquiry into the overlap between the spiritual realm of death, and the mysterious events that play out in the presence of the visitors. This is a powerful and life affirming conversation!

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Can you relate? How many of the signs do apply to you?

Maybe you’ve heard the term “empath” for the first time. So, what is an empath? An empath is someone who can sense energy and emotions and absorb them from other people, animals and enviroments into their own bodies. Sometimes they can’t even tell whether an emotion they’re feeling is theirs or someone else’s. The word “empath” comes from “empathy” which means, that empaths are very sensitive and empathetic souls. Some of them are highly sensitive and they’re often introverts.

Are you an empath?

Reincarnation, Part One: The Research of Ian Stevenson, with Walter Semkiw

Published on Dec 18, 2015

Walter Semkiw, MD, is founder and president of the Institute for the Integration of Science, Intuition, and Spirit. He is author of Born Again, Return of the Revolutionaries: The Case for Reincarnation and Soul Groups Reunited, and Origin of the Soul and the Purpose of Reincarnation.

Here he describes the pioneering research of Dr. Ian Stevenson at the University of Virginia who established the discipline of reincarnation research by focusing on investigations of young children who remember past lives. He points out that Stevenson and his colleagues have investigated over 2,500 cases of the reincarnation type. About half of these are considered “solved” in that a prior lifetime was identified based upon information provided by the child. Most of these cases are from countries where reincarnation is an accepted concept. He argues that, from these cases, we can infer how reincarnation works. In many cases, the families associated with the prior personality accept such children as the reincarnations of their deceased loved ones.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in “parapsychology” ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). He serves as dean of transformational psychology at the University of Philosophical Research. He teaches parapsychology for ministers in training with the Centers for Spiritual Living through the Holmes Institute. He has served as vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, and is the recipient of its Pathfinder Award for outstanding contributions to the field of human consciousness. He is also past-president of the non-profit Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to creating a world in which all people are encouraged to cultivate and apply their inner, intuitive abilities.

(Recorded on November 22, 2015)