Cassandra Vieten is now the President and CEO of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and a scientist at the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Centre Research Institute. Dr. Vieten, is a licensed clinical psychologist, who has been with IONS since 2001. IONS is a non-profit research and educational organization – investigating how human consciousness impacts on all aspects of transformation. They are also involved in educational outreach projects, and through their membership programme they are busy trying to create a global awareness to facilitate positive change through understanding the power of human potential. ‘Noetic’ comes from the Greek word nous, which means ‘intuitive mind’ or ‘inner knowing.’
Cassandra Vieten’s primary interest lies in how psychology, biology, and spirituality interact to affect experience and behaviour. She received her PhD in clinical psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, where her clinical training focused on the integration of Eastern philosophy and spirituality with psychotherapy.
Her research has focused primarily on spirituality and health. She’s also been involved in the development and pilot testing of mindfulness-based approaches as a way of cultivating emotional balance. In addition, her research has involved exploring the experiences and practices involved in psycho-spiritual transformation, with a view to creating a more meaningful, compassionate and service-oriented way of life.
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