"What is called for by our times is a science that seeks to understand the nature of consciousness, not from the outside in, but from the inside out. It is not the world outside us that has created the greatest problems facing civilization, but our own limited consciousness. "
Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, is a social anthropologist, researcher, public speaker, award-winning author of several books, and producer of the feature film Death Makes Life Possible with Deepak Chopra and Petaluma Pictures, which explores the mysteries of life and death.
Marilyn has conducted basic science research on the powers of the mind, including remote viewing, mind over matter, and distant intention and healing. Working with psychologist, William Braud, she developed a methodology for studying distant interactions between living systems (DMILS) that has now been replicated in laboratories around the world. She has engaged in clinical studies of healing, including a NIH study looking at the power of compassionate intention on wound healing in women undergoing reconstructive surgery.
She is Professor of Psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Sofia University; President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, was previously Senior Scientist at the California Pacific Medical Center, and served on the board of the Pacifica Graduate Institute.
As Founder of Stallion Springs Academy, Marilyn develops and conducts life long learning programs on consciousness, healing, personal achievement, mindfulness, and spirituality.
With decades of experience in government, business, and non-profit organizations, Marilyn is a valued leader in the field of consciousness.