Resources for Healing Professionals

AFTERLIFE RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS/INSTITUTIONS

IANDS or the International Association of Near-Death Studies is an especially helpful resource for those who have had near-death experiences or practitioners who work with those who have had near-death experiences or other spiritual experiences in which an afterlife was perceived.

The Windbridge Institute conducts research on mediumship and survival of consciousness

University of Virginia: Division of Perceptual Studies conducts research on survival of consciousness including previous lives and near-death experience studies

The Institute of Noetic Sciences “is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individual and collective transformation through consciousness research, transformative learning, and engaging a global community in the realization of our human potential.”

The After-Death Communication Research Foundation is a helpful resource for those who would like to read about or share their own after-death communication experiences. This site also includes ADCs with pets.

AFTERLIFE/SURVIVAL OF CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEOS

Dr. Bruce Greyson: Consciousness Independent of the Brain

Shared Death Experiences: An Analysis of the Characteristics and Implications

Dr. Julie Beischel’s newly published research on mediums

Present! – Scott Taylor: A Shared Near-Death Experience

Texas Near-Death Experiencer Panel 

PSYCHOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY AND THE MIND

Connecting Soul, Spirit, Mind, and Body (2017) by R.D. Foster and J. M. Holden

Varieties of Anomalous Experience: 2nd Edition (2014) Eds: Cardena, Lynn and Krippner. Published by the APA

Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century (2007) Eds: E.F. Kelly and E.W. Kelly

Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and Spirituality (2015) Eds: E.F. Kelly, Crabtree, and Marshall

The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality (2014) Ed: L.J. Miller

SEXUAL ADVOCACY, RESEARCH, AND EDUCATION RESOURCES

AASECT– “The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) is a not-for-profit, interdisciplinary professional organization. In addition to sexuality educators, sexuality counselors and sex therapists, AASECT members include physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, allied health professionals, clergy members, lawyers, sociologists, marriage and family counselors and therapists, family planning specialists and researchers, as well as students in various relevant professional disciplines. These individuals share an interest in promoting understanding of human sexuality and healthy sexual behavior.”

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality-“The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) is dedicated to advancing knowledge of sexuality and communicating scientifically-based sexuality research and scholarship to professionals, policy makers, and the general public. SSSS fosters a worldwide community of diverse professionals committed to a scholarly and scientific approach to acquiring and disseminating accurate knowledge of sexuality.  As a Society, we believe that freedom of inquiry is essential for the promotion of human welfare and the reduction of ignorance and prejudice about sexuality.”

World Association for Sexual Health– “WAS promotes sexual health through the world by developing and supporting sexology and sexual rights for all. Our membership represents thousands of experienced and trainee sexologists from a variety of disciplines.”