Journal of the Awareness Field
Rudolph Bauer, Ph.D., Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, A.B.P.P.
Rudolph Bauer, Ph.D. is Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, ABPP and holds Consultant Status in The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is a member of The American Academy of Clinical Psychology. He is currently Director of The Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Center of Washington D.C. as well as Co Director of The Washington Center for Consciousness Studies. Formerly, He was Director of Psychology Training at The University of Maryland School of Medicine and was on the teaching Faculty of Johns Hopkins University. He has completed Post Doctoral work in existential phenomenology at The University of Louvain,Belgium and as well Post Doctoral work in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and Clinical Child Psychology at The Devereux Foundation. He also completed a Predoctoral Psychology internship at Devereux Foundation. He was trained in Gestalt Psychotherapy at The Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Center of La Jolla, California by Erving and Miriam Polster. He also studied Family systems at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center and participated in psychoanalytic seminars at the Philadelphia Association for Psychoanalysis. He has studied for over 30 years with Masters of Dzogchen Tibetan Buddhism, Kashmir Shavism and Daoist Qi Gong. He has over 30 publications in the areas of individual and group psychotherapy, clinical hypnosis, child psychotherapy, psychoanalytic object relations theory as well as experimental studies on time perspective of hope and despair.
Sharon Bauer, MSN
Sharon Bauer, MSN is a psychiatric clinical nurse practioner who is trained and certified in clinical hypnosis, EMDR and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. She is a graduate of The Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Center of San Diego. The program was taught by Erving and Miriam Polster. For the past 30 years, she has been in the private practice of psychotherapy. She is Senior member of The Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Center of Washington, D.C. and Co-Director of The Washington Center for Consciousness Studies. Prior to private practice , she worked extensively in community mental health and taught psychiatric nursing at Villanova University. She is also trained in Reconnection healing. She is particularly interested in the experiencing the oneness of all traditions.
Fifth Sun, Fifth World is the journal of the Laurel Canyon Center for Consciousness Studies, based on the west coast of the United States with a headquarters in the Laurel Canyon neighborhood of Los Angeles. The basis for the center is an investigation into consciousness as it arises out of art, mystic vision, myth archetype and symbol.
Elizabeth Ebaugh, LCSW-C, LICSW
Karen Ferguson, MA, RYT
Erin Johannesen, M.A., M.D.
Mimi M. Malfitano
Carol Marcy, PhD.
Jan Nicholson, Ed.D.
Johann Van Goethe