Corbett, Lionel

Lionel Corbett, MD received his Medical Degree from
the University of Manchester, England, in 1966; served as a military
physician; and became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in
1974. In the USA, he did fundamental research into the biochemistry of
the brain; began one of the first programs in the psychology of aging;
was a hospital medical director of in-patient psychiatry; trained as a
Jungian analyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago 1978-1986; helped
found a training program for Jungian analysts in Santa Fe, while
carrying on a private practice and teaching psychiatry at the University
of New Mexico. Dr. Corbett has studied various spiritual disciplines
including Christian and Jewish mysticism, Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta, and Yoga and has had a personal meditation practice for 20 years.

He now is a professor of depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Santa Barbara, California. His primary interests are: the religious function of the psyche, especially the way in which personal religious experience is relevant to individual psychology; the development of psychotherapy as a spiritual practice; and the interface of Jungian psychology and contemporary psychoanalytic thought. He is the author of numerous professional papers and four books: Psyche and the Sacred: Spirituality Beyond ReligionThe Religious Function of the PsycheThe Sacred Cauldron: Psychotherapy as a spiritual practice, and most recently The Soul in Anguish: Psychotherapeutic approaches to suffering.


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