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Neal Klein

Associate Professor of Psychology

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Dr. Neal Klein, Associate Professor of Psychology, began his search into the nature of consciousness and human potential as an undergraduate psychology major in the 1960s and continued this work in both his masters and doctoral programs. For the past 45 years, he has taught at Lesley University, where he focuses in the areas of Counseling, Holistic Health and Cross-Cultural Psychology. Neal also has more than 30 years of experience counseling both individuals and couples.

Neal holds a BA from Dickinson College and an EdM and EdD from Boston University. His first book, A New Operating Manual For Being Human: A Humanistic/Holistic Perspective On Counseling Psychology and Personal Growth, was published in 2005. His second book, Me Myself and Mindfulness: The Arithmetic of Consciousness, which takes these academic concepts and translates them for parents and their children, was published in 2018. Along with Dr. Jan Wall, also a professor at Lesley University, he was asked to write the chapter entitled "Transforming University Education" in the textbook, Holistic Healing; Theories, Practices, and Social Change, which was published in 2019.

Additional endeavors Dr. Neal Klein has undergone alongside Dr. Jan Wall, also his wife, include taking large groups of students on travel abroad trips to Asia, India, Africa, South and Central America, Bali, and Indonesia.

In 2019, Dr. Neal Klein and Dr. Jan Wall created and executed a conference (Holistic Healing; Theories, Practices, and Social Change) with 40 presenters and 350 attendees.

In 2020, Dr. Neal Klein started a website and YouTube channel (Trance-Ending Times) in order to promote academic psychological concepts, translating them for more people and normalizing those concepts. 

Finally, in 2021, Dr. Neal Klein was accepted on the steering committee for the Association for the Advancement of Psychosynthesis (AAP).

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