"To know where you can find anything, that, in short, is the largest part of learning."
Samuel Johnson

Questions? Contact founder and instructor David Lukoff, PhD by email or call (707) 763-3576.



David Lukoff and Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Aikido: A Martial Art With Mindfulness, Somatic, Relational, and Spiritual Benefits for Veterans, ,

David Lukoff, Visionary Spiritual Experience , Southern Medical Journal, Volume 100, Number 6, June 2007

Faggianelli, P. and Lukoff,D., Aikido and Psychotherapy: A Study of Psychotherapists Who Are Aikido Practitioners , Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 38(2), 159-178, 2006

Lukoff, D., Lu, F., and Turner, R. , From spiritual emergency to spiritual problem: The transpersonal roots of the new DSM-IV category , Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 38(2), 21-50, 1998.

David Lukoff, The Psychologist as Mythologist, Journal of Humanistic Psychology,

Chapman, J and Lukoff, D., The Social Safety Net In Recovery From Psychosis: A Therapist's Story , Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 1996

David Lukoff, Spirituality in the Recovery from Persistent Mental Disorders , Southern Medical Journal , 100(6), 2007

David Lukoff and Francis Lu, Cultural Competence Includes Religious and Spiritual Issues in Clinical Practice , Psychiatric Annals, 29(8), 469-472, 1999

David Lukoff, Shamanistic initiatory crisis , Shaman's Drum, 22, 24-29, 1990.

David Lukoff, Robert Zanger, Francis Lu, Psychoactive Substances and Transpersonal States, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology,

Lukoff, D., Wallace, C., Liberman, R., and Burke, K., A holistic health program for chronic schizophrenic patients. , Schizophrenia Bulletin, 12(3):274-282,1986

Turner, R., Lukoff, D., Barnhouse, R., and Lu, F, Religious or Spiritual Problem: A Culturally Sensitive Diagnostic Category in the DSM-IV , Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 183(7), 435-444, 1995

David Lukoff, Transpersonal therapy with a manic-depressive artist , Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 1988

David Lukoff, The diagnosis of mystical experiences with psychotic features , Journal ofTranspersonal Psychology, 17:155-181, 1985.

Lukoff, D. and Everest, H., The myths in mental illness , Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 17:123-153, 1985.