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An independent forum for a critical discussion of the integral philosophy of Ken Wilber
Publication dates of essays (month/year) can be found under "Essays".
This is a list of individuals, groups, newsgroups on the Net, initiatives in
politics, education, science etc., that are inspired by the work of Ken Wilber,
but have no official relationship to
the Integral Institute. It's purpose is to foster contact between people who
are working in the same field, but are often unaware of eachother's existence.
If you feel you should be on this
list, don't hesitate to
me about your integral initiatives. To avoid spamming practices, the email addresses on the Integral Initiatives page have been rewritten as "-at-" instead of "@". Before you send an email, please undo this change.
Ken Wilber Online
, Wilber section on website of Shambhala, Wilber's main publisher, since
Integral World (formerly known as: The World of Ken Wilber)
, website of Frank Visser (That's where you are now! ;-)
· US based YAHOO! Ken Wilber Discussion Group, since December 1998.
The Wilber Seminar
- temporarily renamed as Peace and War, a Symposium, on lightgate.net, since
· German YAHOO! discussion list about Ken Wilber, since July 2000.
· A YAHOO! forum for discerning discussion of the emerging Integral
since January 2001 (members only)
- A YAHOO! forum for exploring and developing the meanings of integral
· Politics and Spirit Network – an online network
bringing together political and spiritual activity,
inspired by Integral Institute member Rabbi Michael
- London Integral Circle – e-list linked to UK group. (members only)
, undergraduate student in Ecology & Environmental Studies at the University of
Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, cofounder of the Integral Ecology Research Group
at the School of Environmental Studies at UVic,
Brian G. Eddy
, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton
University, Ottawa, Canada. Preparing a thesis on 'An Integral Approach to
Development'. Also a GIS specialist.
, University of British Columbia
, grad student in
Counselling Psychology, writing on counselling, constructivism, integralism.
- Patricia Gordon, Ph.D., John Abbott College, Montreal. Applying AQAL/SDi approach to education, in particular to literature courses. Practicing ITP.
- Olen Gunnlaugson, former educational coordinator of Holma College of Integral Studies (Sweden) Presently pursuing MA in
Transformative Learning at UBC, Vancouver Canada, with Integral Coaching e-business at www.trifosscoaching.org
Personal email: gunnlaugson-at-hotmail.com
, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada: works on an integral
approach to sustainable consumption and waste reduction.
, Calgary, Alberta, Masters thesis on the National Standard of Canada for
Organic Agriculture, using Wilber's model,
, Texas, founder National Values Center, co-author of "Spiral Dynamics",
, Chicago, Integral Awakenings: catalyzing the awakening of individuals and communities to Spirit in self, neighbor, and nature. BillEpperly.com
Thomas G. Goddard
, president Integral Healthcare Solutions, Falls Church, VA,
, writes on integral health care.
John Forman, Seattle,
, Integral Development Associates,
, uses "integrally informed" practices to provide
management consulting (leadership development, cultural change, etc.) for a
number of clients, many of whom are in healthcare.
Global Integral Research
: Advancing the Integral Development of Individuals, Organizations,
Cindy Lou Golin
, PhD student at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in
Palo Alto, California. Writing her dissertation on the application of Spiral
Dynamics Integral to business consulting/organizational development,
Integral Development Associates
: consulting firm
specializing in the application of integral theory and practice
to organizations and markets.
, student at CIIS, San Francisco, author on Wilber and intersubjectivity,
, Exceptional People,
, author of books in progress on Integral thinking/spiral
dynamics, Bruce Kunkel Associates, Strategic Organization Development - Executive Search,
, Colorado Springs, teaches a program called 'the Business of Wellth' that
enables businesses to redefine and operate from integral models of success that
unique to them,
, New York, Adult Services Librarian, Brooklyn Public Library, initiator of
various programs for the integral education of its readers,
, Seattle, working on project about integral aspects of AIDS, inspired by Peter
Duesburgs "Inventing the AIDS virus",
Chief of Staff Integral Institute, clinical psychologist, Bay Area.
, neurologist/mystic, author of essays on Wilber, author of the e-book "Worlds
Coaching Leaders in Business and Life,
Integral Leadership Review,
, Brussels, Belgium/Thailand,
, interested in integral
politics, anti-globalism, networking society.
, Leuven, Belgium,
, student anthropology, interested in integral
anthropology and integral development, thesis in preparation.
, Lembeke, co-founder of "Integral Perspectives Group",
author of "7 Steps to Emotional Intelligence", certified in Spiral Dynamics
and as NLP trainer. Develops a series of initiatives to deploy an integral
vision in Human resources, integrating the four quadrants.
, Mechelen, co-founder Institute for Integral Multidimensional Psychology
, offers courses,
training, workshops from an integral perspective.
, Brussels, editor "Dimensions interieures", a new magazine on the "new world
disorder", based on Spiral Dynamics and Wilber, www.dimensionsinterieures.com,
, Berlin, working on a theory of Integral Arts and especially Integral Music,
, Berlin, coordinator Arbeitskreis Ken Wilber in German language areas,
- ISBerlin (Integral Studies Berlin): offers seminars with integral content (integral basics, spiritual ecumenism, integral business, integral transformation).
All seminars and workshops are positioned in the "integral map" by introducing or extending explanations with
multimedia techniques. http://www.isberlin.de, Johannes Drummer (Analyst) - johannes-at-isberlin.de,
Dr. Andreas Lorenz (Surgeon) - andreas-at-isberlin.de,
Uwe Schramm (Dipl. Designer) - uwe-at-isberlin.de
Leland Johnson & Auguste Waldschmidt
, Oberschöneberg, in the Augsburg Natur Park, Bavaria, founders of the
Integra Centre for the Integral Vision, which offers Study
Courses, Conferences and Workshops based on integral principles, members of the
, Research Fellow of the Department of Human and Economic Geography in
Gothenburg, Sweden, but living in Germany, author of essays on Wilber,
, Nürnberg, psychologist, working on an integral counseling
concept based on the pre/trans fallacy, for people who have left a
, initiator integral foundation Germany,
, Architect, Urban Design M.Sc. Private practice in Greece. Andronopoulou 4,
25100, Egion, Ahaia, Establishing integral initiatives in Greece,
, Haarlem, The Netherland,
, coordinator Wilber groups.
, Praktijk voor Integrale Therapie, Eijsden, The Netherlands,
, coordinator Wilber study
, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, webmaster "The World of ken Wilber" website,
www.worldofkenwilber.com, author of "
Ken Wilber: Thought as Passion
", coordinator European Branch of the Integral Institute,
, Bern, founder of Dynamic5, a prospective European political party active in
Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Germany,
, Integral Transformative Practise, author and speaker, website Arbeitskreis
, Anglia Polytechnic University, runs a counselling degree course which uses
Wilber as the theoretical
base and has an open module, a George
Matthew Kalman – founder of London Integral Circle in 2000. Also founded Politics and Spirit Network. MA diss on transpersonal psychology/deep ecology, matthewkalman-at-yahoo.com
- Mike Kitson, Liverpool, working within the field of management learning and development and bringing together Wilber’s AQAL/IOS model with the Gravesian/Spiral Dynamics spiral added to Complexity and Double Loop Learning to provide a form of sustainable learning and development that is appropriate for the 21st century,
Integral Learning, www.int-learning.com
Moacyr Castellani (firstname.lastname@example.org) – coach, writer, trainer and lecturer. His formation and experience as a psychologist and business administrator allowed him to develop and apply the METACOACHING concept to the traditional coaching methods. In his approach, the Personal and Executive Coaching are re-evaluated by an integral knowledge. The Metacoaching process focus on four strategical pillars to support a meaningful life. These are: Self-actualization, Professional Success, Emotional Intelligence and Financial Intelligence (www.metacoaching.com.br)
, Caracas, co-facilitator Integral Politics branch of the Integral Institute,
, writing a book
on integral social development.
ASIA / PACIFIC
, Perth, Disability Officer, author of essays on Wilber, has an "Integral
Studies Group" meeting monthly in Perth, Western Australia. The group is
at the application of Integral studies to the areas of counselling practice,
the analysis of individual and social forms of power, disability studies, and
an Intergral studies
interpretation of sacred writings.
, Australia, author of essays on Wilber and integral politics, working on a
book on Wilber, Jung and Spiral Dynamics,
Felicity Van Rysbergen
, Phd in English and Cultural Studies at the
University of Melbourne on avant-garde art and technology, science-fiction
and postmodernism and Wilber,
, Foundation Professor of Foresight, Australian Foresight Institute,
Hawthorne, Australia, author of essays on Wilber,
Chris C Stewart
, Melbourne Australia – A communications and management consultant using AQAL. Chris is also
studying at the Australian Foresight Institute, researching and writing on Integral Futures.
, futurist, lecturer and researcher at the Australian Foresight Institute,
Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, undertaking research on
an integral approach to Futures Studies, and using integral approaches to foresight work.
- Norio Suzuki, Tokyo, Integral Japan core member (education), Leads Ken Wilber study group. Partner, Interkannections (Integral Negotiation). Translator: Integral Negotiation materials. Ph.D. from CIIS. Contact: Norio001-at-nifty.com
- Takahashi Keisuke, Tokyo, Integral Japan core member (web presence). First Ken Wilber/Spiral Dynamics web site in Japanese. CG creator for Sony Playstation. Contact: k-taka-at-kitanet.ne.jp (Japanese only).
- Chad Stewart, Nagoya, Integral Japan core member (integrator). Director, Interkannections (Integral Negotiation & Transcultural Assessment). Contact: chad-at-ikan.biz
, started a program for Integral Management that is inspired by the
four-quadrant-eight level perspective of Wilber/Graves, member of the Maximo
T. Kalaw Institute for Sustainable Development (MTKISD),
- Tsutomu (Tom) Yonashiro. Integral Japan core member (translation). Partner, Interkannections (Transcultural Assessment). Translator: Spiral Dynamics integral materials from What Is Enlightenment? (article, DVD). Ph.D. candidate at University of Philippines. Human Resources for IBM. Contact: deepbreathinghp-at-yahoo.co.jp
, Brussels, Belgium/Thailand,
, interested in integral
politics, anti-globalism, networking society, 84, chiangmai-lampang rd, Chiang Mai TH 50300 Thailand.