Regina U. Hess, PhD, Germany, is a clinical psychologist, transpersonal psychotherapist, researcher, writer and speaker. She is the founder of the Ase World Forum for the investigation of ancient transcultural healing modalities and their integration into modern intervention and research. She specializes in shamanic traditions, spiritual paths, the use of altered states of consciousness for healing, and transcultural research. These interests are reflected in her international publications, which include co-editing and contributing to the forthcoming books Coming Home: The intimacy of consciousness exploration and transpersonal psychotherapy; and Metamorphosis through conscious living: A transpersonal psychology perspective.
Regina is a core member of the International Institute for Consciousness Exploration and Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany, and is faculty at Ubiquity University and other international transpersonal institutes. She is a member of the editorial team at the Integral Transpersonal Journal and the Forum Qualitative Social Research. Regina is on the Board of Directors of the European Transpersonal Association (EUROTAS) and the International Transpersonal Association (ITA) and is a member of the ITA Council. She is co-founder of the Transpersonal Research Network (TRN) and the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research (EDTR). She co-organizes and co-facilitates the annual Transpersonal Research Colloquium (TRC). Regina is a member of the Swiss Medical Society for Psycholytic Therapy (SÄPT).
The International Transpersonal Conference 2017 is a four days global gathering subtitled Beyond Materialism – Towards Wholeness, organized under auspices of Stan Grof offers a programme composed of lectures, discussions and workshops led by the legendary founders of transpersonal psychology, key personalities of contemporary research as well as young and progressive adepts. The event will be a major gathering of academics, scientists, researchers, therapists, artists, sympathizers and others involved and interested in the transpersonal movement and new scientific paradigms.