Michael Mayer

Michael Mayer, PhD, psychologist in private practice and qigong/tai chi teacher, pioneered the integration of qigong and psychotherapy. He was the first person in the United States to train doctoral psychology students in these methods. Michael cofounded the transpersonal psychology program at John F. Kennedy University, and also cofounded a multidisciplinary medical clinic. The World Institute for Self-Healing gave him an award for outstanding research and contribution to the advancement of mind-body medicine. He is a fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Michael authored 20 publications on mind-body healing, including the book Energy Psychology.