Brendan Engen, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist based in Waycross, Georgia. He is co-author with Jeffrey Mishlove of a 2007 paper, published in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, titled “Archetypal Synchronistic Resonance: A New Theory of Paranormal Experience”.
In this video from 2016, he notes that, from a psychological perspective, it is useful to have a theory of paranormal experience that is neither rigidly skeptical nor devoutly religious. This theory, tied to Jungian depth psychology, also avoids the theoretical baggage associated with an information transmission model such as extrasensory perception. Basic terms are defined. Engen and Mishlove then describe a series of unusual events that brought them together – starting with the identification, by a trance channel, that they had known each other in a previous incarnation in ancient Rome.
New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He teaches parapsychology for ministers in training with the Centers for Spiritual Living through the Holmes Institute. He is also past-president of the non-profit Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to creating a world in which all people are encouraged to cultivate and apply their inner, intuitive abilities.
(Recorded on February 20, 2016)
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