Sharon G. Mijares SAC Board Member Bio


Sharon G. Mijares, Ph.D., is a graduate of the Union Institute. Her research “Fragmented Self, Archetypal Forces and the Embodied Mind“, focused on trauma and somatic consciousness and is now published under the same name. Sharon is Associate Faculty at National University currently helping to develop the new Integrative Psychology degree program, Core Faculty at the California Institute for Human Science and Adjunct Faculty at Brandman University and has been a visiting professor at the UN University for Peace.  She is the author/editor of six books focused on psychological and spiritual development. Her last book (edited) A Force Such As the World Has Never Known brought women together from around the planet to share their concerns and efforts to better their communities and the world. The second edition of her first edited book, Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World’s Religious Traditions brings experts representing various religious and spiritual traditions together to demonstrate deep transformative practices inherent within spiritual practices. Her own chapters discussed the Nature-based traditions, Goddess and Shamanism. She has earned Shodan rank in Aikido, and has also led workshops to empower women in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Mexico, Scotland, Uganda, United States and Venezuela. She is also a member of the SAC Board. On a personal level she is a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and currently lives in Nevada City, CA.

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