David Lipschitz

David Lipschitz, PhD

Lecturer

David Lipschitz graduated from the global PhD programme at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sofia University), where his research adopted a case study approach to explore extraordinary experiences of forgiveness.

He is currently part of Rosemarie Anderson’s post-doctoral research programme, and is conducting an Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis into how High Net Work Families consciously parent their children to instill values of compassion and practices of generosity.

David is part-time faculty at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria, where he supervises PhD and MBA research and teaches qualitative research methodology on the doctoral studies programme, and applied personal transformation, an elective that examines transpersonal development as applied to leadership.

David heads up research for the Institute of Mindfulness in South Africa. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, working primarily with couples and adults. He is a consultant both locally and globally with a special focus on the broad areas of Change Management and Leadership development. He has also developed a particular interest in consulting to family businesses.

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Year 1
Orientation
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
7501ALEFTP Approaches to Consciousness (20 Credits)
7502ALEFTP Spiritual Psychology (20 Credits)
Year 2
7504ALEFTP Transpersonal psychology (20 Credits)
7506ALEFTP Research Design (20 Credits)
7505ALEFTP Applied Transformative Psychology (20 Credits)
Year 3
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
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Visual Map of the MSc PROGRAMME

Orientation
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
7501ALEFTP Approaches to Consciousness (20 Credits)
7502ALEFTP Spiritual Psychology (20 Credits)
+ Two Specialist Options
7504ALEFTP Transpersonal psychology (20 Credits)
7506ALEFTP Research Design (20 Credits)
7505ALEFTP Applied Transformative Psychology (20 Credits) + Two Specialist Options
7500ALEFTP Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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