David Lipschitz

David Lipschitz, PhD


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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