Ellis Linders, PhD
Student Experience Coordinator
Ellis Linders is both a lecturer and the student experience coordinator for our MSc Programme in Consciousness, Spirituality and Transpersonal Psychology.
Ellis Linders was born in the Netherlands and came to the UK to work as an au pair and stayed. Her first degree is in theatre-studies, after which she worked as a performer, director and teacher, whilst gaining increasing interest in energy medicine and spiritual practice. She has a background in Theosophy and Anthroposophy, the Qabalah of the Western Mystery Tradition, and Psychosynthesis. In 2011 she gained her MSc in Consciousness studies and Transpersonal Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University where she wrote her thesis on the subject of illness as a transpersonal process of consciousness transition. She conducted her doctorate studies at Liverpool John Moores University on the subject of identity and self-agency in contemporary spirituality.
Her particular areas of interest and experience are spiritual emergency, the role of embodiment in spirituality, and the Sacred Feminine. Ellis facilitates facilitates student engagement with all aspects of the programme and oversees all student feedback processes. Ellis’ role is centrally concerned with enabling students to reflect on their learning journey, as well as come together effectively as a learning community. She is module leader of ‘Learning through Integrative Practice’ and ‘Spiritual Psychology’, and tutor on the ‘Transpersonal Psychology’ module.