Ellis Linders


Ellis Linders is both a lecturer and the community 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.

Her particular areas of interest and experience are spiritual emergency, the role of embodiment in spirituality, and the Sacred Feminine.  She is currently doing her doctorate studies at Liverpool John Moores University on the subject of identity and self-agency in contemporary spirituality.  Ellis functions as community-coordinator for our postgraduate programmes, meaning that she ensures that all students are comfortable with the online facilities we’re using, and feel part of a community of ‘real’ people.  She is a tutor on modules: ‘Learning through Integral Practice’ and ‘Contemporary Spirituality’.