Dr. Gary Schwartz Ph.D.


Is a Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Surgery at the University of Arizona and Director of its Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health. Gary received his PhD from Harvard in 1971, was an Assistant Professor at Harvard (1971-1976), and was a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Yale University, director of the Yale Psychophysiology Center, and co-Director of the Yale Behavioral Medicine Clinic, before moving to the University of Arizona in 1988. For eleven years he also served as the Corporate Director of Development of Energy Healing at Canyon Ranch. He has published more than 450 scientific papers, including six papers in the journal SCIENCE, co-edited 12 academic books, and is the author of Super Synchronicity (2017), An Atheist in Heaven (2016, with Paul Davids), The Sacred Promise (2011), The Energy Healing Experiments (2007), The G.O.D. Experiments (2006), The Truth about Medium (2005), The Afterlife Experiments (2002), and The Living Energy Universe (1999, with Linda Russek). He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and The Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. In 2017 He co-founded the Academy for the Advancement of Postmaterialist Sciences and served as its first President. His research integrates mind-body medicine, energy healing, and spiritual psychology.