Tobin Hart

Education : Ph.D. in counseling psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst M.Ed. in counseling and development at St. Lawrence U
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" When we fail to harmonize and integrate, living systems, from individuals to families and countries, tend to move toward either chaos or rigidity. " 

" “the holy work of children” that helps them “find and define themselves.”  "

Books by the Master

" The Secret Spiritual World of Children " ... " From the Information to Transformation : Education for the Evolution of Consciousness " ... " Transpersonal Knowing: Exploring the horizon of consciousness " ... " The Four Virtues: Presence, Heart, Wisdom, Creation " ... " Integrative Mind: Transformative Education for a World on Fire "


Tobin Hart is  a university professor, author, psychologist, and consultant. He is founder and chairman of the Board of Directors of " Child Spirit Institute ", a non-profit educational and research hub dedicated to understanding and nurturing the spiritual world of CHILDREN. He has spent more than thirty years as a researcher and ally helping students, clients, and patients integrate their psychological and spiritual lives. He serves as professor of psychology at the University of West Georgia, as well as co-founder and president of the Child Spirit Institute, a non-profit educational and research hub exploring the spirituality of children and adults. He has interviewed with Oprah, local and national television, radio, and print media in North America. He is sought out as an expert resource and keynote on children, spirituality, psychology, and education. He serves on various advisory boards, think-tanks, and organizations

Tobin currently serves as associate professor of psychology at the State University of West Georgia. His teaching and research centres on the activity of knowing and examines consciousness, spirituality, psychotherapy, and transformative education. Tobin has served as a director of a school for gifted adolescents, a director of counseling, an academic dean, clinical supervisor, a therapist for families, adults and CHILDREN, and as a consultant for a variety of organizations. 

Tobin appreciates interdisciplinary approaches, for example, blending literature and psychology. He brings a spiritual, psychological, and social contextual lens to his teaching. At the graduate level Tobin offers courses in Transpersonal Psychology, Mind-Body, Human Development, Individual and Family Therapy, Post-Modern approaches to therapy, a supervised practicum experience in group dynamics and teaching, as well as individualized independent study.