Dr. Klein began his search into the nature of consciousness and human potential as an undergraduate psychology major in the 1960's and continued this work in both his masters and doctoral programs.
Professional Title: Associate Professor of Psychology
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Counseling, Holistic Health and Cross-Cultural Psychology, Holistic Psychology
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Swing Dance, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Introduction to Counseling
Education: BA, Dickinson College; EdM, EdD, Boston University
Dr. Neal Klein, Associate Professor of Psychology, is the Coordinator of the Counseling major and the Holistic Psychology major. Neal began his search into the nature of consciousness and human potential as an undergraduate psychology major in the 1960's and continued this work in both his masters and doctoral programs. For the past 32 years he has taught at Lesley University where he focuses in the areas of Counseling, Holistic Health and Cross-Cultural Psychology. His book A New Operating Manual For Being Human: A Humanistic/Holistic Perspective On Counseling Psychology and Personal Growth was published in 2005. Combined projects with his wife, Jan Wall, include organizing cross-cultural adventures in order to have students (along with their family and friends) further their understanding of how different cultures/tribes/indigenous peoples live in their natural settings ,and co-directing the Foundation for Ubiquitous Nonsense (FUN), whose mission is to help people "lighten up", connect with their inner sense of excitement/aliveness regarding how they want to work and live their lives, and promote social healing. FUN offers regional and national workshops. In addition, Neal has over 25 years experience counseling both individuals and couples, as well as being the owner of Dancing Feats Swing and Ballroom dance studio.
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