Ron Jones, MA, PhD
Dr. Jones is an Ordained Transpersonal Counselor who set up and directed a number of service organizations over his career, that continue to provide community support, including a yoga meditation center in San Jose, California, and the Transpersonal Counseling Center at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California, where he also taught. Other programs include the Suicide and Crisis Service and the 24 hour Emergency Services (co-director of latter), both of Santa Clara County in San Jose, California. He served as a Program Coordinator for nearly 10 years at De Anza College in Cupertino California, where he now resides. Dr. Jones has been on the yoga meditation path for 40 years and has offered Transpersonal Counseling, Jungian oriented dream work, dream seminars, and spiritually oriented weekend workshops over those years. He also taught meditation for 16 years at West Valley College in the San Jose area. Other service includes training members of the Russian and Georgian business communities in mediation techniques as well as helping to developing an environmental impact report for both the Bureau of Reclamation and the California Public Utilities Commission.
Dr. Jones is currently writing a book comparing the experience of the Light of Consciousness in both meditation and near death experiences. He is a member of IANDS and a contributor to the NDE Space network. He is working on a workshop series entitled As The Self. He lives in Cupertino, California with his wife, a Psychotherapist and NDE survivor, and his cat Mika.