Marie Grace Brook, LCSW, ACMHP
Marie Grace Brook, LCSW, ACMHP is a spiritual director, psychotherapist, and doctoral student at Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology). She considers herself fortunate to be a member of ACISTE and to serve as a board member to help the organization in its important work. She has had several life-changing STEs, and is devoted to helping others with similar challenges. She has graduate degrees in social work from Denver University, and in spiritual direction from Fordham University, as well as certifications from the Rolf Institute and Upledger Institute. She conducted a private practice and created a school in healing arts in Durango, Colorado, then later worked as a hospice social worker. She served as an adjunct professor at the graduate schools of social work in Denver University, CO and Highlands University, NM. Her papers have been published in NASW’s Children & Schools, SDI’s Presence, and ITA’s International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. She is presently researching integration of spiritually transformative experiences through a national survey and conducting cross-cultural fieldwork in Asia and South America. She carries on a private practice in spiritual direction and psychotherapy in Santa Cruz, CA.