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Jon Klimo





  • Ph.D. Psychology, Rosebridge Graduate School of Integrative Psychology.
  • M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Brown University.
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Brown University.


With undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brown University and a doctorate in psychology, Dr. Klimo has taught in doctoral programs for the past 34 years, including eight years at Rutgers University, and is currently in his 13th year as core faculty in the clinical psychology program. He has chaired approximately 125 dissertations and served as a reader on as many more. He has written and co-authored several books and published many journal articles. He has appeared on approximately 20 television and 120 radio programs. As a lifelong multi-disciplinarian, he has done extensive research, publishing, teaching, and presentations in the areas of transpersonal psychology, creativity, intuition, imagination, consciousness studies, and new paradigm science.


  • Qualitative Research Methods.
  • Mentoring Student Research.
  • Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology.
  • Consciousness Studies.

Selected Publications

  • Klimo, J., & Heath, P. R. (2010). Handbook to the afterlife. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Klimo, J., & Heath, P.R. (2006). Suicide: What really happens in the afterlife? Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Klimo, J. (2010). Consciousness Studies: Past, Present, and Future. Proceedings of the United States Psychotronics Association Annual Conference. Louisville, KY, July.
  • Klimo, J. (2008). Toward an understanding of "Breatharianism." Journal of spirituality and paranormal studies, 31(2).
  • Klimo, J., (2005). Consciousness engineering and state-specific science. Proceedings of the United States Psychotronics Association annual conference, Columbus, Ohio, July.
  • Trichter, S., & Klimo, J. (2007). Ayauasca and spirituality: Empirical research on experiencing the divine. Journal of psychoactive drugs.
  • Ham, J.T., & Klimo, J. (2001). Fetal awareness of maternal emotional states during pregnancy. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, 15(2), 118-145.


  • Society for Humanistic Psychology (APA, Div. 32) (in process of applying to).
  • Transpersonal Psychology Special Interest Group (APA).
  • Parapsychological Association.
  • United States Psychotronics Association.


  • Invited keynote presentation: The International Conference on After Death Communication (ICADC) April 13-15, Phoenix, AZ.