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Kimberly McCann

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Psychology

Degree ProgramPh.D. Psychology

Dr. McCann holds a PhD in psychology with a focus on transpersonal research. She is concerned with self-transcendence, spirituality, and how those phenomena contribute to and/or shape transcendent awareness in the lived experience.

Courses Taught

- Themes and Theories of Psychology


PhD, Capella University

Public Service

Assistant editor / resourcer for Journal of Transpersonal Research, Committee Member

Awards / Honors

Grant Received , , 2018


McCann, K. M. (2018). Mindfulness and self-efficacy in an online doctoral program: Quantitative investigation. Journal of Institutional Research.

McCann, K. M. (2015). Of man’s search for meaning. [Review of the book Man’s Search for Meaning, by Vicktor Frankl].

McCann, K. M. (2016). The role of triggers in inducing hypnotic altered states: Perceptions of transpersonal hypnotherapists. Journal of Transpersonal Research

McCann, K. M. . Triggers and mystical experience: A function of self-transcendence. Study in progress (IRB approval obtained)

McCann, K. M. (2006). Mindfulness based cognitive therapy techniques as effective treatment measures for depressive and anxiety disorders.

McCann, K. M. (2015). Neuropsychology of the unconscious. [Review of the book Neuropsychology of the Unconscious: Integrating Brain and Mind in Psychotherapy].

McCann, K. M. . Perceptions of self-transcendence and mysticism among American Zen Priests: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

McCann, K. M. (2014). Strange New World: History, Hypnosis & Trance.

McCann, K. M. (2014). Five Writers Who Suffered Mental Illnesses and The Impact It Had on Their Art.

McCann, K. M. (2014). [Review of the book, The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic, by Jonathan Rottenberg].


McCann, K. M. (2018). Mystical experience and self-transcendence. Science and Nonduality Conference

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