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.
- Themes and Theories of Psychology
PhD, Capella University
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