College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of 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.