Regina U. Hess, PhD, is a nurse, clinical psychologist, integrative Gestalt and transpersonal psychotherapist, supervisor, and researcher. She holds a joint PhD in transpersonal transcultural psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, California, USA, and the Center for Qualitative Research and Performative Sciences, Bournemouth University, UK. She has authored various international journal articles and book chapters, and co-edited books. Regina is the founder/director of the “Ase World Forum – Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science”, which investigates ancient transcultural healing modalities and promotes their integration into modern interventions, research, and education.
She is faculty at international educational institutes (India, China, USA, Europe) and is in the core team of the International Institute for Consciousness Exploration and Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany. Regina is a speaker at international conferences. Her other positions include membership in the Board of Directors of the European Transpersonal Association and the International Transpersonal Association. She is co-founder of the EUROTAS Division for Transpersonal Research and of the Transpersonal Research Network. She co-organizes/co-facilitates annual global Transpersonal Symposia and Conferences, and the biennale Transpersonal Research Colloquium. She is a member of the Swiss Medical Society for Psycholytic Therapy. Regina is co-founder and lead of the of the ‘Amsterdam Office, NL, and head of the ‘Transpersonal Practice and Research Section’, of the MIND European Foundation for Psychedelic Science, Berlin, Germany.