Dr. Jon Klimo is widely considered to be the world’s leading authority on the subject of channeling and author of the definitive work on the topic, Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources (1988, 1998), which has been translated into 8 different languages.
Dr. Klimo has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brown University and a doctorate in psychology. He has been continuously teaching in doctoral programs for the past 38 years, and is currently starting his fourteenth year as a core faculty member, now as Full Professor, in the clinical program at the San Francisco Bay Area campus of The American Schools of Professional Psychology, Argosy University.
Dr. Klimo has chaired some 200 dissertation committees primarily in mainstream psychology and clinical psychology. Some 20 dissertations chaired have been in the areas of parapsychology (e.g., precognition, psychokinesis, and the near-death experience), consciousness studies, and ufology.
He has done research, teaching, public presentations, and publishing in the areas of parapsychology, complementary and alternative medicine, consciousness studies, new paradigm thought and “new science”, ufology/extraterrestriology, metaphysics, the perennial philosophy, and the transpersonal domain. He has also done over 100 conference presentations and has appeared on more than 120 different radio and 20 different television programs.
Jon Klimo, PhD
Having begun his career as a poet and painter, Dr. Klimo was a professor at Rutgers University from 1974-82 as the Founding Director for its large Creative Arts Education Program. As a lifelong multi-disciplinarian, he has also done extensive research, writing, teaching, and presentations in the areas of the arts, creativity, intuition, inspiration, imagination, philosophy and physics.