Dr. Laurel Clark is President Emeritus of the School of Metaphysics, a 501(c)(3) educational and service organization headquartered in Windyville, MO, USA. She has been teaching courses in Applied Metaphysics since 1979. A certified psi counselor and ordained minister in the Interfaith Church of Metaphysics, Dr. Clark is the author of the books Intuitive Dreaming, The Law of Attraction and Other Secrets of Visualization, Dharma: Finding Your Soul’s Purpose, Karmic Healing, Vital Ingredient: Healing for a Higher Purpose, Concentration, and Shaping Your Life: The Power of Creative Imagery. She is co-author and editor of Interpreting Dreams for Self Discovery and a contributor to the books Lucid Dreaming, Uncommon Knowledge, How to Raise an Indigo Child, Total Recall and Power of Structure. She is a contributor on “Dream Incubation” to the Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams, edited and compiled by Drs. Deirdre Barrett and Patrick McNamara and has a chapter in the book Weaving Dreams in the Classroom, ed. by Drs. Curtiss Hoffmann and Jacquie Lewis. She is also a “dreamworker” on the new Dreams Cloud website.
Doctorate in Metaphysics, College of Metaphysics, Windyville, MO, 1994
Doctorate of Divinity, School of Metaphysics, 1992
Certified Psi Counselor, School of Metaphysics, 1990
Qui Docet Discit (Master’s), School of Metaphysics, 1986
Respondere (Bachelor’s), School of Metaphysics, 1979
B.A. in Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1978, Phi Beta Kappa
2012 – Present, Member Board of Governors School Of Metaphsysics
2006 – 2012, President, School of Metaphysics
The School of Metaphysics is a 501(c)(3) educational and service organization with 16 branches in 10 states and World Headquarters in Missouri. Dr. Clark is a liaison with people around the world who are served by the SOM.
1979 – present Instructor, School of Metaphysics
Dr. Clark has taught applied metaphysics courses for over two decades and has also taught healing and yoga classes. She currently instructs advanced metaphysics students and teaches teachers. The School of Metaphysics ideal is to aid any individual to become a Whole, Functioning Self. The coursework is a step-by-step practice of mental and spiritual discipline, teaching essential life skills such as self respect, undivided attention, concentration, memory, listening, imagination, reasoning, breath work, and intuition. Classes include instruction in visualizatrion, goal-setting, time management, dream interpretation, Holy Scripture interpretation, meditation, prayer, creativity, spiritual awareness, forming ideals and purposes, relaxation, re-energizing mind and body, controlling life force energies, telepathy, clairvoyance, chakras, inner level dream work, causing enlightened change. Dr. Clark has also taught continuing education classes through many universities and community colleges.
1984 – 1994 and 2002 – present Regional Director, School of Metaphysics
Dr. Clark teaches teachers and directors in School of Metaphysics centers in four cities. She supervises the opening of new branches, teaches ongoing teacher certification seminars, provides guidance and leadership training to instructors, and offers hands-on experiential training in creativity, self respect, and spiritual development.
1992 – present Ordained Minister, Interfaith Church of Metaphysics
The Interfaith Church of Metaphysics embraces the origin of all religions through understanding, teaching, and preaching Universal Law and Truth. Reverend Clark offers sermons, spiritual counseling, and officiates at marriages and other spiritual rites of passage.
1989 – present Psi Counselor
Psi counseling is intuitive counseling that uses the whole mind, designed to aid a client discover the original causal attitudes and develop creative solutions. Psi counseling is an excellent tool for those who want to discover their vocation of destiny or a higher level of fulfillment in life.
1996 – present, Mentor, Spiritual Focus Weekends
In her capacity as a minister, counselor, and teacher, Dr. Clark mentors intensive weekend sessions for spiritual transformation and renewal on the College of Metaphysics campus. These include guided meditations, instruction, and directed spiritual disciplines. Participants come from all over the world to attend.
1990 – 2001 Senior Editor, Thresholds Quarterly
Thresholds Quarterly is an educational, inspirational, spiritual and metaphysical journal that is distributed worldwide. Dr. Clark solicits and edits articles and frequently interviews prominent people for features in the journal. Some notable examples of people she has interviewed are the Dalai Lama, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Norman Shealy, and Raymond Moody.
1983 – present Intuitive Reporter
Dr. Clark serves in partnership with a conductor to provide knowledge from the inner levels of consciousness: Intuitive Health Analyses and Past Life Profiles.
1988 – 1998 Vice President, School of Metaphysics
Dr. Clark was the Vice President of the Board of Directors and supervised teachers and directors. Responsible for upholding the service ideals of the organization and making educational policy decisions. Has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1982 and was Secretary from 1990 through 2001.
Lectures and Presentations given by Dr. Laurel Clark
Following are some examples of presentations Dr. Clark has given to groups and organizations:
“Intuitive Dreaming” lecture tour on the book Intuitive Dreaming by Dr. Clark’s book in 16 cities.
International Association for the Study of Dreams annual conference: “Did you have too much to dream last night?” and “Dreamers Who Change the World: the effect of meditation on dreams,” Berkeley, CA, 2012. PsiberDreaming Conference: “The Changing Face of the Media: Dreams in the Public Eye.”
“Dream Insights, Intuitions and Inventions,” Sulzer Library, Chicago, IL, 2011; Chicago West Public Library, West Chicago, IL.
International Association for the Study of Dreams conference: “Day Residue: Should We Pay Attention?” and “The Voice-Over Dream,” Rolduc, the Netherlands, 2011 PsiberDreaming Conference: “Dream Incubation.”
International Association for the Study of Dreams international conference, Asheville, NC: “Beyond Edgar Cayce: Dream ‘Prescriptions’ from the Akashic Records”; “That Recurring Dream House and the Door to Lucidity,” 2010.
International Association for the Study of Dreams international conference, Chicago, IL, 2009: “Intuitive Dreaming,” and “Visualization as a Tool for Dream Incubation.”
International Association for the Study of Dreams PsiberDreaming conference, 2010: “That Recurring House Dream,” 2009: “Friends, Strangers, Soul Mates and Other Dream Characters.” 2008: “Intuitive Dreaming.”
National Association of Social Workers, Indianapolis, Indiana: “Mind Mapping as a Tool for Unlocking the Mind’s Potential.” State Conference, 2011.
“The Power of Personal Connection,” seminar on communication and relationship-building, Louisville, KY; Columbia, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, MO; Palatine, IL, Naperville, IL, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
Women’s Health Empowerment Telesummit: “Spiritual Healing,” 2011.
IBM “Superwomen’s Group,” International Teleconference: “The Law of Attraction and Other Secrets of Visualization, 2010.”
WIN University Powerteam International, “Three Keys to Success,” Chicago, IL, 2010.
National Association of Social Workers State Conferences in Missouri and Indiana: “Mind Mapping for Developing the Mind’s Potential,” 2011; “Visualization as a Tool for Causing Change,” 2010; “One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words,” Workshop on Communication, 2009 and 2008
“The Power of Personal Connection,” seminar on relationships and communication, Chicago, IL; Columbia, St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield, MO, 2009 and 2010
International Association for the Study of Dreams, International Conference, Asheville, NC: “Beyond Edgar Cayce: Dream Prescriptions,” “In My Father’s House are Many Mansions”, 2010; Chicago, Illinois: “Visualization as a Tool for Dream Incubation” and “Intuitive Dreaming,” 2009
Lecture & book signing, “The Law of Attraction,” Malaprops Bookstore, Asheville, NC, 2010
Greater St. Louis Hospice Assn. Annual Volunteer Symposium: “The Power of Presence, St. Louis, 2009
Unity Hospice, Collinsville, IL: “What Happens When We Die?”; “Understanding Dreams to Aid Those in Transition,” “Concentration and Stillness for Healing,” 2008
National Lecture Tour: “The Law of Attraction and Other Secrets of Visualization,” Chicago, Naperville and Urbana, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Kansas City, MO; Des Moines, IA; St. Louis, MO; Springfield, MO; Oklahoma and Tulsa, OK; Dallas, TX; Cincinnati, OH, Louisville, KY, Fayetteville, AR., 2008
National Lecture Tour: “The Universal Language of Dreams,” University of Illinois/Chicago; St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield, MO; Louisville, KY; Indianapolis, IN; Champaign and Bolingbrook, IL; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, OK; Center for Spiritual Living, Dallas, TX; Des Moines, IA, 2008
Hilton Airport Hotel, St. Louis, MO: “One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words,” workshop on communication for managers, 2008
Rainmaker Summit, Barrington, Illinois (in conjunction with WIN University): “How to Have Even More Balance in Your Life.” 2008
International Association for the Study of Dreams annual conference, Montreal, Canada, “The Moon’s Effect on Dreams,” 2008
International Association for the Study of Dreams, psiberdreaming conference, “Intuitive Dreaming,” 2008
Cox Communications, Oklahoma City, OK: “Positive Thinking,” 2008
“Becoming a Peacemaker,” 19th Annual T.E.A.M. Conference, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, 2008
Morningstar Spiritual Center, Norman, OK: “The Law of Attraction,” 2008
UHY Advisors, St. Louis, MO, “How to Have More Time in Your Day,” 2008
Powers of Ten Seminar, University of Indiana (Bloomington), Rockhurst University (Kansas City), Harper College (Palatine, IL), 2008; St. Louis University (9.25 CEU’s approved by NASW-Missouri), College of DuPage (Chicago, IL), 2007; and Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY), 2006.
Clare Clinic, Urbana, Illinois: “Concentration: Decluttering Your Mind,” 2008.
Powerteam International, Rainmaker Summit, Barrington Hills, IL: “How to Bring Even More Balance Into Your Life,” 2008
Professional Women’s Alliance, St. Louis, MO, “Listening with the Heart,” 2007
Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Louisville, Kentucky, “Essential Life Skills for Success,” 2007
International Association of Administration Professionals, Louisville, Kentucky, “Life Skills for Success,” 2007
Eli Lilly National Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Essential Life Skills,” 2007
Eli Lilly Home Office, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Coordinating Home, Work and Play: Essential Life Skills for Relaxation and Productivity,” 2006
Borshoff Johnson Matthews, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Decluttering Your Mind: The Art of Concentration,” 2006
L. Krupp Construction Company, St. Louis, Missouri, “Communication Essential for Supervisors,” 2006
Semonin Realtors, Louisville, Kentucky, “A New Paradigm for Communication and Better Listening,” 2006
Blairwood Country Club, Louisville, Kentucky, “The Only Diet that Works: LIFE (Love, Imagination, Forgiveness, Energy),” 2006
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