By: Willow Dea

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

R. Buckminster Fuller

We have as incredible an opportunity as ever to provide universal access to the quality of education that everyone deserves. 

You might have noticed that the education system here in the States has lapsed, and in some states it’s kaputz. It’s also true in many other countries.  My European colleagues decry the state of education in its rigid,...

By: Willow Dea

In order to accurately summarize activity in the field of Integral Education as a whole, one would have to have omniscient capacity beyond my merely human perspective. I welcome your additions to this limited update!

It goes without saying that Sri Aurobindo and the Mother have long sourced the original integral approach to education, which continues to thrive in places like Auroville. From this rich source of practice many schools have ascribed their pedagogy to integral education.


By: Willow Dea

Let’s keep it real. We’re at the beginning of a long, beautiful run. We’re just opening a wider span of inquiry and methodology into the application of an incredibly promising set of practices, principles using an integral frame of reference. Hundreds of educators spanning the globe have re-oriented their daily teaching practices to include an integral sensibility, and in that we can take heart. Real work on the ground has begun, and it’s just the beginning.


Let’s take it in stride. We’ll stop for water and come together to celebrate our successes… and eventually, we’ll...

By: Willow Dea

I hope that you find yourself at home here. My wish is to offer you a hot cup of tea and a comfortable place to rest. If it were up to me, we’d be sitting on big comfy couches, chatting about the most interesting morsels of your current inquiry in life – be that about your heart, mind or teaching practice. I would offer you cream and honey. You would tell me what’s working, and what you’re up against. We would sort it out, and you would leave feeling glad to have visited for the afternoon. You might meet a friend here, and dive into the places you yearn to explore in your workaday life,...

By: Mark Forman

The Case of Annie: A Case Study in Integral Psychotherapy
by Mark D. Forman, Ph.D., Director, Integral Psychotherapy Center


Annie was a 21-year-old heterosexual, Chinese-American female who was referred to therapy with heroin addiction. She had been using the drug increasingly for about one year. She came after a one month stay in an inpatient recovery program, which her parents had insisted that she attend in return for financial support... To read more...