Mark Forman

Executive Director

Mark D. Forman, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and is the co-founder and lead organizer of the Integral Theory Conference--the world's largest academic conference devoted to the subject of Integral Theory and its application. Mark is a leading educator in Integral Theory, and is an Assistant Professor in John F. Kennedy University's Department of Integral Studies.

Clinically, Mark has worked with families, adolescents, adults, and couples for the past decade in the Bay Area and is one of the central figures in the emerging field of Integral Psychotherapy. His text – A Guide to Integral Psychotherapy: Complexity, Integration, and Spirituality in Practice – was published in 2010 by SUNY Press. Mark is also currently co-editing the first ever text on Integral Diversity along with Toni Gregory and Michael Raffanti. It is entitled An Integral Approach to Diversity Dynamics: Exploring the Maturation of Diversity Theory and Practice and will be published in 2013.

Mark is a long-term practitioner of both yoga and mediation, having studied intensively under several prominent teachers, including Joe Sousa and Kenneth Folk. He is currently in private practice in San Jose, CA ( and is the Clinical Director of Life Design Centre (