The Mind Body Spirit Institute
Areas of impact
The Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute has initiated a specialized Professional Training Program in mind, body and spirit practices specifically geared to those who serve others in marginal communities in a mental health, health care, or spiritual capacity.
Currently funded by a grant from the Rockwell Foundation, this certificate program is presently conducted with staff members from the Houston Area Women’s Center and incorporates Jungian psychological concepts, Tibetan mind-body practices and Western spiritual models. It is led by Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D. Founding Director of The Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute, Sean Fitzpatrick Ph.D., Executive Director of The Jung Center and Dr. Juanita Campbell, Spiritual Director and Pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church Institute.
Alejandro Chaoul, PhD
Huffington Foundation Endowed Director of The Jung Center's Mind Body Spirit Institute
A Buddhist scholar, author, teacher, and educator, Ale holds a PhD in religious studies. He has worked at MD Anderson for 20 years and founded The Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute in 2018.
Sean Fitzpatrick, PhD, LPC
A psychotherapist, author, and educator, Sean holds graduate degrees in religious studies and psychology. He has worked at The Jung Center since 1997. You can read recent letters from the director here.
Juanita Campbell Rasmus
Juanita Campbell Rasmus, is an author, speaker, and contemplative with a passion for coaching people to live their most expansive lives. Read more about her story in her book "Learning to Be: Finding the Center after the Bottom Falls Out."