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Thomas Atum O’Kane, PhD, is the founder and director of the Spiritual Guidance Wisdom School. Atum teaches the Spiritual Guidance Wisdom School core training programs with an inter-faith approach in five countries, along with multiple other courses. His vision of each individual soul having the ability to listen and respond to their particular Call of living an expanded life has been artfully taught as well as absorbed by many.
Atum has a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology and a Masters in Psychological Counseling. Atum is a graduate of the Guild for Spiritual Guidance which focuses on the Christian Mystics, the vision of Teilhard de Chardin and the Depth Psychology of Carl Jung. Atum served as Secretary General and a senior leader in the Sufi Order. He was blessed with long-term mentoring by the Sufi Master Pir Vilayat Khan, Reb. Zalman Schachter, the founder of Jewish Renewal and Spiritual Eldering, along with Frances Vaughan, one of the developers of Transpersonal Psychology. He has lead over 50 pilgrimages to Holy Sites throughout the world.
Thomas Atum O’Kane, PhD, will be hosting The Art of Spiritual Guidance on our Cortes Island Hollyhock Campus, August 23-28, 2021.