Thomas Verny: Pushing Boundaries

31m | Aug 30, 2023

David Lorimer's  guest today is  Dr Thomas R. Verny, psychiatrist, academic, writer, poet, blogger (Psychology Today), contributing columnist (The Stratford Times) and podcaster (Pushing Boundaries with Dr. Thomas R Verny). He is the author of eight books, including The Secret Life of the Unborn Child, published in 27 countries and the Embodied Mind, 2021, also available in Spanish, Greek, Russian and Czech, as well as 47 scientific papers. He has previously taught at Harvard University, the University of Toronto, York University (Toronto), St. Mary’s University (Minneapolis) and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute.

Imaginal Inspirations is hosted by David Lorimer, Programme Director of the Scientific and Medical Network and Chair of the Galileo Commission, an academic movement dedicated to expanding the evidence base of a science of consciousness. Imaginal cells are responsible for the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly, which is the Greek symbol for the soul. These cells are dormant in the caterpillar but at a critical point of development they create the new form and structure which becomes the butterfly.


Works and links mentioned:

Jerzy Kosinsky: The Painted Bird

Production: Martin Redfern

Artwork: Amber Haas

Music: Life is a River, by Magnus Moone

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