Shared Death Experiences – Raymond Moody, MD, PhD


Dr. Raymond Moody, author, psychiatrist, teacher, and eminent scholar, will bring his 40+ years of working in the field of grief, near-death and shared death experiences, as well as profound spiritual experiences of the dying and their loved ones to this program. Learn to recognize the predictable physical and psychological manifestations of grief and comprehend grief as a complex process with medical, psychological and spiritual implications. Explore common features reported by people who have had near-death and shared death experiences, as well as other profound spiritual experiences and be able to appreciate their clinical implications.

Raymond Moody, MD, PhD, is a globally renowned psychiatrist and best-selling author. He has written 11 books to date, with several more currently in process. His critically acclaimed book Life After Life, sold over 13 million copies world-wide. In this book about near-death experiences, he coined this term and inspired a rapidly growing field of scientific exploration. He is a sought-after speaker, lecturer, facilitator and consultant.

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