Human Potential Movement
The Human Potential Movement (HPM) arose out of the counterculture milieu of the 1960s and formed around the concept of cultivating extraordinary potential that its advocates believed to lie largely u...
The Hunger Project
The Hunger Project (THP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization incorporated in the state of California.The Hunger Project describes itself as an organization committed to the sustainable e...
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Large-group awareness training
Large-group awareness training (LGAT) refers to activities usually offered by groups linked with the human potential movement which claim to increase self-awareness and bring about desirable transform...
I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional
I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional: The Recovery Movement and Other Self-Help Fashions is a non-fiction book about the self-help industry, written by Wendy Kaminer. The book was first published ...
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Gertrude Mongella
Gertrude Ibengwe Mongella (born in 1945) is a Tanzanian politician and the first president of the Pan-African Parliament.
In 1970, President Mongella graduated from the University of East Africa i...
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Earl Babbie
Earl Robert Babbie (born January 8, 1938), is an American sociologist who holds the position of Campbell Professor Emeritus in Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University. He is best known for his book...
Emin (esoteric movement)
The Emin or The Emin Society is an esoteric movement based on the work of Raymond Armin, known to members as "Leo". Originally, The Emin was named The Eminent Way or The Way. The movement arose in the...
Exegesis (group)
Exegesis, an alternative therapy programme, operated in the United Kingdom in the later 1970s and early 1980s. Exegesis was founded by Robert D'Aubigny, a former actor, in 1976 as Infinity Training, o...
Dave Meggyesy
David Michael Meggyesy (born November 1, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a former American football player, author, and union organizer. He played college football at Syracuse University, and was drafted...
Attack therapy
Attack therapy is a controversial type of psychotherapy evolved from ventilation therapy. It involves highly confrontational interaction between the patient and a therapist, or between the patient and...
Specioza Kazibwe
Specioza Naigaga Wandira Kazibwe, is a Ugandan surgeon and politician. She is also referred to as "Nnalongo", because of her twin daughters. She was Vice President of Uganda from 1994 to 2003. She was...
Nathaniel Branden
Nathaniel Branden (April 9, 1930 – December 3, 2014) was a Canadian–American psychotherapist and writer known for his work in the psychology of self-esteem. A former associate and romantic partner of ...
Landmark Education litigation
Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education), or simply Landmark, is a limited liability company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It offers programs in personal development.The current ...
Call of the Shofar
Call of the Shofar is an organization based in Baltimore focusing on personal and relational transformation. Call of the Shofar offers workshops assisting individuals to enhance their personal relatio...
Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness
The Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (or MSIA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit religious corporation, incorporated in California on June 25, 1971. Before incorporation, the group was founded in Califor...
Seize the Day Inc.
Seize the Day Inc. is a conservative motivational business seminar company located in Winchester, Nevada. Motivational speakers have included Laura Bush, Bill O'Reilly, Terry Bradshaw, Ben Stein, Ph...
Joan Holmes
Joan Holmes (born 1935) is an American psychologist. She was the founding president of The Hunger Project, and served as one of 31 members on 'Task Force 2 on Hunger' of the UN Millennium Project of 2...
Landmark Worldwide
Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education), or simply Landmark, is a company offering personal development programs, headquartered in San Francisco.The current company started with the licensing...
Outrageous Betrayal
Outrageous Betrayal: The Dark Journey of Werner Erhard from est to Exile is a non-fiction book written by freelance journalist Steven Pressman and first published in 1993 by St. Martin's Press. The bo...
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Mork Goes Erk
"Mork Goes Erk" is the seventeenth episode of the first season of Mork & Mindy. The episode first premiered on ABC on February 8, 1979. "Mork Goes Erk" was later released on VHS on January 1, 19...
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Werner Erhard (book)
Werner Erhard: The Transformation of a Man, The Founding of est is a biography of Werner Erhard by philosophy professor William Warren Bartley, III. The book was published in 1978 by Clarkson Potter. ...
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James Bugental
James Frederick Thomas Bugental (December 25, 1915 – September 17, 2008) was one of the predominant theorists and advocates of the Existential-Humanistic Therapy movement. He was a therapist, teacher...
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Sheilaism
Sheilaism is a shorthand term for an individual's system of religious belief which co-opts strands of multiple religions chosen by the individual usually without much theological consideration. The te...
Robert Nadeau (aikidoka)
Robert Nadeau (born March 10, 1937) is an American aikido teacher holding the rank of 7th dan and master teacher in the Aikikai.Nadeau began training in martial arts at the age of 16 and began study...
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EST and The Forum in popular culture
Werner Erhard and his self-improvement courses have been referenced in popular culture in various forms of fictional media including literature, film, television and theatre. These courses, known as ...
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Insight Seminars
Insight Seminars is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Santa Monica, California. The first seminar was led in 1978 by founders John-Roger and Russell Bishop under the name Insig...
The Program (novel)
The Program: A Novel is a novel by Gregg Hurwitz, first published in 2004. It has since been released as an Audio CD, an Audio Cassette, and was reprinted in paperback format, in 2005. Hurwitz's pri...
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Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Richard Strozzi-Heckler (born Richard Heckler in 1944) is an American public speaker, author, coach, and consultant on "embodied leadership and mastery."He is the founder and president of Strozzi Inst...
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Metamotivation
Metamotivation is a term coined by Abraham Maslow to describe the motivation of people who are self actualized and striving beyond the scope of their basic needs to reach their full potential. Maslow ...