Project Description

Dr ROBERT BOYLE

POSITION
Senior Lecturer, Transpersonal Art Therapy

QUALIFICATIONS
Doctorate of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) Social Ecology
Dip of Transpersonal Art Therapy
Dip of Shamanic Practice
Cert IV in T&A
Adv Cert in Psychodrama
Adv Cert in Gestalt Therapy

“It is an incredible opportunity to do meaningful work that impacts people’s lives and ultimately uplifts and deepens societal and cultural consciousness.”

THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT ROBERT
His favourite philosopher is Bill Plotkin – an innovative thinker and inspiring role model.
Robert believes in embracing life with vigour and creative sacredness.
The song Imagine by John Lennon most represents him.

Robert has been teaching, tutoring and facilitating groups for over 28 years and has been on the Transpersonal faculty since 2007. Aside from his academic accomplishments his training includes Shamanic studies in Australia, New Zealand, Peru and the US. He is a sweat lodge leader and co-leads VisionQuests. His training in experiential therapy includes Gestalt, Psychodrama and Rebirthing/breathwork. He is currently furthering his studies of Mythopoeic identity with the Animas Valley Institute.

ROBERT’S STORY
Robert felt that in these globally troubled times he wanted to make a difference, that the world needed infinitely more imagination and creativity. With a desire to be part of the solution, Robert was motivated intellectually and spiritually by the objectives of Transpersonal Art Therapy and continues to be inspired in his teaching by the possibility of offering meaningful contribution to our current and future generations.

ROBERT’S FAVOURITE QUOTE
“Where you fall and touch the earth is where you will find your gold.”

ROBERT’S GUIDING PRINCIPLE
Life is not problems to be solved, it is a mystery to engage with.