Dr Hinton is a professional psychological consultant in private practice, author of several peer reviewed articles, researcher, and professor. He currently teaches in the graduate school of psychology at Capella University. He studied depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute, and received a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Palo Alto CA, and also received a MBA from the Graziadio School of Business and Management Pepperdine University Malibu, California. Sean Hinton has researched extraordinary experience that related to the phenomena of the numinous as well as imaginal realms. Interests include philosophy, consciousness studies, neurobiology, psychedelic research, and writing poetry. He is a volunteer sitter for psychedelic research and a member of MAPS. Sean has presented at SAC (Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness) and Eurotas on studies related to consciousness and numinous experiences.