Dr. Ian Wickramasekera has a lifelong fascination with topics such as Affective Neuroscience, Biofeedback, Bon-Buddhism, Empathy, Hypnosis, Lucid Dreaming, Mind/Body Medicine, and Transpersonal Psychology. His research into these areas has won him a number of awards such as the Clark L. Hull Award for Scientific Excellence in Hypnosis and the Milton H. Erickson Award for Scientific Excellence in Clinical Hypnosis from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Dr. Ian also won the Distinguished Early Career Contributions to Hypnosis award from the American Psychological Association as well as from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He was confirmed to be a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in 2018 by the Fellows Committee of APA. Less than 5% of psychologists hold this honor for outstanding and unusual contributions to the science and practice of psychology and even fewer of them are people of color. Dr. Ian enjoys biking, hiking, making music, meditating, and running when he isn’t at work and/or reading an obscure tome of ancient lore.
Here are my two current favorite articles that I’ve written:
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Research papers can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ian_Wickramasekera2
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