Robert McGarey, M.A.
Robert McGarey has over twenty-five years of experience in guiding personal growth sessions and presenting workshops for personal and professional development. He is on the board of directors of the National Association for Humanistic Psychology, has been a featured speaker at numerous local and national conferences, and has presented over five hundred workshops. He has extensive experience and training in a variety of psychological techniques that promote physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness.
Both of McGarey’s parents are holistic M.D.’s and have been pioneers in the field for some fifty years. They have authored dozens of books and articles on holistic medicine and are in demand internationally as speakers. Growing up in this atmosphere, McGarey developed a deep appreciation for the importance of nurturing the whole person – mind, body and spirit. His mother, Dr. Gladys McGarey, is generally recognized as the Mother of Holistic Medicine, and she founded the Gladys Taylor McGarey Medical Foundation in 1989.
McGarey graduated from New College of Florida in 1974 with a concentration in “Transpersonal Psychology and Religion.” He received outstanding training in facilitating personal growth groups at Sentheon in his home town of Phoenix, Arizona, from 1975 to 1977. After that, he received an accredited Master of Arts degree in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology from Johnston College in 1978. In 1986 he founded The Human Potential Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization, and has served as its Director since that time.