In the first of a monthly series of special guest Q&As for the Authentic World online community, we’re delighted to have Dr. Keith Witt join us as many of us are reading he latest book on shadow work, Shadow Light: Illuminations at the Edge of Darkness.

During this live event, Dr Keith will answer pre-submitted questions with participants.

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Dr. Keith Witt – Clinical Psychologist, Author, Teacher

Dr. Keith Witt is a Licensed Psychologist, teacher, and author who has lived and worked in Santa Barbara, CA. for over forty years.

Dr. Witt is the founder of The School of Love, at, where he offers his School of Love Lecture Series, blogs, Therapist in the Wild web-series, and Integral Conversations audios and videos on health/love/relationship/sexuality/spirituality/development/psychotherapy related topics.

Keith’s work has explored Integrally Informed Psychotherapy, intimacy, human development, spirituality, and sexuality yielding five books (Integral Mindfulness, Waking Up, Sessions, The Attuned Family, and The Gift of Shame), three TEDx talks, and lectures and classes which he has taught across the U.S. Waking Up and its companion volume, Sessions, are two of the first texts on Integrally Informed Psychotherapy. His popular audio class, Loving Completely, is offered through Integral Life. Keith has conducted over fifty-five thousand therapy sessions, led many groups, and has been a contributor to Integral Life and the Journal of Integral Theory and Practice.

In presentations around the country–including Integral Life’s What’s Next, Integral Theories Conferences, and his ongoing series, The Shrink and the Pundit with Jeff Salzman–Keith has explored love, intra and interpersonal relationships, and development from multiple perspectives, weaving neuroscience, Integral theory, wisdom traditions, and numerous forms of psychotherapy into a coherent cosmology of love and development.