Robert Caplan, MSW, studied and trained in secular psychotherapy, pastoral counseling and hospice service and has taught at all levels from kindergarten through college. He was a communications trainer for a national company, working with parents, teachers, clergy, therapists, law enforcement personnel and executives in the United States and Canada. Robert has also owned and managed several businesses.
From 1992 to 1996, Robert taught Adult Development in the Transpersonal Counseling psychology program at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. He served for 14 years as a volunteer chaplain at the Boulder Community Hospital.
Robert’s mission is sharing his life’s story as an inspirational speaker and seminar leader, presenting programs that enhance personal creativity through social, psychological and spiritual awareness. He offers personal consulting to individuals who seek guidance, understanding and acceptance of near death experiences (NDE) and other life transition challenges, including individual and small group support for returning veterans.
Robert holds a BS in Science Education and Masters in Social Work, both from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He practiced psychotherapy for ten years before moving to Colorado in 1977. He had been a member of IANDS (International Association for Near Death Studies for 30 years.
A father, stepfather and grandfather, Robert lives in Boulder, Colorado