Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center#

Leaders in Transpersonal Training


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  • Next Clinical Meditation and Imagery Certificate Training,  Six Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,  9/12/20, 10/10/20, 11/14/20, 12/5/20, 1/9/21, 2/6/21, Huntington, Long Island NY 
  • Next Psychosynthesis Psychology.  TBA.
  • Online Transpersonal Nurse Coaching.  Ongoing.

The Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center, founded in 1980, is an international training group based in Huntington, Long Island, New York.  In addition to our clinical work with patients and clients in the metropolitan New York area, we have trained professionals throughout the United States and in Montreal, Toronto, Florence, Amsterdam, Cologne, Munich and Stockholm.

We are dedicated to bringing transpersonal understanding and the transpersonal skills of meditation, imagery, energy practices and psychosynthesis into the health and helping professions.

Meaning beyond the personality, transpersonal refers to the deeper qualities in human nature – inner peace, inner wisdom, life purpose and oneness.  Often thought of in spiritual or religious terms, these qualities objectively exist in each person without exception regardless of belief or background.  By knowing how to awaken these qualities in your patients, clients, students, employees, congregants and others who come to you for help, you bring an added healing dimension to your work.  Each of our faculty has 40 years of professional clinical experience to enhance your studies with us.           

Our typical student is a nurse, physician, psychiatrist, counselor, social worker, psychologist, educator, coach, clergy and others who are seekers intuitively drawn to topics such as meditation, spirituality, energy, healing, human potentials.  The beauty of our transpersonal study together is that you first learn it by experiencing it for yourself.  The consistent feedback we get is that our students enjoy the blend of professional and personal growth.  Our students go on to work as transpersonal nurse coaches, transpersonal psychiatrists, transpersonal teachers and other transpersonal-based roles.  

Our training programs are Clinical Meditation and Imagery, Transpersonal Development, Psychosynthesis Psychology and Online Transpersonal Nurse Coaching.  

Please contact Dr. Richard Schaub at for more details.

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From shamanism to Olympic athlete training to the most current mind-body medicine, the power of meditation and imagery has been utilized around the world.

Enjoy the Benefits

The ability of western science to measure positive physiological changes due to meditation has increased its acceptance into the mainstream of health care. It is established that meditation (and/or imagery) causes at least 20 positive changes.

Increases deep rest in the body
Lowers blood pressure
Reduces general anxiety
Reduces fight/flight reactivity
Reduces insomnia
Reduces pain
Increases mental focus and concentration
Increases memory
Reduces negative states such as worry and obsession
Increases calm centeredness
Accesses guiding inner wisdom
Increases clarity of meaning and purpose
Increases access to creative thinking
Accesses states of pure consciousness
Reduces self-centered separation
Increases oneness with all of life

Training Programs

Clinical Meditation and Imagery
Certificate Program

Clinical Meditation and Imagery (CMI)
Certificate Program

  • Next group:  Huntington, Long Island, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 9/12/20, 10/10/20, 11/14/20, 12/5/20, 1/9/21, 2/6/21.  

Tuition: $1,795.  Early Bird Special: $1650.  if paid by July 1, 2020.  Check only, payable to HMIC, 2 Murray Court, Huntington NY 11743.

45 Continuing Counselor Education Credits, NYMHCA and NBCC.

50 Continuing Nursing Education units, AHNA.

This continuing nursing education was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Transpersonal Development:
Vulnerability and the Spiritual Search

Transpersonal Development: Vulnerability and the Spiritual Search, Rescheduled for September 16 – 18, 2020, NYC.

Tuition: $795.  Onsite housing available.

22 Continuing Education Credits approved by NBCC.

22.5 Continuing Nursing Education units.

This continuing nursing education was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This continuing education is approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors.  


Transpersonal Nurse Coaching

Nurse Coaching: Scope, Competencies and Board Certification Exam Preparation. 

Dates:  Self-paced online study – open registration.  To register, contact:  

Tuition: $350

10 CNEs.

This continuing nursing education was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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You learn and practice the skills of meditation in a warm professional atmosphere with a small group of fellow students. The goal is for you to find the best practices that bring internal relaxation, a calm and focused mind, emotional strength, and an empowered sense of self-care in meeting the challenges of life.

Faculty Bios

Bonney Gulino Schaub and Richard Schaub have been pioneers in bringing meditation, imagery, and spirituality into the fields of health care and mental health. They have trained hundreds of health professionals internationally. With long careers in healthcare and advanced study in meditation, psychosynthesis, energy and imagery practices, they are also the authors of five books and many professional articles.  They are proud of the innovative work their former students have gone on to do in every area of health care and mental health settings.  

  • Bonney G. Schaub
    Bonney G. Schaub RN, MS, PMHCNS-BC, NC-BC

    Bonney Gulino Schaub has a M.S. from Adelphi University as a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric/ mental health nursing.

  • Richard Schaub
    Richard Schaub Ph.D.

    Richard Schaub has a Ph.D. from St. John’s University in counseling psychology.

  • Victoria Gulino
    Victoria Gulino M.S., LMHC, CRC, CASAC

    Victoria Gulino has an MS in mental health counseling from Hunter College.  Her integration of counseling and art has led to innovative practices in residential and day treatment, in schools and in her private practice.

  • Mary Beth White
    Mary Beth White RN, WHCNP, MS, APHN-BC

    She is a graduate of the first US cohort of Transpersonal Coaches via the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center. A Long Island-based clinician in private practice in Gynecology, She is also the owner of WellCairn where she offers Transpersonal Nurse Coaching, CranioSacral Therapy, and Wellness Salons.

  • Lisa Davis
    Lisa Davis Professor

    Dr. Lisa Davis is a Professor of Nursing at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX  and board certified in Holistic Nursing and as a Nurse Coach.  She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing for 20 years and a practicing nurse for over 30 years.  She is keen on instilling in students the importance of whole person wellness and also fostering the development of healthcare providers with regard to holistic approaches to practice.  Lisa is passionate about the use of clinical meditation and imagery in her practice.

  • Heidi Taylor
    Heidi Taylor PhD

    Heidi Taylor has a PhD in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University and is board certified in nurse coaching and holistic nursing.  She has over 34 years of nursing experience in healthcare, nursing education, and academic administration.  She provides nurse coaching and educational consultation in private practice.


  • Ching-Tse Lee
    Ching-Tse Lee PhD

    Ching-Tse Lee, PhD, is professor emeritus and former chairperson of the psychology department at Brooklyn College of City University of New York.  He is director of the American Kiology Research Center and a QiGong master in the Taoist tradition.  He is a pioneer of Kiology, the application of energy (ki, chi, qi) to personal, transpersonal and transcendental development.

  • Michael Follman
    Michael Follman M.A.

    Michael Follman has an MA in psychology from the University of Connecticut and is a retired state psychologist who leads groups in meditation and transpersonal development.


  • George Schaub
    George Schaub Art Consultant

    Our center’s art consultant, George Schaub teaches photography and printing workshops around the US and is an assistant professor at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.  He has authored over 20 books on photography, and served as Editorial Director of the Photo & Imaging Group at PTN Publishing and at Shutterbug Magazine.  He currently divides his time between Long Island and Taos, New Mexico.

Professional Certificate in Clinical Meditation and Imagery

January 25, 2014, Huntington NY, Approved Continuing Education

Meditation in Addictions Recovery

January 30, Phoenix House, Lake Ronkonkoma NY

Meditation, Spiritual Experience and Integrative Cancer Care

February 20, 2014, Integrative Healthcare Symposium, New York Hilton

Veterans and Hospital Staff Meditate Together

March 29, 2014, Imagination, Inquiry and Innovation Institute, The College of New Rochelle

Clinical Meditation and Imagery, Two Part Intensive

January 28-31, 2016 and April 6-8, 2016

Transpersonal Development: Cultivating Peace, Wisdom, Purpose, Oneness

May 11-13, 2016

Professional Certificate in Clinical Meditation and Imagery

January 17, 2015, Huntington NY, Approved Continuing Education

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Our Latest Publication

Dante’s Path
Vulnerability and the Spiritual Journey

Dante’s Path guides you along the steps of the classic Western spiritual journey. Oprah’s “O Magazine” called the first edition (2003) of Dante’s Path “divine therapy,” and letters came in from clergy, counselors, nurses, executives, teachers, soldiers, and seekers of many backgrounds telling how Dante’s Path helped them to increase their conscious contact with their innate spiritual nature. This new second edition is filled with specific steps, methods, detailed explanations and images so that you can go on the classic spiritual journey for yourself.

The Florentine Promise: A Seeker’s Guide

The Florentine Promise speaks to any of us who ask questions and seek answers to the uncertainties and mysteries of being alive. Since so many spiritual seekers in every time and culture have come before us and left clues to the mysteries, we can say with certainty that the answers are known to exist in your deeper nature. All that is waiting for you to do is to consciously choose to become a seeker of these answers. Let this book honor and awaken your deeper nature and lead you on a journey of new personal understanding and liberation. Framing the journey in exquisite Tuscan images and evocative words inspired by the great mystical poet Dante, The Florentine Promise can become your cherished guide for years to come.


Transpersonal Development: Cultivating the Human Resources of Peace, Wisdom, Purpose and Oneness

We respond to the need of professionals in health care, human services, education and businesses who are searching for something more to bring to their work and personal lives. Florence Press was founded by pioneers in the field of transpersonal psychology.

We are dedicated to readers who want to cultivate their Transpersonal Intelligence℠.  Transpersonal means beyond the personality, and Transpersonal Intelligence℠ refers to recognizing and awakening the qualities of the transpersonal aspect of human nature.  These qualities are inner peace, inner wisdom, life purpose, and oneness.

What Others Have to Say

  • Bonney and Richard, with whom I have worked for many, many years, give us both a reassuring and realistic guide to cultivating wisdom and illumination in our daily lives.

    Frank Lipman M.D., Manhattan’s Leading Physician-Acupuncturist, Author Of Spent, Total Renewal
  • With integrity, intelligence and wisdom, Bonney and Richard's trainings offer you knowledge transformed to direct experience. It's been an integral part of my spiritual practice and professional work. 

    V. Mental Health Counselor In In-Patient Adolescent Program
  • Imagine a group of like minded individuals in an atmosphere of physical beauty as well as professional wisdom guiding you to a path of inner strength. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to study with the masters.

    L. Marriage And Family Therapist
  • The skills learned at the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center enhance my nursing practice benefiting my patients and enhancing my self-care.

    L. Nurse Coach In Private Practice
  • I feel lucky to have such a wealth of knowledge and experiential wisdom out here on Long Island.  Richard and Bonney offer explicit instruction in very practical yet transformative practices to facilitate clients accessing another part of the self for healing.  

    J. Clinical Social Worker
  • Richard and Bonney have created a body of knowledge integrating wisdom from many disciplines.  They present it in a creative, accessible manner which always leaves me accessing calmer and deeper places in myself.  They create a bit of scholarly Tuscany in the heart of Huntington.  Don't miss the experience.

    J. Mental Health Counselor/Special Education Administrator
  • I am so thankful for the many courses I’ve had with Bonney and Richard throughout my 25 years of holistic nursing that have expanded my ability to connect with people on a deeper level of healing.

    J. Holistic Nurse Consultant In A Community Hospital
  • In Bonney and Richard's work, you may have just taken the first step toward finding peace of mind.

    Oprah's Book Live Your Best Life