MDPAC Teleconference - Spiritual Emergence and Transformative Experiences

June 9, 2020, 8:00 - 9:00 PM


  • Introduction to Spiritually Transformative Experiences: a Kundalini Awakening during medical school, and a Near-Death Experience in medevac plane crash as a resident.
  • Diagnostic features of 5 categories of Spiritually Transformative Experiences:
  • Near-Death Experiences - 3 main sub-type;s
  • Mystical Experiences – 7 main sub-types;
  • Spiritual Energy/Kundalini Awakenings;
  • Diverse Psychic Experiences – 10+ main sub-types; and
  • Inspired Creativity
  • Common after-effects of STEs: physical, psychological, spiritual
  • Strategies for counseling persons with STEs


Dr. Yvonne Kason MD, MEd, CCFP, FCFP, is a family physician and transpersonal MD-psychotherapist [retired], previously on faculty at the University of Toronto, and a former Mentor of MDPAC.  She is an internationally renowned expert on Near-Death Experiences and other Spiritually Transformative Experiences (STEs), a term she coined in 1994.

Approved for 1 hour of MDPAC Group CE credits