H. Ronald Hulnick, Ph.D.

President, Faculty

Educational background: Doctor of Philosophy – New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1978. Master of Science in Clinical Psychology – Long Island University, 1965. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1961

Licenses: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, California

Fields of specialization: Spiritual Psychology; Soul-Centered Leadership; Consciousness Counseling; Couples’ Counseling; Soul-Centered Education

Dr. H. Ron Hulnick is recognized as a pioneer and worldwide leader in the field of Spiritual Psychology. Together with Dr. Mary R. Hulnick, he serves as USM’s Founding Faculty and Co-Director, designing the University’s extraordinary curriculum and facilitating Programs in Spiritual Psychology where the hallmarks of the educational process are characterized as experiential, engaging, relevant, meaningful, supportive, inspiring, practical, nurturing, and, ultimately, transformational. With his characteristic wit, humor, and clarity, Ron is known for his masterful ability to convey Spiritual concepts as practical life lessons that can be easily understood and integrated by students. USM graduates share that being with Ron and Mary in the classroom is, without exception, one of the most transformative, Loving, and memorable experiences that they will cherish for a lifetime.

Ron has served as USM’s President since 1983. In this role, Ron provides strategic direction for the University and executive leadership of its finance, fundraising, and new business areas. He has an active role on the University’s Board of Trustees and on its Executive Team.

In 2011, Ron and Mary co-authored Loyalty to Your Soul: The Heart of Spiritual Psychology, published by Hay House and available in 12 countries and 8 languages and recently released as an audiobook read by the authors on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes.  With the launch of their Online Program, Ron and Mary continued to share the teachings of Spiritual Psychology beyond the classroom to the world, with two innovative, interactive courses—An Introduction to Spiritual Psychology and Loyalty to Your Soul®—Foundations. Then in 2014, they launched 33 Days of Awakening, an online experience enjoyed by over 20,000 participants in 128 countries. This highly successful course inspired Ron and Mary’s latest book, Remembering the Light Within: A Course in Soul-Centered Living, was published by Hay House in 2017.

Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist—retired in the state of California, Ron has maintained a private practice for more than 30 years, working with individuals, couples, families, and groups.  He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Education from New Mexico State University and an M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University.

Dr. Ron Hulnick is a certified magician and a member of the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, California; yet, his real magic is found in the dynamic, transformational classroom experience he co-creates with Mary, with Spirit, and with the students.


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