Bernard D. Beitman, MD
Dr. Beitman is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to systematize the study of coincidences. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He attended Yale Medical School and completed a psychiatric residency at Stanford. Dr. Beitman has received two national awards for his psychotherapy training program and is internationally known for his research into the relationship between chest pain and panic disorder. In addition, he has edited two issues of Psychiatric Annals that focus on coincidences, and is the founder of Coincidence Studies.
Dr. Beitman Videos:
Are Coincidences Making You Crazy?
Connecting with Coincidence (Dr. Beitman Interview)
Dr. Beitman reading from an excerpt from his book, Connecting with Coincidence
Nour Foundation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqj_NKzNZSg
Imagine and Running for a 97 Yard Touchdown
Intuitive Preparation for a Long Touchdown Run
Epoch Times Articles about Coincidences
Journal articles authored and co-authored by Dr. Beitman
- “Coincidence Studies: Guest Editorial.” Psychiatric Annals. Vol. 41, Issue 12, December 2011, p. 58-9.
- “Coincidence Studies.” Psychiatric Annals, Vol 41, Issue 12, December, 2011, p. 561-571
- “Coincidence Studies: A Manifesto.” EdgeScience, Number 9, October-December 2011
- “Coincidence Studies: A Freudian Perspective: A review of Demystifying Meaningful Coincidences (Synchronicities): The Evolving Self, the Personal Unconscious, and the Creative Process” by Gibbs A. Williams. In PsychCritiques. December 2009
- “Synchronicity, ‘Weird Coincidences,’ and Psychotherapy” Guest Editorial, Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 39, Issue 5, May 2009
- “Brains Seek Patterns in Coincidences.” Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 39, Issue 5, May 2009, p. 255-264
- …with Shaw A: “Synchroners, High Emotion, and Coincidence Interpretation.” Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 39, Issue 5, May 2009, p. 280-286
- …with Coleman SI, Celebi, E: “Weird Coincidences Commonly Occur.” Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 39, Issue 5, May 2009, p. 265-270
- …with Coleman SI: “Characterizing High Frequency Coincidence Detectors.” Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 39, Issue 5, May 2009, p. 271-279
- with Coleman SI, Celebi, E: “Synchronicity and Healing.” In Integrative Psychiatry (D Monti and BD Beitman, eds). NY: Oxford University Press. pp 445-484
Other Weird Coincidence Survey Research edited by Dr Beitman