Nicholas Brink received his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (1970). He was a psychologist and Director of Psychological Services at Danville State Hospital, Danville, Pennsylvania, beginning his private practice as a clinical psychologist in 1982. He is a past president of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery and a past board member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams. Besides numerous journal publications and conference papers and workshops he has published seven books:
Brink, N. E. (2002). Grendel and His Mother: Healing the Traumas of Childhood Through Dreams, Imagery and Hypnosis. New York, NY: Routledge.
Brink, N. E. (2013). The Power of Ecstatic Trance: Practices for Healing, Spiritual Growth, and Accessing the Universal Mind. Rochester, VT: Bear & Co.
Brink, N. E. (2014). Baldr’s Magic: The Power of Norse Shamanism and Ecstatic Trance. Rochester, VT: Bear & Co.
Brink, N. E. (2016a). Beowulf’s Ecstatic Trance Magic: Accessing the Archaic Powers of the Universal Mind. Rochester, VT: Bear & Co.
Brink, N. E. (2016b). Trance Journeys of the Hunter-Gatherers: Ecstatic Practices to Reconnect with the Great Mother and Heal the Earth. Rochester, VT: Bear & Co.
Brink, N. E. (2017). Ecstatic Soul Retrieval: Shamanism and Psychotherapy. Rochester, VT: Bear & Co.
Brink, N. E. (2019). Applying the Constructivist Approach to Cognitive Therapy: Resolving the Unconscious Past. New York, NY: Routledge.