Clarence P. Trausch is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and holds a Doctor of Education degree in Counseling Psychology. He is a current graduate faculty member of both the University of Phoenix, and the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology where he teaches counseling psychology, transpersonal philosophy, the psychology of wellness, and mind/body medicine. He is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist, certified through the American Board of Hypnotherapy, and a specialist in Motivation and Guided Imagery. He is also an authority on Meditation, having lived as a religious monk for eight years, and traveled to the Far East where he studied extensively with spiritual teachers.
Dr. Trausch is a Personal Life Coach and lecturer, and leads workshops in the United States in personal empowerment, meditation, intuition development, mind/body medicine, creative thinking, motivational psychology, exceptional living, and leadership. He is president of Clarion Consulting, Inc., through which he consults with government, law enforcement, business executives, and management in creative solutions, motivation, empowerment, and leadership. Most enthusiastically received are his Empowerment and Leadership presentations and workshops, which businesses use to motivate and inspire their management team and employees.
Dr. Trausch has graduated from the Biofeedback Institute of San Francisco; the Sexual Dysfunction Clinic of Loyola University Medical School in Chicago; the Gestalt Institute of Chicago; the Self-realization Fellowship in Los Angeles, in Kriya Yoga; and from the American Institute of Hypnotherapy.
He has also served for 10 years as executive director of the Center for Counseling Arts in Chicago, Illinois, practicing business consultation, education, and psychotherapy. Prior to this he has spent 10 years as a criminal investigator and homicide detective in Cook County, Illinois while obtaining his advanced degrees.
In his doctoral research, Dr. Trausch conducted experimental research on meditation, the principles of self-actualization, and intuition development. He brings the fruit of these experiences and research to his professional practice.
Clarence P. Trausch, Ed.D. C.C.H. is co-author of Donít Blame The Game, an inspirational and motivational account chronicling the tragedy-to-triumph life-journey of Michael Schwass, the first quadriplegic ever to stand and walk.
In Donít Blame The Game, Dr. Trausch chronicles not only the life of his remarkable student, but along with Michael charts the formula for achieving inner wisdom, personal empowerment, and spiritual awakening - the primary elements for attaining high goals, as well as inner peace and happiness.