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Got Traffic? The Divinity of the Daily Commute- An Interview with Dr. Stewart Bitkoff

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Dr. Bitkoff holds a doctorate degree in education and is an expert in therapeutic recreation, psychiatric rehabilitation and treatment. He is author of A Commuter’s Guide to Enlightenment (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2008) which chronicled his musings and spiritual insights received during a near daily commute from his home in Pennsylvania to New York City during his thirty-year career in psychiatric hospitals in New York. His experiences during his career ranged from training at the Society for Sufi Studies in Los Altos, CA, assisting the mentally ill in integrating their altered state of consciousness into the physical world and working with children and their families as a behavioral consultant. He has been on the faculty or served as a field instructor for New York University, Herbert H. Lehman College, Iona College, the College of New Rochelle, East Stroudsburg University, and Northhampton Community College. Dr.Bitkoff presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Shooting for the Moon Spiritual Development Center in Snydersville, PA. For more information on his work please visit him at www.thedeeganproject.com.