About Dr. Keith Witt
Dr. Keith Witt is a Licensed Psychologist, teacher, and author who has lived and worked in Santa Barbara, CA. since 1973.
Dr. Witt is the founder of The School of Love, where he offers his School of Love Lecture Series, blogs, Therapist in the Wild web series, and Integral Conversations audios and videos on health/love/relationship/sexuality/spirituality/development/psychotherapy related topics.
Keith’s work has explored Integrally Informed Psychotherapy, intimacy, human development, spirituality, and sexuality yielding seven books (Integral Mindfulness, Waking Up, Sessions, The Attuned Family, The Gift of Shame, Shadow Light, and Shadow Light Journal), three TEDx talks, and lectures and classes which he has taught across the U.S. His popular audio class, Loving Completely, is offered through Integral Life. Keith has conducted over sixty thousand therapy sessions, led many groups, and has been a contributor to Integral Life and the Journal of Integral Theory and Practice.
In presentations around the country — including Integral Life’s What’s Next, Integral Theories Conferences, and his ongoing series, The Shrink and the Pundit with Jeff Salzman — Keith has explored love, intra and interpersonal relationships, and development from multiple perspectives, weaving neuroscience, Integral theory, wisdom traditions, and numerous forms of psychotherapy into a coherent cosmology of love and development.
Keith has trained in, taught, and generated multiple therapy systems. He has been a sought after therapist in Santa Barbara since the mid-seventies. Beginning in 1974, he was the chief trainer and program designer for the Human Relations Center Corporation which opened several centers and conducted multiple training and supervision programs for therapists. In the 80’s Keith led popular assertion training classes and taught his groundbreaking Intimacy, Freedom, and Fear classes for Santa Barbara Adult Education. Since the turn of the century, he has been a professor at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and is a pioneer in Integrally Informed Psychotherapy, leading workshops and classes on Integrally Informed Sex Therapy, Intimacy and Evolution, The Gift of Shame, and many others. Waking Up and Sessions are two of the first books written on Integrally Informed Psychotherapy.