The Institute for the Study of Spiritual Violence

Spiritual Violence is . . . our experience of something “doing violence to our spirit!”

OUR MISSION is to explore the dynamics of spiritual violence — in the hope that we can learn more effective ways of dealing with the experience of spiritual violence in our daily lives.

(1)  UNDERSTANDING

Question: What is Spiritual Violence?
Question: What are typical ways that people understand Spiritual Violence in their lives? And, how effective are these ways?
Question: How can we develop better understanding of Spiritual Violence in our lives?

(2) RECOVERY

Question: What Tools are available for assistance with recovery?
Question: What Strategies can enable people in recovering from their experience of Spiritual Violence?
Question: How can we Motivate people to become interested in Recovery?
Question: How can we inform people that they can recover from acts of Spiritual Violence?

 (3) PREVENTION

Question: What are the Best Strategies for Preventing Spiritual Violence?
Question: What can we Do to Reduce the Impact of Spiritual Violence?
Question: How can our work with Spiritual Violence help reduce the amount of pain and suffering in the world today?


We welcome research proposals. We are available to assist you in any way that we can with the focus and/or design of your research proposal.

Please send proposals to:

The Institute for the Study of Spiritual Violence
6366 Commerce Blvd.  Suite 308
Rohnert Park CA 94928

Peter M Skaife
Telephone: (707) 773-7739