David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., is an internationally known spiritual teacher, author, and speaker on the subjects of advanced spiritual states, consciousness research, and the realization of the presence of God. He began working in psychiatry in 1952 and has published original research with Nobel Prize winners that helped revolutionize psychiatry.
His national television appearances include The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, The Barbara Walters Show, The Today Show and Oprah and Friends Radio (an interview with Oprah Winfrey).Dr. Hawkins is the author of the bestselling book trilogy, Power vs. Force, (published in 17 languages), The Eye of the I, and I: Reality and Subjectivity. He is also the author of the bestselling Nightingale-Conant programs The Highest Level of Enlightenment, Truth vs. Falsehood, and The Discovery. David received the Huxley Award, and in 1995 he was knighted by the Sovereign Order of St. John's of Jerusalem of Denmark.