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founder and president of the atrium society/youth peace literacy
Executive Director of the Brave New Child Peace Museum

Trainers PhotoJean Webster-Doyle, APET, MAPTT, is a Conflict Education Specialist in the field of BioCognetics. She is the founder and President of the Atrium Society – The Center for the Education for Children in Conflict. Jean Webster-Doyle was educated at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University and University of Madrid. She has traveled worldwide educating people about the causes of conflict in the conditioned way we think and has co-created numerous books and programs on the subject. She is a Master Teacher and Trainer in Youth Peace Literacy and Martial Art for Peace Mental Self-Defense. Jean Webster-Doyle is also a Yoga teacher and the creator of Metamorphosis Training Seminars and Harmonious Mind Yoga. She was a teacher of Prenatal Therapy for mentally handicapped children and the Creator and Editor of the Taking Time Newsletter about understanding the conditioned mind. She was also the Director of the Rainy Mountain Outdoor Education School and Co-Director of the Atrium School, a unique educational environment based on the necessity to understand psychological, prejudicial conditioned thinking as the basis for an intelligent life.

director of the atrium society/youth peace literacy
Education Director of the Brave New Child Peace Museum

Trainers PhotoDr. Terrence Webster-Doyle is a Conflict Education Specialist in the field of BioCognetics, the study of human conflict created by cognitive emotive bio-reactive conditioned thinking founded on empirical observation. He is a respected educator in the field of Bully/Victim Cycle from the "playground to the battlefield." having written over 100 internationally acclaimed, award winning literary works for young people and adults that focus on the issue of achieving peace through understanding what prevents it – conditioned thinking that creates bullying. He realized that conditioned thinking generates a basic instinctive reaction that creates bullying on the playground and that this reactive conditioned thinking was the incipient stage of bullying on the battlefield due to the primitive hardwired survival of the fittest effect inherent in both.

Dr. Webster-Doyle's understanding on the nature and structure of conditioned thinking in creating conflict is based on the initial insights of Quantum Physicist Dr. David Bohm, a former colleague of Albert Einstein. A recent outcome of this relationship of creating literary works based on understanding the root causes of violence in conditioned thinking has helped over 5000 Liberian children of war to understand and resolve conflict peacefully after their 15-year civil conflict.

Through this endeavor working with Liberian children of war for over seven years Dr. Webster–Doyle has now discovered that the source of conflict underlying psychological conditioning exists in our genetic structure – that human conflict is in our DNA – that war is a maladjusted genetically programmed instinctive reaction – that the underlying causes of war is "genetic genocide." Due to this fundamental insight Dr. Webster-Doyle has created the special programs Are We Hardwired for War? and Are We Born to Bully? to address the primary underpinnings of this biologically based phenomenon that creates the destructive divisive fragmentation caused by conditioned thinking.

Dr. Webster-Doyle's books are archived in perpetuity at the University of Connecticut's Northeast Children's Literature Collection, Swarthmore College Peace Collection and the University of Southern Mississippi's de Grummond Children's Literature Collection. The work is also on permanent display in the International Museum of Peace and Solidarity in Samarkind, Uzbekistan, the Commonwealth of Independent States, at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima Japan and at the Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts, Samara Russia. His books are also archived in perpetuity at No Gun Ri International Peace Foundation, South Korea. They were also chosen as a focus, and highly praised at the International Congress for Teachers for Peace, Paris, France. On recommendation by the International School of Advanced Research in Cultural Studies Dr. Webster-Doyle was given title of Honorary Professor of Samara State Institute of Culture, Samara Russia. Dr. Webster-Doyle has also been honored as a Lifetime Member of Veterans For Peace.


MA Success Article: Dr. Terrence Webster-Doyle, Martial Arts for Peace Founder, earns MAIA's "Distinguished Service Award" - Read the Article