About John


Complimentary Training                                                                      

-Shamanism and Indigenous Healing Practices

Gwilda Wiyaka - Native and Celtic shamanism, Soul Retrieval workshops (2005)

Christine Hart, MD - Peruvian Quero Munay Ki workshop (2008)

Keisha Crowther (Little Grandmother) - Remembering Who We Are: The Way of the Tribe of Many Colors workshop (2010)

Ihaleakala Hew Len, PhD - Hawaiian Ho’oponopono workshop (2007)

Altivo Carissimi Pamphiro/Gloria Coehlo - Brazilian Spiritism Introductory Mediumship workshop (2005) and medium’s group and talks

-Hypnosis and Past Life Regression

Roger Woolger, PhD - Deep Memory Process workshop (2003)

-Energy Healing

                William Rand - Reiki I & II (1996)

                Carolyn Myss, PhD - Anatomy of the Spirit workshop (1996)

Elizabeth Stratton, MA/Nini Gridley MA (supervisor) - Touching Spirit workshops, professional training, teacher training, animal healing training, and faculty member (1996-2001)

Anodea Judith, PhD & Selene Vega - Advanced Chakra Training workshop (1996)

Mary Beth Rossiter - Reiki I, II, & III (1998)

Rosalyn Bruyere - presentations and workshop (2000-2001)

Mietek and Margaret Wirkus - Bioenergy Healing workshop (2005)

Patricia Vance Forbes - Cell and Organ Regeneration I & II workshops (2012)

-Jungian Oriented and Other Inner Development Training

Sonia Choquette, PhD - Are You Living Your Heart’s Desire workshop (1998)

                                Robert Bly & Marion Woodman, PhD - The Goddess Who Doesn’t Love You Anymore workshop (1999)

Wayne Dyer, PhD - Wisdom of the Ages presentation (2000)

Marianne Williamson - A Course in Miracles, sermons and talks (1998-2002)

Esther & Jerry Hicks - Abraham: The Art of Allowing workshops (2005, 2006, 2007)

Assisi Foundation: Alienation and Redemption: Archetypal Motifs in Cinema, Psyche, and Culture workshop (2007)

Konstanze Hacker, MA - The WORK of Byron Katie workshop (2008)

Steven Greer, MD - Ambassador to the Universe Training workshop (2008)

David Wilcock - Tempe Convergence workshop (2011)

Rochelle Wright, MA - Guided Afterlife Connection training (2012)

-Indo-Tibetan Buddhism

Teachings, retreats, and initiations from H.H. the Dalai Lama, Zong Rimpoche, Lati Rimpoche, Gelek Rimpoche (Root Lama), Rizong Rimpoche, Tarab Tulku, Ribur Rimpoche, Lama Tsering, H.H. Ganden Tripa, Geshe Yeshe Phunshok, and Locho Rimpoche (1977-current)

Traditional Training

Dr. DeLuca has a strong foundation with more traditional treatments including psychotherapy, neurofeedback, QEEG brain mapping, neuropsychological assessment, forensic neuropsychology, and self development workshops. He also has experience with attachment issues (e.g., foreign adoptees), evaluation of PTSD and other disorders in Veterans, as well as grief and loss issues.


University of Detroit, BA 1975, Psychology, minor in Philosophy and Religious Studies

University of Michigan, MA 1978, Asian Studies, focus on Indo-Tibetan Buddhism

University of Detroit, MA 1981, General/Experimental Psychology

University of Windsor, PhD 1986, Clinical/Neuropsychology (APA approved program)

Previous Positions and Accomplishments

Hawthorn Center (State of Michigan child psychiatric hospital), Neuropsychologist - inpatients, outpatients, and adjudicated juvenile offenders at Maxey and Adrian Training Schools (1986-1990)

Lafayette Clinic (State of Michigan training and research psychiatric hospital), Chief Psychologist, Adolescent Inpatient Unit and Chief Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology (1990-1992)

University Psychiatric Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Director, Neuropsychology Lab (1992-2002)

Private Practice, clinical and forensic services (1991-current)

Former Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) and former member of the following professional organizations: American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR), and International Society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM).

Consulting editor for The Clinical Neuropsychologist (1990-2000)

Ad hoc reviewer for several other professional journals including Child Neuropsychology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Anxiety, and Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology

Participated in Homecoming for Veterans (http://www.homecoming4veterans.org/ - free neurofeedback treatment for Veterans) (2007-2010)

Subcontractor with Veterans Evaluation Services, evaluating Veterans for PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, etc. (2011 to current)