LOYD AUERBACH, MS (Parapsychology), Adjunct Professor on JFKU faculty since 1983. Faculty at Atlantic University, HCH Institute, & the Rhine Education Center. President, Forever Family Foundation, & on the Board of Directors, Rhine Research Center. Author/co-author of 10 books, including ESP WARS: East and West, Psychic Dreaming, Mind Over Matter, and Self-Publishing: It Ain’t Rocket Science. His media appearances on TV, radio/podcasts, & print number in the thousands. Currently a Librarian Relations Consultant for LexisNexis, he also works as a professional speaker, parapsychologist, professional mentalist/psychic entertainer, public speaking & media coach, & professional chocolatier.


  • Consciousness & Transformative Studies


Self-Marketing: Publishing & Traditional Media

Selected Publications

“Anomalous Cognition/ESP and Psychokinesis Research in the United States,” with Dominic Parker and Sheila Smith. Chapter in EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION: Support, Skepticism, and Science (2 volumes), ed. By Edwin C. May and Sonali Bhatt Marwaha. Praeger Publishing, 2015.

“Interactive Apparitions.” Chapter in SURVIVING DEATH: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife. New York: Crown Archetype, 2017.

MIND OVER MATTER, reprinted edition. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Worldwide, 2017.

PSYCHIC DREAMING, revised edition. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Worldwide, 2017.

SELF-PUBLISHING: IT AIN’T ROCKET SCIENCE, co-authored with Richard L. Wren. Lafayette, CA: Poor Richard Publishers, 2015.

ESP WARS: EAST & WEST: An Account of the Military Use of Psychic Espionage as Narrated by the Key Russian and American Players, co-authored with Edwin C. May and Victor Rubel. Palo Alto, CA: Laboratories for Fundamental Research, 2014. New printing (2016 from Crossroad Press) includes Joseph W. McMoneagle as an additional author.

ESP, HAUNTINGS AND POLTERGEISTS: A Parapsychologist’s Handbook. New York: Warner Books, 1986. 30th Anniversary reprint edition published October 2016 by the author.

THE GHOST DETECTIVES’ GUIDE TO HAUNTED SAN FRANCISCO, co-authored with Annette Martin. Fresno, CA: Craven Street Books/Linden Publishing, 2011.

A PARANORMAL CASEBOOK: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium. Dallas, TX: Atriad Press, 2005.


GHOST HUNTING: How to Investigate the Paranormal. Oakland, CA: Ronin Publishing, 2004.

PSYCHIC DREAMING (2nd edition). New York: Barnes & Noble Books, Summer 1999.

MIND OVER MATTER: A Comprehensive Guide to Discovering Your Psychic Powers. New York: Kensington Books, 1996. New edition forthcoming from Llewellyn Worldwide in July 2017.

REINCARNATION, CHANNELING AND POSSESSION: A Parapsychologist’s Handbook. New York: Warner Books, 1993. Kindle edition: 2012.

PSYCHIC DREAMING: A Parapsychologist’s Handbook. New York: Warner Books, 1991.
“Parapsychology for Ghost Hunters.” EXPOSED, UNCOVERED, AND DECLASSIFIED: GHOSTS, SPIRITS, & HAUNTINGS: Am I Being Haunted. Pye, Michael & Dalley, Kirsten, editors. Pompton Plains, NJ: New Page Books/Career Press, 2011.

“Afterword.” FROM SHAMAN TO SCIENTIST: Essays on Humanity’s Search for Spirits. Houran, James, editor. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2004.

“PSYCHIC FRONTIERS,” a regular column in FATE Magazine, appeared monthly from April 1991 through February 1996. Bimonthly (even numbered months) April 1996 through December 2004. List of titles/topics of columns available upon request.

“Psychic Frontiers: The Last 50 Years: A Quick Look Back.” FATE magazine, March 1998.

“PSI and the Jedi.” FATE Magazine, February, 1997

“The Case for ESP”. OPEN EXCHANGE, March-April, 1995.

“Stargate: The CIA and Psi.” FATE Magazine, April 1996

“Paranormal Programming Invades Primetime.” FATE Magazine, November 1994.

“The Psychic Side of STAR TREK.” FATE Magazine, August 1993.

Credentials & Accolades

M.S. in Parapsychology from John F. Kennedy University
Board of Directors, Rhine Research Center
President, Forever Family Foundation
Scientific Advisory Board, Windbridge Research Center
Scientific Advisory Board, Forever Family Foundation
Meeting of the Minds Liaison (annual meeting), Psychic Entertainers Association
Professional Chocolatier Certificate of Achievement, Ecole Chocolat
1987 Distinguished Alumni Award, John F. Kennedy University