Leonard George

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Leonard George (born 1957) is a Canadian psychologist based in Vancouver, British Columbia, best known for his writing and lectures on varieties of anomalous phenomenon, spirituality, psychology and history.

He is the author of two extensively annotated reference works on paranormal experience and religious history. The Washington Post included his Crimes of Perception: An Encyclopedia of Heresies and Heretics in a 1995 round-up of notable religion themed books.

George is a clinical psychologist, writer, lecturer and occasional broadcaster; his academic affiliations include Capilano University, the University of British Columbia and the Psychology Clinic at Simon Fraser University. He has offered seminars across North America and Europe.


  • Alternative Realities: The Paranormal, the Mystic and the Transcendent in Human Experience. New York: Facts on File, 1995.
  • Crimes of Perception: An Encyclopedia of Heresies and Heretics. New York: Paragon House, 1995.


Bill Broadway, "A Flood of New Titles of Biblical Proportions", The Washington Post, June 24, 1995, Sec. Metro, Pg. H9.