awaken - dare to envision, believe and create™


"You begin to meet people who are in the field of your bliss and they open the doors for you. I say follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be."
Joseph Campbell

Donald Gordon Carty is a scientist, philosopher, spiritual explorer, socio-cultural anthropologist, artist, and author. Created developed and founded the Personal Development Institute and awaken - dare to envision, believe and create™.

After nearly four decades of extensive research and analysis in the areas of spiritual philosophy, socio-cultural anthropology, metaphysics, alchemy, human potential, psychology, and quantum theory Donald is bringing this key information for achieving success and fulfillment to the individual person who needs it most.

Donald Gordon Carty has served as an advisor to corporate, government and community creative and personal leaders around the world. He considers himself a catalyst; just as, hydrogen and oxygen will react to form water, this reaction will occur much more quickly (and at a lower temperature) if platinum is present as a catalyst. Donald uses his skills and techniques to induce a sort of spiritual alchemy on the mind and soul, to help you see contradictions or disconnects and restore your emotional, mental, and spiritual health.

As founder of Awaken, Donald Gordon Carty collaborates with dreamers and innovators who specialize in the field of developing and unleashing personal creativity. Convinced that dreamers and visionaries change the world, Awaken serves humanity through its commitment to maximize the creative potential in every individual. Awaken emerges out of a unique philosophy and reflects Donald’s commitment to creativity, uniqueness, innovation and diversity.

Donald’s professional memberships include NAADAC the National Association for Addiction Professionals, National Association for Children of Alcoholics, International Positive Psychology Association, Association for Transpersonal Psychology, Association of Humanistic Psychology, Join Together, CADCA, NIAAA, Faces & Voices of Recovery, SAMHSA, CSAT, The Theosophical Society, Institute Of Noetic Sciences, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Educator Associates of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

People take many different paths to find their inner selves. Some go to workshops, others read books, and some are searching for more than a book or workshop can give them. They are searching for an experience that will enlighten their soul and start them on their path.

"People say that what they are seeking is a Meaning for Life. I believe that what we are seeking is an Experience for Being Alive" DGC.

Experience Donald Gordon Carty’s awaken event and awaken to discover in the “mist” of your own psyche your true self and your potential.

Donald’s seminars, workshops, and public Speaking programs will revolutionize every area of your life forever.



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