Date of Award

Winter 2009

Project Type


Program or Major


Degree Name

Master of Arts

First Advisor

J Elizabeth Falvey


Centeredness is the concept of living in a constant state of awareness of the physical, psychological and spiritual selves. Through this awareness, a person has the ability for greater connection to their self, health and the world around them, thus leading to the ability to seek optimal health.

The purpose of this study is to explore this concept and its experience from the perspective of those who claim to be experts on such a topic.