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Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research (Suny Series, Transpersonal & Humanistic Psychology)

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This overview of the work of Stanislav Grof, one of the founders of transpersonal psychology, was specifically written to acquaint newcomers with his work. Serving as a summation of his career and previous works, this entirely new book is the source to introduce Grof's enormous contributions to the fields of psychiatry and psychology, especially his central concept of holo ...more
Kindle Edition, 345 pages
Published March 17th 2010 by State University of New York Press (first published July 2000)
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Tami
Aug 20, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It’s rare to find a textbook that is both extremely informative and enjoyable to read. Psychology of the Future has to be one of the first ones I’ve ever come across. I think that textbooks are often like lecturers. The good ones provide information that you want to learn about. After the lecture or book is complete, you have a few tidbits of knowledge that you can relate to your own life or work. The great ones, though, provide examples so that you can immediately see the potential uses of thes ...more
Sky Feather
Sep 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Η διασύνδεση της περιγεννετικής περιόδου του βρέφους με το υπερατομικό πεδίο και ο ρόλος των ψυχογενών συμπτωμάτων στο σύνολο του ψυχοσωματικού χάρτη του ανθρώπου. Ο Stan Grof επιτελεί πραγματικά μια βαθειά διείσδυση στον όρο "θεραπεία", ο οποίος υπερβαίνει τις συνήθεις προσεγγίσεις των δυτικών συστημάτων ψυχιατρικής και ψυχολογίας.

Οι θεραπείες με ολοτροπικές καταστάσεις συνείδησης θεραπεύουν πρωτίστως σε ενεργειακό επίπεδο, διότι όπως άλλωστε και προσωπικά πιστεύω εδώ και χρόνια, το καθετί εκδη
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Nick
Apr 21, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a condensed version of the work of Stan Grof. All of his previous books and research on psychedelic therapy and spiritual exploration are exposed here in basic form. I recommend this as an intro to his work and to anyone who may be interested in the use of psychedelics for healing and self-exploration.
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Grof is known for his early studies of LSD and its effects on the psyche—the field of psychedelic psychotherapy. Building on his observations while conducting LSD research and on Otto Rank's theory of birth trauma, Grof constructed a theoretical framework for pre- and perinatal psychology and transpersonal psychology in which LSD trips and other powerfully emotional experiences were mapped onto on ...more
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