By Stanislav Grof, Richard D. Mann
Author note: Richard D. Mann [Series Editor]
Summarizes Grof's stories and observations from greater than 40 years of analysis into non-ordinary states of consciousness.
This available and accomplished evaluation of the paintings of Stanislav Grof, one of many founders of transpersonal psychology, was once in particular written to acquaint newbies together with his paintings. Serving as a summation of his occupation and former works, this fullyyt new ebook is the resource to introduce Grof's huge, immense contributions to the fields of psychiatry and psychology, specially his critical notion of holotropic adventure, the place holotropic indicates "moving towards wholeness." Grof continues that the present simple assumptions and ideas of psychology and psychiatry require an intensive revision in response to the extensive and systematic study of holotropic adventure. He means that a thorough internal transformation of humanity and an increase to the next point of recognition should be humankind's purely genuine desire for the future.
“It’s infrequent to discover a textbook that's either tremendous informative and stress-free to learn. Psychology of the Future needs to be one of many first ones I’ve ever stumble upon … each one bankruptcy introduced a wholly new inspiration, concept, or procedure that used to be simply as enticing because the earlier one.” — Dr. Tami Brady, TCM Reviews
"This ebook is by means of a pioneering genius in cognizance study. It provides the complete spectrum of Grof's principles, from his earliest mappings of utilizing LSD psychotherapy, to his medical paintings with humans dealing with dying, to his newer paintings with holotropic respiring, to his newest strategies concerning the cosmological implications of realization learn and the customers for facing an rising planetary drawback. Grof has continually been some of the most unique thinkers within the transpersonal box, and his creativity has saved speed with the adulthood of his total vision." -- Michael Washburn, writer of Transpersonal Psychology in Psychoanalytic Perspective
"Grof deals a very good contribution to the ever-growing debate in regards to the nature of human realization and in regards to the position of humankind within the cosmos. If extra psychiatrists can be persuaded that human awareness transcends the restrictions of the actual mind, and as a substitute is yet a facet of what may possibly top be defined as 'cosmic consciousness,' lets not just count on remedy modalities to alter, yet lets additionally count on the potential of culture-wide rethinking of the elemental presuppositions of contemporary cosmology, the cosmology that grounds Western associations, ideologies, and ideology in regards to the nature of personhood." -- Michael E. Zimmerman, writer of Contesting Earth's destiny: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity