The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology

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Harris L. Friedman, Glenn Hartelius
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 7, 2013 - Psychology - 744 pages

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology presents the most inclusive resource yet published on this topic - which seeks to benefit humanity by integrating ancient wisdom and modern knowledge.

  • Features the work of more than fifty leading voices in the field, creating the most comprehensive survey of transpersonal psychology yet published
  • Includes emerging and established perspectives
  • Charts the breadth and diversity of the transpersonal landscape
  • Covers topics including shamanism, neurobiology, holotropic states, transpersonal experiences, and more
 

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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
PsychedelicInduced Experiences
A Brand from the Burning
The Calling to a Spiritual Psychology
Criticisms of Trans ersonal Ps cholo
Revision and ReEnchantment of Psychology
Altered States of Consciousness
Transpersonal Sexual Experiences
Parapsychology
Transpersonal Perspectives on Mental Health
References
Meditation
Psychedelic Induced Transpersonal
Psychedelic Psychotherapies
Transpersonal Dimensions of Somatic

Jun Anal tical Ps cholo
Integral Psychology
Transpersonal Philosophy
Transpersonal SelfExpansiveness as
The SelfExpansiveness Level Form
Concluding Thoughts
Neuroscience and the Transpersonal
Transpersonal Research and Future
Neurophenomenology
uantitative Assessment of Trans ersonal
The Role of Science in Transpersonal
Philosophical Underpinnings of Transpersonal
Exploring the Nature of Exceptional Human
NearDeath Experiences and Transpersonal
Hypnosis and Transpersonal Psychology
Dreaming and Transpersonal Psychology
Expressive and Creative Arts Therapies
Psychospiritual Integrative Practices
The Diamond Approach
Transpersonal Psychotherapies
Ecopsychology and Transpersonal
Feminist and Cultural Contributions
Widening Circles
Modern Miracles from Ancient Medicine
Transpersonal Experience and the Arts
Transpersonal Education
Appendix
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About the author (2013)

Harris L. Friedman is a former Research Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, USA, and Emeritus Professor at Saybrook University, USA. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association and past President of the International Transpersonal Association, he continues to practice psychology and is the current Chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group of the APA’s Society for Humanistic Psychology. Professor Friedman has published extensively on transpersonal psychology and is senior editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and associate editor of The Humanistic Psychologist.

Glenn Hartelius teaches in the doctoral program at Sofia University’s School of Transpersonal Studies, Palo Alto, USA. He is editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and Secretary of the International Transpersonal Association. Dr Hartelius has published work in the fields of transpersonal psychology and consciousness studies, and has taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies as well as at Naropa University in the state of Colorado. He has thirty years’ experience in private practice as a somatic counselor and practitioner.

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