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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 one

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A short definition from the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology suggests that transpersonal psychology "is concerned with the study of humanity's highest potential, and with the recognition, understanding, and realization of unitive, spiritual, and transcendent states of consciousness" [ 1

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Following his graduation in medicine, Paul Grof took his psychiatric training and became specialized in psychiatry in 1962. He worked as a research psychiatrist in the Psychiatric Research Institute in Prague, and as a fellow in psychoendocrinology of affective disorders in West Germany. In

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Her works, written between 1919 and 1949, describe a wide-ranging system of esoteric thought covering such topics as how spirituality relates to the solar system, meditation, healing, spiritual psychology, the destiny of nations, and prescriptions for society in general. She described the

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Dick Price was a veteran of the Beat Generation . [ 1 ] He ran Esalen in Big Sur for many years, sometimes virtually single-handed. [ 2 ] He was an explorer of the Santa Lucia Mountains that define the Big Sur coast. He developed a form of personal integration and growth called Gestalt

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The field is often considered to have begun in 1896 with the opening of the first psychological clinic at the University of Pennsylvania by Lightner Witmer . In the first half of the 20th century, clinical psychology was focused on psychological assessment, with little attention given to

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The Kundalini Syndrome is a set of sensory , motor , mental and affective symptoms reported predominantly (according to certain writers on the subject) among people who have had a near-death experience ; [ 1 ] [ 2 ] it has also been attributed to practitioners of meditation or yoga .

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Ken Wilber was born on January 31, 1949 in Oklahoma City , Oklahoma . In 1967, he enrolled as a pre-med student at Duke University , [ 3 ] and was almost immediately disillusioned with what science had to offer. He became inspired, like many of his generation, by Eastern literature, particularly

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Taylor, 1994). From observing many people in nonordinary and expanded states of consciousness, Grof developed what he considers to be a “cartography” of the psyche, which describes four main categories of experience. Sensory and Somatic : This realm of experience includes various hallucinatory

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challenge of psychedelic therapy was the greatly variable effects produced by the drugs. According to Stanislav Grof , "The major obstacle to their systematic utilization for therapeutic purposes was the fact that they tended to occur in an elemental fashion, without a recognizable pattern

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