Reformulates the notion of the ego and provides a new perspective for understanding ego development and the role of the ego in spiritual life.
The definitive overview of this transformative breathwork.
An ecopsychological, ecospiritual exploration of humankind's relationship with the rest of nature.
An in-depth, ethnographic study of the transnational expansion of Santo Daime, a mystical religious tradition organized around sacramental ingestion of the mind-altering ayahuasca beverage.
Explores the philosophical dimensions and implications of integral theory.
Explores language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative religion, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy.
Uses real-life episodes of psychosis and recovery to show how poetic paradigms for thinking about psychiatric symptoms can enlarge contemporary understandings of mental illness and improve long-term treatment outcome.
A groundbreaking and hopeful new look at contemporary spirituality, transpersonal psychology, integral education, and religious diversity and pluralism.
Explores whether consciousness-based practices like meditation and prayer can contribute to social change.
Discusses how William James’s work suggests a world without will, self, or time and how research supports this perspective.
A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.
Brings the insights of Integral Theory to the consideration of sex, gender, and sexuality.
Using insights from Integral Theory, describes how the improvisational methods of jazz can inform education and other fields.
A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.
Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery and powerful practices for achieving it.
A holistic approach to the fascinating, multifaceted world of dreams.
Considers the contributions and contemporary significance of Alan Watts.
Explores the thought of Henri Bergson, highlighting his compelling theories on the nature of consciousness and its relationship to the physical world.
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
Cutting edge volume devoted to optimal adult development.
Introduces integral psychotherapy to scholars, practicing psychotherapists, and general readers.
Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an integral perspective.
Illuminates the role of empathetic love in psychotherapy.
Cuts through traditional debates to argue that religious phenomena are cocreated by human cognition and a generative spiritual power.
Describes the emergence of powerful fields of consciousness that influence students’ learning and personal transformation.
Brings Asian theories of consciousness into dialogue with Western psychotherapeutic practices.
Explores the plausibility and value of viewing synchronicity as a form of spiritual experience.
Interviews with fourteen pioneers in psychedelic research.
Presents an account of human development from a depth-psychological, transpersonal perspective.
A participatory alternative to the perennialism and experientialism dominant in transpersonal psychology.
Contra both Freud and Jung, argues that the unconscious is not exclusively irrational.
The first concise overview of transpersonal psychotherapy.
Demonstrates the dramatic results of blending the traditional with the transpersonal approach to psychoanalysis.
Considers the role and significance of imagination and the myth-making processes that engage human beings in constructing a viable, living world of meaningful relations, beliefs and social interactions.
This book maps the course of human development from the earliest stages of ego development to the highest stages of ego transcendence.
Looking for Home: A Phenomenological Study of Home in the Classroom contains stories of children who seek "a home" in the classroom. The book focuses on the extraordinary in the ordinary moments with ...
In this book, Michael Washburn provides a psychoanalytic foundation for transpersonal psychology. Using psychoanalytic theory, Washburn explains how ego development both prepares for and creates obstacles ...
This book introduces readers to the many facets of body/mind psychology such as its history and its basis in physiological processes; the framework of its theories and models; its clinical application ...
This book is about the psychology of acute culture change based on the historical antecedents of such events. It focuses on the spiritual process and the social circumstances of stressful turning points.
Investigates the human condition through dreaming.
Battered women and woman abusers. Which beliefs about them are becoming substantiated by empirical evidence, and which have now been debunked as fallacies or myths?
Woman Abuse: Facts Replacing Myths presents ...
The key to self-development, says Mike Sayama, is the experience of Samadhi, a state of relaxed concentration in which the individual neither freezes out of fear nor clings due to desire. Simply stated, ...
Beyond the Brain seriously challenges the existing neurophysiological models of the brain. After three decades of extensive research on those non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelic ...
Jung and Eastern Thought is an assessment of the impact of the East on Jung's life and teaching. Along with the strong and continuing interest in the psychology of Carl Jung is a growing awareness of ...
Methodology for the Human Sciences addresses the growing need for a comprehensive textbook that surveys the emerging body of literature on human science research and clearly describes procedures and methods ...