02/10/2017

Spiritual Emergency: The Awakening of Kundalini | Stanislav Grof MD. PhD.

The Awakening of Kundalini The manifestations of this form of psychospiritual crisis resemble the descriptions of the awakening of Kundalini, or the Serpent Power, found in ancient Indian literature (Woodroff 1974, Mookerjee and Khanna 1977, Mookerjee 1982). According to the yogis, Kundalini is the generative cosmic energy, feminine in nature, which is responsible for the…

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02/10/2017

Spiritual Emergency: Overview | Stanislav Grof MD. PhD.

Due to length, this piece has been broken into a number of separate articles. This article was originally published in its entirety on Reality Sandwich under the title: Spiritual Emergencies: Understanding and Treatment of Psychospiritual Crises One of the most important implications of the research of holotropic states is the realization that many of the conditions,…

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27/09/2017

Healing Spiritual Awakenings Marked by Psychosis | Doug Miller Ph.D

Healing Spiritual Awakenings Marked by Psychosis | Doug Miller Ph.D

A Tale of Integrative Mental Health in Practice While these types of articles on alternative ways of understanding mental health appear now and then, rarely do we hear from someone who actually has practiced in these ways. While I have much to say about Transpersonal Psychology, I want to share an experience I had treating…

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