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HMI College of Hypnotherapy

Transpersonal Psychology

  • Glenn Hartelius, PhD

    Middlesex University
    California Institute of Integral Studies

  • William James Jones, PhD

    Azusa Pacifica University
    Pacifica Graduate Institute
    Pepperdine University

  • Randy Kasper, PhD

    California State University San Marcos

  • Indhushree Rajan, PhD

    Pacifica Graduate Institute

  • Victoria Stevens, PhD

    Antioch University
    Pacifica Graduate Institute
    University of California Santa Barbara

  • Terry Marks-Tarlow, PhD

    California Institute of Integral Studies
    Pacifica Graduate Institute

Transpersonal Psychology is a field or school of thought in psychology centered on the spiritual aspects of human life. The term Transpersonal Psychology was first introduced in the 1960s by psychologists such as Abraham Maslow and Victor Frankl. Transpersonal therapy is transformational in that it explores the whole person with special attention to how states of consciousness contribute to such an approach. This course will review eight core aspects of transpersonal therapy and applications.

  • Week 1: Transpersonal as an Integrative Whole/All Person Psychology
  • Week 2: Transpersonal as a Scientific Whole Person Psychology
  • Week 3: Transpersonal as an Embodied Psychology
  • Week 4: Transpersonal as a Psychology of Diversity
  • Week 5: Transpersonal as a Relational, Transformative Psychology
  • Week 6: Play, Creativity, Metaphor and Transformative Processes
  • Week 7: Transpersonal as an Ecopsychology
  • Week 8: Transpersonal as a Spiritual Psychology
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