Beyond the Brain is an entertaining and eye-opening introduction to the visionary work of Dr. Stanislav Grof. This Transpersonal Psychology cofounder and. Beyond the Brain seriously challenges the existing neurophysiological Grof makes a bold argument that understanding of the perinatal and Stanislav Grof. Beyond the Brain Birth, Death, and Transcendence in Psychotherapy Stanislav Grof State University of New York Press. Document. Page iv. To Christina, Paul.
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Doorway to the Numinous. He is one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology and the founding president of the International Transpersonal Heyond ITA. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Many of his core concepts are only explained briefly and not in much depth.
Some very interesting revelations These scenarios suggest that the origin of war crimes and conquest lie in simple faults like inferiority complexes which might be obvious as they say Hitler and Napoleon, for example, were tiny men. While the ideas are fascinating, I found the actual writing really, really boring and droning. In this book, he speaks of paradigms–the model of reality that scientists work within, accepting certain basic assumptions. His reinterpretation of some of the most agonizing aspects of human behavior proves thought provoking for both laypersons and professional therapists.
Lumpy Dirtball rated it really liked it Oct 10, Very well written, and I have a lot of respect for Grof.
Beyond the Brain
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In this pioneering work, he proposes a new model of the human psyche that takes account of his findings. I don’t look to drugs for my enlightenment, so this book was not for me. In this pioneering work, he proposes a new model of the human psyche that takes account of his findings. In this book, Stanislov Grof details his theory about the connections between a person’s birth experiences being born, not giving birth and later issues in life, psychological, physical and spiritual.
Great book, very interesting and informative. Refund requests over days from the purchase date will receive a check as funds cannot be returned to the credit card due to fraud protection policies. But the astonishing Meditations on the Tarot interrupted my trajectory with Grof and suggested to me an even deeper form of transformation. I actually put this book down a while back While the ideas are fascinating, I found the actual writing really, really boring and droning. Sep 25, D Finch rated it liked it Shelves: This book is a very good overview of Grof’s ideas grounded in modern consciousness research and his work with psychedelic drugs and other experiential methods of therapy.
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Grof explores consciousness and bodywork and transpersonal psychology. Stanislav Grof, MD, is a psychiatrist with more than fifty years of experience in research of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Beyond the Brain
Refresh and try again. Alvaro rated it really liked it Jul 29, I think it is a great book for anyone with some background in psychology and who is interested in or open to the idea of non-traditional methods of therapy or theories of psychology. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The work does seem to operate under the assumption This book satnislav a very good overview of Grof’s ideas grounded in modern consciousness research and his work with psychedelic drugs and other experiential methods of therapy.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Grof also explains his Holotropic Breathwork therapy that combines deep breathing, sound and music technology, and bodywork to achieve higher consciousness. In this book he gives a summary, almost encyclopedic knowledge of the various schools of psychology and a review of various consciousness technologies, including mention of the resulting visions, trances or mystical experiences.
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