Transpersonal Psychology: Defining the Past, Divining the Future

@inproceedings{Hartelius2007TranspersonalPD,
  title={Transpersonal Psychology: Defining the Past, Divining the Future},
  author={Glenn Hartelius and Mariana Caplan and Mary Anne and Rardin},
  year={2007}
}
Retrospective analysis of definitions published 35 years suggests the major subject areas of the field can be summed up in three themes: beyond-ego psychology, integrative/holistic psychology, and psychology of transformation. Theme frequency analysis reveals that early emphasis on alternative states of consciousness has moderated into a broader approach to human transcendence, wholeness, and transformation. This expanded definition of transpersonal psychology suggests the field has much in… CONTINUE READING

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