He and his wife, Christina, have contributed both to its intellectual and experiential understanding through their work with Holotropic Breathwork. Their book on this new approach to self-exploration and therapy is a must read. Burney, Alyce M. Green, and Claudio Naranjo.
It includes images, many in color, of ancient and modern art on the theme of death and rebirth and the posthumous journey of the soul. This paradigm-breaking book based on decades of research of non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelic substances, various non-drug means, and occurring spontaneously questions many basic assumptions of contemporary psychiatry and psychology and calls for a radical revision of thinking in these disciplines. Written by Stanislav Grof First published in This new richly illustrated edition represents the most comprehensive treatise on the theory and practice of LSD psychotherapy.
It brings convincing evidence that effective use of psychedelics requires a radical revision of some basic assumptions of mainstream psychiatry and psychology, including a vast expansion of the cartography of the human psyche, understanding the deep roots of emotional and psychosomatic disorders, recognition of the self-healing potential of the psyche, and acceptance of spirituality as a vital dimension of the universal scheme of things. Nobody has contributed as much as Stan for the development of my problem child. Written by Stanislav Grof A book offering a new revolutionary approach to self-exploration and psychotherapy.
Grofs observations and experiences from decades of research into non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelics, various non-drug methods, and those occurring spontaneously. Written in a clear, easily understandable style. Written by Stanislav Grof In this book, Dr. Grof summarizes his observations and experiences from half century of consciousness research concerning death and dying. About one third of the book is dedicated to the discussion of pioneering research of psychedelic therapy of terminal cancer patients that Dr.
Grof conducted with his colleagues at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center. Written by Stanislav Grof Dr. A special selection of his experiences and observations that should not be possible if the worldview of materialistic science were correct. It will leave readers questioning the very fabric of our existence. Written by Melody Sullivan and illustrated by Stanislav Grof. By Christina Grof Christina Grof left us on june 15, , and it was far too soon. But we do have this memoir, completed and published right before she died. There was much joy in her childhood, but also dark secrets and enduring pain.
Now her abusive stepfather is dying of melanoma. Holotropic Breathwork: A conversation with Christina and Stanislav Grof, MD An armchair discussion with the Grofs about this technique and the effectiveness of using non-ordinary states for healing and spiritual practice. Run time is approximately 45 minutes.
Stanislav Grof proposes that individuals have systems of condensed experience COEX systems which become anchored to aspects of the birth trauma. In Part I of this program, he describes four different basic stages of the birth process and shows how they relate to attitudes developed later in life. Stan Grof's personal recommendations. Published Books. This comprehensive work is a tour de force through the worlds of psychology, psychotherapy, Holotropic Breathwork, maps of the psyche, birth, sex, and death, transpersonal experiences, psychospiritual death and rebirth, reincarnation, karma, mystical states, archetypes, spiritual emergency, art, artists, and higher creativity.
The commanding breadth and depth of knowledge is astounding, the tone of his writing easy and accessible, and the narratives brightened with intriguing personal accounts, amusing anecdotes, and brilliant case studies. Grof reviews the history of depth psychotherapy, the important revisions that are needed to make it more effective, and why the inner quest is such an essential activity.
Arguably one of the fathers of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, its most experienced practitioner, and deeply deserving of a Nobel Prize in medicine, he has successfully unveiled a new and sweeping paradigm in self-exploration and healing. The vast and useful knowledge in this book is sure to be an invaluable and treasured resource for all serious seekers.
If they are properly understood and supported, they can positive therapeutic, transformative heuristic, and even revolutionary potential. Laing, Lee Sannella, and others.
These psychospiritual crises are routinely labeled as psychiatric disorders and indiscriminately treated by suppressive medication and hospitalization. However, if they are correctly understood and supported, these deeply transformative states can result in emotional and psychosomatic healing and meaningful psychological and spiritual growth.
Human Survival and Consciousness Evolution. Modern Consciousness Research and the Understanding of Art. By Stanislav Grof, pages, full color pictures, large format. Stanislav Grof, one of the pioneers of consciousness research of the 20th and 21st centuries, has been on the forefront of understanding the importance of art in our human evolution toward a more mature and enlightened species.
In his book, he demonstrates how his expanded cartography of the human psyche, including the perinatal and transpersonal domains, provides a much deeper insights into the psychology of art and of the artists than the Freudian approach. He demonstrates this using an unparalleled selection from the art of the Swiss genius of fantastic art, Hansruedi Giger. Written by Stanislav Grof. Beyond the Brain: Birth, Death, and Transcendence in Psychotherapy Written by Stanislav Grof This paradigm-breaking book based on decades of research of non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelic substances, various non-drug means, and occurring spontaneously questions many basic assumptions of contemporary psychiatry and psychology and calls for a radical revision of thinking in these disciplines.
Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living and Dying Written by Stanislav Grof The art of dying and the posthumous journey of the soul have been described and depicted in many cultures. Stanislav Grof considers some of the most striking and important of the so-called 'books of the dead': ancient Egyptian funerary texts; the Tibetan Bardo Thodol; Maya and Aztec myths of the death and rebirth of the Hero Twins and the Plumed Serpent, Quetzalcoatl. From Europe come Christian visions of the soul's journey, the danses macabres, and imagery of mortal decay that recalls Tibetan practices.
The 'books of the dead' are universally relevant as maps of a terrain that each of us will one day traverse.
When the Impossible Happens | Stanislav Grof
The Adventure of Self-Discovery Written by Stanislav Grof A book offering a new revolutionary approach to self-exploration and psychotherapy. When the Impossible Happens. It is written in a clear, easily understandable style, which makes this book interesting reading also for children who may not yet understand its deeper psychospiritual meaning. Brigitte Grof, is a psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, and artist with over 30 years of experience in Holotropic Breathwork and non-ordinary states of consciousness Her artwork is inspired by her own psychedelic and holotropic experiences and by shamanic art of native cultures.
Currently she works in her private practice in Wiesbaden, Germany, and offers Holotropic Breathwork workshops and retreats. Since April , Brigitte and Stanislav Grof, the translator of her book, have been happily married; they live together in Germany and California and travel in the inner and outer worlds in tandem. Her website is: holotropes-atmen. Lillibit's Dream is a heartfelt journey of big dreams and profound changes, certain to appeal to children and adults alike.
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