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From Assagioli to Almaas. A Rough Guide to Transpersonal Psychology Keith Hackwood www.keithhackwood.com. The Transpersonal is the future of Psychology. Why? How? Culminating Crises in Positivist Materialsm Present from the outset Wide Vision. Contextual Crises. Outer. Inner.

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From Assagioli to Almaas

A Rough Guide to Transpersonal Psychology

Keith Hackwood

www.keithhackwood.com


The Transpersonal is the future of Psychology

  • Why?

  • How?

  • Culminating Crises in Positivist Materialsm

  • Present from the outset

  • Wide Vision


Contextual Crises

Outer

Inner

Anxiety

Depression

Loss of Meaning

Loss of identity

Alienation

  • Climate Change

  • Resource Depletion

  • Limits to Growth

  • ‘End of Progress’

  • ‘Problem of Civilization’


Civilizations don’t just happen… the spiritual impulse that originally gave rise to our Western culture is still presentPeter Kinglsey


A Return to Essence

  • How?

    Art or Science

    (Psycho)Synthesis

    Education

    ‘Therapy’ is too small a word


The World Behind The World

D O I N G

H A V I N G


Psychosynthesis is the future of Psychoanalysis

  • Roberto Assagioli 1888 – 1974


Psychosynthesis in Print

Doctoral Thesis 1909-1910

Psychosynthesis ‘Manual’ – 1965

The Act of Will – 1974

Transpersonal Development - 1993


Principal Ideas

  • Model of human being

  • I-Self Axis

  • The Will

  • Disidentification

  • Stages of Psychosynthesis (personal/transpersonal)


“The only way out is the way up”

The Egg Diagram

Assagioli’s Draft


Casa Assagioli


Florence


The Considerator


“The Will to Publish”


He was very early. Who was there to hear such a large and balanced statement? Not many.

From the Eulogy for Assagioli, by James Vargiu


The Transpersonal Field


Transpersonal Disciplines

Relates to:

  • Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy

  • Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology

  • Sociology

  • Anthropology

  • Cultural Theory


Notable Peaks

  • C G Jung (Especially the Red Book)

  • Archetypal Psychology (Hillman)

  • Spiritual Psychology (Sardello)

  • Ecospychology & Ecophilosophy

  • Stanislav Grof

  • Integral Studies (Wilber)


Notable Peaks

  • Washburn

  • Naranjo (Gestalt & Enneagram)

  • Influence of Buddhism (Watts, Suzuki, Trungpa, Elias Capriles)

  • Sufism

  • Kabbalah

  • Sri Aurobindo


Back to Basics


Back to Basics

  • Freud the ‘godless Jew’

  • From ‘hysterical misery’ to ‘common unhappiness’

  • Fear of the ‘black tide of mud of occultism’

    Therapy as Shamanic Operation


A H Almaas & The Diamond Approach


The Structure of Reality

  • Being / Soul / World

  • Personal Essence

  • Essential Aspects

  • The Theory of Holes

    “Disidentification means the cessation of identification, the cessation of taking something to be you, or to belong to you, or to define you.”


Method

  • Inquiry

    Socratic & Psychodynamic

  • Presence

    Embodied ‘felt-sense’ / limbs and hara


Love of Truth

  • The soul is fundamentally faithful to the truth, but she is ignorant

  • The truth is now and your life is now

  • Giving ourselves to truth means giving up defences – the self cannot give itself up


The Paradox

The Way of Silence & the Talking Cure

From Knowing to Being


Coming Soon…

Divine Rebel:

The Life & Work of Roberto Assagioli

By Mark Jones & Keith Hackwood

Publishing Date: September 2014


DiolchynfawrThankyou


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