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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology presents the most inclusive resource yet published on this topic - which seeks to benefit humanity by integrating ancient wisdom and modern knowledge. * Features the work of more than fifty leading voices in the field, creating the most comprehensive survey of transpersonal psychology yet published * Includes emerging and established perspectives * Charts the breadth and diversity of the transpersonal landscape * Covers topics including shamanism, neurobiology, holotropic states, transpersonal experiences, and more
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors ix Foreword xvii Acknowledgments xxi Editors' Introduction xxiii Part I Introduction to Transpersonal Psychology 1 A Brand from the Burning: Defining Transpersonal Psychology 3Glenn Hartelius, Geffen Rothe, and Paul J. Roy 2 Traditional Roots, History, and Evolution of the Transpersonal Perspective 23Michael Daniels 3 The Calling to a Spiritual Psychology: Should Transpersonal Psychology Convert? 44Glenn Hartelius, Harris L. Friedman, and James D. Pappas 4 Criticisms of Transpersonal Psychology and Beyond The Future of Transpersonal Psychology: A Science and Culture of Consciousness 62Harald Walach Part II Transpersonal Theory 5 Revision and Re-enchantment of Psychology: Legacy from Half a Century of Consciousness Research 91Stanislav Grof 6 Altered States of Consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology 121Albert P. Garcia-Romeu and Charles T. Tart 7 Jung, Analytical Psychology, and Transpersonal Psychology 141Alan G. Vaughan 8 Integral Psychology 155Brant Cortright 9 Transcend and Include: Ken Wilber's Contribution to Transpersonal Psychology 166Allan Combs 10 Transpersonal Philosophy: The Participatory Turn 187Glenn Hartelius and Jorge N. Ferrer 11 Transpersonal Self-Expansiveness as a Scientific Construct 203Harris L. Friedman 12 Neuroscience and the Transpersonal 223B. Les Lancaster Part III Transpersonal Methodologies 13 Transpersonal Research and Future Directions 241Rosemarie Anderson and William Braud 14 Neurophenomenology: Enhancing the Experimental and Cross-Cultural Study of Brain and Experience 261Charles D. Laughlin and Adam J. Rock 15 Quantitative Assessment of Transpersonal and Spiritual Constructs 281Douglas A. MacDonald and Harris L. Friedman 16 The Role of Science in Transpersonal Psychology: The Advantages of Middle-Range Theory 300Harris L. Friedman 17 Philosophical Underpinnings of Transpersonal Psychology as a Science 312Douglas A. MacDonald Part IV Transpersonal Experiences 18 Exploring the Nature of Exceptional Human Experiences: Recognizing, Understanding, and Appreciating EHEs 333Genie Palmer and Arthur Hastings 19 Psychedelic-Induced Experiences 352James Fadiman and Andrew Kornfeld 20 Near-Death Experiences and Transpersonal Psychology: Focus on Helping Near-Death Experiencers 367Cheryl Fracasso, Bruce Greyson, and Harris L. Friedman 21 Transpersonal Sexual Experiences 382Jenny Wade 22 Parapsychology 401Adam J. Rock, Lance Storm, Harvey J. Irwin, and Julie Beischel Part V Transpersonal Approaches to Transformation, Healing and Wellness 23 Transpersonal Perspectives on Mental Health and Mental Illness 419Jacob Kaminker and David Lukoff 24 Meditation: Empirical Research and Future Directions 433Douglas A. MacDonald, Roger Walsh, and Shauna L. Shapiro 25 Psychedelic Induced Transpersonal Experiences, Therapies, and Their Implications for Transpersonal Psychology 459Thomas B. Roberts and Michael J. Winkelman 26 Transpersonal Dimensions of Somatic Therapies 480Don Hanlon Johnson 27 Hypnosis and Transpersonal Psychology: Answering the Call Within 492Ian E. Wickramasekera II 28 Dreaming and Transpersonal Psychology 512Daniel Deslauriers 29 Expressive and Creative Arts Therapies 529Kim A. Bella and Ilene A. Serlin 30 Psychospiritual Integrative Practices 544Kathleen Wall, Fabrice Nye, and Eric FitzMedrud 31 The Diamond Approach 562John V. Davis, Theodore Usatynski, and Zvi Ish-Shalom 32 Transpersonal Psychotherapies 580Vitor Rodrigues and Harris L. Friedman Part VI Transpersonal Studies 33 Ecopsychology and Transpersonal Psychology 597John V. Davis and Jeanine M. Canty 34 Feminist and Cultural Contributions to Transpersonal Psychology 612Christine Brooks, Kendra Ford, and Anne Huffman 35 Widening Circles: The Emergence of Transpersonal Social Engagement 626Donald Rothberg and Katherine E. Coder 36 Modern Miracles from Ancient Medicine: Transpersonal Medicine Approaches 640G. Frank Lawlis 37 Transpersonal Experience and the Arts: From the Chauvet Cave to Occupy Wall Street 652Lisa Herman 38 Transpersonal Education 666Nancy Rowe and William Braud Appendix 687 Index 693

About the Author

Harris L. Friedman is a former Research Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, USA, and Emeritus Professor at Saybrook University, USA. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association and past President of the International Transpersonal Association, he continues to practice psychology and is the current Chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group of the APA's Society for Humanistic Psychology. Professor Friedman has published extensively on transpersonal psychology and is senior editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and associate editor of The Humanistic Psychologist. Glenn Hartelius teaches in the doctoral program at Sofia University's School of Transpersonal Studies, Palo Alto, USA. He is editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and Secretary of the International Transpersonal Association. Dr Hartelius has published work in the fields of transpersonal psychology and consciousness studies, and has taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies as well as at Naropa University in the state of Colorado. He has thirty years' experience in private practice as a somatic counselor and practitioner.

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