Man’s spiritual development is a long and arduous adventure a journey through strange lands full of surprises, difficulties and even; dangers. In reality it is no less than the passing from the human to the spiritual kingdom.
There are two competing developmental models within transpersonal psychology – a depth versus a height psychological approach. This also runs through Psychosynthesis as a gap between Firman/Gilas and Assagiolis theories.
According to Roberto Assagioli then C.G. Jungs analytical Psychology is very close to psychosynthesis. In this article he compares the two therapeutic approaches.
In this article James Vargiu gives a very comprehensive presentation of the concept of subpersonalities in a psychosynthesis context, and of the practical work with subpersonalities.
We are all confronted with the forces of duality: love-hate, Sympathy-Antipathy, Optimism-pessimism. Assagioli suggest how to balance them and create a higher synthesis.
In this important article Assagioli demonstrates the relationship between the Self, the I and the multitude of subpersonalities. Ideally, we should be the director of our own lives, but often reality differs from this.
This article describes how to use Maslows hierarchy of needs together with the concept of subpersonalities as a powerful therapeutic tool in psychosynthesis
Guided visualisation is a very powerful method to go behind the intellect and obtain answers from the unconscious. The method sheds new light on hidden problems by getting impressions from the higher unconscious.
In this paper Assagioli define the different psychological disturbances related to the various spiritual stages of development. In this way the psychotherapist can discriminates between the spiritual and the normal crisis.
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