Assagioli cast new light on his understanding of subpersonalities in this dialogue with a student in which he asserts that some subpersonalities stem from our past lives. Translated from Italian by Gordon Symons, Assagioli Archive Florence (original title: Subpersonalita-intuitive-di- B.C.) R.A. :(Referring to the question asked by B.C. about subpersonalities which include feelings of inferiority), […]
This exchange with his students, where they share their testimonials about how they have changed through psychosynthesis, was the last lesson Assagioli had before he passed away on August 23. 1974. Original title: What Can Psychosynthesis Offer, translated from Italian by Gordon Symons, source: Assagioli Archive, Florence. R.A.: Before starting, I would like to thank […]
In this transcript of a meeting (15 pages), Assagioli has a discussion about applied psychosynthesis with doctors and psychologists. They discuss the challenges with self-training, analysing oneself through the autobiography. They also discuss the treatment of sexual neurosis, rebellion against the will, and how to deal with resistance. The technique of disidentification is also reflected […]
Assagioli is discussing psychosynthesis therapy with a group of doctors. Why the use of autobiography is so important, and why we must use the techniques on ourselves. There is also a discussion of the effect of weaning that it might cause an abandonment complex Translated by Gordon Symons from Italian (Riunione dei medici aprile 64) […]
Assagioli is here discussing psychosomatic reactions, miraculous healing, the clients will-to-healing or not, when to let go of one’s children and will and responsibility are intertwined. Original title; Debate, from Archivio Assagioli – Florence, translated from Italian by Gordon Symons As usual, what was offered here was a general panorama, as it is necessary to […]
CONVERSATION HELD AFTER THE 1st LESSON FROM DR. ROBERTO ASSAGIOLI Debate March 9th 1974, Translated by Gordon Symons from Dibattito-del -9-marzo-1974 Q. – In your opinion, Professor, does a father or mother have the right to read the private diary of a son or a 15-year-old daughter, if it’s against their will? R. – No. […]
Assagioli speaks about the scientific method and points to the fact that there are also psychological facts; he also touches on the origin of Psychosynthesis and who can and cannot benefit from its methods. By Mariella Crocellà. This is an extract from an interview granted by Dr Roberto Assagioli to Mrs Mariella Crocellà of the […]
In this interview, Assagioli gives insight into how introversion and extroversion can express itself on the different levels of the personality and how he defines psychosynthesis. By Lilian Gibson. Source. From the Occult Review,1934, v59, April. Translated by Gordon Symons from Italian. After the formation of the Psychoanalytic Schools of Dr. Freud and Adler in […]
Assagioli often made very simple – classic statements – about humanity, about life and about evolution, that carried a depth and a potency that we sometimes miss. If we look more closely at these Zen-like statements we find out how deeply meaningful they really are and how they can provide us with a continuity of revelation.
In the taxi on our way to his home on the Via Domenico to interview Dottore Roberto Assagioli, we wonder what he will be like; feeling like intruders even though he has been so graciously helpful in our contacts through correspondence and in yesterday’s telephone call confirming our coming.