Transpersonal Psychology


    Aspects, Dimensions, Resources: Some Current Approaches
  • Autopoesis Resources
    [A long paper on The Ontological Foundations of Autopoietic Theory by Kent Palmer plus other resources and links.]
  • Center for Consciousness Studies
    [Background information and excellent links related to the several conferences on consciousness held in Tucson, Arizona, USA.]
  • Michael Daniels Homepage (Liverpool, UK)
    [Good collection of links on the topic. Maintained by Michael Daniels of the Centre for Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University.]
  • Metaphysics Research Lab
    [A part of the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University and source of lively discussion.]
  • New Models, Paradigms Links
    [An interesting collection of non-annotated links to non-maintastream influences on psychology.]
  • Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science
    [Links to sites relevant to nondual or non-Cartesian models of human nature.]
  • Psychology, Culture, and Evolution (U. of Waterloo, Canada)
    [A creative and speculative site maintained by Al Cheyne.]
  • Psychology / Emotional Healing and Transformation Internet Resources
    [Extensive list of links provided by the Holistic Healing Web Page.]
  • Die transpersonale Psychologie und Psychotherapie (Germany)
    [A resource and linking site in German. Die transpersonale Psychologie/Psychotherapie ist ein noch relativ junger Zweig der Psychologie, der in seiner modernen Form seit Ende der 60er Jahre in den USA entwickelt wurde. Wesentliche Begründer und Theoretiker der transpersonalen Psychologie waren und sind Anthony Sutich, Stanislav Grof, Abraham Maslow, Charles Tart, Francis Vaughan, Roger Walsh und Ken Wilber. Die europäische Wurzeln der transpersonalen Psychologie finden sich schon seit Anfang dieses Jahrhunderts in den Arbeiten von C.G. Jung, Viktor Frankl, Roberto Assagioli und Karlfried Graf Dürckheim.]

    Individual Theorists
  • William James (1842-1910)
    [Well-presented links to writings by James and commentary on James at a page maintained by Professor Frank Pajares at Emory University. Do not miss James' own essay on "the Ph.D. octopus." Also available is The Webbing of William James, by Marc Fonda.]
  • Carl Gustav Jung (1905-1961)
    [Also worth noting is Marc Fonda's Notes on Jung which includes his lecture notes on Jung's Answer to Job. Responses to Jung's work are wide-ranging. See, for instance, the Archetypal Astrology pages of Michael McLay, or alternatively the pages for Jung Institutes, Guilds, or similar organizations in several of the world's major cities such as the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago and the Guild for Psychological Studies in San Francisco.]
  • Personality and Consciousness
    [Brief sketches and links on theorists Freud, Jung, Adler, Kelly, Lewin, Maslow, Rogers, Skinner, Tart, and various Buddhists. Part of a site on Greater Anthropology maintained by Eric Pettifor of Simon Fraser University.]
  • Charles T. Tart
    [Links to Dr. Tart's home page and other resources for reviewing his work.]
  • Ken Wilber
    [A site maintained by Frank Visser. The "official" site (maintained by Wilber's publisher) is Ken Wilber Online and includes electronic forums for discussion and a wide range of up-to-date resources. Incidentally, see also the entry on Ken Wilber - an overview, at]

  • Applied Semiotics / Sémiotique appliquée
    [Canadian electronic journal, with an excellent list of links that connect to "Sites of Significance for Semiotics" and suggest ways in which communication theory may be relevant to a transpersonal psychology.]
  • Cybernetics and Human Knowing
    [A print "Journal of Second Order Cybernetics & Cyber-Semiotics." Some abstracts and other material from the journal is available online.]
  • Journal of Consciousness Studies
    [Table of Contents, digest of key debates, abstracts, reviews, selected articles, special offers, subscription information.]
    [A refereed electronic journal dedicated to supporting the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain.]

    See Also
  • Transpersonal Psychology Associations
    [Includes links to sites of professional societies, affinity groups, and support networks.]
  • Transpersonal Psychology Training and Education
    [Includes links to sites of institutes, proprietary training techniques, and college and university programs.]

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