January 15, 2014
One-day event features Keynote Speakers Stanislav Grof, M.D.,Ph.D. and James Fadiman, Ph.D.
Sofia University, the birthplace of graduate transpersonal education, and the Association for Transpersonal Psychology (ATP) will co-host a one day Global Transpersonal Symposium on Saturday, February 8, 2014, from 9:00am-7:00pm at Sofia University in Palo Alto. The symposium will bring together the Association for Transpersonal Psychology (ATP), European Transpersonal Association (EUROTAS) and the International Transpersonal Association (ITA). This year’s theme is “Unity Within Diversity.” Two luminaries in the field of transpersonal psychology, Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D. and James Fadiman, Ph.D., will open the day with keynote speeches.
Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D., is a psychiatrist, one of the founders of transpersonal psychology and founding President of the ITA. He is known for pioneering the research of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche.
James Fadiman, Ph.D., is a founder of ATP, helped found Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) and is best known for his research involving the use of psychedelics for spiritual, therapeutic and problem-solving purposes. Through his teaching, consulting, speaking and writing Jim helps himself and others remember how interwoven we are with the rest of the natural world.
There will also be 3 panel presentations on the application of transpersonal psychology to research, education and practice. During the conference, attendee’s can expect to hear from the presidents of ATP, EUROTAS and ITA. After each panel discussion there will be time allotted for dialogue between the international transpersonal psychologists and the audience.
For more information and event registration please visit: http://sofia.givezooks.com/events/global-transpersonal-symposium-unity-within-diversity-2
Steven Schmitz, Ph.D.
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