Co-director of the huntington meditation and imagery center and the new york psychosynthesis institute, richard has trained hundreds of health professionals internationally in the clinical applications of meditation, imagery and psychosynthesis co-author of five books: healing addictions dante's path the end of fear. Friedman, cofounder of the psychosynthesis institute of new york, psy- chosynthesis “lost touch with its psychoanalytic roots” (friedman 1984, 31) and psychologist frank haronian, former vice president of the psychosynthesis research foundation, warned that psychosynthesis needed “to pay more attention to the lower. Alan c haras is the founder and director of the cardoner institute for contemplative leadership and the owner of hamsa yoga center in lake orion, michigan yoga teacher (2012) dharma yoga center new york, new york certified 300-hour jivamukti yoga teacher (2005) omega institute rhinebeck, new york. One graduate interviewed spoke of her recent experience of filming a documentary showcasing how psychosynthesis transformed her life, as well as co-writing a book on the topic, currently planned for publication in new york it is not common that a non-degree-delivering institute contributes to the creation. He is co-director of the huntington meditation and imagery center and the new york psychosynthesis institute and is on the faculty of the italian society for psychosynthesis psychotherapy, florence transpersonal, meaning beyond the personality, refers to the innate resources in each person for inner peace, inner wisdom,. Article on the history and development of psychosynthesis counselling and psychotherapy.
Psychosynthesis is an approach to psychology that was developed by italian psychiatrist, roberto assagioli he compared psychosynthesis to the prevailing thinking of the day, contrasting psychosynthesis for example with existential psychology, but unlike the latter considered loneliness not to be either ultimate or. They began studying psychosynthesis in the early 1970s and worked together at the psychosynthesis institute that was then located on everett street in palo alto, california this institute left the san ann went on to complete the book, and it was published by state university of new york press (suny) in 2010 john was. Co-directors, new york psychosynthesis institute addiction is a mental obsession that leads to a physical compulsion assagioli stated it succinctly in his first psychological law: images or mental pictures tend to produce theexternal acts that correspond to them 1 the most common addiction is alcoholism the person's.
Assagioli in new york, 1937 assagioli practiced as a psychiatrist in italy and developed his own thinking and practice in the creative cultural milieu of florence in 1926 he founded an institute there which in 1933 became the institute of psychosynthesis fascist hostility towards his international humanitarian activities forced. Origins of the new york psychosynthesis institute in 1307, the catholic mystic poet dante was exiled from florence with a death sentence on his head married.
Qigong, bonney and richard have created the huntington method for awakening the transpersonal resources in each person they are the authors of five books and three cds on transpersonal development and co-founders of the huntington meditation and imagery center and the new york psychosynthesis institute. This article is an adaptation of the thesis i wrote for my ma in psychosynthesis psychotherapy at the institute of psychosynthesis in london in conjunction with middlesex university it describes the potential therapeutic benefits of working with psychedelics within a psychospiritual context, and highlights other factors. Contact newyorkpsychosynthesisorg faculty for information on workshops, seminars and materials on for information and materials on emotional healing and spiritual growth.