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Why psychosynthesis? ... to live life more fully...

    “...the integration of both the higher and lower unconscious is tantamount to an expansion of the middle unconscious; that is, our daily experiential range - the spectrum of reality that we potentially may be aware of and respond to - expands to include more of the heights and depths of human experience.” (Firman- Gila p. 33)

The theory, study, process and practice of Pychosynthesis

    Here is a sampling of some of the content one might expect in a study and application of psychosynthesis in one’s life and work.

Study of the Context and Theoretical Content of Psychosynthesis

  • An awareness of the origination and growth of the theory of psychosynthesis:
  • Identify and explore its place as a theory and practice in the fields of psychology, (transpersonal, humanistic) and in other fields, i.e.education,  mind-body sciences, spiritual studies, sociology and ecology
  • Identify and explore the seven core theoretical concepts
  • Identify other theoretical concepts: (subpersonailty, concept of growth and development, psychological functions, stages of psychosynthesis)
  • Identify and learn techniques and exercises related to each of the theoretical concepts
  • Understanding psychsoynthesis maps,diagrams, (egg, star, psychosynthesis of the ages, the stages of a session, triangle model of polarities, conflict and synthesis)

Personal Component

  • Personal Application of core concepts and various techniques
  • Explore subpersonalities through a guided self-mentoring process
  • Explore major/minor psychological functions through a guided self-mentoring process

Development of psychosynthesis skills with self and others

  • Identify and explore your purpose in the use of psychosynthesis in your life and field of work
  • The role of “Attitude”
  • Locus of control and what is meant by “existential reality”
  • Role of the subjective
  • Develop the skills of empathy, presence, listening, reflecting, going deeper
  • Integrating and applying psychosynthesis as a guiding process
  • Develop an understanding of the purpose and goal of psychosynthesis as a practice and how it faciliatates growth and change
  • Practice sessions with a mentor/model/teacher/practitioner
  • Ethics


Firman, John and Gila, Ann (2002). Psychosynthesis - A Psychology of the Spirit. Albany, NY, State University of New York Press


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