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   Sep 23

Humanistic Psychology

In recent years there has been considerable effort to increase awareness of human beings. Within the field of psychology emerged a movement that expands the field of psychological research. It draws from both Western scientific knowledge and the traditional wisdom of the East in an attempt to integrate both sources of knowledge. Abraham Maslow was one of the main precursors of Humanistic Psychology. Maslow said the possibility of reaching a state of being beyond the self. This state is the transcendence of the limits of their own identity and experience, reaching higher levels of consciousness that have very positive effects and that are above the needs and material interests.

The transpersonal approach gives priority to the study of the whole rather than the party. It is a holographic process, where we selected and investigated generalized principles can provide a significant portion of the population. Transpersonal Psychology is born in the 60s. Was established in 1969 U.S. Association of Transpersonal Psychology, which focuses its interest in the following areas: Psychology and Psychotherapy, Personal Growth and Transformation, Research on states of consciousness, Addiction and Rehabilitation, death and near death experiences, studies on processes, values and the transpersonal experiences Summit Being, Transcendence, Theory and practice of meditation, Transpersonal Cooperation. Transpersonal is understood that involves an inquiry into the essential nature of Being. Transpersonal Psychology is not engaged in solving a specific problem, encourages the patient to develop their own internal resources enabling it to solve problems. It is based on the idea of transcendence of the ego or self.

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