Transpersonal Psychology

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Transpersonal Psychology Section Annual Conference 2018

Friday 14th - Sunday 16th September 2018 at the University of South Wales 

 

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Transpersonal Psychology addresses the spiritual nature of humankind. Unlike religion and theology, its interest centres on the mind and behaviour; hence it is a branch of Psychology. All the major spiritual and mystical traditions of the world incorporate teachings about the nature of mind and promote behavioural practices intended - amongst other goals - to bring about psychological transformations. Transpersonal psychology addresses these teachings and practices, researching their value and evaluating their relationships to ideas promulgated in Psychology.

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The 2014 conference of the BPS Transpersonal Section conference explored the theme of ‘Contextualising Mindfulness: Between the Sacred and the Secular.’ With the explosion of interest in the topic of meditation and mindfulness it was timely to add