Who Has a Spiritual Crisis? No, you don’t have to be religious to have such a crisis. Yes, some priests and ministers have spiritual crises—nuns, too; but, typically, they have not been taught how
In November 2014, the peak psychology body in the UK, the British Psychological Association, released its new flagship report Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia. It was a watershed moment in the mainstream treatment of mental illness, containing statements such as
“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~Jiddu Krishnamurti Out of the Shadows: When Spiritual Emergency was a Mental Illness I recall driving with my parents past
Ayahuasca: Is It a Shortcut? Ayahuasca is a brew made from plants that grow in the rain forest. It has been used in ceremony by indigenous peoples in Central and South America to expand consciousness
Dear Friends of IMHU, After just creating five new courses for IMHU.org, I will be taking a Sabbatical leave from IMHU starting December, 2019-beginning of May, 2020. It has been about 7 years since I
Spiritual Psychology of Indigenous Peoples This 7 min video gives voice to the wisdom of a Native American elder, Floyd Red Crow Westerman. He speaks to the changes going on now on our earth. He
The video above with founder/director Beatrice Birch reveals the philosophy behind Inner Fire. It’s an alternative to hospitalization. Inner Fire is not a religious or spiritual institution but has drawn inspiration from Rudolf Steiner’s thinking.
A Spiritual emergency and a psychosis are often confused. People think, “It’s got to be one or the other! Which one is it?” They look for someone to do an assessment to answer the question
“The Cardinal” by E. Grutzner, 1846-1925? Spiritual Teachers and Spiritual Emergence Those on a path of spiritual emergence, seeking spiritual growth, often assume that their spiritual teachers are leading lives committed to helping others. Why?
There is a heated argument around understanding psychosis and psychotic episodes. The dictionary of psychiatry considers it an illness, likely a symptom of a broken brain. Increasing numbers believe it does not exist as a