Articles by Will Parfitt
Psychosynthesis - An Introduction
In this article, Will describes how he first connected with Psychosynthesis and introduces the principles of Psychosynthesis practice.
Exploring Assagioli's assertion that in practice it is usually more convenient to employ the word 'psychosynthesis', but it must be understood that it always stands for 'bio-psychosynthesis.'
Psychosynthesis: Roots and Uses
In this short article, Will suggests there has been a renewal in Psychosynthesis that brings it closer to
its founder's original intentions.
Psychosynthesis: Pseudo-Mystical Backwater
or 21st Century Psychology?
Has Psychosynthesis been appropriated by spiritual psychologists and made
into a pseudo-mystical system or is it more than that?
Self Identification and Disidentification
Exploring the exercise that is key to understanding Psychosynthesis
The Tree, the Egg and the Serpent
(Bologna Conference, Italy, 2000)
The origins of Psychosynthesis and the importance of somatic alchemy.
Meditations on the therapeutic
Abstract and invocative reflections on psychosynthesis psychotherapy.
Loving What We Do: Doing What
The Psychosynthesis vision of individual and collective responsibility as
a way of furthering global awareness.
The Core of An Authentic Psychosynthesis
What constitutes a psychosynthesis training according to its founder, Roberto
Assagioli, and how to tell if a training is truly psychosynthesis.
Roberto Assagioli, Kabbalist
The correspondences between Psychosynthesis and Kabbalah are striking and
relevant to understanding Assagioli's work.
Spell-ing: the Craft of Witches,
Magicians and Psychotherapists
Making connections between magic and the language and practices of therapists.
Article by Piero Ferrucci
Psychosynthesis in the Light of Neuroscience
A ground-breaking article paralleling insights from neuroscience with psychosynthesis
Articles by Mike Stillwell
The Talking War
A Psychosynthesis Role-Playing Game
An interactive story-telling game, a fun yet deeply telling take on the role of supervision in psychotherapy
What I Did in The Holidays
Comparing and Contrasting Psychosynthesis
and Kabbalah (Qabalah)
Shedding light on the relationship between archetypes
Santa: The Early Years
- an extract from a graphic novel
Using humourous imagery to explore the genesis of an archetype
Articles by Keith Hackwood
Coming Forth By Day
- a reflection on self harming
A psychosynthesis inquiry into why so many young people regularly and chronically self-harm.
Apocalypse Now and Then: 2012,
Sophia and the New Therapeutics
Exploring Nine-Dimensional Alchemy, Sophia and the soul of the world ... towards a therapeutic psychology of service
Article by Alan Robinson
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Authenticity and Relationship:
Conflict or Synthesis?
Exploring the possible conflict between our need for relationship and our drive for authenticity from a psychosynthesis viewpoint
Articles by Anonymous
All Under Heaven:
exploring the therapeutic alliance
A psychospiritual inquiry into moral conscience from a first-class author who prefers to remain anonymous.
The Medusa's Head:
three tales of emancipation
The myth of Medusa analysed from a psychodynamic, exitential and psychospiritual point-of-view.
Article by John Cullen
Typical Trainer Subpersonalities
Psychosynthesis offers much that can be applied in the organisational and business spheres. This article by the late John Cullen explores one perspective on such work, and
is here as a tribute to John's furthering of psychosynthesis in the world.
Article by John Parks
The Will and Biopsychosynthesis
A personal, engaging history of an exploration to find the somatic and willful self through the psychosynthesis model.
A Tribute to Smiling Wisdom
Smiling Wisdom by Roberto Assagioli
Smiling Wisdom:An Appreciation by Marilyn Barry
Smiling Wisdom: A Review by Ana Chosa
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consider posting here with the other pieces appreciating Assagioli's excellent work?
If you would like to read more articles by Assagioli, the founder of Psychosynthesis, or by other
writers in the field, you can find lots of interest at Dirk Kelder's excellent Psychosynthesis pages.