Psychology of the Future: Observations from Consciousness Research Stanislav Grof

In the last several decades, various avenues of consciousness research and transpersonal psychology have amassed a vast amount of observations indicating that the current basic assumptions and concepts of psychology and psychiatry require a radical revision. These disciplines have also explored approaches that could lead to inner transformation of humanity and facilitate rise to a higher level of consciousness which might be humankind's only real hope for the future. This opening talk of the conference will examine the practical and theoretical implications that these findings might have for dealing with the current planetary crisis.