Tag: Stan Grof

“Illness is always a misalignment of that which is harmonious in us”

Joel Olivé’s path towards music therapy has been a journey back in time, from electronic music to archaic instruments, which he makes with his own hands. “The archaic instruments affect a more irrational part of the being”, Olivé tells us in this interview on the occasion of the online course ‘Introduction to Psychedelic Music Therapy’, by BMed Global, the training branch of BMed, which will culminate with a retreat with psychiatrist Peter Hess, pioneer of Gong therapy, and his wife Heike, next March in Catalonia. Here you can watch and listen to the full interview: “Music”...

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«Spiritual emergence is a drastic effort of the psyche to heal itself»

Stanislav Grof is the third great fulcrum of psychology, after Freud and Jung. The Czech-born psychiatrist has more than 60 years of experience with psychedelics, founded Transpersonal Psychology together with Abraham Maslow and developed, together with his late wife Christina, holotropic breathing as a way to reach altered (or “holotropic“, as he prefers to call it) states of consciousness. For some years now, Stan Grof has focused on training a new generation of therapists who receive his legacy through the Grof Legacy Training programme, which BMed brings to Europe with the pioneering...

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When Stan Grof ‘invented’ holotropic breathing to circumvent the prohibition of LSD.

«Si yo soy el padre del LSD, entonces Stan Grof es su padrino, porque acompañó a mi maravilloso hijo a través de un momento difícil», Albert Hofmann. En 1966, el estado de California prohibió el LSD en pleno subidón de ácido de los ‘hippies’ en la costa oeste de EE.UU. Tres años después, en 1969, el gobierno federal de EEUU secundó la medida, quedando desde entonces prohibido el uso terapáutico y lúdico de la sustancia, que había despertado gran expectación y resultados muy notables entre el estamento psiquiátrico durante la década de los cincuenta y mitad de los sesenta. Por...

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