Pushing Taboo: Exploring the Role of LSD in Transpersonal Psychology

One of the most effective means of inducing non-ordinary states of consciousness and peak experiences is through the ingestion of psychedelic substances. This essay explores the role of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) in Transpersonal Psychology and psychotherapy. It provides a brief history of the substance and presents an overview of the work of psychiatrist and transpersonal researcher Stanislav Grof. To finalize, I share a personal experience illustrating a positive therapeutic outcome achieved through the use of LSD and art.

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