AMERICAN CENTER FOR THE INTEGRATION OF SPIRITUALLY TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCES

ACISTE Conference Archives

The ACISTE conferences have featured some wonderful sessions put on by very talented professionals.

Browse the archives to find out what has been shared in the past… with links to recordings of the conference sessions.

2014: 3rd Annual ACISTE Conference

Therapeutic Issues of Spiritually Transformative Experiences

Dedicated in Memory of Christina Grof

Topics included:

  • Spiritual experiences: reality or delusion?
  • How are people differently affected, challenged or transformed by spiritual experiences?
  • How do different cultures deal with such experiences?
  • How are children affected by these experiences?
  • What are some possible explanations for these experiences?
  • What types of spiritually transformative experiences are there?
  • What are some therapeutic approaches?

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2013: 2nd Annual ACISTE Conference

Therapeutic Issues of Spiritually Transformative Experiences

Topics included:

  • Spiritual experiences: reality or delusion?
  • How are people differently affected, challenged or transformed by spiritual experiences?
  • How do different cultures deal with such experiences?
  • How are children affected by these experiences?
  • What are some possible explanations for these experiences?
  • What types of spiritually transformative experiences are there?
  • What are some therapeutic approaches?

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2012: 1st Annual ACISTE Conference

Therapeutic Issues of Spiritually Transformative Experiences

Topics included:

  • Recognizing Spiritually Transformative Experiences in clinical practice
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences vs. pathology
  • Changes, aftereffects and challenges following a spiritually transformative experience
  • Integration models of a Spiritually Transformative Experience
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences throughout history
  • Diversity of content, cross-cultural and subpopulations of experiencers
  • Experiencer perspectives/needs assessments (case studies, study results)
  • Clinical approaches and issues

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