About the Author
Stanislav Grof, M.D., internationally acclaimed psychiatrist and co-founder of transpersonal psychology, has taught and lectured in academic and workshop settings worldwide. He has served as chief of Psychiatric Research at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Scholar-in-Residence at Esalen Institute, and President of the International Transpersonal Association. Dr. Grof is a distinguished faculty member at the California Institute of Integral Studies and the author of many books, including LSD Psychotherapy, The Adventure of Self Discovery, The Holotropic Mind, Books of the Dead, The Cosmic Game, Psychology of the Future, When the Impossible Happens, and The Ultimate Journey. He has collaborated with his wife Christina Grof on the books The Stormy Search for the Self, Spiritual Emergency, and Holotropic Breathwork.