The Consciousness & Transpersonal Psychology Research Archive provides online digital access to articles, dissertations, theses, and references that describe research methods and ways of knowing in the fields of Consciousness Studies, Transpersonal Psychology, and related fields. Related articles can also be found on the Inclusive Psychology Archive and other research archives on this website.

Archive organized and created by

Rosemarie Anderson, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Sofia University, USA; Co-Founder, Transpersonal Research Network; Founding Director, Sacred Science Circle and

Les Lancaster, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Transpersonal Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University, UK; Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University, UK; Founding Director, Alef Trust, UK

The organizers and creators of this archive have secured permission from authors to make their writings available as digital resources below. Related books and book chapters listed are available in libraries and at online and local bookstores.


  • Anderson, Braud, W., & Valle, R. (1996). Disciplined inquiry for transpersonal studies: Old and new approaches to research. Working Paper Number 1996-1 of the William James Center for Consciousness Studies, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA. [pdf]
  • Anderson, R., & Braud, W. (2007). Transpersonal research from a global perspective. Unpublished manuscript, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. G., & Schlitz, M. J. (1989). A methodology for the objective study of transpersonal imagery. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 3(1), 43-63. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. (1994). Reaching for consciousness: Expansions and complements. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 88(3), 185-206. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. (1999). Transcending the limits of time. Inner Edge, 2(6), 16-18.[pdf]
  • Braud, W. (2003). Nonordinary and transcendent experiences: Transpersonal aspects of consciousness. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 97(1-2), 1-26. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. (2004). An introduction to Organic Inquiry: Honoring the transpersonal and spiritual in research praxis. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 36, 18-25. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. (1992). Human interconnectedness: Research indications. ReVision: A Journal of Consciousness and Transformation, 14, 140-148. [pdf]
  • Braud, W. (1994). Assumptions, beliefs, white crows, and connections. Invited presentation, Conference on Earth and Soul: Ecopsychology and the Healing of Self, Earth, and Society, sponsored by Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA. [pdf]
  • Cobb, E. (1977). The ecology of imagination in Childhood. New York: Columbia University Press. Donaldson, F. O. (1993). Playing by heart: The visionary practice of belonging. Nevada City, [pdf]
  • Cook-Greuter, S. (2013). Nine levels of increasing embrace. Available at [Click on Resources, then #3, Developmental Perspectives]
  • Cook-Greuter, S. (2000). Mature ego development: A gateway to ego transcendence? Available at [Click on Resources, then #3, Developmental Perspectives]
  • Kunisue, Y., & Schavrien, J. Yamato Kotobe: The language of the flesh. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 30(1), 2011, pp. 165-170.
  • Schavrien, J. (2005). On being shot awake: A transpersonal self psychology view of PTSD recovery. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 35 (2). [pdf]


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