Hypnogogic ConsciousnesswithAdam Crabtree

Books Mentioned In This Interview

adam crabtree multiple man adam crabtree trance zero adam crabtree from mesmer to freud adam crabtree memoir of a trance therapist adam crabtree evolutionary love john paul sartre nausea puysegur an essay of instruction on animal magnetism william mcguire the freud-jung letters healy toni wolff and c. g. jung rudolf steiner spiritual science walter franklin prince the enchanted boundary jay ogilvy an actual man: michael murphy and the human potential movement

Adam Crabtree, RP, is a trainer of psychotherapists and has a private therapy practice in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, He is author of From Mesmer to Freud: Magnetic Sleep and the Roots of Psychological Healing, Multiple Man: Explorations in Possession and Multiple Personality, Trance Zero: Breaking the Spell of Conformity, Evolutionary Love and the Ravages of Greed, and The Land of Hypnogogia. He is also coauthor of Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century, and he is coeditor of Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and Spirituality.

Here he explains that he is using the term hypnogogia to describe explorations of one’s psychic depths including, but not limited to, states associated with sleep and dreaming. He shares a number of his own hypnogogic journeys – starting at the age of five. He discusses the sense of dread that sometimes accompanies these encounters with the unknown within. He also suggests that, while each individual is absolutely unique, there is a universal quality, independent of cultural conditioning, to hypnogogic terrain.

(Recorded on August 2, 2020)

Johnney Gruelle, The Paper Dragon: A Raggedy Ann Adventure –

Published on August 31, 2020


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