The new issue of Self & Society – the final issue before our 50th birthday next year – is a bumper 116-page theme issue on the transpersonal, with an exclusive lead article by jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin, on ‘Music and Spirit’. The full contents can be found below.

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Self & Society: International Journal for Humanistic Psychology –

Volume 49 (2), 2021

EditorialRichard House

On Music and SpiritJohn McLaughlin

Spiritual Awakening Experiences: A Phenomenological Study in Transpersonal Psychology
    Christian Stokke & Mira Cataya Rodriguez

Covid-19 and the Awakening of Humanity: A Super-conscious View
    Patricia Fares-O’Malley & Peter Smith

Beyond Mindfulness: Revisioning Mindfulness and Spirituality in the World of the Imagination
    Dina Glouberman

Situating Myself: Stepping backWilliam West

Recovering from WellnessAndy Halewood

Cancel Culture: ‘Woke’, Yes – but Not ‘Woke’ Enough?Denis Postle

INTERVIEW: A ‘Critical Psy’ Perspective on Covid, Part IBruce Scott

Science and Editorial Procedures Are Stifling Dissenting VoicesMartin Cohen

The Politics of Food ScienceMartin Cohen

Forcing, Unforced Associations and Paradigms: A CommentaryOnel Brooks


THE MANU WITHOUT PORTFOLIO COLUMN, 2: Wisdom-while-u-waitManu Bazzano

THE MIKI KASHTAN COLUMN – What’s Mine to Do?Miki Kashtan



REVIEW SYMPOSIUM: Mahavishnu Orchestra, ‘The Inner Mounting Flame’
    Walter Kolosky, Ken Trethewey & James Watson

Book Review: Glen Park’s Chakra Healing TherapySofia Johansson

POETRY REVIEW: Brian Thorne’s Purple VestmentsJulian Nangle

Book notice: David Lorimer’s A Quest for WisdomRichard House

AHPb Chair’s PageLucy Scurfield