Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Foundation

“The privilege of a lifetime

is to become who

you truly are.”

–Carl Jung

“The visionary is one who brings his or her voice into the world and who refuses to edit, rehearse, perform, or hide. It is the visionary who knows that the power of creativity is aligned with authenticity.”

— Angeles Arrien

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What is Transpersonal Psychology?

What is Transpersonal Psychology?

In this time of increasing complexity and global conflicts, we are facing serious challenges for the future of humanity and the natural world. Transpersonal Psychology addresses these challenges through a nontraditional approach that explores and develops the furthest reaches of our human potentials to help create a more sustainable worldview. The field of transpersonal psychology, now 50 years old, integrates the ideas and insights of western psychology with wisdom of eastern spiritual traditions. According to the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the mission of the field is “to promote eco-spiritual human transformation through transpersonal inquiry and action.”

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What is the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Foundation (ITP Foundation)?

ITP Foundation is a charitable foundation established in 1975 as the first graduate school and research center to focus on transpersonal psychology.

With this innovative new school came an extraordinary faculty, a dynamic student body, and cutting-edge curricula and research that helped launch such fields as mind-body medicine, positive psychology, and consciousness studies, health and healing.

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What is the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Foundation (ITP Foundation)?

How do ITP Foundation and Sofia University Synergize?

The ITP Foundation is autonomous from Sofia University, with its own Board of Directors and tax status, while sharing office space and collaborating on research and scholarship.


Mission of the ITP Foundation

To broaden and deepen the multi-disciplinary pursuit of transpersonal studies through innovative research and educational programs that aim to develop humanities fullest potentials and to apply these potentials to social and global issues.

Leadership of ITP Foundation

  • Founder, Dr. Robert Frager
  • Director, Dr. Marilyn Schlitz

Board of Trustees

  • Jindong Cai
  • Grace Hu
  • Denis Prone
  • Peter Benski (Ex officio)
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Please Donate to ITP Foundation

Please Donate to ITP Foundation

Your tax-deductible contributions help in world changing ways:

  • Advance the field of transpersonal studies
  • Support innovative research
  • Blend ancient wisdom with state of the art technology
  • Expand transformation and healing
  • Stimulate field formation
  • Invite collaborations with alumni

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Are you interested in Transpersonal Psychology, research and transformative approaches, use the form below to contact us and learn more.

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ITP Foundation 1069 E. Meadow Circle Palo Alto, CA 94303

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