Mind Medicine Australia invites  you to join them for an exclusive screening of The Way of the Psychonaut: Stanislav Grof’s Journey of Consciousness. This inspirational documentary is being shown in Australia to a global audience after four years in the making, and we are excited to share it with you! The Way of the Psychonaut showcases Stan Grof’s groundbreaking work in human consciousness with psychedelics, Holotropic Breathwork and Transpersonal Psychology.

Stan’s quest for knowledge and insights into the healing power of non-ordinary states of consciousness, influenced the disciplines of psychiatry and psychology and profoundly changed many individual lives. One of those transformed by Stan is filmmaker Susan Hess Logeais. The documentary utilises Susan’s personal existential crisis as a gateway to examine Grof’s impact, from the micro to the macro.

Date: Thursday 3rd December 2020
Time: 7:30pm sharp – 9:30pm (includes Q&A Panel)
Location: Online (a link will be included in your Humanitix ticket)
Ticket Price: $20 Concession / $35 General Admission / $50 General Admission + Donation (includes $15 donation) / $100 General Admission + Donation (includes $65 donation)
(All funds donated will go towards our mission to make these medicines available and accessible.)

Psychedelics, used responsibly and with proper caution, would be for psychiatry what the microscope is for biology and medicine or the telescope is for astronomy.” – Dr Stanislav Grof

 

Please click here to watch the trailer.
Click here to book your ticket
Following the screening there will be a Q & A panel with a special guest appearance from Dr Stan and Brigitte Grof (USA) and Susan Hess Logeais (USA), the film’s producer. This will be an incredible opportunity to engage with one of the pioneers of psychedelic-assisted therapy and learn from the filmmaker and what inspired her to pursue this project.
Learn more about the documentary here
At a time when mental illness is increasing across the population, we need your help to continue our work towards enabling the clinical application of accessible and affordable psychedelic-assisted therapies to treat mental illness in Australia.
Please make your tax-deductible donation HERE and join us for our end of year virtual fundraiser – The Way of the Psychonaut.
With gratitude for your interest and support,
Peter Hunt AM and Tania de Jong AM, Mind Medicine Australia

About Dr Stan Grof

Stanislav Grof (USA)
M.D., PhD
Stan Grof has 60 years of experience as a pioneer in human consciousness research. In the past, he was Principal Investigator in a psychedelic research program at the Psychiatric Research Institute in Prague, Chief of Psychiatric Research at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University, and Scholar-in-Residence at the Esalen Institute.
Grof’s publications include over 150 articles in professional journals and 25 books. Recently , he was Professor of Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, conducts professional training programs in Holotropic Breathwork and transpersonal psychology, and lectures worldwide. Additionally, Stan is one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology and the founding president of the International Transpersonal Association.
In 2007, he was granted the prestigious Vision 97 award from the Václav and Dagmar Havel Foundation and the Thomas R. Verny Award from the Association for Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health in 2010.

About Brigitte Grof

Brigitte Grof is a psychologist, psychotherapist and artist. In her early years she had a psychedelic experience that impacted her deeply. When her psychology studies did not answer her questions, she began studying art. In 1985 she found Stanislav Grof’s books and decided to meet him, later traveling to The Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California to participate in a month-long Holotropic Breathwork seminar with Stan and Christina Grof on “Ancient wisdom and modern science“.
She assisted in many breathwork workshops and eventually participated in a 3 year training in Switzerland. Since 1989 she has been leading her own breathwork workshops in Germany. In the early years she also worked in France and was leading the first Holotropic Breathwork workshop in Czechoslovakia with Stan’s mother Maria Grof.
From the beginning of the Grof Transpersonal Training she was offering optional modules in Germany with Sylvester Walch and a 3 year training with Ingo Jahrsetz. She has a private practice as a psychotherapist in Wiesbaden, Germany, working with Gestalt-, bodywork and breathwork. In May 2020 Stan and Brigitte Grof launched their new training in working with holotropic states of consciousness the Grof® Legacy Training. www.grof-legacy-training.com

About Susan Hess Logeais

Susan Hess Logeais brings her passion as a social activist to her work as a filmmaker, creating thought provoking and inspiring films. Her background as a dancer, actress and perpetual student allows her to craft stories that do more than entertain. She also blends the knowledge and understanding earned from over 30 years of spiritual exploration with her technical experience as a filmmaker, providing her with a unique perspective on building projects that draw the viewer into a heartfelt experience of the story. Susan holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Transformational Entertainment and Human Consciousness, and is working on her Masters in Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness.