Talk About Spiritual Crisis
Mike Rush BSc, PGDip, MA, DHP(NC).
All of the organisations listed here provide information and support for spiritual crisis, or the different varieties of spiritual emergency.
American Centre for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences
A US non-profit organisation founded in 2009. ACISTE provides information on STEs, a directory of certified support professionals, and peer-support groups for those struggling to integrate their STEs.
Hearing Voices Network
The HVN provides resources for people who hear voices, see visions, or have other unusual sensory experiences.
International Association for Near-Death Studies
IANDS is an educational organisation based in the US that provides information and resources about Near-Death Experiences (NDEs).
Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Menal Health
The IGPP is a German orgnaisation founded by Hans Benver in 1950 that undertakes research and provides counselling in the area of clinical parapsychology.
Integrative Mental Health University
A US non-profit organisation founded by Emma Bragdon. The IMHU provides online courses about mental health and spiritual emergency, training for Spiritual Emergence Coaches, and maintains an online directory of SECs.
Information Network Resource on New Religious Movements
INFORM is a UK educational charity that provides impartial information about new religious movements, minority religions and sects.
International Spiritual Emergence Network
ISEN acts as a hub for local spiritual emergence groups around the world. They have also compiled a crisis guide for people expereincing a spiritual emergency.
Kundalini Support Network
The KSN offers information and resources on kundalini awakening and also provides a directory of practitioners who work with kundalini.
The Kyrie Therapeutic Farm will support recovery through the creation of a healing environment combining a supportive community, therapeutic and holistic care and meaningful opportunities for participating in a natural farm setting in Ireland.
Near-Death Experiences UK
NDE UK provides information and resources for people who have experienced an NDE, including access to peer-support groups.
The Psychosynthesis & Education Trust
The PET provides an online directory of therapists trained in Psychosynthesis. Psychosynthesis is an holistic approach to mind, body, and spirit founded by Italian psychiatrist Roberto Assagioli.
The Soteria Network promotes an alternative approach to psychosis and extreme states using minimal medication therapeutic environments.
Spiritual Awakenings International
The US based SAI aims to raise awareness of spiritually transformative experiences and their effects around the world. The SAI holds annual conferences and sharing circles where people can talk about their experiences in a safe, non-judgemental space.
Spiritual Crisis Network
A UK non-profit organisation founded in 2004 by Catherine Lucas, Isabel Clarke and others. The SCN offers information and support via email, face-to-face and online peer-support groups, a group for carers, and holds occassional training and awareness events and conferences.
Spiritual Emergence Service
The SES is a Canadian non-profit organisation that provides resources and a directory of therapists for people experiencing spiritual emergency.
Spiritual Emergence Anonymous
SEA was founded by Marie Grace Brooke and aims to assist people struggling to integrate their spiritually transformative experiences using a 12-step programme.
Sweet Track Counselling
Sweet Track Counselling based in Glastonbury in the UK provide therapists who work with psychospiritual and transpersonal issues.