transpersonal

adjective trans·per·son·al \ (ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈpərs-nəl , -ˈpər-sə-nᵊl \

Definition of transpersonal

1 :extending or going beyond the personal or individual
2 :of, relating to, or being psychology or psychotherapy concerned especially with esoteric mental experience (such as mysticism and altered states of consciousness) beyond the usual limits of ego and personality

First Known Use of transpersonal

circa 1906


Medical Dictionary

transpersonal

adjective trans·per·son·al \ -ˈpərs-nəl, -ᵊn-əl \

medical Definition of transpersonal

:of, relating to, or being psychology or psychotherapy concerned especially with esoteric mental experience (as mysticism and altered states of consciousness) beyond the usual limits of ego and personality

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