Michele Metelli

About

Dott. Michele Metelli

Therapeutic Orientation:

Transpersonal psychology, gestalt-therapy, archetypical psychology

About Statement:

A warm, peaceful and respectful setting for those that need to explore and to integrate inner experiences. We will talk and explore about memories, feelings, intuitions, visions you had in any psychedelic experiences, in the recent time or in the past. We explore your profound meaning with the aim to maximize the benefits and minimize the psychological risks.

Michele Metelli

Upcoming Events (8)

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THE HOLOTROPIC PARADIGM: The Psyche, The Inner Healer & Moving Towards Wholeness. With SITARA BLASCO & GTT staff ITALY -ASSISI

2024-04-24 00:00:00


6-day residential module with Sitara Blasco and GTT Staff This module offers an exciting exploration of the philosophy, principles, and strategies underlying the experience and practice of Holotropic Breathwork®. Topics included: 1. Origin of Holotropic Breathwork.  2. Holotropic Principles and Holotropic Strategy.  3. The Inner Healer.  4. Cartography.  5. Perinatal Matrices. 6. COEX Systems. 7. Holotropic Lineage. The Legacy of Stan Grof 8. Therapeutic mechanisms operating in Holotropic Breathwork. During the course of the six-day workshop, each participant will experience two sessions of HB as an experiencer, or "breather", and two sessions as a partner, or "sitter". Besides the breathwork experiences and the topics covered (described above), there will be art, music, dancing, film, and integration during the workshop. This is one of the four mandatory modules to become a HB certified facilitator. To participate in the module it is not necessary to have previous experience in Holotropic Breathwork. It is required to complete a brief confidential medical form. If you wish to continue with the Grof Transpersonal Training, this module is one of the four mandatory required.

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GTT Module - "Trauma Trasformazione" - "Trauma Transformation" Assisi Italy - 5th-10th May 2025 with Sonja Busch

2025-05-05 00:00:00


Trauma is the Greek word for wound, a wounding. We all have woundings; from birth to death, and even before birth. These can be demanding in their intensity, in their impact on us, and in our relationship with ourselves, others, and our environment. The module will focus on the impact of trauma on physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing.  We will explore holotropic strategies that can be beneficial in working with these challenging issues. Our approach will be a mixture of theory and experiential practices. Each participant will experience two Holotropic Breathwork sessions as a “breather” and two as a “sitter." Drawing on our personal experience, we will also engage in creative exercises with art materials, writing and movement. Topics and questions we dive into will include: - How the Holotropic Paradigm and the work in expanded states of consciousness is beneficial in integrating and transforming trauma - The trauma process - when to focus on what? - The use of survival strategies and ego defense mechanisms; their effectiveness and limitation - The power of Presence - Understanding Grof's perinatal and transpersonal levels of our being; and the impact of generational links as part of the transpersona This module will not only be useful in our own journey towards wholeness, but will enhance our ability to be present with others - as companions, therapists and facilitators as they work with their own trauma.

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GTT Module - "Spiritual Emergency" - Assisi Italy - 24th-29th November 2025

2025-11-24 00:00:00


Healing and transformation can sometimes imply challenging moments in which we feel destabilized, particularly when following a path that involves experiences in Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness. These moments of crises have been understood as psychosis or psychological regression by some and as opportunities and major breakthroughs by others. Stan and Christina Grof coined the term "Spiritual Emergency" to refer to such states. What is the difference between psychosis and a Spiritual Emergency? How should we support people going through them? In this module, we will explore the different challenging manifestations that people sometimes go through in their journeys of transformation. We aim to understand the reasons that lead to such difficulties and identify the best approaches to support these intense processes from a non-judgmental and caring perspective. In this module, we will cover the following topics: 1) The concept of Spiritual Emergence and Spiritual Emergency. 2) The various types of Spiritual Emergencies as described by Stan and Christina Grof. 3) Contemporary perspectives on Spiritual Emergencies, as encountered in current forms of psychedelic therapy, shamanic experiences, and experiential work. 4) Diverse challenges that individuals may face after difficult experiences in Non-Ordinary States 5)Distinguishing between pathological and transformational states. 6) Approaches to addressing different scenarios in Spiritual Emergencies and integration

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Location

Italy


Holotropic Breathwork® Association of Europe



Holotropic Breathwork® Association of Europe – a Network of GTT certified Holotropic Breathwork® Practitioners in Europe – is providing information and support for people interested in exploring the healing potentials of Holotropic Breathwork®, as well a platform for exchange and learning for GTT (Grof Transpersonal Training® certified Holotropic Breathwork® Practitioners.



Events 

Here you can find “Holotropic Events” all over Europe (incl. Russia and Turkey). You can either look at all events or filter your search by Holotropic Breathwork® Workshops, Grof Transpersonal Training® Modules and others such as lectures and conferences on Transpersonal Psychology and Psychotherapy. Furthermore, you can search events by date, location etc.



Holotropic Breathwork®

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Holotropic Breathwork® is a powerful technique for self-healing and self-exploration allowing for greater self-understanding, expansion of self-identity and access to the roots of emotional and psychosomatic challenges one might face. Holotropic Breathwork® comes from the Greek words ‘holos’ (whole) and ‘trepein’ (going to) meaning moving towards wholeness.





Training

GTT is a program for experiencing and studying Holotropic Breathwork® and the transpersonal perspective. It is a two-track program that can be used either to become a certified practitioner or simply to experience this practice in a more in-depth format. It is the best way to spend time with HB co-developer and one of the founders of transpersonal psychology, Stanislav Grof. Although semi-retired, Stan still teaches at some of the six-day training workshops, also called modules.



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