FREE Course: Spiritual Emergency: What is it?


Learn online from the experts about this very normal category of human experience that has been confused with mania or psychosis (mental illness).


Define Spiritual Emergency and learn the difference between it and mental illness here for FREE.  Wondering if you are in a spiritual emergency? Wondering how to introduce and define Spiritual Emergency and Spiritual Emergence for others?–Draw from these presentations to understand more.

You will learn 5 ways to understand Spiritual Emergency:
  • A one pager puts it in a nutshell
  • Two popular TedEx talks speak of the neuroanatomy of spiritual experiences and the relationship of mental disturbance and shamanism.
  • A unique slide presentation presented by Emma Bragdon, PhD,  gives a colorful history of the term, organizations spawned from it, and current news.
  • Two articles by two psychiatrists, Stanislav Grof, and Nicki Crowley, speak about diagnosis and treatment.

YOU choose when you want to dip into the materials.  They are immediately available to you after registration.


All online on a user-friendly platform.


FREE   If you find the course to be of value, please consider giving IMHU a donation.  This helps us maintain our public service.  We have no sponsors and rely on registration fees and donations to maintain our service.  Your donation is tax deductible as we are a charitable organization recognised by the IRS as a 501(c)3.

define spiritual emergencyFacilitator:

Emma Bragdon, PhD, Founder/Exec. Director of IMHU.   Emma wrote two of the classic books on Spiritual Emergency in 1988 and 1990. She was a volunteer for the Spiritual Emergence Network for 7 years during its formative stages.  She now teaches IMHU’s  course on “How to Effectively Support Someone in Spiritual Emergency”.  The course has 5 online webinars and IMHU offers an additional live Practicum for those who want to become certified as a Spiritual Emergence Coach®.

3 reviews for FREE Course: Spiritual Emergency: What is it?

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I would like to know contact information to Brazilian psychiatric hospital.

    • Emma Bragdon (store manager)

      Anna, you can google “Hospital Espirita Euripedes Barsanulfo” to get phone number and contact info. Please be aware, there services are currently in Portuguese language only.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Adelson Piñón (verified owner)

    Nice course! It sets the stage for the “How to Effectively Support Someone in Spiritual Emergency”, a course that I loved.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mohammed Raei (verified owner)

    joAmman, Jordan

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