For me the gift in not finding solutions in the ‘mainstream’ health system is that I had to do my own research. This has lead me to a labyrinth of rabbit holes, some containing profound new information.
“Transpersonal psychology is a sub-field or “school” of psychology that integrates the spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience with the framework of modern psychology.”- Wikipedia
Stan and Cristina Grof’s work has been some of the most profound material I’ve ever come across. I would say Stan Grof is a hero of mine and the extended cartography of the human experience which Stan has written extensively about has made sense of an otherwise very confusing gestalt of experiences.
MAPS has opened new doors of possibility in this field, some work includes MDMA assisted psychotherapy for treatment resistant PTSD which has proven very effective in research conducted with military Vets and other professions which can fall upon psychological trauma.
I’ve been learning a lot about the treatment of parasites and Candida.
This Donne Yance Herbalist podcast is a good overview of why I increasingly focus on the alt in alt health. Also people like Dr Robert Rowen have good info.