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The hero's journey


Articles about the Hero's Journey

The Hero's Journey: Ritualizing the Mystery

In 1989, Paul Rebillot publishes The Hero's Journey: Ritualizing the Mystery, his contribution to Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis, a collective book edited by Stanislav Grof et Christina Grof.

Paul Rebillot, 1989 — Excerpts, February 2022


The Hero's Journey is not…

“Rewrite your bio as that of a hero”, “Create your heroic future”, “Live your own myth”…

Even though they may be presented under the label of "the hero's journey" such promises have nothing to do with how Joseph Campbell conceived of it and what Paul Rebillot made out of it.

Such expectations are based on two major misconceptions. Two clarifications are required.

Tony Khabaz and Catherine Lagarde, Februrary 2016


Articles around Paul Rebillot

Gestalt according to Dick Price

Excerpts of an April 1985 interview where Dick Price spells out the principle according to which “the client is the one to know” and describes a practice that is more relevant than ever.

Dick Price, April 1985


Gestalt as an Art Form

“Therapy is the work of the soul, and art is the language of the soul”: Rebillot talks about healing and soul harmony, gestalt and experiential processes, myths and ritual theater, his trilogy of transformation, and his teaching in the creation of experiential processes.

Paul Rebillot


My Journey with Paul Rebillot

Ten years after Paul Rebillot's death, on 11 February 2010, Tony Khabaz recalls.

Account of an enduring relationship, indicative of Rebillot's distinctive manner  and way of guiding journeyers, and one example among many of how his style influenced someone's life.

Tony Khabaz, 11 Februrary 2020 (with Catherine Lagarde)

Paul Rebillot's last talk

A few weeks before he died, Paul Rebillot tells his long-tim friend Melissa Kay and his caregiver  what he feels has been the essence of his work, his life,… himself.

The moving confession from a “prouchatcher” who enjoyed putting “a couple of nothings” together and waiting for “a gestalt [to] form”.

Paul Rebillot, December 2009 (avec Melissa Kay)






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