He began as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in 1956, researching on hallucinogens with LSD to find a way to approach and understanding of the mechanisms of schizophrenia. The result was completely unexpected, because that had nothing to do with schizophrenia (which implies isolation from the world), but it achieved the opposite: greater openness to the world and more closely related with internal problems. This led, in the field of Transpersonal experiences one of his most important discoveries which was the perinatal Matrices, which describes the significance of the framework of reality, space and time, which gives us an invaluable view of the different stages of the process of birth, and the footprints printed on the psyche of human beings as well as psychopathology, highlighting the therapeutic potential of the religious and spiritual dimension. He later developed the technique of Holotropic breathwork, enabling to achieve those same experiences, regardless of the drawbacks of the use of the psychotropic substances. Ken Wilber: In 1977 in an effort to reconcile the psychological with the spiritual, arises this psychologist, author of a series of books on mysticism, psychology, historical development of the world, religion and physics. It raises very enlightening way their maps of the different levels of consciousness and its evolution, a transpersonal perspective, as well as psychotherapies that are more convenient to apply at each level. It is considered as one of the living writers of the world on issues related to the consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology. He graduated in chemistry and biology.
Account with extensive knowledge in psychotherapy, philosophy and religion. Wilber considers that our perception is just an insignificant island surrounded by a large and unsuspected sea of consciousness.