Orah Krug, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Saybrook University
Private Practice

Orah Krug

Orah T. Krug, Ph.D., is a licensed psychotherapist with a private practice in Oakland, and Sausalito, CA. She is an adjunct faculty member of Saybrook University, and an editor for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Dr. Krug is a founding member of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI). Under Dr. Krug’s direction, EHI expanded and developed the consultation, foundational and advanced certificate programs and retreat style trainings in E-H Therapy, one in partnership with Saybrook University. (Information about the certificate programs is available on the EHI website.) Most recently, Dr. Krug co-authored Supervision Essentials in Existential-Humanistic Therapy with Dr. Kirk Schneider (2016), the companion APA monograph on supervision and training in E-H therapy. Also in 2016 she authored the chapter, “Existential, Humanistic, Experiential Therapies in Historical Perspective,” in The Comprehensive Textbook of Psychotherapies, Oxford Press, in publication. She co-authored the chapter, with J. Pearson, “Cultivation Psychotherapist Artistry: Model Existential-Humanistic Training Programs,” (2014) in The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology (2nd edition) (Eds., Schneider, K., Pearson, F., & Bugental, J.). Dr. Krug co-authored the textbook, with K. Schneider, Existential-Humanistic Therapy (2010) part of a monograph series for the American Psychological Association. Currently she is writing, with Dr. Schneider, the companion APA monograph on supervision and training in E-H therapy. She has interviewed, in three videos, her mentors James Bugental and Irvin Yalom. Two with Bugental (2006) entitled, Conversations with Jim and “Joe” A Demonstration of the Consultation Process, with James Bugental and with Irvin Yalom the recently released video (2015) entitled Irvin Yalom: On Psychotherapy and Writing. Her current research focuses on the relationship between existential meaning-making processes and therapeutic change. In May 2015, Dr. Krug interviewed Irvin Yalom at the First World Congress of Existential Therapy in London and in October 2015, Dr. Krug presented a day-long workshop on "Meaning Making: The Heart of Therapeutic Change" in Portland, Oregon.

Read Orah's Presentation at DIV32 6th Annual APA Conference 2013:
The Renewal of Humanism: Lessons from an Existential-Humanistic Training Program - PDF

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