Training Therapists in
Existential-Humanistic Practice

EHI specializes in Existential-Humanistic (E-H) therapy professional enrichment programs, training, and events for both licensed professionals & graduate students.

At the heart of EHI’s training programs is its Experiential Training Course Retreat. During this retreat attendees experience an immersion in the Existential-Humanistic perspective and have the opportunity to develop therapeutic skills in a safe, supportive and intensive residential setting.

2021's In-Person Experiential Training

“Existential-Humanistic Therapy: Principles of Practice”

October 10th-15th, 2021
Sonoma, CA

Featured Enrollment Tracks for In-Person Training Retreat

EHI Certificate in Foundations
of Existential-Humanistic
Therapy Practice

For students looking to gain a foundation in Existential-Humanistic Therapy practice; annual experiential training & theory courses, and case consultation included.

EHI Experiential
Training Course
(Retreat only)

For new or returning attendees who want to attend the experiential training course featured in the Certificate programs,  no additional coursework. Consult group optional.


Join Us on September 11th!

Working With Nonverbal Communication in Navigating Conflict

w/ Ilene Serlin, PhD, PSY, BC-DMT

10am - 1pm Pacific

Existential-Humanistic Events

Workshops, gatherings, symposiums, and conferences. EHI nurtures professional partnerships that have grown over the years to bring quality learning opportunities to the Existential-Humanistic clinical community. We also share events from our Friends and Partners.

EHI's Core Team

Troy Piwowarski, Sonja Saltman, Nader Shabahangi, Doug Silberstein, Kirk Schneider
Due to the pandemic our latest additions are not yet pictured: Scott Gibbs and Nance Reynolds

Recent News:

Recommended Fall Conference: 4 Masters, 4 Approaches

For the first time, the four contemporary leaders of the four major existential psychotherapy schools of thought will come together and present their specific theories and approaches, followed by a live demonstration of how they work with a volunteer. The conference will conclude with a panel of all four presenters.

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CEs Approved for July’s Workshop

3 CEs Available by Request Radical Authenticity: Liberating the Everyday Divided Mind Developed and Facilitated by: Ken Bradford, PhD Hosted by: Existential-Humanistic Institute Date/Time: Saturday, July 10th 10am-1pm Pacific Daylight

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