Training E-H Therapists in Existential-Humanistic Therapy

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 at which attendees gain hands-on experience with Existential-Humanistic therapeutic skills in a safe and supportive residential intensive 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

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.



Next Depolarizing Series Workshop

Radical Authenticity w/ Ken Bradford, PhD

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:

Radical Authenticity Workshop Registration Opens

Registration has Opened for July 10th’s Depolarization Workshop! Radical Authenticity: Liberating the Everyday Divided Mind Developed and Facilitated by: Ken Bradford, PhD Hosted by: Existential-Humanistic Institute Date/Time: Saturday, July 10th

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The Existential Moment logo

The Existential Moment: The “here and now”—Our best friend

Existential-Humanistic Therapy is experiential and relational. Working in the “here and now” is central to experiential work and a powerful ally in therapy. As Irv Yalom (2002) aptly summarizes, “The here-and-now is the major source of therapeutic power, the pay dirt of therapy, the therapist’s (and hence the patient’s) best friend.” (p. 46)

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