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The Existential Moment: E-H Therapy is experiential and relational

Can we be present with it? It’s beyond difficult. The news and social media teem with stories of the Israel-Hamas War. Parents talking about the horrific murder of their children or burning of their families or video of glazed-eyed parents walking down streets carrying the limp, shrouded bodies of young kids. The stories and images are shocking, enraging, and, maybe most of all, soul-crushing. Detachment and denial are one

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Early Bird Tuition Offers for Annual Existential Therapy Experiential in May

Early Bird Tuition Offers Expire in December! Existential-Humanistic Therapy: Principles of Practice A Residential Intensive Training in Sonoma for Clinicians & Students Save up to $325 off tuition with our tuition offers! Dates: May 30 – June 4, 2024Location: Beautiful Westerbeke Ranch in SonomaTraining Host: Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI) A Deeper Dive Into E-H Therapy Practice The experiential intensive involves a

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Arash’s World Podcast: An Introduction to Upcoming Otto Rank Conference

Arash Farzaneh, Arash’s World Podcast, talks with Robert Kramer and Kirk Schneider, two of the organizers who are also some of the upcoming speakers for the long-awaited and fascinating Otto Rank International Conference entitled “Unleashing Otto Rank: The Creation of Modern Depth Therapy” to be held online via Zoom on November 4th and 5th! This first conference (2024 will see

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Fall Existential Therapy Consultation Groups Opening

Consultation in the Existential-Humanistic (E-H) Therapy groups focuses on cases that illustrate the existential-humanistic orientation to therapeutic practice. These groups are an opportunity to explore how therapeutic orientations are enhanced by incorporating existential and humanistic perspectives. Next Series Starts in October! Group Leaders: Stephanie Weissman, PsyD, EHI Affiliate Instructor and Almudena Sánchez Mazzaro, Psychologist with teaching assistant, Adam Kahn, LMFTSessions: 4 sessions.

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The Existential Moment – Authenticity

Authenticity is a core concept of existential philosophy and an essential touchstone in E-H therapy. Moral connotation (i.e., socio-political ideal) aside, authenticity means congruence with oneself – who we really are. It stands opposite ideas like “bad faith” or “alienation.”

Clients often grapple with societal pressures, parental expectations, an oppressive conscience, self-deceptions, internal conflicts, past traumas, etc., that deter them from seeing and living their authentic path.

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