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Philosophical Resource for Humanistic Clinicians: Seminar Series Starts January 6th

Presented by Carol Swanson, LCSW, ACSW of EHNW

Still Time to Register for This Seminar Offering Thru Our Partners at Existential-Humanistic Northwest in Portland

Dates: 8 monthly meetings, starting 1/6, then the first Friday of each month ending August 4th

Time: 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Carol is a Gestalt therapist and co-founder of the Portland Gestalt Therapy Training Institute.  

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Registration Opens for March 4th Workshop w/ Zoltán Kőváry

Leopold Szondi’s “Fate Analysis”:The Lost Central European School of Existential Psychology Presented by: Zoltán Kőváry Date/Time: Saturday, March 4th, 2023 | 10:30am – 12pm Pacific TimeFee: $20 ($10 for Elders – 65 and over, and students in a graduate program)Online: Via Zoom through our Event page Host: Existential-Humanistic Institute The First of EHI’s International Existential Scholars Lecture Series Why do

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The Existential Moment: Primary Vs Secondary Process

Both primary and secondary process matter in therapy. However, historically, psychotherapy privileged interpretation to enlivening experience. That can be challenging. For instance, it’s easy to “talk about” something and, in so doing, fail to discover, learn, integrate, heal, and grow.

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The Existential Moment: Fellow Travelers

E-H therapy is more a journey of exploration than a classroom or doctor’s office. The journey depends on a different, less hierarchical relationship. Of course, the therapist has a role, specific skills, and expertise. However, the relationship is one of collaboration, co-creation. The therapist and client are more “fellow travelers.”

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