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Presenters Announced for Fall Conference on Otto Rank!

EHI is excited to announce the following esteemed presenters will be joining us Nov 4 & 5, 2023 for “Unleashing Otto Rank: From Interpretation to Experience”

Robert Kramer,

Siebrecht Vanhooren,

Kirk Schneider,

Matthew Fox,

Marie Becker,

Ellen Handler Spitz,

Will Waddlington,

Ludwig Janus

Please save the date and join us for this trailblazing venture into the reawakened legacy of Freud’s unsung protégé and contemporary torchbearer.

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Reminder: The Society of Humanistic Psychology 16th Annual Conference

March 16 @ 8:00 am – March 19 @ 5:00 pm MDT University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Community. Collaboration. Embodiment:Cultivating an Ethic of Radical Hospitality in Treacherous Times “How I experience the world is different from how you experience the world, and both our interpretations matter.”~~Manulani Aluli-Meyer, Indigenous Scholar, Ocean Peoples Cultivating an ethic of radical hospitality in treacherous times “Inhale, soft front. Relaxed and at ease.

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The Existential Moment: On Caring

Existential-Humanistic therapy is relational and experiential. Care is a critical therapy component: letting our clients matter to and influence us.

In many cases, caring is pretty straightforward. We love our clients. Unconditional positive regard is easy. The only risk is maybe what we do with that affection. Alternatively, we might genuinely dislike our clients. That’s hard. Can we show care by simply…

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Join Our Friends at EHNW for a Salon 3/18

EHNW invite you to join them in an open conversation. At this salon some therapy cases will be reviewed, including client’s presenting issues and potential therapeutic responses, from within an Existential-Humanistic framework. The discussion will be facilitated by EHNW board members, including Bob Edelstein and Dave Fischer. Please feel free to bring a current case for which you would like some consultation, or listen to others, ask questions, and contribute your comments.

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The Existential Moment: On Transparency

Existential-Humanistic therapy is experiential and relational. Transparency stands as a central issue for both.

For the client, openness and honesty are the ground for healing and growth. Closedness and self-deception ensure the status quo. However, when basked in presence, transparency leads to revelation. The process of transparency is therefore worth reinforcing and encouraging with sensitivity.

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