Next Core Skills Training Workshop Nov 1st & 2nd and Nov 15th & 16th, 2024!

Core Skills in Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy - An Online Workshop

This 16-hour workshop will be offered on a Friday/Saturday over 2 weekends. 

New Workshop Format: Over 2 Weekends & 4 Days

Friday, November 1st, 2024
Saturday, November 2nd, 2024
Friday, November 15th, 2024
Saturday, November 16th, 2024

Fully Remote Workshop – Online Via Zoom! 

CE*: The previous workshop was approved for up to 15.25 CE credits

Early Bird Offer TBA

Registration to open late June – we will announce exact date via mail list and on the website.


An Existential-Humanistic approach to psychotherapy can be a foundation for all therapists seeking to do deep and life-changing work with their clients. The E-H approach is based on core ways of being and working with clients that help facilitate greater awareness, greater sense of choice, increased agency and adaptiveness and a deeper connection to self and others – all in the service of healing and growing. There are core capacities and skills an E-H therapist uses to help clients effectively explore and work through their existential predicaments so they can more fully access what deeply matters to them. In this 16-hour online training, leading instructors in the E-H field will provide theoretical explanation and experiential opportunities for the development and/or strengthening of skills and capacities that are not only core to the E-H approach but can also support therapists of many other modalities cultivate a foundation for optimizing their technical skills. Topics covered include:
  • The cultivation of presence as both the ground of therapy and one of its primary objectives
  • The focus on the “living moment” in working with the “here-and-now” experience of clients – staying with what presents itself phenomenologically rather than employing theoretical interventions
  • The differentiation between primary, direct experience and secondary, interpretive experience – and the emphasis on working with phenomenological experience
  • The meaning-making process and the formation of the Self-and-World Construct – helping client and therapist understand identity construction and de-construction
  • How to work with the client’s ways of being in the world and how to utilize the therapist-client relationship to help shift unhelpful ways of being
  • How to identify and work through clients’ inner battles in order to support their longings to emerge, and feel more choice-ful and psychospiritually whole
  • Integrating and embodying your theoretical beliefs and authentic sense of self in your work as a therapist

This training is ideal for those who have not yet had any intensive training in E-H therapy or for those who have and are seeking a refresher or reinforcement of what they’ve learned: this training works in and of itself but can also be a precursor to the longer residential training EHI holds or even a helpful follow-up to the residential training.

Times (All Pacific Time)

Friday, 1/26/24: 12pm – 4pm

Saturday, 1/27/24: 8am – 3:15pm (including one hour break for lunch)

Sunday, 1/28/24: 8am – 3:15pm (including one hour break for lunch)


General Licensed/Pre-Licensed fee for this training is $685 but the following offers are available*:

  • The  Elder/Student rate is $635 ($50 off)
  • *Elder (65 and older) and Student (Master’s or PhD clinical program)

Early Early Bird Offer Through 8/15/24: $615 General | $565 Elder/Student
Early Bird Offer From 8/16/24 – 9/15/24: $645 General | $595 Elder/Student

Two Payment Options Available: If you register by 9/15/24 you can either pay in full or choose the split-payment option. For this split-payment option there is a $150 deposit needed to hold one’s spot ($100 deposit for Elder/Student ticket). If you register choosing the split-payment option and are hoping to receive one of the early bird discounts, your balance due must be paid by the relevant early bird deadline in order to receive the discount. For those registering after 09/15/24, full payment is due at once in order to register.

Refund Policy: You’ll receive a full refund, minus $75, if withdrawn by 10/10/24. There are no refunds after that.

More Info Available on the Enrollment Page!

Continuing Education Info:

This program was last approved for up to 15.25 CE credits for full participation for all days. Fee: $TBA



APA Division 32, Society for Humanistic Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APA Division 32, Society for Humanistic Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


EHI endeavors to make this accessible for interested learners.  Please email Michelle at via the contact form for disability accommodations and more course info.

LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCs: You too might be eligible for APA Continuing Education Credit for your renewals! 

State licensing boards for LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFT’s often accept CE credits from an APA Approved Provider for their continuing education requirements. Please check with your Board to ensure they accept CEs from an APA Approved Provider like Society of Humanistic Psychology.

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