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The Rocky Mountain Humanistic Counseling & Psychological Association (RMHCPA) is committed to supporting and promoting existential, humanistic, and transpersonal psychology and counseling, especially in contributing to psychotherapy, education, theory, philosophy of psychology, research methodology, organization and management, and social responsibility and change in the Rocky Mountain Area and beyond. RMHCPA is also establishing the International Archives of Existential and Humanistic Psychology in Colorado Springs, CO.


University Professors Press is an independent publisher that publishes scholarly books on existential psychology, humanistic psychology, transpersonal psychology, and creativity studies. Their books include many leading existential psychology scholars. For more information, visit www.universityprofessorspress.com.

The Society for Humanistic Psychology (SHP) is Division 32 of the American Psychological Association. SHP is the most influential professional psychology organization of humanistic and existential psychology in the United States. The Rocky Mountain Humanistic Counseling and Psychological Association (RMHCPA) and the Fourth World Congress of Existential Therapy have a collaborative agreement with the Society for Humanistic Psychology to provide Continuing Education Certificates for approved training events. Division 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Division 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology) of the American Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information, visit https://www.apadivisions.org/division-32.

The International Institute for Existential-Humanistic Psychology provides an international home for mental health professionals, students and trainees, and scholars across the world that are interested in international dialogue and training in existential and humanistic psychologies. It offers training programs in Southeast Asia in Existential and Humanistic Psychology. For more information, visit https://iiehp.org.

Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI) offers trainings, workshops and education in Existential-Humanistic and Existential-Integrative approaches to psychotherapy. Formed in 1997, EHI offers experiential training retreats, certificate programs, workshops, consultation groups, theory courses and community gatherings in the Bay Area with the goal of supporting existentially and humanistically informed psychologies and psychotherapies: approaches that focus on and nurture subjective experiential exploration of life’s deepest joys and predicaments. Find out more about EHI at https://ehinstitute.org.


Louis Hoffman, PhD, is an existential psychologist, educator, supervisor, and author. He has authored/edited over 20 books, including the APA Handbook of Humanistic and Existential Psychology (Due out May 2025, APA Books), Existential-Humanistic Case Formulation (with Heatherlyn Cleare-Hoffman; anticipated out 2025), The Evidence-Based Foundations of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy (with Veronica Lac, anticipated 2025), Existential Psychology East-West (Volumes 1 & 2, w/ Mark Yang et al), Eros & Psyche: Existential Perspectives on Sexuality with Stephen Simpson, Melissa Racho, & Brent Dean Robbins), and Becoming an Existential-Humanistic Therapist (with Julia Falk). You can find out more about Louis Hoffman and his scholarship at https://www.louis-hoffman.com.

Dr. Rubin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with nearly two decades of experience in clinical practice. His approach has been informed by extensive training in the depth psychologies of humanistic-existentialism and contemporary psychoanalysis.

Dr. Rubin earned his doctorate from the Center for Humanistic Studies Graduate School in Detroit, Michigan (now the Michigan School of Professional Psychology in Farmington Hills, Michigan) where he was mentored by Clark Moustakas, Ph.D., one of the original founders of the Humanistic movement in psychology. Dr. Rubin had the privilege of co-teaching with Dr. Moustakas and teaches graduate courses based on his pioneering theories of relationship play therapy with children, the existential-phenomenological model of dream interpretation, and the heuristic model of qualitative research. Through his collaborations with Kirk Schneider, Ph.D., the leading contemporary voice in humanistic-existential psychology, Dr. Rubin was invited to serve as Managing Editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology in 2005, and assumed the role of Editor in Chief in 2013. Find out more about Dr. Shawn Rubin at https://shawnrubin.com.