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  Established in 1993, PhilosophyCenter is a leading online resource offering philosophical counseling, consulting, instruction, training, and support for everyday living based on models and methods at the cutting edge of applied philosophy, many of which we developed. We support personal, professional, and organizational development through:
  • PhilosophyCenter Store
  • PHILO℠ Counseling for Individuals
  • SOPHIA℠ Consulting for Organizations
  • Life Coach Training and Certification
  • Musings Journal

Our mission is to encourage and facilitate the self-work that leads to greater self-awareness and creative expression, a clearer sense of meaning and purpose, and a deeper appreciation for the miracle, mystery, and opportunity of being alive.

     
PhilosophyCenter |  Our Policies   The following discloses our policies with respect to site use, session scheduling, cancellation and refunds, and more. Note that your use of the PhilosophyCenter site implies your acceptance of these policies.

Terms of Use
In interacting with PhilosophyCenter, you agree not to use the site resources, including email, contact form, or other method of communication in any way that is defamatory, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, disrespectful, invasive of a person's privacy or in violation of any International or United States Federal law. These Terms also prohibit using site resources including our contact form or email addresses to send spam or solicit business in any form, attempt to establish social networking, or communicate about matters not directly related to PhilosophyCenter and its work.

Intellectual Property and Support
The content on this web site is the exclusive intellectual property of PhilosophyCenter and protected by U.S. and international copyright law, and cannot legally be copied, shared, or otherwise distributed by any third party. To be eligible for support, students must provide PhilosophyCenter with their name and email address. Students who distribute PhilosophyCenter's proprietary content in any form may lose support and other student benefits at our sole discretion.

Session Scheduling
Those who reserve a PHILO℠ or SOPHIA℠ session must complete scheduling within three business days of registering, or we will refund payment for the session in full, as it is not our policy to hold funds for an indeterminate period. Note that sessions cannot be scheduled until enrollment is completed and confirmed.

Cancellation and Refunds
PHILO℠ Counseling: Enrollmen in the PHILO℠ Counseling program may be cancelled with a full refund no later than three business days prior to the start of the first scheduled session or on-demand call, whichever comes first. Sessions scheduled with less than three days' notice incur a 25% administrative fee. The client may terminate services at any time during the contract period with three days' written notice. Note that there is no prorated refund for sessions remaining in the contract period subsequent to the date of termination. SOPHIA℠ Consulting: Enrollment in SOPHIA℠ Consulting may be cancelled with a full refund no later than five business days prior to the start of the first scheduled session or on-demand call. Once consulting begins, no refunds are issued. The client may terminate contracted services at any time during the contract period with five days' written notice. Note that there is no prorated refund for sessions remaining in the contract period subsequent to the date of termination.

Right of Refusal
We reserve the right to refuse services or support to any person as we may deem necessary to ensure the integrity of our programs and ongoing relationships.

Special Offers and Voucher Codes
During the year we may make special offers available to our email subscriber list through voucher codes. These voucher codes must be used at the time of checkout and cannot be applied retroactively or after the stated expiration date, nor can a special offer's expiration date be extended.

Your Privacy
We do not nor will we ever share, sell, or otherwise make available to any third parties the contact information you provide. There are no lists from which you need to "opt out." We recognize that you provide us with this information as an act of trust, and respect your right of privacy as we would want ours to be respected.

In light of disclosures of the domestic surveillance activities of the National Security Agency of the United States, we cannot guarantee the privacy and confidentiality of phone conversations or email beyond our own strict, internal standards. Clients should be aware of this when reserving a session.

Visitor Data
We use any personal information you provide solely for our internal contact, purchase, and billing purposes; this may include your name, billing and shipping addresses, phone number, and email. Use of this information is limited to PhilosophyCenter business, offers, subscriptions, and updates relevant to transactions initiated by you. Financial data (e.g., credit card numbers) are not collected or stored on our site.

Cookies and IP Addresses
Our site does not use cookies to collect or track information about you or your computer. We may capture IP addresses in cases where flagrant violations of our policies make it necessary to block said addresses.

Changes to the Site
Changes may appear on this site at any time without notice including those affecting offerings, fees and pricing, and scheduling, as well as these Policies.

Legal
All content on the PhilosophyCenter web site is protected under U.S. copyright and international law, and may not be reproduced in any form or medium without the written consent of PhilosophyCenter. All content on or offered through PhilosophyCenter site is the intellectual property of PhilosophyCenter and may not be shared, distributed, reproduced, or copied in any form. "Bringing philosophy to life," "Illuminating life," "PHILO Counseling," "SOPHIA Consulting," and "Musings" are service marks of PhilosophyCenter.

     

PhilosophyCenter | Our Founder and Director
PhilosophyCenter | Our Director

  PhilosophyCenter Founder and Director Philip GolabukPhilip Golabuk is an internationally published author and educator. He completed his B.A. and M.A. degrees in philosophy at the University of Florida with special studies in existentialism, theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and phenomenology, having worked closely with the late Drs. James Millikan and Thomas Hanna. During the years from 1973-1993, Philip taught philosophy at the college level and as part of a special outreach program to inmates in jail and prison, and also wrote several books in applied philosophy that were published in the U.S. and overseas in translation. In 1993, he founded PhilosophyCenter, subsequently developing numerous courses in practical philosophy as well as unique philosophical facilitating, counseling, and coaching models and methods. Philip is certified in Re-Evaluation Counseling and a member of the National Philosophical Counseling Association.
     
PhilosophyCenter   We're pleased to offer a 15% discount to those involved full-time in humanitarian, social service, charitable, and environmental work. PhilosophyCenter Certified Life Coaches also are eligible. To request special pricing, please contact us.
     
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PhilosophyCenter | Our Thanks   We’d like to acknowledge some outstanding individuals here for their contributions to our work: the late Dr. Jimi Millikan, longtime teacher, advisor, and colleague for his brilliant philosophical gifts and extraordinary friendship over the decades; the late Dr. Tom Hanna, somatics pioneer, colleague, and consummate teacher; and Dr. Jack Salvano, friend and colleague, for his many philosophical insights and contributions as an advisor.
     
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