Counselor: Philip Golabuk
Format: one 60-minute phone session, email support
Requirements: email service and a phone
PHILO℠ Individual Session: $125
PHILO℠ Partners Session: $150
PHILO℠ Same-Day Session: $200
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||Many of the problems that life serves up draw their power from some aspect of our beliefs about them. In fact, sorting out our experiences in the world from the assumptions, opinions, conclusions, stories, and paradigms that we carry, wittingly or unwittingly, requires the special skills that philosophical counseling brings to the table. Often the only thing we can change in a situation is ourselves—but when we change ourselves, remarkably, our world changes. This is why the ancients placed consummate value on the instruction, "know thyself," for they knew that self-knowledge is the key to happiness and "human flourishing."
PHILO℠ counseling is designed to help clients clear contradictions, resolve misguided beliefs and assumptions, and start enjoying improvements in wellness, work, energy, mood, peace of mind, relationships, and quality of life. In addition to uncovering often surprising solutions to even chronic and intractable problems, PHILO℠ serves as a proven framework for the cultivation of self-awareness and self-knowledge essential to conscious, creative living. Through this steady, guided process of "life revision," clients consistently report remarkable results in a relatively short time.
For more than 25 years, PhilosophyCenter has helped clients and students achieve clearer self-definition, a deeper sense of life direction and purpose, and the joyful awareness that being alive is a wonderful deal and not just an exhausting exercise in coping with stress.
|The profound benefits of philosophical counseling are well established. Using unique methods many of which we developed, PHILO℠ delivers proven support for everyday living designed to enlighten, inspire, and transform.
PHILO℠ is designed to help you:
And you can rest assured that you'll receive the highest quality support available in the field:
|PHILO℠ helps clients to know themselves better and become more self-aware, resolve inner conflicts and contradictions, and identify better choices and directions, and thus to view their life in a new, more enlightened and creative way.
|Philosophical counseling does not follow the therapeutic model of diagnosis and treatment but uses educational methods based on viewing the client as a free agent capable of honest self-assessment, insight, understanding, self-knowledge, and responsible choice. Rather than treating conditions, philosophical counseling aims to shed light on the underlying beliefs, assumptions, and paradigms that are shaping the client's view of self and world. Furthermore, since psychotherapy often involves exploration of the client's past, e.g., traumas suffered in childhood, it can require a protracted commitment. Philosophical counseling, on the other hand, focuses on the present to examine the existential structures of self-definition and the subtle assignments of meaning and significance that are informing the client's experience.
Philosophical counseling is an educational rather than therapeutic method and makes no therapeutic claims.
Those who reserve a PHILO℠ session must complete scheduling within three business days of enrolling, or we will cancel the enrollment and issue a full refund, 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.
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We adhere to the strictest internal standards of privacy and confidentiality, and will not disclose client identity, information, or session details to any third party.
|Philip Golabuk is an internationally recognized author, educator, and thought leader. 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. From 1973-1993, Philip taught philosophy at the college level and as part of a special outreach program to inmates in jail and prison. He also wrote several books in applied philosophy that were published in the U.S. and overseas in translation and favorably reviewed in The Washington Post, Harper's, and other recognized media outlets. 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 a member of the National Philosophical Counseling Association.|
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