We recommend enrolling in a Single session before enrolling in a Bundle to make sure PHILO℠ is a good fit for you.
Counselor: Philip Golabuk
Format: hour-long phone session, email support
Requirements: phone and email service
One individual or couples session
Three PHILO℠ Single sessions over three weeks
See Terms of Service below before enrolling.
After checkout you'll receive an email confirmation and be redirected to a fulfillment page with instructions for scheduling your PHILO℠ session and calling the PhilosophyCenter Direct Access Line.
||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, correct false 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 30 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 problems and stress.
|The profound benefits of philosophical counseling are well established. Using unique methods many of which we developed, PHILO℠ delivers support for everyday living proven in thousands of sessions and designed to enlighten, inspire, and transform.
PHILO℠ can help you:
|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.
The enrollment period (Bundled sessions) is three consecutive weeks.
Cancelled and Missed Calls
By enrolling, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to these Terms of Service.
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 acclaimed author and educator. After completing his undergraduate and graduate degrees in philosophy at the University of Florida with special studies in existentialism, theory of knowledge, and phenomenology, he taught philosophy at the college level and as part of a community outreach program to inmates in jail and prison. He has written several books in applied philosophy that were published in the U.S. and overseas in translation by national and international publishers including Harper & Row and reviewed in The Washington Post and Harper's Magazine. He founded PhilosophyCenter in 1993, 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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