Workshop Archive

Bob’s Previously Offered Presentations, Workshops, and Trainings –

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Workshop: Deepen Your Therapeutic Work Using an Existential-Humanistic Perspective
Sponsor: Lewis and Clark College
Portland, Oregon February 24, 2017

Details:
This workshop open to all levels.
The day is split up into two sessions, with 3 CEs available for each session.

Morning session:
· Core Existential-Humanistic Concepts
· Inward Searching
· Authentic Connection
· The work of Jim Bugental, PhD
· The work of Irv Yalom, MD

Afternoon session:
Philosophical Frames:
· Being versus Doing
· Process versus Content
Relationship Attitudes:
· I-Thou Relationship
· Intention and/or Resistance  
Therapeutic Skills:
· Deep Listening
· Mirror the Client’s Process

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Workshop: Overview of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy
Sponsor: Portland State University
February 2016 – Portland, OR

Workshop:Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy: Concepts and Application
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Northwest professional organization
February 2016 –  Portland, OR

Workshop: Existential Meaning Making
Event: Oregon Health Sciences University Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center Annual Small Group Process
Sponsor: Oregon Health Sciences University Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
January 2016 – Portland, OR

Workshop: The Art of Jim Bugental’s Psychotherapy and Panel: The Legacy of Jim Bugental
Event: Existential-Humanistic Institute Annual Conference: The Power of Presence: Honoring James Bugental, PhD
Sponsor: Existential-Humanistic Institute
November 2015 – San Francisco, CA

Workshop: Existential Humanistic Therapy: A Path to Presence and Authenticity and Panel: Gestalt Therapy and the Wider Field
Event: American Association of Gestalt Therapy PNW 2015 Conference
Sponsor: American Association of Gestalt Therapy PNW
October 2015 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Workshop with Chris Wilson, Psy.D: Self Exploration as an Expression of Self-Care and Panel: Leaders in Existential-Humanistic and Existential-Integrative Practice
Event: Oregon Psychological Association Conference
Sponsor: Oregon Psychological Association
May 2015 – Eugene, OR

Workshop: Overview of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy
Sponsor: Portland State University
February 2015 – Portland, OR

Workshop: A Path to Presence and Authenticity
Sponsor: American Mental Health Alliance
January 2015 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Six Existential-Humanistic Philosophical Frames: Empowering the Therapist
Event: Existential Humanistic Institute Annual Conference
Sponsor:Existential Humanistic Institute
November 2014 –  San Francisco, CA

Workshop: Six Existential-Humanistic Philosophical Frames: Empowering the Therapist
Event: 7th Annual EHI Conference – Befriending Anxiety and Worry: Finding Strength and Meaning in Everyday Living
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Institute
November 2013 – San Francisco, CA

Workshop: Authentic Engagement: A Radical Way of Being
Event: 2013 EHNW Conference – The Search for Authenticity: The Practice of Existential-Humanistic Approaches
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Northwest professional organization
October 2013 – Portland, OR
Description: Authentic engagement is the ability of a human being to access all of their inner life, and then, in the most constructive way, to express what is important to them. This workshop examines the three facets of authentic engagement. Participants will experience the differences between each of the three facets and learn how they can facilitate their clients to experience being authentically engaged in their life.

Workshop: Existential Humanistic Therapy – A Path to Presence and Authenticity
Event: 6th Annual EHI Conference – Everyday Existentialism: Cultivating Presence, Awe, and Meaning
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Institute
November 2012 – San Francisco, CA

Workshop: Honoring Diversity Though Existential-Humanistic Therapy
Event: OCA Annual Fall Conference
Sponsor: Oregon Counseling Association
November 2012 – Portland, OR

Workshop: The Art of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy
Sponsor: Wise Counsel and Comfort
February 2012 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Thirteen Interventions for an Existential-Humanistic Therapist
Event: Existential Humanistic Institute Annual Conference
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Institute
November, 2011 – San Francisco, CA

Class: Existential Humanistic Psychotherapy: Deepening the Therapeutic Work
Sponsor: Marylhurst University Art Therapy Graduate Program
August 2011 – Portland, OR

Presentation: Learning from Faith Traditions and Secular Perspectives
Series: What’s it All About, Alfie? Spirituality and the Ageless Questions
November 2010 – Portland, OR

Presentation: Existential-Humanistic Therapy: A Path to Presence and Authenticity
Event: Fall 2010 Conference – Counseling Effectively in the New Decade: Reconnect, Rejuvenate, Renew
Sponsor: Oregon Counseling Association
October 2010 – Silverton, OR

Workshop: How To Deepen Your Therapeutic Work Using the Existential-Humanistic Perspective
Offered by Bob Edelstein, open to mental health professionals
May 2010 – Portland, OR

Presentation: Existential-Humanistic Therapy: A Path to Presence and Authenticity
Event: Oregon First Friday CE and Networking Meeting
Sponsor: American Mental Health Alliance (AMHA)
March 2010 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Authentic Engagement: A Radical Way of Being
Event: Annual Conference: From Crisis to Creativity – Necessary Losses, Unexpected Gains
Sponsor: Existential Humanistic Institute
November 2009  – San Francisco, CA

Workshop: Existential-Humanistic Therapy: A Path for Resilience and Hope in Challenging Times
Event: Fall 2009 Conference – Counselors in Unity: Holding Hope Through Challenging Times
Sponsor: Oregon Counseling Association
Presented by Bob Edelstein, LMFT, MFT and J. Fraser Pierson, Ph.D., NCC
October 2009 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Subjectivity and the Inward Searching Process
Event: Intensive – Existential-Humanistic Institute
Sponsor: Saybrook Graduate School
Jan 2009 – San Francisco, CA

Presentation: Community Building in a Humanistic Process (co-presented with Ray Siderius)
Event: National Conference 2008
Sponsor: Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP)
June 2008 – Northridge, CA

Presentation: Subjectivity and the Inward Searching Process
Sponsor: EAP Oregon
Autumn 2007 – Portland, OR

Workshop: Principles and Applications of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy
Event: Annual Conference
Sponsor: Oregon Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Autumn 2006 – Eugene, OR

Workshop: The Existential-Humanistic Perspective: Embracing the Lived Experience of All Human Beings
Event: Fall 2004 Conference
Sponsor: Oregon Counseling Association
Autumn 2004 – Corvallis, OR

Workshop: On Being Fully Present in a Fragmented World
Event: National Conference
Sponsor: Association for Humanistic Psychology
June 2003 – San Diego, CA

Presentation: Personal Authenticity and Responsible Stewardship – the Need for Integration (co-presented with Renette Meltebeke)
Event: 1996 Annual Conference.
Sponsor: Association for Humanistic Psychology
August 1996 – Tacoma, WA

Presentation: The Existential Humanistic Perspective as Applied to Individual, Couple and Group Therapy
Sponsors: Pacific University, Marylhurst University, Portland Community College, Portland State University and George Fox University
1987-1995 – Portland, OR metro area

Workshop: Authentic Engagement: A Radical Way of Being in the World
Sponsor: Oregon School of Massage Continuing Education
1987-1995 – Portland, OR

Training: Existential-Humanistic Training and Case Consultation Group
1995-2008 – Portland, OR