Boulder Psychotherapy Institute

Advanced Training in Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP) — since 1989

An Experiential Psychodynamic Gestalt Approach   •   Boulder, Colorado

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Wed, Jun 26. Divorce and Loss Support Group, first night of eight week group over Zoom, 720-600-2763
We offer several options for those needing community or who are feeling isolated due to divorce or loss. Our Summer Rebuilding Seminar meets June 26 - Aug 14, with the first night free for those who would like to learn more about this popular and effective program. - Rebuilding has helped thousands move forward in a supportive community. - Divorce recovery validated assessments show 10 week gains - See why hundreds of graduates recommend Rebuilding Seminars to people they know and care about. - Learn how to feel better and move forward through connection to others experiencing the end of a relationship. Rebuilding Seminars includes a proven healing process, isolation-busting social activities, new friendships, support, guidance, reflection, and even a bit of humor. Clients can start healing by joining a 90-min evening Rebuilding Introductory Workshop, where they will learn more about the ten week seminar. Niwot, Denver and Zoom INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS: - Denver June 17 - Niwot July 11 SEMINARS: - ZOOM June 26 - Aug 14 - Niwot Sept 8 - Nov 17 - Denver Sept 11 - Nov 20 Scholarships available. Space is limited. Learn more at Learn More...

Wed, Jul 10 - Wed, Aug 28. 8wk Free Bereavement Support Group (donation suggested), 719-315-4987
8-Week Bereavement Group July 10 - August 28 each Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. In person at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO 80303. No religious affiliation necessary. The purpose of the group is to help members work through the normal grief process, to help move toward integration of that grief, and to establish a base of continued support. Structure of Group You can expect the following in this support group: This group will combine an educational and supportive approach. Group members are encouraged to participate actively in each session, but will never be pressured to do so. Homework assignments will be made available between each session. Group members are encouraged to complete the assignments to maximize the benefit of the group. These exercises are for your benefit and will never be collected or “graded.” Group members will respect the confidentiality of whatever is discussed in the group. Socializing among group members outside the group sessions is encouraged. Learn More...

Sat, Jul 27. "The Rhythm is Gonna Get You": How Music Can Support Mental Health and Well-Being, 720-859-2970
As a significant part of culture, music has the power to affect people's health and well-being in a variety of ways, touching on different domains of health. Because of this, people at every phase of life can respond to, and benefit from, music. In this class, you'll: Gain a comprehensive understanding of how music impacts people biopsychosocially. Identify ways that music can both trigger and treat within the realm of behavioral health treatment. Examine ways that they can incorporate music into their work within their scope of practice. Recognize situations where consulting with or referring to a qualified music therapist may be warranted. Offered through the Colorado School for Family Therapy, this class will be taught by Faith Halverson-Ramos, LPC, MFTC, ADDC, MT-BC on Saturday, July 27th from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. About Faith: Faith has experience working with individuals throughout the life spectrum. Trained from a transpersonal perspective, she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Therapy at Colorado State University. She has presented internationally and nationally on music and mindfulness and has contributed to publications on topics related to spirituality, music therapy, and aging. Learn More...

Thu, Aug 1 - Wed, Sep 18. Backpacking Therapy Trip for First Responders and Healthcare Workers, (303) 884-6768
We will be running 3 trips through August and September this year and we will be based out of Salida, Colorado. We will be spending 4 days and 3 nights out on the famous Colorado Trail. While out on the trail we will be doing EMDR sessions with our clients. Groups will be limited to 4 participants per group with 2 therapists/guides. The cost for the package is $4,000 and it includes 2 nights in a hotel (arrival and departure), all necessary gear, all meals, transportation to and from the trailhead, and individual/group therapy. Please check out our website for more information about the trips. Learn More...

Sat, Mar 8 2025 - Sat, Dec 6 2025

Coaching in a New Key: An Applied Existential Approach

Sat, Mar 8 2025 - Sat, Dec 6 2025

Betty Cannon and Robyn Chauvin, BPI - 303 494 0393

This class offers a thorough 60-hour certification training in Applied Existential Coaching. At the request of students who took our first class in 2022, we have added much more experiential work and breakout practice so that you leave with a thorough grounding in basic principles and interventions. If you have found that you like working online and would like to add coaching to your repertoire, this may be the class for you. Unlike therapy, which is limited by state laws, coaching can be done across state lines or actually anywhere in the world. But it is important to know the difference and to have training in coaching if you are going to do this legally and ethically. The training we are offering is an in-depth approach to existential coaching. We will talk about principles and techniques, demonstrate them, show examples from videotapes, introduce experiential exercises, and ask you to practice the approach with other students. The workshop offers a thorough grounding in theory and fundamental interventions along with a taste of what existential relational and group coaching look like. Both coaches and therapists are welcome. Participants completing the training will receive a 60-hour Certificate of Study in Applied Existential Coaching.

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