The Synthesis Center
is a nonprofit educational institution, founded in 1976. We are an organization of people committed to supporting the conscious evolution of individuals and society as a whole, through our teaching and practice of psychosynthesis. We endeavor to provide services of the highest quality in an atmosphere that is intellectually exciting, supportive of personal needs, and spiritually inspiring. Services of the Center include professional training programs in psychosynthesis, coaching services, educational and support groups, workshops and business consulting. The Center is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a small and culturally diverse college town nestled in the scenic Connecticut River Valley. How to contact us.
2017-18 Psychosynthesis Training
The Will To Grow: Transformational Life Coaching
Fully Accredited Life Coach Training Program
Hosted at the beautiful Hallelujah Farm Retreat Center
For more information on our in-person progam, visit the Synthesis Center North East website
• Our Level I in-person training is moving to Hallelujah Farm in rural New Hampshire, five minutes from Brattleboro, Vermont. The beautiful setting can be seen in the photos below.
For the first time we will offer a residential option for those who prefer to stay at the farm during the trainings. Lodging and meals will be offered to those who choose this option at a reasonable rate. Lunches will be included in the training and students and staff will eat together to deepen the connections of the group. Detailed information available on our training page.
• Visit our You-tube channel (with new stuff). We have a few videos up, including Didi's plenary speech in Italy, Tom Yeomans and Angel Santiago in their key note speech in Brattleboro, a brief video on the egg diagram and a longer one on the psychological functions map! More to come.
And for more on affiliated programs in San Francisco, Florida & Italy, click here!
• Late Summer Newsletter is posted here.
Didi Firman, our training program director, also has a blog on the Psychology Today web site. Click here to visit "Living a Life of Purpose; Spirituality in Real Time."
Graduate Workshops with Didi!
What We Know: Intuition, Imagination & Impulse
November 4, 10-4
What We Know: Body, Mind & Feeling
December 9, 10-4
Join Didi for one or both of these sessions, directed towards deepening our self-awareness, connecting with others, and stepping with firm feet into whatever path is calling us. The day will be all psychosynthesis, from presence, to purpose, to will and we will live the maps and practices we all know and love at deeper levels, through the lens of our own beings.
These two workshops invite a deep dive into the psychological functions map. Yay Star Diagram!
The sessions are only for people who are psychosynthesis trained. We will all refine the art of being.
Our first session will involve creating a collage as a way of accessing intuition, trusting impulse and allowing imagination to give us guidance. This outcome will be built around a number of processes, including all the stuff you love in psychosynthesis, including being a group, journeying together!
Our second session will explore the integration of body, mind and feelings, while also knowing each as its own puzzle piece. There will be movement! And Thinking! And Feelings! And the quiet mind, fluid body and sweet feeling worlds will come together.
(For those that need it, the day will be set up to meet BCC continuing education credits with a certificate of Training in the Psychological Functions).
Come for one or both. $250 per day or $450 for both! Please register with Didi!
Donate to the Center by clicking (to pay tuition please use the link at the bottom of this page)
The Synthesis Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and donations are deductible for U.S. Income Tax purposes. Your donations go towards scholarships for our programs & general operating expenses.
We depend on donations for about 20% of our operating budget. We greatly appreciate the support of our friends and community & thanks to all those who donate.
Check us out on FaceBook at http://www.facebook.com/SynthesisCenter
And to contact our Facebook manager, e-mail Marjorie Hope Gross. Marjorie is on our affiliated staff and you can find out more about her on our "find a Coach" page.
Last Updated: August 30, 2017
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