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's home office is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a small and culturally diverse college town nestled in the scenic Connecticut River Valley. How to contact us.


2018 Psychosynthesis & Board Certified Life Coach International Teleconference Training

Coming in late February 2018, the Center will be offering its next Distance Learning Program, leading to Psychosynthesis Life Coach certification and the nationally accredited Board Certified Coach.

Training available for those new to psychosynthesis, and psychosynthesis trained people looking to become certified life coaches!

For more information, visit our Teleconference Training page.


Psychosynthesis Life Coach Training available from all of our Affiliated Centers!

For information on our affiliated programs in Vermont,
San Francisco & Florida in the U.S. & Italy in Europe, click here!

•Fall 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."

The Synthesis Center &
The Psychosynthesis Northeast Community
Present a Spring Conference Celebration
Bringing Psychosynthesis to Life: 
A Day of Workshops & Exploration 
by Emerging Psychosynthesis Teachers

The 2018 class of the Synthesis Center’s Psychosynthesis Teacher Training Program, taught by Didi Firman, will be celebrating our graduation by offering a day of workshops and inquiry to the psychosynthesis community.
Saturday, May 19, a diverse group of emerging teachers will be presenting our personal approaches to bringing psychosynthesis concepts to life. We invite you to be a part of this intimate gathering filled with conversation, shared vision, and inspiration.
The program: 
Choice of sessions each one to two hours, running simultaneously.  Come away with the experience of taking
4 different workshops!
Saturday May 19, 9:30am-4pm in Amherst, MA. 
Lunch is included with a post conference wine and cheese gathering.
By donation with proceeds going to scholarship funds for Psychosynthesis Training.
Venue space is limited—registration required at
Patricia Breen, Trissa Elkins, Karen Harold, Lisa Holabird, Jane Katz, Brianna Nichols, Julie Rivers, Jim Rogers, Guadeloupe Chavez, Carlyn Saltman, Emily Samet,
Amy Spaulding-Fetcher.  Host and speaker:  Didi Firman.
Join us as we express our Selves through the lens of our experiences and our inspiration!



Donate to the Center by clicking (to pay tuition or other fees, please go here)

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.

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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: December 4, 2017

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