Philosophical Counseling

Philosophical counseling is an approach that aims to assist people to deal with life events in an effective manner.

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In philosophical counseling we address the philosophical dimensions of your life problems, such as: the search for meaning and purpose, struggles with identity and changing identity, disillusionment and difficulties concerning beliefs and values, ethical dilemmas, problems with alienation and oppression, and the big work of developing an empowered and authentic life that is your own. These are the challenges of the human condition we all face.

— Monica Vilhauer, Counselor in Portland, OR

In philosophical counseling we address the philosophical dimensions of your life problems, like: the search for meaning and purpose, struggles with identity and changing identity, disillusionment and difficulties concerning beliefs and values, ethical dilemmas, problems with social power, alienation, and oppression, and the big work of developing an empowered and authentic life that is your own. These are the challenges of the human condition we all face.

— Monica Vilhauer, Counselor in Portland, OR

Grounded in a decade of real-world living and a multidisciplinary background, I offer a unique perspective that integrates philosophical principles into therapy, fostering introspection, clarity, and personal growth.

— Joshua Werblin, Addictions Counselor in Jacksonville, FL
 

As an expert in philosophical counseling, I possess a profound understanding of philosophical theories and their practical application in facilitating profound personal growth and self-reflection. With extensive training and hands-on experience, I am adept at guiding individuals through philosophical inquiry, helping them navigate existential questions, cultivate clarity of thought, and find meaning in their lives.

— Richard Banton, Clinical Social Worker in Rocky Hill, CT

I was a philosophy major in college, and have looked to find where philosophy and critical theory intersects with our understanding of the mind. I use a variety of different perspectives to help clients understand wellness, and encourage a dialogue between us.

— Robert Walsh, Mental Health Counselor in Philadelphia, PA