Louis Hoffman, PhD, is a leading contemporary vocie in existential-humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. He is a licensed psychologist practicing in Colorado Springs, CO and a faculty member at Saybrook Univeristy, where is also the director of the Existential, Humanistic, and Transpersonal Psychology specialization.
Dr. Hoffman is co-founder of the International Institute of Existential-Humanistic Psychology and the International Conference on Existential Psychology, which is held biannually in China. He also regularly travels to China where he teaches a certificate program in existential therapy with Mark Yang offered through the China Institute of Psychotherapy.
An avid writer and scholar, Dr. Hoffman has eleven books to his credit, including Existential Psychology East-West. He also also contributed to a number of seminal volumes on existential-humanistic psychology, including Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy: Guideposts to the Core of Practice by Schneider and The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology (2nd Edition) by Schneider, Pierson, and Bugental. He was also an invited speaker and served on the Scientific Organizing Committee for the World Congress of Existential Therapy.