Louis Hoffman, PhD

Dr. Louis Hoffman is an executive faculty member and director of the Existential, Humanistic, and Transpersonal Psychology Specialization at Saybrook University in San Francisco. He is a past-president of the Society of Humanistic Psychology (Division 32 of the American Psychological Association), current president of the Rocky Mountain Humanistic Counseling and Psychological Association, and author of eleven books, including Existential Psychology East-West. He serves on the Editorial Board of several journals, including The Humanistic Psychologist, the Journal of Humanistic PsychologyPsycCRITIQUES: APA Review of Books, and Janus Head. An avid writer, he has published numerous book chapters and journal articles on a range of topics including existential and humanistic therapy, international psychology, multicultural issues in psychology, poetry and therapy, and philosophical issues in psychology. He has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, which is given for “unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology.” He has also been appointed as Fellow with the Society for Humanistic Psychology, the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, and APA Division 52 (International Psychology). As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Hoffman has many years of clinical experience providing therapy, supervision, and psychological assessments. Dr. Hoffman is active conducting trainings, giving conference presentations and lectures, and teaching courses in various countries around the world.