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John Firman (1945-2008)                                                    

John Firman became a licensed psychotherapist in California in 1976, and until his death taught psychosynthesis for more than 35 years. In 1973, he spent two-and-a-half months studying psychosynthesis with Roberto Assagioli, both in Florence and in Capolona, Italy. Read more...

John Firman (1945-2008)   



I have been a licensed psychotherapist in California since 1976 and have taught psychosynthesis for more than 40 years, both in the United States and in Europe. In the late 1980s, I also trained as a Gestalt therapist with Erv and Miriam Polster at their institute in La Jolla, California. Read more.

Ann Gila, M.A., M.F.T. 

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Marta Franca, M.A., M.F.T.                                                Email Marta

Marta is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Play Therapist.  She was introduced to the field of psychosynthesis in 2007 by John Firman and Ann Gila while attending the graduate program in Counseling Psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology/ Sophia University. Read more..


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Betty Michaud, M.A., M.F.T.


Svetlana Tikhonova, MA, MFT                Email Svetlana

I am a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, a clinical supervisor, and I offer Psychosynthesis Therapy for Professionals Study Program. I started learning Psychosynthesis theory and practice at the course taught by John Firman and Ann Gila at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in 2007. Read more...


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