About Our Board Certified Coach Training: New Trainings in 2018

In affiliation with the Synthesis Center,  new our Board Certified Coach Training in Psychosynthesis will be coming in 2018 in San Francisco

Our intensive coach training is built around the principles of psychosynthesis. Successful completion leads to Certification as a Psychosynthesis Life Coach (PLC) and provides 60 hours of training requirements towards Board Certified Coach Accreditation.


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These trainings lead to Psychosynthesis Life Coach Certification, as well as the nationally renowned Board Certified Coach credential.

Psychosynthesis Coach Training

The Will to Grow: Transformational Life Coaching – A Nationally Certified Psychosynthesis Coach Training Program

This Training leads to:

Certification as a Psychosynthesis Life Coach (PLC)


For those qualified, the PLC fulfills hours and training towards a Board Certified Coach (BCC)Accreditation BCC

About Psychosynthesis Coaching

In psychosynthesis coaching, the coach and client are a team devoted to supporting the client’s movement towards purpose, meaning and values, in large or small ways, in personal and transpersonal arenas, in daily life issues, for executive or business needs, in groups or individually, and in person or by teleconference or Skype.

Psychosynthesis Coach Training

Psychosynthesis Coach training is designed to take people who are already in the helping professions or for those wanting to move into the field of coaching and train them in the principles of psychosynthesis and their application in coaching individuals and groups.

All areas of coaching will be taught, as well as the mechanics, logistics and financial aspects of coaching in the real world.

About Becoming a Board Certified Coach

The Psychosynthesis Coach Training offered at Synthesis SF in collaboration with the Synthesis Center, is a program accredited by the Center for Credentialing and Education’s Board Certified Coach Credential.

Read more about the requirements and Board Certification process at:



The first San Francisco based program begins:  July 8 and 9, 2017 and includes 4 weekends facilitated by Synthesis Center SF faculty and the opportunity to apply to continue on and join with our Winter/Spring cohort in completing Part 2 and 3 training program that begins in October 2017.


Dr. Didi Firman; Jon Schottland; Susan Jewkes Allen; Alan C. Haras; Sara Vatore; Sakura Nimura

read more about our faculty here:




  • Saturday, July 8, from 9 am – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 9, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


  • Saturday, July 15,  from 9 am – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 16, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


  • Saturday, July 29, from 9 am – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 30, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


  • Saturday, August 5, from 9 am – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, August 6, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


The program includes experiential, in-person group sessions, teleconference/webinars and individual guidance in the  Theory, Application & Practice of Psychosynthesis in 3-parts within a 12 month training cycle for a total of 180 hours of training.

Training is under the guidance of Dr. Dorothy Firman who will participate in facilitating in-person sessions, along with Jon Schottland, and additional training faculty.


Part 1 focuses on Psychosynthesis Theory, with connection to Coaching Application and Co-coaching Practice.

Participants will have the option to apply to continue with the 2017 Winter/Spring cohort to continue on with Part 2 and Part 3 of our training.

Part 2 focuses on Psychosynthesis Application of Theory and guided Coaching Practice.

  • Life Coaching 
  • Career Coaching
  • Coaching in a Group Setting
  • Business Coaching
  • Creativity/Expressive Arts Coaching
  • Coaching Integration with Yoga Teaching and Practice
  • Coaching in Educational Settings
  • Psychosynthesis Coaching & Leading for Social Action and Social Justice 

Part 3 offers the opportunity to apply Psychosynthesis Theory and engage in guided Practice within your chosen Application area, along with a final project.  

You will also have opportunity to acquire coaching hours and preparation for the BCC examination.

Application for Early Admission is now open.

Contact Us for more information and to apply.


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