"Philosophy … bears witness to the deepest love of reflection, to the absolute delight in wisdom."- Novalis
In the News
- "Would you ditch your therapist for a philosophical counselor?" Quartz, October 15, 2016
- "Philosophical Counselors Rely on Eternal Wisdom of Great Thinkers," The Washington Post, August 18, 2011
- "Finding the Meaning of Life," The Syracuse Post-Standard, May 25, 2008
- "How Plato Can Change Your Life," The New York Sun, February 27, 2008
- "With Socrates on the Sofa," Ode Magazine, December 2004
- "Thinking, Not Shrinking: I Took My Problem to a Philosopher," L. Wexler, Utne Reader, Jan-Feb 1997, ISSN 8750-0256 [only the Abstract is available online]
On Philosophy and Philosophical Counseling
- Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away (2014) by Rebecca N. Goldstein
- Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2014) by Peter B. Raabe, Ph.D.
- "What is Philosophical Counselling?" by Peter B. Raabe, Ph.D.
- "A Brief History of Philosophical Counselling" by Peter B. Raabe, Ph.D.
- "How to Find the Meaning of Life" by Peter B. Raabe, Ph.D.
- Harvard blog: "How Philosophy Makes You A Better Leader"
- "When Philosophy Lost Its Way." This article argues that when philosophy moved into academic institutions it lost its way, becoming a "technical enterprise" rather than what it was originally: a search for the good life.
- Wikipedia entry on Philosophical Counseling
Associations and Societies
- The American Philosophical Practitioners Association
- National Philosophical Counseling Association
- The Society for Philosophy in Practice
- The International Society for Philosophical Practice (IGPP)