Upcoming Events

Kids' Workshop

This workshop presented by Barbara and Heather Williams will explore the person centered approach and play therapy. With their own developed philosophy, they build upon the principles of humanistic psychology…

April 17th & 18th, 2021

The La Jolla Program

For more than half a century The La Jolla Program has been at the world forefront in practicing our versions of interpersonal encounter. We convene together facing one another, using the opportunity to talk…

April 19 through Friday April 23

CARL Rogers 2021 Interim Conference

Our theme this year – Uncovering the mystery of Encounter Groups: An experiential and conceptual exploration and dialogue is particularly apt given the challenges all of us are facing.  We’re adapting to the Corona-challenge by moving this year’s conference to an e-format via Zoom. March 20-21.

Person Centered Psycotherapy

Carl R. Rogers developed a profound practice and understanding of psychotherapy. Rogers’ essential insight is that certain qualities of the relationship between therapist and client (or person and person) can be learned and practiced to create an optimal interpersonal climate for personal growth, development, and healing.


Antonio Santos is hosting a weekly PCA International Zoom meeting, which is held on alternating Saturday and Sunday mornings at 6AM Pacific Daylight Time. This start time accommodates the needs of attendees who are spread across the globe.  The meeting runs for two hours, and is well attended by members of the International PCA Community – CSP and others.  The meetings draw 50 or more attendees.

CSP E-Community

These meetings take place weekly on Friday’s from 12 noon to 3PM, Pacific Daylight Time.  We generally have around 14 people attending from around the US and the world.  The purpose is to allow attendees to feel Community and Support as we Encounter with one another. The meeting is open to all CSP members, as well as to others who the members may recommend.

Encounter With Self

Encounter with Self is a group designed, supported and facilitated to promote personal growth through witnessing (primarily listening and observing oneself in a “sacred I space”) and a sharing of self in a sacred “we space” of a group encounter. Our time also will provide
opportunities for intermittent silent introspection. This group integrates self-reflection with the sharing of self. By making internal self-perceptions visible to others, others can witness that experience in themselves…

CSP Encounter

In an effort to bring the Center’s encounter group experience to the general public, CSP facilitators currently offer a two and a half hour sampling of what it is like in CSP’s more intensive face-to-face experiences. 

Current director David Day and CSP founder Will Stillwell is facilitating, CSP Encounter meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month.  The meetings go from 6:30PM to 9PM PST.

PCA International - Whatsapp Group

Rodrigo Rezende has established a WhatsApp group  to facilitate connections, mutual support and friendship across the world between PCA (Person Centered Approach) professionals. The purpose of the group is be open to all PCA professionals and having no connection with events or associations. More than 200 people have subscribed to the group, exchanging experiences and enriching us with feelings.



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