CIIS in the World
CIIS hosts several research centers and global initiatives that help students and other knowledge-seekers explore new ways of learning and impacting through hands-on research, collaborations, and discussions. These innovative centers provide a range of resources that reflect the connections and intersections that lie at the core of CIIS' transformational educational philosophy.
More than an academic institution, CIIS is a vital presence in the San Francisco Bay Area community and a leader in the growing global discourse on wellness, healing, social impact, and higher consciousness. Explore our impact work, from our six award-winning community counseling clinics to global research initiatives, "consciousness accelerators," public programs, and art exhibitions.
CIIS Public Programs
Unique events. Dynamic speaker series. Continuing education. Even a popular podcast. Our 150 programs put powerful ideas into practice.
Public Programs Event Calendar
Explore your inner and outer world through soul-stirring conversations and workshops in-person and online.
Continue Learning, Further Your Education
Discover our cutting-edge continuing studies programs that brings the academic richness and experience of CIIS to an expanded community of learners.
Public Programs Podcast
Curious about the world’s most pressing concerns? We are, too. Listen to leaders, scholars, artists, and advocates explore new perspectives about self, society, and world.
Center for Somatic Therapy
Incorporates movement and sensation to build self-empathy and bridge the mind-body divide.
Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center
Integrative therapy tailored to each client that includes all aspects of the individual in the healing process.
Integral Counseling Center at Pierce Street
Holistic, relational therapy tailored to honor the uniqueness of each individual's path toward healing.
Church Street Integral Counseling Center
Specializes in Gestalt therapy, which examines the whole self and focuses on the present moment.
Psychological Services Center
Community-based mental health for individuals, couples, and groups.
The Clinic Without Walls
A training clinic exclusively for residents of Nihonmachi Terrace, Valencia Gardens, Rich Sorro Commons, and Mercy Housing, with offices at each location.
Global Research Centers & Initiatives
Our global research centers and initiatives offer opportunities for real-world discovery and advancement in the fields of psychedelic therapy and research, consciousness and transformation for enterprise professionals, and Black and Indigenous praxis.
Professional Certificate Programs
From Psychedelic Therapies to Climate Change, Human Sexuality, and Transformative Consciousness Leadership programs, CIIS offers professional certificates for those looking to enhance their degrees or who just want to expand their horizon.
The Arts at CIIS
The Desai | Matta Gallery gallery space at our Mission Street campus nourishes curiosity through creative expression, promoting works by up-and-coming artists representing a rich mix of voices.