Helge Osterhold Helge Osterhold

Professor
East-West Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies; MA, Integral Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies

BA Human Relations, Golden Gate University

Dr. Helge Osterhold is a psychotherapist and integrative educator. After teaching as an adjunct professor within the East West Psychology department since 2012, Dr. Osterhold joined us as a core faculty member in 2017.

For the past 10 years, Dr. Osterhold has also been working at the University of California San Francisco; since 2012 as the founding director of a training program that focuses on mindful caregiving and clinician resiliency, and previously in pediatric palliative care and bereavement services at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

Originally from Germany, Dr. Osterhold received a B.A. in Human Relations at Golden Gate University, an M.A. in Integral Counseling Psychology and a PhD in East West Psychology at California Institute Of Integral Studies. His theoretical and clinical orientation includes transpersonal, depth and humanistic-existential psychologies with an additional focus on systems theory and multiculturalism.

Dr. Osterhold teaches courses in Spiritual Counseling Skills, Jungian Psychology and East-West Spirituality, Integral Approaches to Dream and Synchronicity, and The Psychology of Death and Dying. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice with a focus on life transitions and lives with his family in Berkeley.

East-West Psychology Faculty


Debashish Banerji Debashish Banerji
Haridas Chaudhuri Professor & East-West Psychology Chair, Doshi Professor of Asian Art
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles,
MS, University of Louisville; BA, Bombay University,
Francoise Bourzat Francoise Bourzat
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, East-West Psychology
MA, New College of San Francisco,
BA, Antioch University,
Susana Bustos, PhD Susana Bustos, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member & Alum, East-West Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, Universidad de Chile *(WES equivalency of studies),
Brendan Collins Brendan Collins
Faculty Emeritus, Integral Counseling Psychology & East-West Psychology
PhD, U.S. International University; MTS, Graduate Theological Union,
MS, San Francisco State University; BA, St. John’s University,
Jan Edl Stein Jan Edl Stein
Adjunct Lecturer, East-West Psychology
MA, University of San Francisco,
BA, Rutgers University,
Jorge N Ferrer Jorge N Ferrer
Professor, East-West Psychology, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies; Lic. Psicologia Clinica, University of Barcelona,
BA equivalent, University of Barcelona,
Marilyn Fowler Marilyn Fowler
Adjunct Lecturer, East-West Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies; MA, John F. Kennedy University,
BA, San Diego State University,
Ishtar Kramer Ishtar Kramer
Lecturer, East-West Psychology
MA, Naropa University,
BA, University of the Witwatersrand,
Helge Osterhold Helge Osterhold
Professor, East-West Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies; MA, Integral Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA Human Relations, Golden Gate University,
Janis Phelps Janis Phelps
Professor, East-West Psychology
Director, Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research
PhD, MA, University of Connecticut; BA, Allegheny College,
Sophia Reinders Sophia Reinders
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, East-West Psychology
PhD, Saybrook Institute,
MA, Antioch University ,
David Treleaven David Treleaven
Adjunct Lecturer,
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, BA University of British Columbia,
Carol Whitfield Carol Whitfield
Professor, East-West Psychology
PhD, San Francisco School of Psychology; PhD, Graduate Theological Union,
MA, University of California, Berkeley; BA, Sonoma State College,

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