Helge Osterhold Helge Osterhold

Associate 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.

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