The Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychology was founded in 1995 in Vilnius. Since 1996, The Institute has its base in Birštonas (90 km from Vilnius), a nice and cosy health resort on the coast of Nemunas.
The foremost goal of the Institute is to promote and develop existential phenomenological psychology and therapy, to offer training programs in this field and to provide training to its professionals. The staff of the Institute consists of over 30 teachers, trainers, supervisors and therapists, including 3 professors, 12 holders of M.D. or Ph.D. in psychology or philosophy and 10 holders of the European Psychotherapy Certificate. Most of the staff have vast experience in psychotherapeutic practice of many years.