It matters that people have a way to use the latest findings in psychology beyond buying a pill for depression. It matters that people have a way of looking at their lives that lets them ask the big questions and determine how they want to live – and that this is supported by therapists and mental health professionals.

Meet the Existentialists

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Candice Hershman

Candice Hershman is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist with an Existential-Integrative clinical orientation. She has a private practice in Sausalito, CA. Candice is also currently working on her doctorate in psychology at Saybrook University and is currently with a focus on how disciplined creative writing processes enhance consciousness and presence. Candice also serves on the board of directors for the Existential Humanistic Institute.

Candice has experience as both program director in residential care, has facilitated various psychotherapeutic groups, provided in-home therapy to poverty level families, and provided individual psychotherapy in homeless shelters, elder communities, hospice care, and working with eating disorders. Candice has a background in Early Childhood Education that supports a developmental/psychodynamic/relational approach. Candice also has a special interest in the philosophical roots of psychology, cinema, and arts-based therapy.

Candice contributed a chapter to Kirk Schneider's 2009 book, Awakening to Awe: Personal Stories of Profound Transformation, was a recipient of the 2010 Rollo May Scholarship, and ranked one of the top 20 teachers of 2006 in Marin County by the MARINCARES program for her work as a therapeutic preschool teacher with Head Start of Marin.

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