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  Established in 1993, PhilosophyCenter is a leading online resource offering philosophical counseling, consulting, instruction, training, and support for everyday living based on models and methods at the cutting edge of applied philosophy, many of which we developed. We support personal, professional, and organizational development for clients and students around the world through:
  • PhilosophyCenter Store Self-Study Courses
  • PHILO℠ Counseling for Individuals and Partners
  • SOPHIA℠ Consulting for Organizations
  • LIFECOACH Training and Certification
  • Musings Journal

Our mission is to encourage and facilitate the self-work that leads to greater awareness, creative expression, and personal evolution; a clearer sense of meaning and purpose; and a deeper appreciation for the miracle, mystery, and opportunity of being alive.

PhilosophyCenter | Our Founder and Director
PhilosophyCenter | Our Director
  PhilosophyCenter Founder and Director Philip GolabukPhilip Golabuk is an internationally recognized author and educator. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in philosophy at the University of Florida with special studies in existentialism, theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and phenomenology. From 1973-1993, Philip taught philosophy at the college level and as part of an outreach program to inmates in jail and prison. He has written several books in applied philosophy that were published in the U.S. and overseas in translation. He founded PhilosophyCenter in 1993, subsequently developing numerous courses in practical philosophy as well as unique philosophical facilitating, counseling, and coaching models and methods. Philip is a member of the National Philosophical Counseling Association.

PhilosophyCenter |  Our Policies

  The following discloses our policies with respect to site use, session scheduling, cancellation and refunds, and more. Note that your use of the PhilosophyCenter site implies your acceptance of these policies.

Terms of Use
In interacting with PhilosophyCenter, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, which prohibit using site resources including our contact form or email addresses to send spam or solicit business in any form, attempt to establish social networking, or communicate about matters not directly related to PhilosophyCenter and its work.

Intellectual Property and Support
The content on this web site is the exclusive intellectual property of PhilosophyCenter and protected by U.S. and international copyright law, and cannot legally be copied, shared, or otherwise distributed by any third party. To be eligible for support, clients and students must provide PhilosophyCenter with their name and email address. Those who distribute PhilosophyCenter's proprietary content in any form may lose support and eligibility for future enrollments at our sole discretion.

Session Scheduling
Those who enroll in our live offerings must complete scheduling within three business days, or we will automatically cancel the enrollment and issue a refund, as it is not our policy to hold funds for an indeterminate period. Refunds are subject to a small administrative fee (see red text below). Note that we cannot be schedule sessions until enrollment is completed and confirmed.

Cancellation and Refunds
PHILO℠ Counseling: Enrollment may be cancelled with refund no later than two business days prior to the session. SOPHIA℠ Consulting: Enrollment may be cancelled with refund no later than three business days prior to the session. LIFECOACH Training: Enrollment may be cancelled with refund no later than four business days prior to the first scheduled class. Once any session begins, no refunds are issued.

Refunds are subject to a 3.5% administrative fee (4.5% international orders) to cover nonrefundable transaction fees charged to us by our payment processor. Prospective clients are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with an offering before enrolling.

Right of Refusal
We reserve the right to refuse services or support to any person as we may deem necessary to ensure the integrity of our programs and ongoing relationships.

Special Offers and Voucher Codes
During the year we may make special offers available to our email subscriber list through voucher codes. These voucher codes must be used at the time of checkout and cannot be applied retroactively or after the stated date of expiration, nor can a special offer's expiration date be extended.

Your Privacy
We do not nor will we ever share, sell, or otherwise make available to third parties any personal information you may provide as a result of interacting with the site. There are no lists from which you need to "opt out," no collection of device identifiers, analytics, or any other such data, anonymous or otherwise. We recognize that you provide us with this information as an act of trust, and respect your right to privacy as we would want ours respected. In the interests of client and student privacy, we do not participate in any social media platforms.

Visitor Data
We use any personal information you provide solely for processing internal communication and shopping cart purchases. We also may use this information in the normal conduct of PhilosophyCenter business, e.g., to send you notification of special offers and updates relevant to transactions initiated by you. Financial data (e.g., credit card numbers) are not collected or stored on our site.

Changes to the Site
Changes may appear on this site at any time without notice including those affecting offerings, fees and pricing, and scheduling, as well as these Policies.

All content on the PhilosophyCenter web site is protected under U.S. copyright and international law, and may not be reproduced in any form or medium without the written consent of PhilosophyCenter. All content on or offered through the PhilosophyCenter site is the intellectual property of PhilosophyCenter and may not be shared, distributed, or reproduced in any form without prior written consent. "Illuminating life," "PHILO Counseling," "SOPHIA Consulting," and "Musings" are service marks of PhilosophyCenter

PhilosophyCenter   We're pleased to offer a 20% discount to those involved full-time in humanitarian and environmental work as well as to students currently enrolled in accredited institutions. To request a special pricing voucher code, please use the contact link at the bottom of this page. Note that codes must be used at the time of checkout and cannot be applied retroactively.
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PhilosophyCenter | Our Thanks   We’d like to acknowledge some outstanding individuals for their invaluable contributions to our work, most notably the late Dr. Jimi Millikan, gifted philosopher, advisor, and lifelong friend who taught us to practice philosophy not merely academically but as Socrates did, "in the marketplace." We also would like to express our deep appreciation for the late Dr. Tom Hanna, inspiring professor and somatics pioneer, who instilled in his students an abiding love for ancient Greek thought and its profound and enduring relevance. Finally, these acknowledgments must include a debt of gratitude to the immortal Socrates himself, declared by the Delphic Oracle to be the wisest of men in knowing that he knew nothing. If there ever has been a greater teacher in the history of Western culture, he has yet to be discovered.

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