Center for Psycho-Spiritual Formation

3/F Spiritual-Pastoral Center (CEFAM)
Seminary Drive
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights
1108 Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: (02) 928 6040
(02) 426 6001 loc. 4875

Upcoming Programs

Formation for Formators Series

Download the FFS 2016-2017 Program List and Registration Form.

Go to the Formation for Formators Series page to view the course descriptions and program details.

FFS 2016


    • Fundamentals of Human and Christian Formation
      July 4-8 and 11-15, 2016 (stay-out)

    • Ushering in Encounters with God: Fostering Formand's Prayerful Lives
      July 25-29, 2016 (stay-out)

    • Growing in Religious Vows
      August 1-5 and 8-11, 2016 (stay-out)

    • Trauma and Addictions
      September 21-24, 2016 (live-in)
      Davao City

    • Practical Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Mental Health
      September 27-29, 2016 (live-in)
      Davao City

    • Enneagram for Formators
      October 3-7, 2016 (stay-out)

    • Formation for Local Superiors: Leadership and Skills
      November 23-29, 2016 (stay-out)


Special Program


    • Living Until You Die: A Workshop on Aging
      September 7-9, 2016 (live-in)


FFS 2017


    • Basic Concepts in Psycho-Sexual Formation
      January 23 - February 1, 2017 (stay-out)

    • Developmental Transitions in Formation
      February 14-17, 2017 (stay-out)

    • Ministerial Boundaries, Power and Self-Care
      March 8-10, 2017 (stay-out)

    • Psycho-Spiritual Integration (PSI) for Formators
      March 22 - April 8, 2017 (live-in)

    • Spiritual Direction in the Formative Context
      April 24 - May 13, 2017 (live-in)

    • Formative Processing Skills
      May 22-31 (stay-out)

Summer 2017


Go to the Summer Programs page to view the course descriptions and program details.


    • Quest for Inner Fire: A Psycho-Spiritual Integration Workshop
      May 29 - June 13, 2017 (live-in)
      Baguio City


Accompaniment and Psychotherapy

Mindful of the complexity of today’s world,
Attuned to the dynamic engagement
Of mind and body, psyche and spirit
In the formation, healing, and unfolding of Self-in-freedom;

Sensitive to the need for ethical and competent,
Reverent and compassionate companioning,

Emmaus Center has strengthened its services in psychotherapy
As well as in individual and group accompaniment:

    • Assessment
      • Assessment for Formative Intervention

    • Individual Accompaniment Sessions
      • Psychoanalysis and psychotherapy
      • Pastoral counseling
      • Spiritual direction

    • Group Sessions
      • Psycho-educational groups
      • Support groups
      • Psychotherapy groups and group process
      • Group spiritual direction

    • Supervision
      • Individual mentoring and group supervision process for religious formators, psychotherapists, and other behavioral health professionals

    • Consultation
      • Consultation services for church leaders, religious superiors, and formators to address concerns of personnel in distress, and provide community and congregational support
      • Collaborative treatment in the continuing care of church personnel in distress