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 (FFS)

Download the FFS 2016-2017 brochure and registration form.

Click here to view the FFS course descriptions and program details.

FFS 2016

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

  • Growing in Religious Vows
    August 1-5 and 8-10, 2016 (stay-out)

  • Skills for Superiors: Succession Planning Within Ministry
    August 16-18, 2016
    Download program poster.

  • Ushering in Encounters with God: Fostering Formand's Prayerful Lives
    August 22-26, 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 23-24 and 27-29, 2016 (stay-out)

FFS 2017

  • Basic Concepts in Psycho-Sexual Formation
    January 23-27, 30-31 and 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
    (For Spiritual Directors, Rectors and Formators)
    April 23 - May 13, 2017 (live-in)
    Tagaytay City

  • Formative Processing Skills
    May 22-26 and 29-31 (stay-out)

Special Programs

  • Living Until You Die
    The Spiritual Journey of the Last Act of the Second Half of Life
    September 7-9, 2016 (live-in)
    Download the program poster and registration form.

Summer 2017


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