Introduction. Training psychologists to provide help in crisis situations should include the formation of not only a high level of professional skills (hard skills), but also a range of social skills (soft skills), including skills of creativity, critical thinking, effective communication, time-management, flexibility and stress resistance, which requires to implement the advance forms and ... [Show full abstract] methods of learning. One of such innovation, which is actively implemented in higher education for the development of flexible skills in specialists in various specialties, is the use of educational escape room (EER) as a new form of game learning. That is why to analyze the feasibility of introducing a new form of education into the training of practical psychologists is very relevant. Aim. To identify prospects for use of EER to train psychologists to provide help in crisis situations, as well as for their professional and personal development. Results. A significant number of publications on the researched problem testifies to the high interest of the educational community in the implementation of new intellectual forms of game learning in higher education institutions. The article reveals the meaning of the concept of "educational escape room", as well as the importance of use EER for development of social skills (soft skills) in future psychologists. The expediency and possibility of using EER to train psychologists to provide help in crisis situations are analyzed. The authors of the article see the expediency and prospects of using EER for professional development of psychologists in such fields as organizational psychology, economic psychology, business psychology, conflict psychology, health psychology, educational psychology and others. Conclusions.The information presented in the article can be useful in the implementation of quest technology for the professional and theoretical training of future psychologists, as well as for the development of their social skills.