ADVANCED CLINICAL TRAINING
Body Centered Psychotherapy:
Trauma, Dissociation, Addiction and Sexuality
This Program has been temporarily cancelled
This Program is for those professionals who have already completed the two courses of the basic training in Body Centered Psychotherapy. The advanced training consists of two consecutive courses that run parallel to the basic training.
Advanced Clinical Training I:
Defense Styles and Character Analyses
This course aims at a deepening of the understanding of unresolved developmental issues and their impact on mental health. Ways of working with these issues from a Body Centered perspective are explored and taught. Click here for further information
Advanced Clinical Training II
Trauma, Dissociation, Sexuality and Addiction
This course focuses on working with Trauma Sexuality and Addiction. Neurobiological research as well as attachment theory as they pertain to the material covered in this program are presented and their relevance discussed. Students attending this Program will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the body-mind connection as well as learning how to work with it. Click here for further information
These two courses are individualized and aim at addressing specific learning needs of each participant.
"To suffer one's death and to be reborn is not easy."
- Fritz Perls
Students of the Advanced Clinical Training will :
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This Training Program Will be available to those with a degree in a helping profession i.e. mental health counselors, substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychotherapists, physicians, psychologists, chiropractors, nurses, massage therapists, etc. and who have completed the two year program or an equivalent program in body-centered training.
The Training consists of two consecutive courses each running parallel to the courses of the “basic training program” (each are six weekend sessions over a 7 month period from October to April).
Please see our Current Events Calendar for exact dates.
Students attend the training programs Friday night lecture together with the students from the basic training course. Saturday and Sunday morning students attend in-depth lectures, study case presentations, experience and learn to apply advanced bodywork and practice under supervision of the trainers.
Each weekend is structured as follows:
6:30 PM- 8:30pm: THEORY
9:00am - 4:00pm: INTEGRATION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE
9:00am - 1:00pm: PRACTICING UNDER SUPERVISION
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS:
NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors)
72 contact hours per training year
The Connecticut Center for Human Growth & Development is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may
offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is
responsible for all aspects of the program.
Auth.# RI 2509
72 Category I Credits per training year