ADVANCED CLINICAL TRAINING
Body Centered Psychotherapy:
Trauma, Dissociation, Addiction and Sexuality
This Program has been temporarily cancelled
This Program is for professionals who either have completed the two year basic training in Body Centered Psychotherapy or have comparable level of experience or training in body oriented therapies. The advanced training consists of two consecutive courses that run parallel to the BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM.Each course is spread out over 6 monthly weekend sessions from October to April.
Although the curricular of these two courses are complementary and conceptualized as two components of the whole of the Advanced Clinical Training, attendants are not required to commit to participate in both training courses at the time of enrollment. Each course can be taken separately.
Advanced Clinical Training Course 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 Course 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 master's or higher degree in a helping profession i.e.:
Mental Health Counselors, Substance Abuse Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Physicians, Psychologists, Physical Therapists etc.
The Advance Clinical Training is especially recommended to and for anybody who has completed the two year Basic Training Program or an equivalent program in body-centered psychotherapy 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. For students who completed the two year Basic Training Program of the Connecticut Center the attendance of the Friday night lecture is optional. 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 (Optional for Students who completed the Basic Training Program)
9:00am - 4:00pm: INTEGRATION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE
9:00am - 1:00pm: PRACTICING UNDER SUPERVISION
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS:
The Connecticut Center for Human Growth and Development has been approved by the NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5664. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Conn. Center is solely responsible for all aspects of its programs.
This Program provides a total 72 CE hours per Course.