The SE Professional Training is a continuing education certificate program designed to enhance the skills of professionals working with traumatized or stressed individuals. To be considered for admission, applicants must be professionals with an active practice so that the techniques learned in the training can be immediately applied and developed throughout the course of the program. Exceptions may be granted to graduate students participating in an internship program. Applications are approved on a case-by-case basis.*

Examples of professionals who may qualify for the SE Professional Training program

  • Mental Health Professionals: psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, expressive arts therapists, etc.
  • Medical and Alternative Medicine Professionals: medical doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, emergency medical workers, surgeons, obstetricians, midwives, acupuncturists, naturopathic doctors, etc.
  • Bodyworkers: massage therapists, Rolfers®, Craniosacral and Polarity therapists, Feldenkrais practitioners, yoga therapists, etc.
  • Others: first responders, crisis center staff, educators, mediators, clergy, etc.

Training Requirements

To graduate from our program and receive the SE Practitioner (SEP) Certificate, you must complete 216 contact hours of training (received via 7 to 8 training modules depending on the country). You must additionally receive a minimum of 12 hours of Personal Sessions and 18 Credit Hours of Case Consultations from approved providers.

Receiving Personal Sessions throughout your training gives you the opportunity to experience SE from the client perspective and to observe how various practitioners apply SE techniques. Case Consultations provide you with personalized feedback on the application of SE skills with your specific clients.

All credited sessions must be received from providers approved for your current level of training. These sessions must be recorded on a session log form and will start counting for credit on the first day of your Beginning I training.

For detailed requirements in terms of training, personal sessions and case sessions, contact us.