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Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy Professional Skills Training Pacific Northwest, Level 1

  • 1 Nov 2023
  • Online

Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy Professional Skills Training

November 2023 - June 2024

Hybrid: Live-Online & Home Study

Level One of the Hakomi Professional Skills Training offers a thorough grounding in the theories and techniques of Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy through a combination of live-online meetings and home-study materials. Brief online video talks and demonstrations are brought to life in our interactive, experiential training weekends.

You'll learn the stages and flow of the Hakomi method grounded in the Principles and Loving Presence, with in-depth coverage of Hakomi theory and specific experiential techniques that bring the method to life. This training consists of seven weekend meetings and two additional practice days. Training weekends include a mix of didactic material, experiential exercises, discussion, movement/embodiment exercises, and supervised practice times.

This training is designed for the clinical professional. Applicants to this training need to have completed Masters level clinical training or be working toward their Masters degree. Completion of an Introductory Workshop is required before beginning this course.

Hours: 9 Modules Total

7 Live-Online Training Modules (All hours are in Pacific Time Zone)      2 Live-Online Practice Modules (All hours are in Pacific Time Zone)      9 Live-Online Small Group hours                                                                        6 Office hours                                                                                                        12 Self-study hours

Faculty: Certified Hakomi Trainers: Deah Baird, ND, LPC, Lorena Monda, DOM, LPCC, and Donna Roy, LPC; Hakomi Teacher in Training Rick Cummings, MS, LPC, CHT; and additional Guest Trainers


Last day to register and pay September 22nd, 2023

Full Description:

The goals of the Training are to provide students with: first, a deep understanding of the principles of the Hakomi Method and the ability to work within them in an attitude of loving presence. Second, an understanding of the techniques of the Hakomi therapeutic process and the ability to use these precisely and appropriately. Third, an understanding of the organization of personality and character into patterns that reveal developmental and cultural wounding, and the ability to use this understanding discriminatingly. Fourth, an understanding of one's own inner organization and the process of using self as an instrument for therapy. 

Cost: $3995 with $500 deposit after 10/10/23.

Graduates of the Hakomi Professional Skills Training (Level 1) may retake this course for half price.

CE: 60.25 NBCC CE hours (ACEP #5476): Hakomi Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 5476.) Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Hakomi Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

To earn CE credit, students must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete an online course evaluation.

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Shay Nichols
Hakomi Institute

Scholarship Information: There are a limited number of partial tuition scholarships available for anyone with membership within a community of color or other marginalized groups. If you intend to apply for a scholarship, please email the Hakomi Pacific Northwest team at: The Pacific NW Team will provide you with a scholarship application and inform you when/if a scholarship is awarded.

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Houston, TX 77055


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