Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is a conceptually elegant, powerfully effective body therapy that involves a broad repertoire of somatic interventions specifically designed to help clients tap into the wisdom of their bodies. The SPI Training Program offers ingeniously taught intensive courses for clinicians seeking to deepen their understanding of the body.
The Training Program is designed for legally authorized mental health professionals to integrate and apply Sensorimotor Psychotherapy theory and techniques into clinical practice.
Theoretically grounded in neuroscience and attachment research, the Training Program provides professionals with the foundational skills and principles necessary to include the body in psychotherapy as both a source of information and target for intervention. Participants are taught a mindfulness-based approach to treating emotional and cognitive experience that facilitates access to deeper authentic experience.
Having an active clinical practice or position is helpful in integrating Sensorimotor Psychotherapy learning, however the Training Program is also appropriate for mental health professionals in transition who do not have an active practice. Graduate and post-graduate professionals working toward building an active practice are also appropriate for the program.
Professionals with clinical experience in the following disciplines are encouraged to apply:
- Social Work
- Licensed Professional Counseling
- Pastoral Counseling
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- Drug and Alcohol Counseling
- Crisis Intervention Counseling
- Rape Crisis Counseling
- Guidance Counseling
- Dance Therapy