Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program- Fall 2019
September 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
**Redesigned to Accommodate Out of Town Students**
“The Time Has Come for Psychology to Embrace Nature and Humans as a Part of Nature”
Learn from ecotherapy pioneer David Talamo, MFT how to integrate the healing magic of Nature into your clinical practice. Whether you wish to work indoors or out on the land, this training will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to safely and effectively weave Nature into your therapeutic approach.
Using mindfulness, somatics, expressive arts and ceremony, this unique 5-month long certification program combines on-the-land daylongs and evening meetings with writing and study to give you a foundation in the field of ecotherapy and support you in being ready to clinically design your own ecotherapeutic treatment plans. Each student will receive two individual ecotherapy sessions with Dave (2 hrs per session) and have two individual consultations with Dave to refine their own ecotherapy approach and interventions (1 hr per consultation).
Who: Therapists, Interns, Social Workers, Psychologists, Coaches and other practicing mental health professionals eager to bring Nature to their clients and their clients to Nature.
When: The program starts Sept. 14, 2019 and ends Jan. 8, 2020.
The program begins with 8 days on wild lands in Marin County for experiential learning in Nature: 9/14-21/2019
We’ll meet in person (or by video call-in for out-of-town students) on 8 Wed. evenings, 6-9 pm: 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4 and 12/11/19 and 1/8/2020
Where: On the land in west Marin County, CA and in the office in San Rafael, CA (or by video call-in).
Fee: $3,997. Deposit $500 (balance due 35 days before start of program). Limited to 10 participants.
** Early Bird Registration Discount: Enroll by April 20th and receive a $300 discount. **
Continuing Education: 77 hours of CE credits for this program are available to MFTs, LCSWs††, LPCs, PhDs, PsyDs and other mental health professionals, awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES). For more details please contact us.
**If you need CE’s for a different license, please contact us.**
Licensure hours- ACSWs, AMFTs and other interns may count hours towards licensure.
††– State of CA LCSWs are still eligible for CEs with us through CES, but LCSWs from some states may not be covered for CE credits, as the ASWB is becoming increasingly strict about this. Please contact us for the most up to date information and to assure that your CEs can be counted for your license.