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Chicago, IL

Level II: Emotional Processing, Meaning Making, and Attachment Repair

NOVEMBER 4, 2016 - MARCH 25, 2018

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy identifies two general kinds of interrelated psychological issues: developmental and traumatic. Developmental issues result from disturbed early attachment relationships that lead to limiting beliefs about oneself and the world. Post-traumatic stress disorder results from overwhelming experience that remains unintegrated. Early attachment disturbances can lead to a wide variety of adult relational problems, especially when combined with unresolved trauma.

Level II of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program illustrates how traumatic, attachment, and developmental issues influence one another and how to provide effective treatment given their inevitable intertwining. In this training, research from the attachment and neuroscience fields provides the theoretical foundation for Sensorimotor Psychotherapy interventions and practices that address the effects of suboptimal and/or traumatic early attachment.

The Level II Training consists of approximately 180 contact hours.

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Training Dates:

  1. November 4-6, 2016
  2. December 9-10, 2016
  3. January 20-21, 2017
  4. February 17-18, 2017
  5. March 24-25, 2017
  6. April 28-29, 2017
  7. June 9-10, 2017
  8. September 15-16, 2017
  9. November 10-11, 2017
  10. December 8-9, 2017
  11. January 19-20, 2018
  12. February 23-24, 2018
  13. March 23-25, 2018

NOTE: This Training consists of 28 days divided into 13 modules. Modules 1 and 13 consist of 3 days each (Fridays-Sundays), modules 2-12 consist of two days each (Fridays/Saturdays).

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Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

5% discount if application submitted by June 24, 2016


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Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

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Times: Modules 1 and 13:
Friday: 9:00am-5:30pm (two 15 min. breaks and 1.5 hr. lunch)
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1.00 hr lunch each day)
Sunday: 9:00am-3:00pm (two 15 min. breaks and .5 hr. lunch break).

Modules 2-12:
Friday: 9:00am-5:30pm (two 15 min. breaks and 1.5 hr. lunch)
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1.00 hr. lunch each day)
Location: Cathedral Counseling Center,, 50 E Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602. Map
Trainers: Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW, Rebeca Farca, MA, AMFT
Tuition: 5,500 USD. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training - deposit is not due at time of application. Refund Policy
Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290,
Local Contact: Amy Zajakowski-Uhll, 773-754-7441 (ext. 20),