Here is a typical format for a Hakomi Education Network Training
I. Phase One: Self-Study based on practices from the Hakomi Method: 12-18 days, either in qualified Loving Presence series workshops or with Ron Kurtz or Donna Martin. Beyond 12 days, each extra day reduces the number of days required for Phase Three. [Note: If the 12 days did not include the Loving Presence series (Loving Presence, Quieting the Mind, Nonverbal Expression, Nourishing Communication, then at least two of these workshops must be attended at some point as part of phase one.] Certain qualified people may be able to attend Phase Two after completing only six days of Phase One.
II. Phase Two: Helping Others, based on the skills of the Hakomi Method: 18-20 days led by Ron Kurtz and/or Donna Martin, perhaps with other trainers. Hakomi skills including tracking and contact, probes, taking over, access routes, creating little experiments to work with core material, working with the child, working with emotions, the bodymind interface, creating a nourishing experience, process and integration form the content of Phase Two.
III. Phase Three: Advanced Training and Practice with coaching and supervision, 18 days (may include days of training prior to or following Phase Two must include at least 12 days following completion of Phase Two.
To receive a certificate
of completion of the whole Hakomi training, the person will have
had a minimum of 12 days of Phase One, 18 days each in Phases Two and
Three. Certificates of completion of each phase may be given by the organizers.
If an entire module (usually six days) of Phase Two is missed, one module of the Level Three can count toward completion. Phase One days can be made up in future Loving Presence series workshops during the rest of the training. Phase Three (advanced level) training time can be completed by having supervision with a certified Hakomi therapist during or following Phase Three of the training or by attending a supervision session (possibly in Vancouver or Ashland.) Note: It is also possible to complete Phase Two and attend another Phase Two which would count toward Level Three.
Hakomi Teacher Training occurs in the context of a Hakomi training under the mentorship of one or more certified trainers. Those advanced students who become certified Hakomi practitioners and who have leadership ability may be invited to assist, teach, supervise, and eventually possibly lead or co-lead in a Hakomi training. Teachers are certified Hakomi practitioners who lead the Personhood series and Hakomi introductory workshops, assist or co-lead with the trainer in a training and may be invited by the trainer to teach small groups in a training with supervision. Trainers are qualified to lead and co-lead Hakomi intro workshops and trainings.
Supervisors are those who have completed at least one Hakomi Training (all three Phases) and have become certified Hakomi therapists (ie demonstrated to at least two trainers in person or on video tape their proficiency in the Hakomi Method). Supervisors are qualified to lead practice groups (between training modules), and to provide supervision to Hakomi students in small practice groups.Teachers are certified Hakomi therapists who lead Loving Presence series and Hakomi introductory workshops, assist or co-lead with the trainer in Phase Two, and may be invited by the trainer to teach parts of Phase Three with supervision. Trainers are qualified to lead Hakomi Method trainings.