Integrative Body Psychotherapy Professional Training Program Overview
Track 1 | IBP Mental Health Practitioner:
This training is for licensed or license-eligible mental health professionals.
It is a three-year track, with each year consisting of seven 18-hour weekends. The third year of this track focuses on application of skills and concepts taught in the first two years of the program. The integration of these concepts and skills is critical to the practice of IBP therapy. Certification is awarded for those who complete all hours of training, who fulfill requirement of 100 hours of individual training therapy, who successfully demonstrate learning, and who are licensed in a mental health field.
IBP Therapy and Training works with the mental, emotional, and physical blocks that keep you from moving forward in your life. Fasten your seatbelt!
Track 2 | IBP Allied Professional:
This training is for individuals interested in continuing professional development.
It is a two-year track that leads to certification. Track 2 offers the skills and integrity of IBP to professionals who want to attain more personal insight and awareness, greater presence and clarity of mind; and, in addition, increase their skills for working effectively with others, primarily in a professional capacity. To be eligible for acceptance in this track, students must have a master’s degree or higher or be licensed in their chosen profession. Certification is awarded to those who complete class trainings, fulfill requirement of 50 hours of individual training therapy, and successfully demonstrate learning. While an Allied Professional is eligible for certification upon completion of two years of training and fulfillment of the above requirements, he or she has the option to apply to continue training for a third year before being certified, at the same annual cost and under the same terms as the three-year program. The Allied Professional must submit his or her written request thirty days prior to final Year 2 session together with a recommendation from an IBP teacher. Acceptance is at the discretion of the Executive Director or her representative.
The IBP Teacher Training track allows you to go through the training once again as a Teaching Assistant, leading exercises, and learning to teach IBP.
Track 3 | IBP Teacher:
A three-year track in which students learn how to teach the concepts and practices of IBP and deepen their skills.
A prerequisite for this track is certification in Track 1 or Track 2 described above. Students in this track are called Teaching Assistants (TA’s) and become part of the teaching staff and act as advisors. Certification is provided for those who complete training hours, demonstrate learning and who are licensed professionals.
IBP Program Course Descriptions
IBP Certified Teachers are qualified to teach any of the courses that comprise the Integrative Body Psychotherapy Training Program.