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General Information

We offer several workshop for the public and professional to experience the Hakomi method as well as the application of Hakomi to specific topics relevant to the proffessional field.

Introductory Workshops serve to introduce the general public to the Hakomi Method and prepare interested students for the upcoming trainings.

Application Speciality Workshops extend the Hakomi Method to important topics and issues in psychotherapy today. The are focused on specific topics and expertise of the trainers and offer additional resources for the community.

For more information, please see our Calendar.

Introductory Workshops

We offer Introductory programs for both Mental Health and allied professionals, and the general public. Workshops are in 1-3 day formats and offer a basic experiential and didactic exposure to the Hakomi Method. Please see Calendar for a list of upcoming workshops.

Application Speciality Workshops

We offer programs relating to specific areas of mental health work as well as programs for personal, spiritual and emotional growth. Such programs include:

Experiential Couples Psychotherapy
A two-day exploration of experiential and somatic approaches to working with couples. Somatically oriented diagnosis and interventions. Experiential and didactic.

Making Friends With Anger: Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Befriending Anger
This workshop is designed for those who seek effective tools and greater comfort in dealing with anger in themselves, others, and/or with their clients.

Making Peace With Your Inner Critic
This workshop provides powerful and practical tools for minimizing the devastating and shaming impact of the inner critic and provides ways to reclaim our power and dignity.

Awakening from the Family Trance: A Somatic Approach to Working with Family Systems
A two-day workshop introduces participants to concepts such as the "Family Body" and "Family Trance" and offers ways of exploring family dynamics using the Hakomi Method and movement. For personal and clinical applications.

Accessing the Divine: The Hakomi Method and the Investigation of One’s Spirituality
An exploration at the interface of psychology and spirituality. How we embrace or deny our divinity, and how we can lead lives more fully aware, vibrant and generous. An experiential, body-centered workshop, personal and professional.

The Moving Body in Psychotherapy - Trauma Resolution Movement Techniques
Movement has often been misunderstood in the context of therapy as a venue of expression or emotional release. But subtle movement experience can aid the client in gaining deeper access to their unconscious material and can provide a new experience in resolving deeply held traumatic memories is a safe way. A two day introductory workshop to the application of movement techniques within the Hakomi method.

For more information, please see our Calendar.


One Day Workshops: early registration $125, regular $160.
Two day workshops: early registration $250 , regular $295
Please note: Early registration is 6 weeks ahead of the event.


Discounts may be available for selected workshops.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by mail or phone seven days in advance of a 1-day workshop or fourteen days in advance of a 2 or 3-day workshop will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after the cancellation deadline.


We offer C.E.U.s to MFTs and LCSWs (BBS Provider # PCE 4355).  Please see specific workshop description for number of Continuing Education Hours offered per workshop.

To Register

Download Registration Form: doc | pdf 

To insure your space, please register at least one week before the workshop date.

For More Information

Please see our calendar page and follow the links for the workshop in which you are interested.

You can also contact call us at (415) 839-6788 or send us an email.