Apply to the Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy Certificate Program
Come to a free introductory session and find out more!
These experiential information sessions are designed to give you a feel for the program and the opportunity to ask questions. We will discuss the program, topics, speakers, approach to learning, and also give you an experiential taste of some practical mindfulness and compassion approaches that can be immediately applied to your practice. Rob Fisher, MFT will be in attendance to answer your questions.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - receive $100 off the deposit if you register by this date!
Namaste Hall (3rd floor)
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - receive $50 off the deposit if you register by this date!
CIIS Main Building
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94103
Please arrive several minutes before the beginning of the session.
For more information contact CIIS Public Programs & Performances (415) 575-6175 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifications and Requirements
The certificate is intended for mental health practitioners who are interested in developing a deeper understanding and application of mindfulness and compassion in their professional practices. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of clinical experience in psychotherapy, or permission from the lead instructor, and an interest in engaging in an ongoing practice of mindfulness during the program. In a short essay, briefly describe your background, how long you have been in practice, why you are interested in the Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy program, and what you hope to gain through your participation, and submit this with your application form.
Submissions should be one to two pages typed, double spaced.
Registration Deposit: $500
Total Registration Fee: $3,300
In order to hold your space in the program, please include a deposit of $500 (USD). We will not process your payment until you have been accepted to the program and notified accordingly. Should the program be full or you are not accepted, your $500 deposit will be refunded in full.
After payment of the initial deposit of $500, payment of the remaining balance of $2,800 must be received by February 14, 2012 to secure your space in the program. Should you wish to cancel after the payment of the initial deposit, an amount of $250 will be deducted from your refund. No cancellations or withdrawals will be honored after February 24, 2012.
We are proud to announce the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism is supporting scholarships for two applicants to the CIIS certificate in Mindfulness, Compassion and Psychotherapy. To apply, please submit a 2-4 page essay to email@example.com describing your financial need, and how you plan to apply the training to your professional life. The statement is due by February 1, 2013. Recipients will be notified by February 8, 2013. You may submit your essay along with your Application Form.
The application deadline for the 2013 program is February 4, 2013, after which time candidates will be considered on a space-available basis.
Applying to the Program
For more information, call our office at (415) 575-6175 or firstname.lastname@example.org