About Our Free Training Courses
We offer a range of free training courses throughout the year for psychotherapists and wellness professionals. Our courses focus on topics to help improve your clinical skills and marketing courses to help you succeed in your private practice or online business.
The complementary courses consist of several videos and additional content delivered via email usually over a 10-day period.
After the core videos are sent to you, you receive information about an advanced fee-based course on the same topic, which you have the option to register for.
Check out our free offers below. If you want to be notified of current and future courses, sign up here for our main email list.
Free Monthly Support Webinars - REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Since the pandemic hit us in March 2020, we've been offering free monthly webinars on various topics, including advancing your clinical skills, marketing, offering services online, etc. (Registration link is below).
Next Free Support Webinar: Family Therapy Basics: What Individual and Couple Therapists Need to Know
Family Therapy is a direct intervention approach. Many individual therapists don’t understand that different skills and ways of being in the room are required for family work. When working with families, individual therapists can struggle with being direct, not knowing how to contain people in the room, and managing boundaries.
In this free support webinar, Family Therapist Jacqueline McDiarmid discusses the basics of how to decide if family work would be the most beneficial for specific clients and if so, how to proceed.
- North America: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:00PM Pacific/7:00PM Eastern
- Australia: Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:00 AM, Sydney, Australia
- New Zealand: Friday, April 23, 2021, 11:00 AM, Auckland
Sign up here for the next webinar, to be notified of future webinars, and to get access to the replays to previous webinars.
Key Strategies for Helping Hostile and Avoidant Couples Resolve Conflict with Dr. Ellyn Bader – REGISTRATION IS OPEN FROM April 6 -20 2021.
This free training is for couples therapist who wants to become more effective with couples who are stuck in conflict or avoid it altogether. The training is also helpful for individual therapists who sometimes see couples or want more insight into the dynamics of couples in conflict.
In the free training, Dr. Bader shares 5 persistent problems of hostile couples and how to deal with them, tips on how to manage first sessions with high-conflict and conflict-avoidant couples, and how to set limits with fighting couples and engage avoidant couples so that therapy is effective
Dr. Ellyn Bader’s Developmental Model of Couples Therapy will help increase your confidence and improve your skills when working with clients mired in relationship conflict.
Facts About Women's Sexuality: What Individual and Couples Therapists Need to Know REGISTRATION IS OPEN from May 11 - 25, 2021
Most individual and couples therapists don't study sexuality or know much about sex therapy. If this sounds like you, this course just may radically alter what you know, and what you think you know about female sexuality.
In this free course, Dr. Stephanie Buehler dispels common myths that continue to be perpetuated even in this modern times.
She shares up-to-date research on women's sexuality, the common sexual problems that women have, and what happens when therapists don't have accurate information on female sexuality.
Dr. Buehler concludes the free training by discussing how women's sexual issues impact intimate relationships and what therapists can do to help women and couples in the therapy room.
Blogging and Email Marketing: Your Key to Successful Online Marketing - REGISTRATION IS OPEN
This free training consists of several videos and other free content delivered via email over 10 days. We explain why email marketing, blogging, video blogging, and a content marketing strategy, in general, are the best free ways to build a private practice online for the long haul. Click here to sign up for the free blogging and email marketing training.
Emerging Perspectives on Male Sexuality: How They'll Help You Be a Better Individual or Couples Therapist - REGISTRATION IS OPEN
This is one of our most popular free training courses, facilitated by Sex and Relationship Therapist Dr. Joe Kort delivered over 10 days. The training focuses on the latest (and surprising) perspectives and research on male sexuality and its implications for therapy with men, women, and couples.
Dr. Kort challenges norms about what is considered to be healthy male sexuality and explores men's key sexual behaviors that often cause problems in their relationships and what to do about them. Click here to sign up for the free training on male sexuality.
**NEW – The Magic of Web Copywriting: How to Connect Emotionally with Clients and Customers, So They Yearn for What You Offer - REGISTRATION OPENS FALL, 2021
Web copywriting is a science-backed method of using words to connect to your clients' specific pain and desires with empathy. Emotional and compelling web copy keeps your ideal clients and customers engaged with your website and leads them to take actions that are important to you and meaningful for them.
In this free training series of 3+ videos, copywriter Juliet Austin explains why strong copy works so well it seems like magic. Whether you love writing or hate it, Juliet, a 22-year veteran copywriter, will show you how to write copy that is ethical, enticing, and unique to you and your audience. Sign up now to be notified when the free copywriting training starts.
How to Get Started with an Online Course - *REGISTRATION OPENS Fall of 2021
This free training for therapists and wellness professionals consists of 3 short videos plus 2 bonus videos explaining how to start an online course. We explain the benefits of having an online course and describe how you can overcome obstacles that may hold you back. We also show you 10 steps we use to create an online course and describe how to develop a viable course topic. Sign up to our main email list to be notified when this training begins.
Free Private Practice Review Template: AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD NOW
Download this free Private Practice Review Template. It allows you to review your private practice progress including, marketing activities, revenue, and expenses and helps you set goals to improve. Click here to download.
How to Deal With Those Who Exhibit Narcissistic Traits - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
In this 3+ free training video series, Narcissism expert Wendy Behary discusses the continuum of narcissism, how it differs from other issues and the key traits of those who show signs of narcissism.
Wendy also shares her thoughts about the likelihood that those who show narcissistic characteristics can change and the main obstacles they have to change. You'll be amazed at the depth of empathy Wendy has for this population. This free training is now closed.
"I thoroughly recommend that therapists initially get this free taster course. It will be illuminating." - Jo Distefano
If you'd like to be notified of the next time we run this training and you're not already on our email list, sign up here.
Nutrition: The Missing Link in Mental Health Treatment with Dr. Leslie Korn - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Research shows a strong link between what you eat and your mental health. In this free training, licensed mental health counselor Dr. Leslie Korn speaks about 1) the 3 main food culprits that cause or contribute to mental health issues, 2) a common myth about pharmaceuticals that has been disputed in the research, but not widely known and 3) the single underlying issue that is common to all mental and physical health problems, and 4) the important role psychotherapists and counselors can play in helping clients improve mental health by improving their nutrition.
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