About Our Free Training Courses and FREE Support Webinars

We offer free training courses on topics to improve your clinical skills and marketing  courses to advance your private practice or online business.

The complimentary courses consist of several videos and additional content delivered via email over 10 days.

During the 10 days, you’ll also have the option to register for the advanced, fee-based course on the same topic.

We also offer free support webinars once per month.

Check out our free courses and free support webinars below…

NEXT FREE SUPPORT WEBINAR:
affirming care in therapy with trans and
gender expansive people with tavi hawn

  • Registration is Open

If you’re looking to increase your awareness and skills when working with transgender and gender expansive clients this webinar is for you.

In this webinar, Tavi Hawn will discuss common issues that trans and gender expansive people bring to therapy. 

They will discuss how to help clients heal from cultural wounds and become comfortable with who they are. 

You’ll learn common misconceptions therapists might have about these populations and how to avoid engaging in microaggressions with clients. 

Tavi will also discuss how to support clients when transitioning and how to support parents and families when their child identifies as a non cis gender. 

Ultimately, Tavi will show you how to create an affirming environment for trans and gender expansive clients and their families to live authentic and enjoyable lives. 

 

DATE AND TIME:

North America: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 3:00-4:00 PM Pacific/6:00-7:00 PM Eastern 

United Kingdom: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 11:00 PM-Midnight

Sydney, Australia: Thursday, June 9, 2022, 8:00-9:00 AM

Auckland, New Zealand: Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

If your time zone is not listed above, you can  check it here.

“I am so grateful that the two of you are doing what you do. I have benefitted so much from your free webinars this year. You’re stunning!”

– K. Cross

Click here to sign up for the current free webinar,  future support webinars and to access replays of previous webinars.

Dr. Ellyn Bader

Key Strategies for Helping Hostile and Avoidant Couples Resolve Conflict with Dr. Ellyn Bader

  • Registration is Open – Closes May 30, 2022

Working with hostile and conflict-avoidant couples can be some of the most challenging work you do as a couples therapist.

In this free training, couples therapy expert Dr. Ellyn Bader shares 1) the 5 most persistent problems of hostile couples, 2) how to manage first sessions with fighting couples and how to engage conflict-avoidant couples, and 3) how to set limits with hostile couples inside and outside of your therapy room.

Dr. Ellyn Bader, Co-founder of The Developmental Model, is Internationally Recognized as a Leader in Couples Therapy Training. She has trained thousands of couples therapists across North America, Australia, Europe and South America. She is also the author of 2 successful books.

Ellyn’s textbook, In Quest of the Mythical Mate has been used in graduate schools in the US and Canada since 1988. It won the Clark Vincent Award from the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists for its outstanding contribution to the field of marital therapy.

“I found the content of this free course on couples counseling engaging and inspiring. I’ve known about Dr. Bader’s Developmental Model for over a year, but now I have a much better sense of it. It’s helped me decide that I want to do further training with her. I love it!”

– L. Franklin

Click here to sign up for this free training on couples therapy. 

Free Private Practice Review Template

  • Registration is Closed 

Without an accurate picture of what your business is doing, it’s challenging to know how to take it to the next level.

This complementary progress review template helps you assess your private practice results. You can examine your marketing activities, revenue and expenses, and set goals to improve.

Juliet Austin is co-owner of the Mind Body Training Institute and a former therapist in Vancouver, Canada. Juliet also has a marketing consulting and website copywriting business where she helps therapists and wellness professionals create thriving private practices and writes heart-based web copy for their websites and sales pages.

 

“This Private Practice Review Template was incredibly helpful. I had no idea how much I spent on my practice before this. I also realized that I need to do a lot more marketing. Thanks for creating such a useful tool.”

– D. Miller

Sign up here to be notified of the next time we release our private practice review template if you’re not already on our email list.

Blogging and Email Marketing: Your Key to Successful Online Marketing with Juliet and Clinton

  • Registration is Closed | Opens June 202

In this free training, Juliet and Clinton explain why email marketing, blogging, and a content marketing strategy, in general, are the best free ways to build a sustainable private practice online for the long haul.

Juliet Austin and Clinton Power are co-owners of the Mind Body Training Institute.

Juliet built her marketing consulting and website copywriting business for therapists and wellness professionals by blogging and email marketing alone. Although she blogs less frequently now due to her work at the Mind Body Training Institute, she encourages her therapist and wellness professional clients to blog or use other forms of content marketing.

Clinton has been an avid blogger and email marketer for the past 15 years. He increased his therapy practice in Sydney, Australia in just 1 year by 400% primarily using blogging and email marketing. 

“Thanks, Juliet and Clinton – the stats you provided in the email marketing and blogging courses are astounding, and you’re both inspirational. It is so good to have your support and guidance in an industry with little information on marketing.”

– K. Lepri

 Sign up here to be notified the next time we run our free blogging and email marketing training if you’re not already on our email list.

How to Get Started with an Online Course
with Juliet and Clinton

  • Registration is Closed | Opens July 2022 

The online education industry is soaring. And, the popularity of online courses won’t be going away anytime soon.

In this free training, Juliet and Clinton show you the steps involved in creating an online course – and how to be successful at selling it. They explain benefits of creating and selling an online course, how to overcome obstacles that hold you back, and so much more.

Juliet Austin and Clinton Power are founders and owners of the Mind Body Training Institute. They’ve been offering free and fee-based online courses at the Institute since 2016. As of 2022, over 5000 students have taken their advanced, fee-based courses. 

Juliet is also a former therapist and web copywriter in Vancouver, Canada, and Clinton is a relationship therapist with a private practice in Ballina, Australia.

“This free training was amazingly helpful! Wow! The content on developing an online course was fantastic. You guys are so generous in offering this for free. I’ll be signing up for the paid course!”

– J. Stevenson

Sign up here to be notified of the next time we run our online courses free training if you’re not already on our email list.

The Missing Link in Mental Health Treatment
with Dr. Leslie Korn

  • Registration is Closed | Opens in August 2022

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) the single underlying issue that is common to all mental and physical health problems, and 3) the important role psychotherapists and counselors can play in helping clients improve mental health by improving their nutrition.

Dr. Korn has served as a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, clinical director of the New England School of Acupuncture, associate professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies and on the faculty of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and Lesley University. 

She is core faculty in Mental Health Counseling at Capella University and the research director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies. She is the author of 8 books on integrative mental health.

Dr. Korn is also a licensed mental health counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and is national board certified in both Polarity therapy (energy medicine) and Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.  

“Thank you soooo much, Juliet, Clinton and Leslie!
I have learned so much from watching these free videos on mental health and nutrition. Your kindness in sharing your wealth of knowledge has made more sense to me more than you will know. “

– J. Bishop

Sign up here to be notified of the next time we run this free training on mental health and nutrition if you’re not already on our email list.

The Magic of Web Copywriting: How to Connect Emotionally with Clients and Customers, So They Yearn for What You Offer - with Juliet Austin

  • Registration is Closed | Opens October 2022

Web copywriting is a science-backed method of using words to connect to your website visitors’ pain and desires with empathy.

Emotional and compelling web copy keeps your clients and customers engaged with your website and leads them to take the actions you want and that are also helpful to them.

In this free training series, Juliet Austin explains why compelling copy works so well is seems like magic. Whether you love writing or hate it, Juliet will show you how to write copy that is ethical, unique to you, and enticing.

Juliet Austin is co-owner of the Mind Body Training Institute. She is also a former psychotherapist and web copywriter.

She has written website and sales page copy for hundreds of therapists and wellness practitioners since 1999. Juliet’s copy is authentic, ethical, and heart-based. It attracts clients and customers through the emotional connection she makes with web visitors, where they feel heard, understood, and hopeful that their lives can be better.

“I just watched this free course on copywriting – It was fantastic. So informative – thank you! I can’t wait for the advanced course.

– N. Roberts

Sign up here to be notified of the next time this free training on web copywriting is offered. 

Emerging Perspectives on Male Sexuality:
How They Help You Be a Better Individual
or Couples Therapist with Dr. Joe Kort

  • Registration is Closed | Opens Late 2022

Facilitated by Sex and Relationship Therapist Dr. Joe Kort, this free 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 healthy for male sexuality and explores men’s key sexual behaviors that often cause problems in their relationships and what to do about them.

Dr. Joe Kort, a clinical sexologist and relationship therapist has been practicing for over 36 years. He treats straight and gay men, women as well as couples presenting with a wide variety of relationship and sexual problems. He is a leading expert on sexuality, men’s sexuality, and alternative sexuality and alternative lifestyles.

“Wow! This information kind of blew my mind! I had no idea about all this stuff about male sexuality. I can see why I need to up my game and learn more in this area. Thanks for offering this!”

– T. Stewart

Sign up here to be notified of the next time we run our free training on male sexuality if you’re not already on our email list

How to Price Your Services with Juliet and Clinton

  • Registration is Closed | Opens Late 202

If you’re unsure about how to set your fees or raise them, this free training series is just what you need. Juliet and Clinton discuss the psychology or pricing, pricing strategies, the  pros and cons of charging low vs. higher prices and ultimately encourage you to charge the fees that feel best for you.

Juliet Austin and Clinton Power are founders and owners of the Mind Body Training Institute.

Juliet is also a former psychotherapist in Vancouver, Canada. She’s been assisting helping professionals to build their practices and write website and sales page copy for over 23 years. Everything taught in this course is based on the pricing strategies she uses for her business and those she helps her clients implement.

Clinton has been a relationship therapist in private practice in Sydney, Australia since 2003. He has successfully used the psychology of pricing principles to charge and get the fee he wants, which is higher than what many of his counselling colleagues in Australia charge. Clinton maintains a full practice with a waitlist.

“I had no clue there were so many aspects to pricing. I haven’t charged enough for years out of fear. But thanks to your great free course, I’m ready to raise them, so they are at least up to par with other practitioners in my area.”

– K. Holmes

Sign up here to be notified of the next time we run our  free training on pricing if you’re not already on our email list.

How to Deal with Those Who Exhibit Narcissistic Traits with Wendy Behary

  • Registration is Closed | Opens Early 2023

In this free training, Narcissism expert, Wendy Behary discusses the continuum of narcissism, how it differs from other issues, and the key narcissist traits.

Wendy also shares her thoughts about the likelihood that those who show narcissistic characteristics can change and their primary obstacles to change. You’ll be amazed at the depth of empathy Wendy has for this population.

With over 25 years post-graduate training and advanced level certifications, Wendy Behary is the founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The Schema Therapy Institutes of NJ-NYC and DC.

Wendy has a specialty in treating narcissists and the people who live with and deal with them. She is the author of “Disarming the Narcissist…Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed.”  

“I thoroughly recommend that therapists take this free taster course on narcissism. It will be illuminating.”

– Jo Distefano

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Dr. Anita Johnston

How Metaphors Unravel the Mystery of Eating Difficulties with Dr. Anita Johnston

  • Registration is Closed | Opens Early 2023

Eating difficulties and body image concerns are some of the most prevalent struggles that clients have – whether they share these concerns with you or not.  Eating issues occur on a continuum and include yo-yo dieting, restricting food intake, binging, and more severe forms such as binge eating disorder, bulimia and anorexia.

In this free training, Dr. Anita Johnston addresses the full spectrum of eating issues and shows you how the power of metaphors can unravel hidden causes of eating difficulties. You’ll learn the neuroscience of why metaphors are a powerful healing tool and discover some metaphors that you can use with ALL clients – whether they have eating struggles or not.

Anita Johnston, Ph.D., CEDS-S, clinical psychologist, certified eating disorder specialist, and author of Eating in the Light of the Moon, has specialized in eating disorders for over 35 years.

She is the Executive Clinical Director for Ai Pono* Hawaii Eating Disorder Programs and Co-creator of the virtual Light of the Moon Café, offering online courses and support circles for women around the world.

“Thus video series was so interesting and informative. The neuroscience was fascinating.  Great take-ways, and Dr. Johnston is a fabulous presenter.”

– C. Peterson

Sign up here to be notified the next time we run this free training on using metaphors with clients who have eating difficulties if you’re not already on our email list.

Facts About Women’s Sexuality: What Individual and Couples Therapists Need to Know

  • Registration is Closed | Opens Spring 2023

In this free training, Dr. Stephanie Buehler dispels common myths that continue to be perpetuated about female sexuality even in these 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.

Dr. Stephanie Buehler is a licensed psychologist and an American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)-Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor.

She’s Director of The Buehler Institute and creator of LearnSexTherapy.com which provides continuing education in sex and relationship therapy for psychotherapists and wellness providers.

“Thus video series was amazing in talking about the large and wide range of factors that impact a woman’s sexuality and desire. So interesting! Your free courses are incredible. Thank you!”

– K. Stewart

Sign up here to be notified the next time we run this free training on female sexuality if you’re not already on our email list.

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