For therapists and clinicians looking for training and continuing education. Our clinicians come from King County, Snohomish County, Island County, Kitsap County and beyond. Navigate Family Therapy has just what you need to grow your practice and your faith.
We know therapeutic work can often feel isolating. It is so important to have excellent education resources to stay current with your work. We also know the value of being in supportive relationships with other professionals and finding places where your faith can be honored and encouraged. We want to take good care of you so that you can feel filled up to take good care of your clients.
Navigate’s training cohort will help you feel rejuvenated with new learning, encourage your integration of faith, and help you find an amazingly supportive professional community. We bring in only the best in the field of counseling, social work, relationship coaching, and marriage and family therapy. We care very much about bringing our practitioners evidence-based, relevant and proven strategies for helping their clients. We are also intentional about cultivating a caring and faith-integrated experience for Christian clinicians to have a supportive professional community.
As a counselor, therapist, or social worker looking for continuing education with intentional faith integration and relational community of colleagues, Navigate Family Therapy’s Group Training can help you. Over the course of the year together you will gain:
What: Intentional community building Continuing Education cohort offering evidence-based, faith-integrated trainings for mental health professionals.
When: 9:30am-12:00am on First Wednesday of the Month (except January) for 8 sessions
Where: Downtown Edmonds on the border of King County and Snohomish County
“The experience of being in the room with other therapists, knowing that we are all in this work together, even when we are scattered across the city in separate offices, was one of the most meaningful aspects of the year for me.” Annie D.
“This training has brought so much to our community, I am so grateful to be a part of it. It has been my self-care as a clinician!”
“I so appreciated the integration of faith and learning, including practical ways of improving my work as a therapist.” Paul G.
“This time each month reminded me of my original call to this work. It has felt inspiring to remember that and recognize it again through these trainings. Thank you!”
Relational, Strength-Oriented, Faith-Integrated, Evidence-Based Systemic Therapy For Impactful Change
Participants will gain a clear understanding of the importance and process of relational therapy approaches
Participants will be able to utilize and bring out strengths in a client that can guide healing
Participants will be able to ethically and meaningfully integrate faith into counseling where appropriate.
Participants will gain expertise in the research that supports creating change from a systems perspective.
Addressing Shame in the Therapy Hour
Shame is a common emotion that contributes to many problems clients bring into therapy.
Participants will be able to
The Awareness Wheel
The Awareness wheel is a tool used to help clients explore their reactions to triggering events and experiences. Using the Awareness Wheel-Participants will learn to help clients:
Healing Broken Bonds: Utilizing Attachment Injury Repair for Reconciliation of Families
Supporting Stepfamilies: Honoring and Strengthening Family Systems As They Change
Ethical Consideration for Working with Ethnically Diverse Clients: An integrative framework
Ethical consideration for Working with Ethnically Diverse Clients: Practice in Action
Staying the Course by Faithfully Implementing Self-care Practices that Nourish our Souls
The Navigate Training Cohort is a group of independently practicing mental health practitioners who value professional relationship building and practice evidence based therapy and counseling. Trainings will be proven therapeutic methods and education, with intentional faith-based integration in a supportive learning community. We represent a range of faith views and perspectives and invite cohort participants to honor diversity and build connections through openness, respect and curiosity.
Completion of all 8 sessions = 18 Continuing Education Units
Includes 3 Legal and Ethical Issues per year for a total of 6 every 2 years
One-time registration fee of $150 to reserve your spot + $100/session to be paid monthly for each session. Attendance at all 8 sessions is encouraged for full value of participation.
There will a non-refundable registration fee of $150 for any cancellations. Registering indicates my understanding and agreement to authorizes Navigate Family Therapy to charge my credit card that I will provide at the first training session $100 for each of eight (8) sessions, whether attended or missed. Events will be recorded and can be listened to for credit by the final month of the cohort year, otherwise all CEU’s with be forfeited. CEU’s are cumulative after all sessions and certificates will be awarded at final training day or mailed within month of completion.