Advanced Trainings

The New Zealand training group

I offer a range of wonderful advanced training's for Imago therapists and facilitators. Some are also open to others who have not yet trained in Imago. For more information and to schedule a training in your area contact

These courses are generally 3 days but some can be adapted to shorter or longer presentations. Price is usually US$600 or equivalent for 3 days.

Advanced Trainings count towards Advanced Clinician status for Certified Imago Therapists.  Imago Facilitators are always welcome to participate.


The Relational Self - Working with Individuals in the Imago Paradigm

Attending the "Keeping the Love You Find" workshop is a pre-requisite (to be offered on-line from September 14 - November 9).  The Relational Self course will give Imago therapists ways to apply the knowledge, tools and skills of the Relational Paradigm to their work with individual clients, expand their repertoire of Dialogues and have two models for understanding their work with their clients.

To be offered on-line from November 13th to December 18th - Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Cost:  $450.  To register contact Allison Dragony at

Growing in Competence in Imago

An exploration of the therapist's own experiences around Competence Stage issues, how it impacts their work and their clients, and what the research tells us about how to become the very best therapists we can be.

Location: On-line co-presented with Maya Kollman

Dates:  Tuesdays, November 3 to 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern

Price: US $600, £495 GBP

To register contact Christine Karavakis at

Characterological Growth

“We can’t see the world as it is; we see it as we are.” – The Talmud

Look at your own adaptive character structure and how you can grow into your fullest potential as a human being and as a therapist.

Brilliant at the Basics

A refresher and deepening of the tools and processes acquired during the Imago Clinical Training. Deepen your "deepening" skills, get an overview of Imago theory to guide your interventions, and much more to enrich your work with your couples.  Something for all levels of expertise.  Great for pre-certification, newly certified and for those who trained long ago.

From Despair to Repair

Helping clients move through crisis to new possibilities.  Skills, tools and understanding to get couples unstuck from the pain and moving forward.

Training group in South Africa

Sexuality, Sensuality and Imago

How to decide “Should I refer this couple or can I work with them around their sexual issues?” Developing comfort in addressing sexual issues and understanding the dynamics and how to help them in terms of Imago theory and practice.

The Journey of Change

Nine essential shifts couples need to make in their ways of being with each other to create the relationship they want to have.  Theory, demonstrations and practice in helping clients make each of the shifts.

Giving and Receiving Love

Why is it so hard to give the love our partner wants from us?  Why is it even hard at times to receive the love that our partner gives us? We look at the many reasons underlying these relationship challenges and how to help couples move beyond them.

Imago Therapy through the Developmental Lens

Digging in deep to understand Attachment, Exploration, Identity and Competence issues as they develop in childhood and manifest in adult relationships. Understanding and attunement guides our work.

“Getting the Love You Want” Workshop Presenters' Training

For experienced Imago therapists and Advanced Clinicians who want to present this amazing, time-tested workshop for couples. 13 days

“Keeping the Love You Find” Workshop Presenters Training

For certified Imago Workshop Presenters who want to offer this insight-provoking workshop.

Contact Sophie for more information about these advanced training's and others available.