Imago Clinical Training UK Registration Form

Requirements for Participating in the Imago Clinical Training – Clinical Trainees

Admission Requirements

  • Have attended an Imago couples workshop, presented by a certified Imago Workshop Presenter, before the start of the training. If this is not possible it is required before certification. May attend with friend or colleague or be paired with another Imago trainee if unable to attend with a partner.
  • Have a diploma or certification recognized in the area of psychotherapy
  • Belong to a recognized professional organization such as UKCP or BACP with standards of professional ethics, training and supervision
  • Have experience working with couples or a desire to work with couples
  • Be willing to do personal work to grow yourself as a therapist and a person.

Each application is evaluated by the Instructor individually on the basis of documents submitted. If you do not meet all the above criteria but believe that you are qualified for this training, please include a letter specifying your qualifications and why you believe you are suitable for the training, as well as submitting the appropriate documentation.

Non-therapist partners are welcome to attend the training with their therapist partner. They will be expected to participate fully in the training, although they will not be trained to be therapists or to facilitate deep regressive processes. For more information see below.

To complete your registration, please send the following supporting documentation as soon as possible to slade.imago@bellnet.ca

  • The above completed registration form
  • Two letters of reference from people who know your work (with their qualifications and contact information)
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Documentation that supports your right to practice psychotherapy (e.g. UKCP membership)
  • Copies of your diplomas
  • The list of professional associations that you belong to
  • A copy of your professional liability policy
  • Make a bank transfer of £210 to Sort code : 51 50 00  Account # 64038815.  For payments from outside UK please contact Sophie at slade.imago@bellnet.ca

It is essential that you send these documents by the start of the training.

Requirements during the training to become a certified Imago therapist

  • Complete all 15 days of the Imago Clinical Training. Any hours missed due to particular circumstances must be made up, possibly at additional expense to the trainee.
  • Participate actively in small group and dyad work, including personal growth work.
  • Read all the required material.
  • Bring video recordings of extracts of your Imago work with couples for supervision, after the 15 in-class days
  • Participate in supervision with an Imago Faculty member or Clinical Consultant, either once a month for six months for individual supervision, or some agreed upon equivalent such as group supervision, during which the trainee will present at least 4 videos of their clinical work with couples.
  • Participate as an assistant at an Imago couples workshop, presented by a certified Imago Workshop Presenter.
  • Submit two written reports of 1 – 2 pages each outlining your experience of integrating Imago personally and professionally, with particular reference to your own growth edges, as identified during the training. To be submitted 3 months and 6 months after completion of the 15 days of training.
  • Present a final video of an acceptable standard for certification and participate in an transition interview. This may be viewed by your Clinical Instructor or by another member of the Imago faculty.
  • Pay all fees in full by the designated dates. Payment plans can be arranged individually with Dr. Slade.

Certification as an Imago Relationship Therapist is awarded when all the requirements have been satisfactorily completed and accepted by the Instructor.

Requirements for Auditing the Imago Clinical Training – Non-therapist partners

We like to keep couples together and on the same page so we welcome non-therapist partners to attend the clinical training and do the personal work with their therapist partners, if they desire. This is not a training for non-therapists to become couples therapists.

Admission Requirements

  • Have attended an Imago couples workshop, presented by a certified Imago Workshop Presenter, before the start of the training or attended Imago therapy with their partner.
  • Be willing to do personal work.

Each application is evaluated by the Instructor individually.

To complete your registration, please send the following supporting documentation as soon as possible to slade.imago@bellnet.ca

  • The registration form completed and signed
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • A letter outlining who you are and why you want to attend the training
  • £90 by bank transfer to Sort code : 51 50 00 Account # 64038815.  For payments from outside UK please contact Sophie at imago@bellnet.ca

Requirements during the training

  • Participate actively in small group and dyad work, including personal growth work.
  • Pay all fees in full by the designated dates. Payment plans can be arranged individually with Dr. Slade.

Conditions for Registration and Cancellation

(Prices do not include meals or accommodations. Snacks, tea and coffee will be provided)

Payments not including clinical supervision:

  • £210 registration fee payable to Sophie Slade at time of registration, (£90 for non-therapist partners) by bank transfer – see below
  • £1,890 training fee for 15 days of clinical training payable to Sophie Slade 3 weeks before start of training (or 3 payments of £635 payable 3 weeks before each module)
    • £1,640 if you have already attended Days 1&2 – Introduction to Imago with Kalanit Ben Ari or Ian Tomlinson or on-line (or 3 payments of £550, 3 weeks prior to each module)
    • £810 for non-therapist partners, (or 3 payments of £275 payable 3 weeks prior to each module.
  • £155 certification fee payable at completion of training with submission of video of full Imago therapy session.

If your application is not accepted you will be refunded your registration fee in full.

Cancellation Policy

  • up to 3 months before the start of the training the Registration fee will be refunded minus £120 administration fee.
  • Less than 3 months prior to training, no refund of registration fee (except in exceptional circumstances).