All courses are available online except for the experiential retreat. Some courses will have both online and in person options.
Please see https://www.fluence8.com/training for individual course offerings.
Yes. Participants are expected to be independently licensed and able to practice psychotherapy within their scope of practice. Fluence will not review everyone's scope of practice in their particular jurisdiction. If you are applying we are asking you to inform us of your license. You are responsible for determining that you are practicing within your scope of practice.
Yes. The Certificate Program does not provide basic psychotherapy training. If you are a licensed clinician but do not have psychotherapy training please consider a 1-year certificate program in psychotherapy prior to applying. One suggestion in the NYC Area is the Adelphi Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program
At this time we offer scholarship support on an application basis to almost all of the learning component courses. You will need to apply for a scholarship to each course as you enroll. We do not offer scholarship support for the program matriculation fee. Note: Scholarships are generally for 50% of the course fees and do not cover CE, CME, or lodging/meals at retreat programs.
It is our policy to continue to provide scholarship support to program participants who have enrolled in the certificate program. You will need to apply for it at enrollment in each learning component.
Yes, the Certificate Program matriculation fee can be paid in 12 monthly installments and the 12-14 week groups can be paid in 3 installments each.
No. This program is entirely independent of any academic institution.
No. The courses you take for the certificate program are open to non-certificate students.
Monthly program meetings are community building events at which we will explore special topics and current events in the field.
Psychedelics 101 & 102, Understanding Ketamine, Reading and Study Groups, and our retreat programs remain open to both those who are and are not licensed clinicians.
Fluence does not conduct clinical operations, therefore we have no in-house practicum or supervised experience opportunities. We do not have a program of matching patients with therapists or otherwise employing therapists.
Supervision is a legal term denoting a situation in which a trainee works under a supervisor’s license, usually towards hours for independent licensure. We do not offer supervision. We do offer clinical consultation, which includes elements of supervision, but is intended for providers who are already independently licensed.
No. We can only review complete applications submitted through our application form. Please click here to apply.
Program capacity is determined by the number of training events we can run in a given year and the number of trainers available to provide mentoring. Our current capacity is around 40 people. Once we reach that there will be a waitlist until we will expand capacity or some people complete their program, opening space for others.
You can apply and enroll at any time provided there is space in the program.
You can presume there is space in the program. Once we reach capacity and expect a wait of longer than 30 days we will state as much on the application form to inform new applicants of expected wait times.