Certification in Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy

Live Oak and Bloom Yoga Studio are collaborating to offer a 23 hour certification program focused on the ethical integration of yoga techniques into the practice of psychotherapy. This program offers training modules in which participants will gain both experiential and theoretical knowledge. The program will take place at Bloom Yoga Studios and one other studio on the north side of Chicago.  The Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy Program is offered one or two times per year.

Participants in the program can expect to:

  • Gain 23 CEUs and Certification in Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy
  • Gain an understanding of the integration of east and west theories and practices
  • Learn therapeutic applications of yoga techniques for addressing mood disorders
  • Learn therapeutic applications of yoga techniques for addressing process addictions and eating disorders
  • Learn therapeutic applications of yoga techniques for addressing trauma
  • Incorporate yoga informed psychotherapeutic assessment tools
  • Develop your embodied professional self
  • Gain a clear understanding of when to refer out to yoga therapists and other specialized providers

Requirements for the certification program are:

  • Experience with the practice of yoga
  • Current participation in (or) completion of a masters degree in social work, counseling, marriage & family therapy, or related fields
  • Completion of all of the Training Modules
  • Ongoing client work in which techniques may be practiced throughout the course of the program
  • Full payment of tuition at the start of the training program

To Apply

E-mail your cover letter and resume to: Corina M. Teofilo Mattson

Information: If you would like more information on the certification program, please contact Corina Mattson.

Tuition is due at the start of the training program. Please inquire for tuition information.