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 Aboriginal Focusing-Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma Certificate (AFOTCT) Training

~ Begins April 2018 ~


The Sacred Hoop Coalition, in partnership with Focusing International and the Justice Institute of British Columbia, is pleased to offer the Aboriginal Focusing-Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma Certificate (AFOTCT) Training starting in April 2018.

What is it?

The AFOTCT is an intensive year-long, 21 day, seven course program that uses Focusing-Oriented Therapy as a safe, compassionate, and effective method of working with clients who have experienced complex trauma. This interactive program emphasizes experience, knowledge, application and practice through classroom instruction and clinical practice. A variety of treatment modalities are woven throughout the modules, including experiential exercises, story-telling, ceremonial processes and land-based healing techniques.

Who can participate?

Participation in the the AFOTCT is determined by application. 20 participants will be selected. Participants selected for this training will have to commit to completing the 21 day, seven course program in its entirety. No Lodging, Meals, or Mileage will be provided. Participants will be responsible for their own expenses.

For more information and to request an application, contact Sacred Hoop Coalition Coordinator, Alyxis Feltus or Nikki Allen, Sacred Hoop Coalition Training and Resources Coordinator.

The application deadline is March 30, 2018.



The Sacred Hoop Coalition is supported by Grant No. 2016-IW-AX-0014 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Dept of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.


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