Q. What is the difference between the Embodied Awareness: Introduction to Spiritually Directed Therapy – Online and the Embodied Awareness Facilitator Certification?

A. This online training program provides the fundamentals of Embodied Awareness. In this course, you will learn the terminology and basic information, theory and practical exercises needed to conceptualize and understand the practice of Embodied Awareness. By the end of the course you will be able define and discuss Embodied Awareness plus help yourself and others explore some basic practices within individual, family, group, community, agency or institutional settings.

We reccomend completing the On-Line program in three months. The On-Line program consists of courses with quizzes and exams. With a passing grade of 75% you will receive a certificate of completion of Embodied Awareness: Introduction to Spiritually Directed Therapy – Online. You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion after completing all 10 courses or Course 11.

The Embodied Awareness Facilitator Training is a 13 month commitment. It consists of three 5-day retreats plus supervised practicum between sessions, and offers in-depth experience of the concepts and practices discussed in the on-line course. The focus of Embodied Awareness Facilitator Training is experiential practice, and interdisciplinary community building practices to support of the integration of embodied awareness practices both personally and professionally. It requires a total of 350 hours of training, practice, peer supervision and feedback both in-class and outside-of class. Seminars, training and practices covered include: 1) Inner Leadership Development practices; 2) Spiritually Directed Therapy skills for one-on-one work with clients and 3) Embodied Awareness Group Facilitation Skills. An application and interview process is required to be considered for the program, which is limited to 12 students per year.

Certification as an Embodied Awareness Facilitator is awarded upon completion of both the on-line course and 13 month program.

Q. Is the Embodied Awareness: Introduction to Spiritually Directed Therapy – Online a prerequisite to the Embodied Awareness Training Program?

A. No, it is not, but it is a great introduction to the year-long program, and it is a requirement for Certification as an Embodied Awareness Facilitator. Graduates of the online course may be eligible for a discount on the Embodied Awareness Certification Program. (Based on acceptance and availability. Conditions apply.)

Q. Who typically takes Embodied Awareness: Introduction to Spiritually Directed Therapy – Online?

A. Anyone who wishes to learn more about and incorporate Embodied Awareness Practices into their occupation or share skills and practices with individuals, groups, communities, agencies or institutions.

Q. What does this course look like?

A. Each Course consists of Sections and each Section has a multiple-choice quiz. Each quiz is designed to confirm your overall review of the material. At the end of each Course there is a multiple choice End of Course Exam. Answers to all questions may be found within the Courses.

For more information on individual courses,  select the course(s) you wish to view on the curriculum page to review the course description, objectives and syllabus of the course you are interested in reviewing.

Q. Can I try a couple of courses for free and then decide if I want to purchase the course?

A. Unfortunately, no.

Q. I am not a fan of structure. Can I move around the course and read only the courses that interest me?

A. You are welcome to start where ever you wish. We have aimed to design each Course to offer value as a standalone mini-course. However, to get the most out of the courses and Course 11 we recommend that you complete them in chronological order.

Q. How long do I have to complete the course or the Courses that I purchase?

A. You set the pace at which you wish to complete the course.  We reccomend one course per week, completing all 10 courses within three months time to support your learning experience and retention of the course material.

Q. How much time will it take me to complete a course?

A. The amount of time needed will depend on your familiarity with each topic. Each course is broken into 3 sections. Each section is various pages in length followed by 3 quiz questions. The end of the course exam is multiple choice questions. All the answers are in the material. Use the CE credits per course as a guide on the number of hours it may take you – 3 credits may mean 3 hours.

Q. What happens if I don’t complete the online course in the allotted time?

A. You are able to take the course at your own pace. If you do not complete the course in the time you deterime, you are welcome to take the course again by signing up and paying the course fee. We are sorry; no extensions and/or course refunds are available.

Q. I don’t like tests. Do I have to take them?

A. To complete the online course and gain continuing education credits you are required to complete all quizzes and exams. All answers are within the material. You may also take the online course for no credit. Keep in mind, completion of the final exam is also required for those seeking Certification as an Embodied Awareness Facilitator.

Q. Are the End of Course Exams time sensitive or can I work at my own pace?

A. There is no time limit on the end of Course exams.

Q. Is it possible to audit the course?

A. Yes, you may choose to take the course for no credit. Connect to WCEA support at: support@wcea.education if you have further questions.

Q. What is the passing grade for the online course?

A. The passing grade is 75% out of 100%.

Q. What happens if I don’t pass the course?

A. You are very welcome to take the course over again. for credit, by going through the sign up and payment process.

Q. Can I get my money back if I don’t pass the course?

A. No. There are no refunds for courses if you don’t achieve a passing grade.

Q. Can I receive accreditation for completing this course?

A. Embodied Awareness: Introduction to Spiritually Directed Therapy – Online is accredited to provides up to 33 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs and meets requirements for The Board of Behavioral Sciences in the state of California, and is an CAMFT approved CE provider (CEPA # 003933)  by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Beth Hedva, Ph.D. (RPsych #3212; RMFT # 69225; CA-BBS MFT#18470), maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

It is accredited in Canada by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). To avoid paying multiple transcript fees to CCPA, please wait until you have completed all of the courses you plan to study before submitting your form. Visit our accreditation webpage for details and links. You may receive up to 33 CE Credits continuing education credits.

Q. Can I buy this one Course at a time?

A. Yes you can. Course 11 is Course 1 through 10 inclusive.

Q. Can I pay for this course in installments?

A. No. Currently, because of our low introductory offer, we can only accept one payment in its entirety.

Q. Can I get a scholarship or discount on the tuition of this course?

A. Scholarships are not available, however, at this time we are offering all of our students a discounted price of:

$99.97 US for the full ten courses
$14.97 US per Course
We also offer a 50 % off discount to students in countries that are deemed 2nd or 3rd world in accordance to the United nations.

Q. Are there any terms or conditions in taking this course that I need to know about?

A. Terms and conditions are covered on the dedicated webpage and on the WCEA website.

Q. How do I take your course or course?

A. Go to the WCEA Portal and obtain a username and password. Review the courses available and make your choice.

Q. What happens if I have trouble signing in or Signing up?

Contact WCEA Customer Service:

  • support@wcea.education
  • US Telephone: +1 347 441 4036
  • UK Telephone: +44 203 514 8678