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What Wayne Institute Grads Say About the Program
Shambra Mulder "I learned more clinical skills in one year at the Wayne Institute than I did during two years of graduate school." - Shambra Mulder, PhD Katelyn Tippett "The Wayne Institute and its faculty did a great job of creating a sense of community among students and faculty." - Katelyn Tippett, LMFT Jeff Yocom "I feel much more comfortable and confident in session, and clients respond to that. They stay engaged in treatment and refer new clients, which has really helped me build my practice." - Jeff Yocom, LCSW
Designed to Fit the Needs and Schedule of the Professional Therapist
The Wayne Institute’s one-year certificate program in advanced psychotherapy is for licensed mental health professionals who want to expand and update their clinical skills, enhance the level of care they provide clients, and take their careers to the next level. The program employs an innovative low-residency instructional model that minimizes students’ time away from their clinical practices, and the curriculum integrates the latest research with real-world clinical applications.
Who is this one-year certificate program for?
 ♦ Mental health counselors
 ♦ Psychologists
 ♦ Psychiatrists
 ♦ Clinical social workers
 ♦ Marriage and family therapists
 ♦ Pastoral counselors
 ♦ Educational counselors
 ♦ Other licensed mental health service providers
What does the program content cover?
 ♦ Relational psychodynamic therapy
 ♦ Practical clinical listening and intervention techniques
 ♦ Attachment theory
 ♦ Trauma, its effects and its treatment
 ♦ Clinical integration of neuroscientific findings
 ♦ Transference and countertransference
 ♦ Psychopharmacology
 ♦ Spirituality and therapy
 ♦ Addressing sexuality
 ♦ Death, dying and end of life
 ♦ Professional ethics

Meet the Faculty

The Wayne Institute has selected some of the finest mental health professionals to provide advanced training to licensed clinicians eager to implement cutting-edge theories directly into their own practices.

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Program Details

Our one-year, residency and distance-learning program offers a flexible structure for licensed professionals. It includes: three residency experiences, weekly internet case consultations, six live interactive webinars.

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Student Testimonials

The best way to assess the quality and impact of the program on our students is to to hear directly from our students and to hear more from current faculty members. Read their testimonials about the Wayne Institute here.

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A Message from Jim Wayne, Founder of the Wayne Institute

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