Training in HSF

We are delighted that you have found our training page and do hope that you are interested in training in HSF – to be a Practitioner in Heimler’s Human Social Functioning.

Although this method was never intended to become another psychotherapy or counselling qualification but rather to be a useful tool, that will help you to become even more effective with your clients or patients, we are rigorous in maintaining a very high standard of competence.

To this end, only those with a certain type of professional qualification and experience are accepted on our courses. If your qualification and experience, or membership of a professional body, is not included in the following list, however, please do not hesitate to contact us, as it is not necessarily exhaustive.

Who can train?

  • Healthcare professionals
    • Doctors, nurses, social workers (those with professional qualifications)
  • Mental health professionals
    • Counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, hypnotherapists
  • Teachers, those in education

Examples of a professional qualification or membership

We would expect you to have achieved one of the following:-

  • Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy;
  • Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy;
  • Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy with the Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma
  • Member of the National Society for Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness with at least the Diploma in Hypnosis and Psychotherapy;
  • Diploma in Social Work or University Graduate in Social Work;
  • Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Those with recognised pastoral qualifications given by religious communities  (ministers or rabbis).