Professional development

 Professional Development

 Nurturing our passion and creativity, for our personal and professional renewal 



These courses and services are designed to allow health care professionals (therapists, massage therapists, psychotherapists, counselors, osteopaths, naturopaths, nurses, etc. . ) to renew themselves personally and professionally.

For those:

  • Working with body-mind approaches that wish to incorporate the Integral Process in their practise.
  • In the counseling field, seeking a more body-mind, psycho-energetic and / or psycho-spiritual approach to their practise.
  • Working in our health care systems that are looking to develop tools and skills with a more human touch, for themselves and their clients
  • Who are interested in developing a more educational approach, tools and resources that can be integrated within their private practice and/or group facilitation.
  • Who want to bring more meaning, creativity and joy in their approach and in their workplace.

Services offered :

  • Conference / workshops; (2-3 hrs)
  • course: 15 evenings (45 hrs)
  • workshops: weekend (15 hrs)
  • Personal training (1 year – 150 hrs)
  • Professional training (3 years – 1200 hrs )
  • Individual and group supervision
  • Mentoring, individual coaching, therapy

Approaches, techniques, tools and resources:

  • The Integral Way ; integral models, approaches and process work
  • Integral Process Work
  • Life coaching – evaluation : relationships, career choices, environment, social activities, life projects
  • Bodywork: body awareness, intuitive touch, massage, posture, free authentic movement, conscious breathing
  • Global health assessment
  • Body mind exercises
  • Energy work approaches and techniques
  • Projects: creativity, volunteering, social action
  • Psycho-spiritual, transpersonal approach
  • Creative expression: music, dance, art, writing, games, sports, leisure …..
  • Facilitation of small groups (3-4 people)
  • Co-coaching partner, coaching and supervision
  • Evaluation, assessment during training
  • Notes, manual, workbook, journal, bibliography, videos, cassettes, CDs, Web sites

New Professional Training

starting October 2020

Degree: Therapist – Educator in the Integral Process Work

Accreditations: Training recognized by the association RITMA 

Regroupement des Intervenants et Thérapeutes en Médicines Alternatives

Professional Association of  Therapists and  Complementary Healthcare Professionals

This training is designed to allow those who already have experience in a therapeutic field, and / or health care professionals (therapists, psychotherapists, massage therapists, counsellors, osteopaths, naturopaths, nurses, etc.), to develop an approach in  Integral Process Work which can be integrated in their own professional field.

Prerequisites:  Professional training (or equivalent) in the field of human health care with experience in counselling skills. An introductory course to the training in Integral Process Work

** Possibility of following one semester only and / or take some à la carte sessions, with the necessary prerequisites . Certificate of completed hours issued at the end of training

For more information see the article …

 Information and introductory sessions

1) Introductory evening to the various trainings in Integral Process Work

  • Date:Friday 17 april in St. Jean and Wednesday 22 april in Montréal 7-9 pm
  • (dates and location to be determined in Sarasota)
  • Cost: free
  • Location: Centre SOHA, 961 Rachel Est, Montréal, Québec, H2J 2J4


2) Personal and professional development in Integral Process Work

Date: to be determined (dates and location to be determined in Sarasota)

  • can be joined after the start, with prerequisites

Cost : $25 per night (Tax receipt given)

Location: Centre SOHA, 961 Rachel Est, Montréal, Québec, H2J 2J4

For more information see the article


1) Body-mind approaches in Integral Process Work


  • Learning the theory and practice of advanced techniques of several body-mind approaches
  • Developing the awareness and understanding of the various bodywork techniques and their influence on the physiological and psychological functions.
  • Learning to apply these body-mind approaches in Integral Process Work

Date: June 6, 7, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Fees: $220 (including taxes)

Location: Centre SOHA, 961 Rachel Est, Montréal, Québec, H2J 2J4

For more information see the article


2)  Integral Therapeutic Touch training

         ” Touching with heart and soul ”

Therapeutic Touch is a contemporary form of an energetic therapeutic approach, that demystifies the millennial healing traditions of the laying on of hands.

This approach consists of energy harmonization at all levels of being (physical, psychological, spiritual), leading to well-being, healing, and personal development.

It is part of the Integral Process approach, which aims to support the overall development of the person through a psycho-energetic process.


Option 1: 42hrs basic training

  • 3 training sessions of 2 days
  • co-coaching: 6 practices of 1.5 hrs every two weeks

Option 2: 66hrs professional training

  • 3 training sessions of 2 days
  • internship: 16 one-hour practices
  • supervision: 6 nights (3 hrs) twice a month
  • co-coaching: 6 practices of 1.5 hrs every two weeks
  • learning synthesis (written work of 3 pages)

* Possibility of taking the first session only

Date: Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm 

  • in Montréal                            
    • TT1; 2, 3 mai
    • TT2; 30, 31 mai
    • TT3; 27, 28 juin


  • in St. Jean
    • TT1; 18, 19 avril
    • TT2; 16, 17 mai
    • TT3; 13, 14 juin

Supervision: Wednesday evening every two weeks, from May 1 to 8 July, 7 to 10 pm


· $220 per session

· $35 per supervision


  • 401 rue Lévis, St. Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • Centre SOHA, 961 Rachel Est, Montréal, Québec, H2J 2J4

For more information see the article

3) Summer session: Discover and explore the Integral Way

Exploring, Learning, playing, Renewing

Weekend workshop in the Sutton Mountains,

Date: dates to be determined (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon).

Cost: $ 220 (tax included)
$ 50 deposit for registration, limited places
Accommodation: $ 190 (meals and room)

At the Auberge du Renouveau
2311 Scenic Road
Sutton, Quebec
J0E 2K0

For more information see the article …

4)  Creative Intuition: serving our personal and professional lives

            When one listens to the essence, the heart, the soul,

            it frees our life, our creativity, our joy


  • Explore several approaches to develop our intuition
  • Experiment with different mediums of creative expression
  • Discover how creative expression can be used in a therapeutic context.
  • Develop our own approach according to our talents and interests, and learn to integrate it into our personal and professional lives.

Date: Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Fees: $220 (including taxes)

Location: In Montreal

for more information click here

5) Our healing power:

   connecting to the intelligence of our vital life energy

Advanced approaches to energy work

for personal and professional use

Date: Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

supervision is optional

Fees: $220 (including taxes)

Location: In Montreal

for more information click here

* Training in ” Therapeutic Touch ” and other workshops may be taken as an introduction to professional training (hours added to training) *

Receipt issued for taxes

There is a possibility of creating a personalized program for the specific needs within a profession or work environment: contact Jean-Marc Girard for more information.

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