Perth Professional Training

NEW Perth Hakomi Professional Training

Applications are now invited


As a systematic study of experience, Hakomi provides a detailed model of how to intervene on the physical, emotional and mental levels.

The theoretical concepts as well as therapeutic Hakomi skills are taught, practiced and supervised. The curriculum includes: the healing relationship, working within the principles, states and maps of consciousness, character theory, the experimental approach, the flow of the therapeutic process and applying mindfulness in therapy.

The training has a high teacher/student ratio and employs a variety of teaching approaches: experiential exercises, lectures, demonstrations, discussions, group process sessions, expressive arts, supervision, use of video and study groups.

For more information, please download the Hakomi Professional Training Brochure

For details presented here, please download the Hakomi Professional Training Information Sheet.

To apply, please download the Hakomi Professional Training Application Form.

Training dates

This is a seven module training, each module consisting 6 days, teaching the full Hakomi Institute curriculum. 2019 – Dates to be advised.

Training Team

Each training is taught by a team of Certified Hakomi Trainers, Teachers and experienced assistants. Faculty are members of the Hakomi Institute Pacifica Team.

The training team will consist of trainers Jules Morgaine, (lead) and John Perrin, supported by teacher Aladdin Jones and teachers-in-training Jane McNabb and Deb Algar. A further tutor team of five (yet to confirmed) supports the training also.

Acceptance into the Training

The Hakomi training is intended to build on existing skills. It is therefore preferable that participants have some background in psychology, counselling, social work, healthcare or prior experience working with people in a professional capacity. However, applicants who do not meet the above criteria will also be considered. Attendance of one Hakomi workshop is a pre-requisite for acceptance onto the training. See contact details for an application pack.

Training Venue

The seven training modules will be based at The Bendat Speech and Hearing Centre, 36 Dodd Strett, Wembley.

Training Costs

The training fee is $15,400 (including GST). This includes all tuition, teaching materials and required text. A deposit of $3000 + GST is required to secure place in the training. The remaining fees are paid in monthly instalments across the rest of the training.

Expressions of Interest

For detailed information about the Perth Professional Training, please contact Jonathan Kester, the training organiser.

Completion and Certification

On successful completion of the Hakomi training, students are eligible to apply for certification with the International Hakomi Institute, USA. A Certified Hakomi Therapist (CHT) is entitled to practice and advertise as a CHT, to use the Hakomi logo and is networked by the Hakomi Institute. Post training certification modules are also available as required.