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5 days L2 Training
5 days L2 Training

In this official (#685) L2 IFS training, with 2 Lead Trainers, Ann Synko and Michael Elkin,  you complete a Level 2 training on Depression, Anxiety and Shame. 
The training will take place in six days, distributed from November 2nd until November 13th 2021.

Please note:The training although planned to take place in person at Ericeira (retreat mode) had to shift to online given the pandemic uncertainity.
Changes on dates became necessary to reduce "screen effort".

Here dates and times:

Training dates for GMT Time

November 2nd, 2021
2pm-4:30pm  Break 4:30pm-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:45pm (15 min break)
November 3rd,  2021
2pm-4:30pm  Break 4:30pm-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:45pm (15 min break)
November 4th, 2021:  
2pm-4:30pm  Break 4:30pm-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:45pm (15 min break)

Break from 5th-10th November

November 11th, 2021:   
2pm-4:30pm  Break 4:30pm-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:45pm (15 min break)
November 12th,  2021
2pm-4:30pm  Break 4:30pm-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:45pm (15 min break)
November 13th, 2021:  
2pm- 4pm  Break  4pm-5pm, 5pm-7:30pm


Training dates for EST Time

November 2nd, 2021
9-11:30  lunch 11:30-12:30, 12:30-3:45. (15 min break )

November 3rd,  2021:  
9-11:30  lunch 11:30-12:30, 12:30-3:45. (15 min break)

November 4th, 2021:  
9-11:30  lunch 11:30-12:30, 12:30-3:45. (15 min break )

Break from 5th-10th November

November 11th, 2021
9-11:30  lunch 11:30-12:30, 12:30-3:45. (15 min break )

November 12th,  2021:  
9-11:30  lunch 11:30-12:30, 12:30-3:45. (15 min break )

November 13th, 2021:  
9-11  lunch 11-12, 11-2:30


Michael Elkin is founder and director of the Center for Collaborative Solutions in Newton and Salem MA. He has been practicing therapy for over thirty years, and has presented training workshops throughout the US and in many other countries. He has developed innovative ways of understanding and treating addictive and compulsive behavior, and is currently most interested in the building and maintenance of successful relationships. His is the author of Families Under the Influence, and several articles.

I focus my work on the relationships of my clients, and help them heal the parts of them that generate problems in these relationships. I also work with the parts of clients that interfere with their peace by triggering phobias, migraines, auto immune reactions, addictions, rage, anxiety, and other discomforts.
I also train and consult to people who are interested in becoming more skillful at accomplishing the above
Specialties: High conflict couples, phobia, somatic issues, aftermath of trauma, addiction, eating disorders, cynicism

Ann L. Sinko, LMFT has 20 years of clinical experience and is licensed marriage and family therapist in Connecticut. She is in private practice and has been teaching as a adjunct Professor in the Marriage and family therapy program at Central CT State University for 10 years. She has integrated IFS theory and technique in all facets of her creative work with families, couples, individuals and groups. She establishes a safe environment in which clients experience unconditional acceptance. She has a background in gestalt therapy and psychodrama and uses sandtray therapy in her work. Ann is passionate about teaching and believes that theory is best integrated though experiential learning. She brings has a down to earth, concrete style along with a sense of humor to her teaching. Ann is a seasoned world traveler, loves the outdoors and is a avid gardener

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Tuitons | This training is Full now

This Training can be attended by undergraduate students, graduate and registered mental health professionals.

Early Bird if fully paid Until 10th September: 2000 USD 
After 10th September: 2100 USD 

Portugal Residents
Early Bird if fully paid Until 10th September:  1600 USD
After  10th September:  1700 USD

Registrations contact:

WARNING: Given the Pandemic times we all go through, we will wait until a couple of months before the date to see if its possible to keep this training as retreat/ in-person training. If Health authorities mantain the restrictions to travelling and group gathering, we will have to shift to online

Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of 500€  will secure your place.
In the event of withdrawal from the training once the course has commenced, the full fee is non-refundable.
Final full payment deadline: 4th October 2021

Payment plans: contact construtivistas@sppc.org.pt

Cancellations: cancellations received 15 working days prior the first day of the event will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of 20% of the event fee - only if your space can be filled. 
Cancellations made after are liable for the full registration fee.
Note that you need to attend all training days in order to complete Level 2 training.

Accommodation and Meals
Please note that accomodation and meals not included in tuition.
Every morning by 11am, a cofre-break with beverages and snacks will be served.

Participants Registering | Training Full

Ana Rita Ferreira - Portugal 
Ana Luisa Rosa - Portugal 
Amanda Zaidman
Annelie Siemsen
Catherine Hondorp
Cathy Right
Danielle Clarkesmith
David  Grant Smith
Debora Coutinho - Portugal 
Despina Ploussiou - Grece

Diana Paulk
Denise Tibbey
Elizabeth Davies 
Emilia Vergueiro - Portugal
Fernanda Bento - Portugal 
Isabel Ferreira - Portugal
Jennifer Marchand -
Joe Donnelly - UK
Joana Antão - Portugal 
Kari Viken - Norway

Lisa Alton - 
Max Paulino - Brasil
Nicole Mommsen - Germany
Palak Jain - India
Pedro Morais- Portugal
Raphaella Carriere -  Switzerland
Rumyana Georgieva - Bulgaria
Sara Costa - Portugal 
Sara Silva - Portugal 
Sandra Silva - Portugal

Shoshana Moskowitz
Soulla  Demetriou - UK
Sumi Shin

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Program Assistants

Alexia Rothman . USA
Ana Catarina Cunha - Portugal
Ana Freire - Portugal
Bob Falconer  - USA
Carolina Abreu - Portugal
Jim Abrams  - USA
Nancy Morgan - USA
Vera Barroso - Portugal





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