Specialized Certification in

Grief Therapy for Non-Death Losses

Click the PDF icon to download Information Sheet for NDL Specialized Certification Program.

NDL Certification Overview (Total Learning Hours: 49)

NDL Onsite Components (click here for more details)
  1. NDL Core Courses: 12 hours (two full-day workshops)

  2. NDL Techniques Modules: 9 hours (six 1.5-hour mini-workshops)

  3. NDL Case Studies: 4 hours (two 2-hour mini-workshops)

  4. NDL Practicum Studio: 6 hours (four 1.5-hour practice sessions with coaching)

NDL Online Components (click here for more details)
  1. NDL Mentoring: 3 hours (three 1-hour sessions)

  2. Orientation to Non-Death Losses: 12-hour self-study of readings and reflections

  3. NDL Session Evaluation: 3-hour video and transcript analysis and evaluation

NDL Fee Structure (click here for more details)
  • Onsite Components: $1,250-1,700 USD (subject to variations in different regions)
  • Online Components: $1,185 USD 
  • Total estimated cost: $2,500-3,000 USD.
Note: 
As a prerequisite for this specialization, learners are required to first complete the Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction (GTMR), although credits toward NDL specialization can be earned concurrently while the learner is still pursuing the GTMR Certification.  After completion of the GTMR Certification and all the above required NDL components, Specialized Certification in Grief Therapy for Non-Death Losses would be awarded.  All licensed or registered counselors or therapists completing Certification will be listed on the Portland Institute website as part of our Global Provider Network.

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