Students are provided year-round support and guidance as they work to complete their interim assignments and practice their clinical skills. In addition to general availability of the entire faculty, every student is assigned a single faculty member as a personal mentor, to provide the opportunity for consistent, one-on-one assistance and support. Furthermore, Somatic Systems Institute is open and available year-round for in-person and remote meetings, consultations, and support, as well as text books, training materials and practitioner tools.
Students of SSI's Clinical Somatic Education™ Professional Training Program automatically become Student Members of the Association for Clinical Somatic Education, Inc., the non-profit organization that is the official professional support and public education agency for the field of Clinical Somatic Education. Student Membership offers benefits valuable to students-in-training, including special marketing materials such as promotional brochures, discounts on annual conventions and conferences, web site tools for support and community, the latest CSE news, and involvement with the CSE community.
Students benefit from the year-round support and membership resources described above. During semesters, students enjoy the benefits of the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and the Five College area, as well as the synergy of a residential training program. Click here for more information on the campus, facilities, room, and board.
Graduates of SSI's programs are life-long alumni of the Somatic Systems Institute, entitled to participate in a variety of support, internship, marketing, and co-marketing programs operated by the Institute.
Certified Graduates of SSI's Clinical Somatic Education™ Professional Training Program automatically become Certified Members of the Clinical Somatic Education Society. Their names will be listed in the Society's roster of certified practitioners provided to the public. Certified Members have full support of the Society, which develops, researches, and sponsors Clinical Somatic Education resources, courses, standards, etc. to support its members in benefiting the public and promoting public welfare.