tuition and support

Training Tuition and Fees (US Only)

Tuition fees listed are for the US Somatic Experiencing® Professional Trainings and Advanced-level trainings in Canada produced by SE™ International. International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer. 

Explore the Training and Event Schedule and register for upcoming domestic and international trainings as well as online programs. 

The following tuition and fees are for the US Somatic Experiencing® Professional Trainings and Advanced-level trainings in Canada produced by SE™ International. International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer. 

Beginning I, II, III – $1030 per module
Intermediate I, II, III – $1030 per module
Advanced I and II – $1475  per module
Total – $9130

Early Bird rate: $980 for Beginning and Intermediate modules and $1425 for Advanced modules


*Advanced trainings often take place at residential retreat centers across the US. Travel may be necessary. Travel expenses, room and board, and any mandatory retreat commuter fees are not included in the tuition. Those who travel to the US to take classes are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel visas and documents. 


In addition to the training tuition, students wishing to receive the SE™ Practitioner (SEP™) certificate must also receive 12 hours of personal SE™ sessions and 18 Credit Hours of case consultation with approved providers. See  Session Requirements on the Graduation Requirements page for more information. Fees for these credited sessions are paid directly to the providers. Individual approved providers set their fees.* This policy allows the providers to determine their fees based on factors such as the cost of living and the standard cost for comparable services in their respective regions. This policy is effective May 1, 2015. Download and read the detailed policy.*For participants on scholarship, the previous policy will apply. Individual sessions and consults cost $100/hour with faculty or non-faculty providers. Group case consults cost $75/credit hour. These fees are effective as of November 1, 2013, and are subject to change without prior notice. As a matter of ethical standard providers may not refuse service to participants on scholarship. To receive the previous policy rate, or a more favorable new one set by approved providers, the participant will disclose their scholarship receipt. This information can be verified by SEI or regional organization or organizer. 


For pricing for International Classes, Master Classes, Group Case Consults, and other SE Workshops and Events,
please see the Training & Events Schedule 


Payment Options: We offer two options for tuition payments. Participants must be accepted into the program and receive their unique attendee link to register and pay. You are not considered registered until payment is collected.

To register, please use your unique attendee link provided in your acceptance or invitation email. You will not be able to register via our website for a training module within the SE training program.

  1. Credit/Debit Card:Payments can be made in full using your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card. 
  2. Payment Plan: All payment plans are 7 months and begin the day of your first installment. Click ‘Pay Later’ when registering through your unique attendee link. A one-time $50 administrative fee is charged for each module put on a payment plan. You may have up to 3 payment plans running at the same time. The missed payment plan fee is $25. 

We will accept check or money order payments for group registrations only. Please reach out to our registration team at registration@traumahealing.org to inquire about group payments by check. 


Group Discount (USA only) 

We offer a 10% discount to groups of 5 or more students when ALL of the following requirements are met: 

All members of the group work for the same public or private organization (school district, crisis center, group private practice, etc.). 

Group payment must be submitted on one check or credit card, which matches the company or agency name. A copy of the business license may be requested with the application. 

Payment in full must be received at the SE™ International office at least 30 days prior to the start of each training module. 

The entire group must continue through the training for the specific discount to be honored at each module. 


Refund and Cancellation Policy 

Please visit our student policy pagefor our class refund and cancellation policy. 


Transfer Policy

A $50 transfer fee will be charged for students who have paid for a training module and then wish to transfer their registration to another training location. Please call our office to provide payment for this $50 transfer fee: +1 303 652-4035 

Scholarship Program (US Program Only)

Learn more about our scholarship program and what we have to offer.


  1. About our Financial Scholarships 

Somatic Experiencing® International is pleased to offer a Scholarship program for Professionals interested in Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Training, for the healing of trauma in communities. It is intended to spread SE™ to underserved populations. Examples would be those who wish to bring healing to inner city programs, working with political refugees, the prison system or third world countries. Agencies that work with rape and assault and community parenting programs are other examples, and those that work abroad in war torn countries and orphanages are encouraged to apply.  

This Scholarship program is intended for persons that exhibit financial need and would otherwise not be able to afford this training. SE™ International has a policy of non-discrimination for participation in Somatic Experiencing® Trainings or events based on race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Scholarship recipients must commit to the entire program to be considered for this scholarship. Weight will be placed on applications in the following manner:  

90% Proof of financial need  

10%Statement of intended use of SE™ in your community (One Professional letter of recommendation required)  

Financial Guidelines  

Size of Household  Max Income per Year 
1-2  $0-37,000 
3-4  $37,001 -42,000 
5+  42,001+ 


Payment Structure for Scholarship Recipient:Scholarships are granted on a tiered schedule depending on income and the statement of intended use. A limited amount of funds are available for scholarships each year so participants may be denied scholarship funds in a training year if all budgeted funds have been allotted. Scholarships are awarded at a level of 25%, 33% and 50% dependent upon the income level and statement of intent of the individual.

2. Scholarship Application Materials 

The following application materials must be submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Completed and signed scholarship application form.
  • Signed copy of most recent tax return, Form 1040 or 1040A or documents showing current financial status (see application for more information).
  • Last three months of checking account statements.
  • One page essay indicating how you envision sharing SE™ with my community and how you intend to use SE™ professionally.
  • One professional letter of recommendation.
  • Financial Statement from your business (only required if you own your own practice or business).

Scholarship Application Timeline 

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced participantsmust apply at least 45 days prior to the start of their first training to allow time for processing. If application is submitted within the 45-day period, retroactive discounts may be allowed if application is submitted before start of training. Students will be notified of approval or denial of application via e-mail. 

Payment Plan/Promissory Note 

All available spots in the 3-Year Professional training are on a first come first serve basis. If you are accepted into the program but are waiting on your scholarship application, please sign up for a payment plan to secure your spot. If your scholarship is not approved you can be fully refunded, including the processing fee.

Black, Indigenous, People of Color Scholarship

The Black, Indigenous, People of Color Scholarship provides a partial scholarship for for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced trainings in the three-year Somatic Experiencing Professional Training Certificate Program to Black, Indigenous, and other students of color in the United States who provide health services to populations that have cultural and economic barriers to accessing Somatic Experiencing.


Somatic Experiencing International recognizes the legacy of trauma, discrimination, and institutional barriers that Black, Indigenous, and other people of color face. This scholarship seeks to enable client populations in communities that face these barriers to be able to access Black, Indigenous, and other Somatic Experiencing Practitioners of color.

SEI also offers a financial-based scholarship. For information on that scholarship, see above information on this page.

Scholarship Amount

Each scholarship will cover a minimum of 50% of the cost of the training program.


Candidates must meet the following conditions to be eligible for consideration for this scholarship:

  • Identifies as Black, Indigenous, Person of Color

  • Applied and accepted into an upcoming Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced SEI training.  *if not yet accepted into the training please still submit an application for this scholarship but note that the application will not be reviewed until applicant is accepted into the program.

  • Provide SE services to diverse populations

  • Submit a completed scholarship application


  • Enrollment space and scholarship funds are limited

  • SEI reserves the right to determine candidates who are eligible to receive scholarship

  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements will not be eligible for the scholarship award

  • Scholarship applications are reviewed ONLY after all requisite documents and application are received and applicant has been accepted into the 3-year training program.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


Receipt of scholarship does not reserve space in a course or training module. Each training has its own registration/application process, which is separate from the scholarship application.

It is the responsibility of applicants to request a scholarship, and all requests must be made prior to the scheduled start date indicated for the course on the SEI website. Scholarships are not applied retroactively (after the course begins).

Scholarship Application

Once the training application is submitted (or if already a participant in the training) please complete the Black, Indigenous, People of Color Scholarship application at this link to be considered.

Scholarship applications may take up to 4 weeks to review.


To view a PDF of the Scholarship FAQs below, please click here. To view a PDF of the remaining payment FAQs, please click here. If you still have questions, please email: registration@traumahealing.org for payment questions and scholarships@traumahealing.org for scholarship questions. If you have already sent an email, please allow one – two business days for a response before emailing again!

What is the Scholarship team?

Our scholarship team handles your questions regarding the scholarship application and scholarships.

How long will it take for my scholarship application to be processed?

It can take up to 45 days to be processed.

How do I register for a training if I’m applying for a scholarship?

All available spots in the three-year professional training are on a first come, first served basis. If you are accepted into the program but are waiting on your scholarship application, please sign up for a payment plan to secure your spot. If your scholarship is not approved you can be fully refunded, including the processing fee.

When do I need to submit my application?

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced participants must apply at least 45 days prior to the start of their first training to allow time for processing. You will receive the scholarship tuition price retroactively, so long as the application is submitted before the start of the training module and approved.

How often do I need to submit a scholarship application?

You will need to submit a scholarship for each training level. ie: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced.

How will I find out if I have been approved?

Students will be notified of approval or denial of application via email.

When filling out the application, do I need to supply my gross income or net income?

You will need to supply your gross income when filling out the application.

What is your class cancellation, refund, and transfer policy?

Please visit our Student & Training Policies page to view our class cancellation, refund, and transfer policies.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover card, personal check, company check or money order.

Still have a question?

Please email scholarships@traumahealing.org. If you have already sent an email, please allow one – two business days for a response before emailing again!