Program Requirements

To become a Certified TRE® Provider, you’ll need to attend six mandatory training days (divided into two or three modules) as well as being supervised throughout your process, read required literature and follow up on required assignments.

You can always attend the first Module without any commitment to go through the certification process towards TRE® Provider. You have to follow the Global Certification process to be able to teach TRE® further to individuals and small groups. Required supervision session between Module 1 and Module 2 as well as after Modul 3 before certification can be completed. The process is to be completed within the time-frame of 12-18 months from start of Module 3. The mandatory workshop-days are to be taken as ONE PROGRAM with the same TRE® Certification Trainer, they can not be taken as stand-alone modules.

Process to become a certified TRE® provider, in 3 modules and individual studies. The TRE® Program is mainly self-studies, with an average of 4-8 study hours per week throughout the program.

The certification program is normally completed between 12-15 months, divided into group meetings, supervision sessions, personal work and self-study hours.

The process is divided into the following parts;

  1. Attend in-person training workshop
    • 6 mandatory education days in two versions.
      You follow one of the two models.
      1. Module 1 – 2 days followed by
        Module 2 – 2,5 days (2-4 months post M1)
        Module 3 – 2,5 days (3-5 months post M2)
      2. Module 1 – 3 days followed by
        Module 2 – 3 days (min 3 months – max 8 months after participation in MI)
  2. Personal TRE® process
    • Minimum four(4) personal sessions supervised by a TRE® CT ( Minimum 2 sessions completed before attending Module 2)
    • Journaling of 60 personal TRE® experiences
  3. Learning TRE® template and teaching TRE®
    • Structured practice-teaching sessions with family/friends
    • Written case studies & assingments
    • Teach minimum four(4) individuals TRE® and be supervised by a TRE® Certification Trainer / TRE® Mentor
    • Teach minimum four(4) groups TRE® and be supervised by a TRE® Certification Trainer
    • Final competency evaluation of a group TRE® instruction (Final assessment)
  4. Deepen knowledge and theory of TRE®
    • Read/watch required books/media and prepare short analysis

The TRE® Certification training program allows individuals who come from a variety of professional and education backgrounds to learn to teach TRE® safely and effectively. Our multi-track certification program allows individuals from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds to become competent and professional certified teachers of the TRE® process.

All individuals who are certified TRE® providers can choose to be listed and you should only receive TRE®guidance from these individuals. Hopefully, this will provide an element of safety and comfort for those who are looking for certified and qualified providers from which to learn TRE®.

Module 1 will include:

  • Anatomy, neurology and physiology of stress and trauma as it relates to TRE®
  • Understanding of the tremor response
  • Introduction to the Polyvagal theory
  • Defense reactions as they relate to TRE®
  • Containment and grounding strategies
  • Introduction to basic skills of working with individuals and groups
  • Introduction to TRE® and personal tremoring experience

Module 2 & 3 will include:

  • Deepening of module 1 content
  • Debrief of practice-teaching experiences
  • Review of the “Areas of Awareness in the Practice of TRE®” paper
  • Role of fascia in TRE®
  • TRE® basic interventions (touch and non-touch energy expanding interventions)
  • TRE® modifications
  • Working within your scope of practice, knowledge, and competency
  • Ethical awareness
  • Introduction to leading others through the TRE® process

Following module 2 & 3 and prior to final certification the trainee will:

  • Complete written assignments, continues personal practice, and do several case-studies including extensive written reports.
  • Have an ongoing exchange with peer-students in form of discussions and practise.
  • Teach min. 4 individuals TRE® and receive feedback from a Certification Trainer
  • Teach min. 4 groups of people TRE® and receive feedback from a Certification Trainer
    • The size and the make-up of the group will be determined by the trainee and the Certification Trainer
  • Integrate the learning from one teaching experience prior to proceeding to the next teaching experience
  • Demonstrate competency in all the identified areas

Assessment for Certification:

The Certification Trainer will determine the process used for assessing trainee competency.  Trainees will be informed of this assessment process in the information package that will be provided prior to certification training registration.

Time frame for completing the training program

  • The certification process is recommended between 12-15 months from the start of Module
  • To allow sufficient time for personal process to develop, a trainee may NOT certify in less than 10 months from program start.
  • All program requirements must be started post attendance of the Module 1 Workshop. Any program requirements completed prior to the start of the Module 1 Workshop, will not be valid or accepted as part of the training program. Should a TRE® Trainee not have completed the entire certification program within 18 months, they will need to complete additional requirements up to or including retaking Module workshops.
  • If a trainee has not completed the certification program within 24 months after starting the TRE® Provider Training , they will need to retake the entire program.

All prices are approx. and could be individually adjusted

  • Module 1 ~ 2-day training           € 340
  • Module 2 ~ 2,5 – day training          € 360
  • Module 3 ~ 2,5 – day training          € 360
  • Required literature/media approx.      € 150
    (less if you are lending literature)
  • Individual sessions
    (2 x 90 min @ €125 2 x 60 min @ €95)           € 420
  • Supervised leading 1:1 session (75 min* x 4 @ € 140)     € 560
  • Supervised leading group (90 min* x 4 @ € 180)              € 720
  • Final competency evaluation  (2,5 hrs)   € 250
  • Registration fee $35 TRE® Enrollmentsystem
  • Web listing fee $75
  • Total estimated cost approx. € 3000 
    Trainees living in development countries or in eastern European countries are entitled to a reduced certification cost. This will be shared to participants in Module 1.

*included in this fee, approx. 45-60 preparation time by the supervisor

Costs are calculated based on minimum requirement in the certification process. Additional sessions might be required by your supervisor depending of your development of competency. 

You can participate in Module I before you decide if you wish to complete the certification program. Once you have decided, you will get the option to pay complete payment as a one off payment, or 2 different options as a payment plan.