Training in VALUE BASED COUNSELING for Ukrainian and Russian Psychologists and Social Workers

Trainings in English for Psychologists (m/f/d), Psychotherapists (m/f/d) and experienced social workers (m/f/d).

Do you speak Ukrainian or Russian? Are you interested in
culturally sensitive, native
speaking psychosocial counseling?

Ipso gGmbH International Psychosocial Organization offers another online training in Value Based Counseling (VBC) starting in May 2022 with an online format in Germany.

Our advanced training is in particular aimed at bi and multilingual trainees with and without migration background,

  • Who either have professional work experience in the fields of psychology, psychotherapy or social work in their home country

The final certificate attests to the qualification for the VBC approach.

Organizational information:

Two trainings will be offered in English language starting in May 2022. The number of participants in each training course is limited.

The VBC training includes

  • 9 online modules taught via Ipsos elearning platform,
  • Completing and documenting counseling sessions with 10 clients during the practical phase of training under Ipso supervision team,
  • Selfexperience online group meetings during May, June, and July 2022
  • 25 individual and group supervision sessions with Ipso supervisors after completing the online training during practical phase.

The Ipso elearning platform provides educational content with videos, articles, materials and documents on the courses. Regular online webinars will be conducted by our expert trainers. In addition, small groups of participants can meet any time in our elearning platform, exchange ideas and discuss about the topics of the training.

Introductory workshop:

Would you like to learn more about our team, the details of the training or clarify questions that haven’t been answered? Before starting the course, you can take part in an introductory online meeting. We will send you an invitation after receiving your application.


The VBC training course costs includes 16 weeks lessons with at least one webinar per module, selfexperience sessions, elearning platform materials, and 25 supervision sessions with Ipso supervisors.
The costs will be negotiated depending on the trainee’s initial situation. There are possibilities for scholarships and work for Ipso in future. Further details will be discussed individually before the start of the training.

Registration / Application:

If you would like to participate in the VBC training course, please fill out the following application form at our website:


If you have any further questions about the details of training course, please contact: Emad Ahmadi (

Read more about the VBC approach here:

Missmahl, I., & Brugmann, B. (2019). Valuebased Counseling (Kultur und Religion als sinnstiftendes Element einer psychodynamischen Kurzzeitintervention).
PsychotherapieWissenschaft, 9(1), 3949.