Trainings in English and German for bi and multilingual Psychologists (m/f/d), Psychotherapists (m/f/d) and experienced social workers (m/f/d) with and without migration background.

Are you interested in culturally sensitive, nativespeaking psychosocial counseling?

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

Our advanced training is in particular aimed at bi and multilingual trainees with and without migration background who 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 training will be offered in English starting in Autumn 2022. The number of participants in each training course is limited.

The VBC training includes

  • 9 online modules taught via Ipsos elearning platform,
  • Practical phase: completing and documenting counseling sessions with 10 clientsunder our supervision of Ipso team,
  • Selfexperience group online meetings during three months.
  • 25 supervision sessionsindividual and group sessions with Ipso supervisors after completing the online training.

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 online 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. 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.