7 Organic Intelligence Master Classes
OI Expert (OIX) is a Professional Program in 7 Master Classes.
OI Expert is a complex course of study that builds on prerequisite OI training. This prerequisite, rigorous training is the HEART@Home™ Online Certification Course and the Human Empowerment And Resiliency Training (HEARTraining®). OI Expert is available to OI Certified Coaches who have been accepted into the HEARTraining. It is also available to in-person HEARTraining members from HEART 4 onward (HEART 5 & 6, or equivalency, must be completed within 18 months of beginning OIX).
OI Expert will give OI HEART Practitioners an advanced understanding of, and clinical skills in neurophysiology and work with symptoms they attribute to “trauma.” From personality disorders to fibromyalgia, OI Expert prepares you to work with even the most challenging client issues safely and with confidence.
Developed and taught by OI Founder Steve Hoskinson, OI Expert shows you the visible physiological keys and the science underlying successful therapy. As a leader in the Somatic Psychology field, Steve has trained therapists for over 20 years, was Adjunct Faculty for JFK University’s Somatic Psychology program and is recognized in the interpersonal neurobiology field.
Based on the science of complex systems, OI Expert integrates the latest scientific advances within the fields of psychology, anthropology, biology, and neurology.
A Giant Step In Becoming Trauma Safe: How OI Expert Upgrades Your Mind
- Transform your clinical practice by supporting your clients’ systems from Chaos to Resilience, to Prosilience, using OI’s systems Maps:
- “Attunement” – from Chaos to Prosilience
- “Threshold” – the key to auto-organization
- “Prosilience” – the fractal map of organic development
- “ISOMA” – the channels of experience in the right order and balance
- “From Biology to Cosmos” – nested social contexts hold symptoms in place, or release us to freedom
- Learn how to work with a clear map for providing effective support for complex client presentations.
- Gain the confidence to understand the value of freeze states for post-traumatic growth and spiritual development.
- Understand the strategy for clearing multiple traumas concurrently, instead of one at a time, by working with the person’s biological process, not firstly the traumatic content.
- Acquire the ability to work with challenging client issues safely and with confidence. Your client’s “issues” are portals of resilience.
For a detailed overview of learning objectives for all 7 OI Expert Master Classes visit the 7 Master Classes page.
Is OI Expert the Right Program for Me?
OI Expert is a Professional Master Class Program for practitioners and educators in the OI Trauma Safe™ trajectory. Learn this groundbreaking personal and professional practice in OI programs like the HEARTraining, the End of Trauma™ Course and HEART@Home Coaching certification programs. The OI Expert program is based on 20 years of experience training thousands of trauma therapists. View our Requirements page for admission requirements.
Our Popular Online Learning Platform
OI Expert allows you to learn from the comfort of your home or practice. 80% of the course hours are completed through self-paced online learning, 20% through online coaching with OI Founder Steve Hoskinson.
All OI Expert Master Classes include lectures, graphics, and demonstration sessions. Following each demonstration, Steve guides you through a detailed exploration of all of the subtleties and interventions of the session.
Once you enroll, you will have access to our state-of-the-art online learning platform with streaming High Definition Video, live Q&A, and a community forum. As a bonus, all lectures are available as MP3 audio files for download to your mobile device.
All 7 Master Classes were recorded in front of live audiences.
Learn to Work with a Systems-Based Map for Complex Client Situations
OI Expert provides the essential mapping to attune and support your client’s organic evolution. These maps show you how to track phase transitions and identify the most relevant client behaviors. Each Phase of the Attunement Map — Chaos, Resilience, and Prosilience — has its own identifiable markers which delineate the appropriate interventions to support a client’s natural healing and development.
All OI Expert Master Classes are progressively organized to teach you interventions to move a client from Phase 1 (out-of-control) into Phase 2 (gaining control) and establishing the conditions that lead to Phase 3 (natural auto-organization).
Master Classes 1-3 of OI Expert provide the tools for recognizing Phase 1 — Chaos
— and learning specific interventions that stabilize and support the transition from
Phase 1 to the stabilizing Phase 2 work that creates a new client agency.
Once clients achieve Phase 2 stabilization, the work moves towards Phase 3 — Auto-Regulation — where the innate, organic process of biological auto-organization occurs. This is where deep healing happens naturally. Unique to the therapy world, Master Classes 4-7 of OI Expert show how to master this complex process.
OI Expert gives you the detailed, step-by-step understanding you need to work with the subtleties and complexities that arise in each Phase. While many approaches address “resourcing” (Phase 2), only OI Expert shows you the visible benchmarks of having achieved adequate stabilization at the physiological level. This is true affect regulation. These Master Classes move you far beyond technique-driven interventions and into the deeply client-centered support for the natural, innate process of reorganization, and your client’s return to resiliency and health on all levels.
Each OI Expert Master Class includes multiple demonstration sessions which are thoroughly debriefed and available for review at your convenience. Being able to repeatedly review actual session work in a detailed manner is invaluable for mastering your new skills.
CE Certificate Program
OI Expert is an advanced continuing education certificate program with over 100 contact hours. On completion of the OI Expert Professional Program, you will receive an OI Expert Certificate and the OI Expert title and badge for your professional use, as well as featured inclusion in our upcoming professional Directory. To receive the certificate, all certificate requirements must be met.
Included with Every Master Class
Organic Intelligence: A Path of Natural Unfoldment
Organic Intelligence® (OI) provides the understanding of natural unfoldment, both personal and professional. OI offers professional training levels attuned to your professional goals and personal growth.
Practitioners and educators with a solid foundation in trauma resolution, somatic psychology or body therapy can start with OI Expert. After completing any three OI Expert Master Classes, students can apply to become Mentors in the OI HEARTraining. As a Mentor, you will receive your own mentoring to support the 3-year professional training, provide sessions to students, and guide students in their development both during and between training modules. Mentoring also provides a rich opportunity to advance your own OI skills in individual sessions and with groups.
Organic Intelligence® is neither a regulatory nor licensing organization and therefore not sanctioned to certify, license, or otherwise bestow the legal authorization to practice as a mental health professional. Organic Intelligence reserves the right to approve or deny any application to any training or membership, revoke approval at any time, and approve or deny the participation of any person, at its sole discretion, with or without cause, and in accordance with its policies and the law.
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