Training Programmes in Australia Dates, Fees and Registration 2019-02-02T00:33:40+00:00

IMAGO Training Programmes in Australia


Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT) is a coherent, comprehensive and dynamic theory and practice, offering a cutting edge and effective method for working with couples. Relationship science has made giant leaps in the last decade and our work with couples is now more succinct, lazered, and effective. IRT offers systematic, structured processes to transform painful relational dynamics, create safety and connection, and increase passion. 


  1. Two Day Clinical Training in Imago Relationship Therapy (DAYS 1&2)
  2. Clinical Training in Imago Relationship Therapy –  Clinical Skills 1 and 2 (DAYS 3-12)
  3. Certification as an Imago Relationship Therapist
  4. Advanced Trainings


1. Two Day Clinical Training in Imago Relationship Therapy




This Two Day Training is designed to improve and transform your effectiveness in working with couples.  You will be presented with an overview of Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT), a coherent, comprehensive and dynamic theory and practice offering an effective, research-based method for working with couples.

This training offers both an introduction to Imago Therapy and the first two days of the 12 day Clinical Training Programme, for those who wish to train further.

It is different from the ‘Getting the Love You Want’ Couples Workshop, which is a two day experiential component for couples.  Please contact us if you would like further information about this.  See Couples Workshop  


Days 1 and 2
SydneyTues/Wed02/03 April 2019Early Bird to 02 March
MelbourneFri/Sat05/06 April 2019Early Bird to 05 March


Days 1 and 2$395 Early BirdEnds one month prior to start of training
$450 Standard Fee


REGISTER NOW for Two Day Training

2. Clinical Training in Imago Relationship Therapy

Clinical Skills 1 and 2


Imago Clinical Training focuses on Imago clinical processes, clinical demonstrations and review of participants’ cases. It is open to Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists and Counselling Social Workers, or those in training, who wish to extend their skills or specialise in working with couples.

This Clinical Training comprises the following  options:

  • Clinical Skills 1  (Days 3-7)        5 Days
  • Clinical Skills 2  (Days 8-12)     5 Days


We want to enable you to transform your work with couples. It is possible to feel enlivened and passionate about working with couples, no matter what they bring.


Clinical Skills 1 (Days 3-7)
SydneySun-Thurs28 July – 01 Aug 2019
Clinical Skills 2 (Days 8-12)
SydneySun-Thurs10-14 November 2019


Please note that you can register and pay as follows:

  • for Clinical Skills 1 and 2 (Days 3-12)
  • or just for Clinical Skills 1 (Days 3-7) with the option of registering for Clinical Skills 2 (Days 8-12) at a later date


CLINICAL SKILLS 1 and 2 (Days 3-12)  Discount option for payment in full


    $2700 EARLY BIRD ends 28 June 2019

    $2900 STD FEE by 21 July 2019


CLINICAL SKILLS 1 only (Days 3-7)


     $1500 EARLY BIRD ends 28 June 2019

     $1600  STD FEE by 21 July 2019


CLINICAL SKILLS 2 only (Days 8-12)


    $1500 EARLY BIRD ends 10 October 2019

     $1600  STD FEE by 03 November 2019



This is a requirement for Certification, but it is highly recommended that you attend a ‘Getting the Love You Want’ Couples Workshop as early as possible in the training programme and preferably, prior to Day 8.  If you do not have a partner, then a friend, relative or colleague will qualify.  Please contact us if you would like to discuss this further.

Early Bird Fee $795 per couple. Available up to one month prior to workshop
Standard Fee   $850 per couple

For more information Couples Workshops

REGISTER NOW for Clinical Skills 1&2

3. Certification

(as an Imago Relationship Therapist)

Graduates of the Clinical Training Programme in IRT are eligible for Clinical Membership of Imago Relationships International. This distinction qualifies them, among other things, to call themselves Certified Imago Therapists and allows them to be listed on the Imago Relationships International Directory and on the website of the Association of Imago Relationship Therapists Australia (AIRTA)



A minimum of 6 supervision sessions, prior to the assessment of the final  video, is a requirement for Certification.

  • Supervision is available in individual or group sessions.
  • Costs vary depending on the supervision arrangement.


Assessment of final video for Certification is $195

4. Advanced Trainings

Advanced Trainings are offered annually by Brenda Rawlings and other international Certified Imago Trainers and are available to those who have completed a minimum of 8 days of the 12 Day Imago Clinical or Facilitator Training Programme.

In 2019, the following training is being presented by Brenda Rawlings

Characterological GrowthSydney25-27 July 2019$690

To REGISTER, please email

Other Advanced Trainings offered by Brenda Rawlings (not currently available)

  • The Attuned Therapist
  • Giving and Receiving Love: Living Life Wholeheartedly
  • The Art of Supervision

5. Imago Educator Training

(for Non-Therapists)

For those who have attended the Couples Workshop and wish to deepen their understandings of Imago processes and theoretical understandings to use in a variety of contexts, it is possible to attend the Imago Clinical Training as an Imago Educator.

A special project follows from the training.  This is not a counselling training, but rather aimed at using Imago principles within your own context, and is suitable for those who wish to use dialogical processes within their workplace, home or community.

Please contact us for further information.

6. Two Day Enhanced Relationship Skills Training

(for Non-Therapists)

PLEASE NOTE:  This training is not currently available

This weekend is designed to improve your effectiveness in the workplace and at home, and transform your personal and professional life! It is for those who work in a wide range of vocations outside the realm of therapy, and who wish to bring Imago concepts, processes and understandings into their work and lives.

7. 12 Day Imago Facilitator Training

(for Non-therapists)

PLEASE NOTE:  This training is not currently available

This training is offered as a Two Day Training (see Two Day Enhanced Relationship Skills Training for Non-Therapists , above)  followed by a further 10 days, available in 3 modules.  All modules can be attended independently.

For those who complete the full 12 days training: you will also be able to assist with, or present on your own, Imago educational programmes – the Start Right Stay Connected, A New  Way to Love and Imago Connects workshops (Please note it will not credential you to provide Getting the Love You Want Workshops).