Membership

Become a Member


Membership in Satir Institute of the Pacific (SIP) is open to people who are interested in learning more about Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy (STST), its origin in the ideas of Virginia Satir, its contemporary development, and its application in their personal and professional lives.  As a member of SIP, you will become part of a worldwide intentional community committed with energy and passion to growth, change and transformation using this model.  SIP offers both on-line and in-person training programs, connections with other Satir Institute members locally and internationally, access to resources, and opportunities to be involved in the running of the Institute.

 

Membership Categories

Who:

  • Persons having received a minimum of 120 hours of approved training in Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy including SIP’s Level 2 or equivalent training from other Satir Institutes.
  • Persons possessing a graduate degree in psychology, counseling, social work, nursing, medicine or a related profession.
  • Persons who belong to a provincial or national professional organization or association approved by the Board such as:

    Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy
    Guidance and Counseling Association’s
    Associations of Clinical Counselors
    Associations of Social Workers
    Registered Nurses Association
    Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association
    College of Physicians and Surgeons
    College of Psychologists
    or similar membership in other geographical jurisdictions

  • Persons who are involved on a regular basis in the practice, direction, instruction or research in the field of therapy and counseling.
  • Persons who are interested in furthering the purposes and objectives of the Institute and who accept Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy as their primary professional therapy model.

Additionally, a graduate degree and membership of a Professional organization is required. (see By-laws for specific examples)

Benefits:

  • Be eligible to submit a proposal to offer SIP sponsored workshops, seminars and training programs for counsellors and therapists, as well as for the public and organizations
  • Clinical members may include in their advertising and marketing their affiliation with SIP
  • Participate in Clinical Evenings
  • Clinical and Professional SIP Member rates for some SIP training programs.  Early Bird rates are available to everyone.
  • Convene Fireside Chat Groups in consultation with the Director of Membership Services
  • Receive early notification of training and other events
  • Receive copies of the Wisdom Box newsletter
  • Access the Library
  • Vote at Annual and other General Meetings
  • Participate on Committees
  • Participate as Board Members
  • Free Membership with Virginia Satir Global Network as requested

Who:

  • Persons having received a minimum of 120 hours of approved Satir training including SIP’s Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy Level 2 or equivalent training from other Satir Institutes.
  • Persons applying Satir knowledge and skills in their workplace.
  • Persons who are interested in furthering the purposes and objectives of the Institute and who identify personally with Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy.

Benefits:

  • Be eligible to submit a proposal to offer SIP sponsored workshops, seminars and training programs for the public and for organizations, excluding training persons to be counsellors or therapists
  • Participate in Clinical Evenings
  • Clinical and Professional SIP Member rates for some SIP training programs.  Early Bird rates are available to everyone.
  • Convene Fireside Chat Groups in consultation with the Director of Membership Services
  • Receive early notification of training and other events
  • Receive copies of the Wisdom Box newsletter
  • Access the Library
  • Vote at Annual and other General Meetings
  • Participate on Committees
  • Participate as Board Members
  • Free Membership with Virginia Satir Global Network as requested

Who:

  • Persons who are interested in furthering the purposes and objectives of the Institute.
  • Persons who are interested in supporting the development and use of the Satir Model.

General membership is open to individuals, organizations or members of the general public who support the Vision and Mission Statements of SIP and who participate in Introductory sessions, Free Community Support Meetings, Workplace workshops, Special Events and Training Programs.

Benefits:

  • Receive Notification of Training and other events
  • Receive copies of the Wisdom Box newsletter
  • Access the Library
  • Participate in Fireside Chat Groups
  • Vote at Annual and other General Meetings
  • Participate on Committees
  • Participate as Board Members
  • Free Membership with Virginia Satir Global Network as requested
  • Early Bird rates*

*General Members are not eligible for member rates on program fees but do qualify for early bird rates.

How to Join


ONLINE - Fill out an application (Word Document) save and email to admin@satirpacific.org.  Please remember to attach any supporting documents.  Next use the PayPal link below to pay the appropriate dues.


Membership Dues



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