Once accepted formal training takes approximately 2½ to 3 years. In that time the trainee must complete the following:
Individual Setting: 150 Hours. Private Sessions focused on the trainee's process Group Setting: 20 Hours Approximately
Most trainees complete well in excess of this as they have accumulated hours before entering training and must continue throughout the training regardless of the hours completed.
Theoretical & Conceptual Work
Case Report Writings: 100 Hours Conceptual Learning: 500 Hours. This involves studying monthly packets of written material, reading prescribed readings, answering study questions, keeping a technical and personal notebook as well as sessions in training workshops which are not personal work or supervision or clinical practice. Assignments & Exams: 56 Hours. This does not include revision time.
Clinical Practice: 200 Hours Auditing Workshops led by Trained Practitioners: 48 Hours Supervision: Individual:(1 to 1) 55 Hours Trainee Group Setting: 160 Hours
30 Hours. Each trainee at the commencement of training presents a program of outside work to be undertaken that supports their personal growth and professional development. (eg. Massage, TA - Transactional Analysis, Feldenkrais, Gestalt, Psychodrama, NLP etc). It does not substitute for any of the above but supplements the Radix work.
MINIMUM TOTAL : 1,500 HOURS (APPROX)
The Radix Training Program alone is challenging, hard and expensive. It is a big commitment of time, money and energy. It is mentally and emotionally demanding. It fully tests trainees. The standard and commitment required is high. In Australia there are currently 10 fully qualified and registered Radix Teachers.
Radix originated in the USA, founded in 1971. It has continued to be refined and developed since then. There are currently 350 (approx.) practitioners worldwide.
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