Program Details & Application Process – Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II

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Story and relationship are core aspects of our ethos and central to our admissions process. We look forward to working with you again and to learn more about what is drawing you to further training at The Allender Center.

Our Admissions Counselors work closely with certificate program applicants and look forward to journeying with you—whether you are exploring or ready to apply! You can connect with our team via email ( or phone (206.876.6149).


To be eligible to apply you must have completed our Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level I or be a graduate of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.

Costs & Payment Options

Tuition for Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level II is $2,850. A $500 deposit is due at the time of enrollment to secure your seat in the training. The remaining balance may be paid in full or in two installments.

We are committed to keeping the cost of this training as accessible as we are able. We have tremendous gratitude for the investment of our donors who make it possible for us to offer this high-touch, immersive experience. Additionally, we offer a limited number of scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship. Applicants may request a scholarship within the application form.

Application Process

To apply for our certificate program please submit our online application. The application requires approximately 30 minutes and must be completed in one sitting. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions about your previous certificate small group experience, experience participating in a group, experience leading or facilitating groups, and ways you have gone deeper into your own story. Space to provide contact information for two references is provided within the application as well. We ask that your first reference be your NFTC Level I Facilitator.


Because we believe this work is sacred, and because of the capacity required to engage in this level of work, we are thoughtful in our review process and cannot guarantee that every applicant will be admitted. We work to be transparent throughout the process, notifying applicants within 6 weeks of application completion.

Refund Policy

Enrolling in a certificate program at The Allender Center at The Seattle School creates a financial commitment. Beginning September 8, 2020, participants assume full responsibility for tuition costs. Pro-rated refunds (not including the nonrefundable $500 seat deposit) of tuition costs will be issued upon withdrawal from the program based on the following timeline:

  • Until September 7, 2020: 100% refundable
  • September 8-30, 2020: 75% refundable (25% of tuition retained/due if not yet paid)
  • October 1-15, 2020: 50% refundable (50% of tuition retained/due if not yet paid)
  • After October 15, 2020: 0% refundable (100% of fees retained/due if not yet paid)

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