Pre-Recorded Non-CEU Certificate Course

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This course is intended only for personal and professional development and is not eligible for CEUs.

Format: Pre-Recorded Online Seminar


A journey from pain to peace and to living fully in the present

A series on authentic happiness, authentic success, and authentic power

Join us for a 12-Week Authentic Happiness Certificate Course

On how to help your patients and clients access their power by developing a different relationship with their thoughts and emotions, listening to their body's messages, and embracing the now for authentic happiness and peace.

Some of the outcomes will then include knowing who they really are, getting rid of their current limiting beliefs, and living a life of freedom, authentic happiness, and authentic success.

There are NO CEUs attached to this series.

“To the ego, the present moment hardly exists. Only past and future are considered important.” - Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now)

What you'll learn

At the end of each online seminar in this series, you will:
  1. Develop a healthier relationship with your mind, emotions, and body.
  2. Understand the meaning of authentic happiness and authentic success, and how to obtain them.
  3. Understand the difference between psychological time and chronological time.
  4. Develop healthier and conscious relationships that further promote your growth.
  5. Move from a Suffering State of Awareness to an Empowering State of Awareness.

Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"I appreciate the use of questioning and how it deepens the learning. The humor and lightness that Karen displayed were welcome, in addition to the organized and in-depth presentation. I appreciate SWEET's teaching methods and welcoming attitude." - Ruth, LCSW

"I am so humbled to be a part of SWEET. I have learned so much and Karen and Mardoche are brilliant and incredibly kind human beings. It is clear that they have a passion for teaching clinicians how to help their patients and clients end their suffering." - Michelle, LCSW-R

"Karen is the most warm and wonderful facilitator. She is so natural, informational, sharing, and engaging. I gleaned so much for this course that I can implement with my clients. I appreciate the supportive feeling and the value of collective learning." - Elizabeth, LCSW

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Session Topics:

Session 1: Introduction to Authentic Happiness

Session 2: Our Mind, Thoughts, and Body

Session 3: Stopping the Pain

Session 4: The Mind, Power, Time, and Consciousness

Session 5: The Past and Inner Purpose

Session 6: Presence, Stillness, and Consciousness

Session 7: The Self and the Body

Session 8: Space, Silence, and Death

Session 9: Relationships

Session 10: Happiness and Peace

Session 11: Suffering and Peace

Session 12: Course Review

Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any other requirements to getting a final certificate other than completing each and every one of the sessions?
Yes, if you are taking these sessions as pre-recorded classes, please fill out an evaluation for each session, which will count as your attendance. Email us at [email protected] to request your final certificate of completion. Once we verify that we have evaluation records for all the sessions, we will then send your final certificate of completion.
Does this Certificate Course offer CEUs?
No. Our CBT Certificate Courses, Behavior Modification Certificate Courses, and Psychotherapy Certificate Course offer CEUs.
What are your reimbursement policies?
Anyone who registered for this Certificate Course through any of the payment plans, and who wishes to withdraw, for whatever reason, is entitled for a full reimbursement, with no questions asked other than for improvement purposes. The full reimbursement will be minus the price of each single session attended by the date of wish to withdraw.
Is this Certificate Course at No additional cost for SWEET Members?
If you have an unlimited membership plan, then yes, everything is included in your plan with no exceptions, including all our Certificate Courses. The SWEET Institute pledges to make all courses available for free to members who have an unlimited membership plan and who have maintained their membership. If you have a membership plan that is not an unlimited plan, you can consider upgrading your membership, as this will save you thousands of dollars in the long run. If you are unsure whether your membership plan is unlimited, please email us at [email protected].
Do I need to attend all 12 sessions in order to get my final certificate of completion for the whole Certificate Course?
Yes. Otherwise, you risk accumulating gaps, which may, in turn, lead to an inability to use the techniques adequately. You will therefore not be able to receive a final certificate of completion.