Physical Wellness Certificate Course (Self-Study)


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A 6-Month Certificate Course Based on the Science of Medicine, Mindfulness, the Experiential Learning, and the SWEET Model

Join us for this once in a lifetime journey! Learn, enhance your career, your professional and personal life, and Earn CE Credits!

Learn and Earn CE credits if you are an LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, CASAC, or Psychologist licensed in New York!

In the Science of Medicine, we categorize Wellness into seven dimensions. The physical dimension or physical wellness, in turn, encompasses a variety of healthy behaviors, which often come up short to us experiencing the optimal physical wellbeing that we all desire.

Join the SWEET Institute for A Journey from Fear and Suffering to one of Confidence and Wellness

A 6-Month Course on how to help your patients, your clients, your loved ones, and/or yourself, put an end to anxiety or fear, depression or helplessness or hopelessness, associated to physical wellness. Start building a fulfilled life that is based on authentic happiness, success, joy, and physical wellbeing.

“It is the Principle of Health in us which really works all healing, no matter what "system" or "remedy" is employed; and each one of us can bring this Principle of Health into Constructive Activity.”

-William James

Founding Father of American Psychology & Harvard Professor

What will you learn from the Physical Wellness Certificate Course?

  1. The Principles of Health and Physical Wellbeing
  2. The Foundations of Optimal Belief and Physical Wellness
  3. What to Think For Health and Physical Wellness
  4. When to Eat, What to Eat, and How to Eat
  5. Hunger Versus Appetite, Sleep, Exercise, and Proper Breathing

What else will you learn from the Physical Wellness Certificate Course?

  1. The use of Will and physical wellness
  2. Physical Wellness from the Inside
  3. How to Actively Participate in One’s Healing
  4. Most Common Correlations between physical symptoms & mental processes
  5. Holistic Recommendations for Physical Wellness

Additional Context:

While we are living longer, the quality of our longer years is not getting any better. This can change. For the model, you are about to be exposed to makes up for the shortcomings found in what we currently consider as best practices.

“Cures are brought by all the different, and often opposite, methods employed in the various branches of the science of healing and medicine. This is because patients are healed by a Principle of Health within themselves, and not by something in the varying "remedies."

- Carl Jung - One of the most influential physicians of all times

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Here’s what to expect:

Week 1 – June 20, 2023: The Principles of Physical Wellness and Physical Wellbeing
Week 2 – June 27, 2023: The Foundations of Optimal Belief and Physical Wellness
Week 3 – July 11, 2023: Life, Us, Health, and Physical Wellness
Week 4 – July 18, 2023: Practice Group with Content and CEUs
Week 5 – August 1: What to Think For Health and Physical Wellness
Week 6 – August 8, 2023: Imagination, Patterns, and Physical Wellness
Week 7 – August 15, 2023: The Use of The Will and Physical Wellness
Week 8 – August 22, 2023: Practice Group with Content and CEUs
Week 9 – August 29, 2023: Physical Wellness from The Inside
Week 10 – September 5, 2023: Summary of the Principles and Foundations of Health
Week 11 – September 12, 2023: When to Eat, What to Eat, and How to Eat
Week 12 – September 19, 2023: Practice Group with Content and CEUs
Week 13 – September 26, 2023: Hunger Versus Appetites, Sleep, Exercise, and Proper Breathing
Week 14 – October 3, 2023: Birth of a Disease
Week 15 – October 17, 2023: Practice Group with Content and CEUs
Week 16 – October 24, 2023: The Body
Week 17 – October 31, 2023: Physical Symptoms & Mental Processes: The Correlations
Week 18 – November 7, 2023: Holistic Recommendations for Physical Wellness
Week 19 – November 21, 2023: Self-Help Resources for Physical Wellness
Week 20 – November 28, 2023: Supplementary Guidelines
Week 21 – December 19, 2023: Practice Group with Content and CEUs


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.


Each session of this Certificate Course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

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"Dr. Sidor is a wonderful facilitator. The seminar was very interesting and gave me great information to use in my practice." - Sherry, LCSW

"The material was presented well, and the presenter asked participants share their knowledge on certain areas." - Becky, LCSW

"It was very helpful to do the integrating at the end--we create our world by staying in Real thought and away from Societal thought. Live consciously, model love, remember who I am. It was one of the most creative and original seminars I've attended." - Kathleen, LCSW

"I was able to receive supplemental information to help me LEARN the styles of management. It helped me to pass the test on the second try! I am appreciative." - Sandra, LCSW-R

"This course should be seen by my colleagues so they can better understand the population we service. I love how Karen explains and gives examples." - Louise, LMSW

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this Certificate Course For?
This certificate course is for all clinicians who want physical wellness either for themselves, or for their loved ones, or their patients or clients, and who want a practical guide to facilitate it and express it.
What’s special about this Certificate Course?
What’s special about this Certificate Course can be summed up as follows: “If the tissues of your patients’ body have not been so destroyed that continued life is impossible, they can get well; and if they know how to think and act in The Optimal Way, they will get well”
How does this Certificate Course work?
1. Conceptual and experiential understanding

2. Weekly implementation exercises without any much extra time required

3. Monthly meetings for discussion, feedback, and guidance around implementation and practice

4. Initial self-assessments, including: the use of YPQ (How Physically Intelligent Are You (Your PQ Self-Assessment))

5. Access to a community of like-minded clinicians interested in physical wellness for themselves, their loved ones, and their patients and clients

How will success or outcomes be measured?
This Physical Wellness Certificate Course will take your conceptual and experiential understanding of physical wellness to a significantly different level with an optimal ripple effect on your loved ones, on the clients you serve; on the agencies and/or your practice, and on you, as a clinician and individual.
Do I need to attend all the classes in order to get my certificate?
Yes. If you missed a week, you must do the self-study (recorded) class prior to attending the subsequent week. Otherwise, you risk accumulating gaps, which may, in turn, lead to an inability to use the material adequately.
Can I start this Course even after it has already started?
Yes. If you register after this Certificate Course has already started, you must agree to watch all the self-study (recorded) classes before you attend your first live class. Otherwise, you will likely be unable to follow the rest of the Certificate Course, and you will therefore not be able to use the material to properly help others.
Does this Certificate Course offer CEUs?
Each of the modules of this Certificate Course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State, for a total of 48 CEUs.
What are your reimbursement policies?
Anyone who registered for this Certificate Course through any of the three payment plans, and who wishes to withdraw, for whatever reason, is entitled to a reimbursement, after a meeting with one of the facilitators for improvement purposes. The reimbursement will be minus the price of each single class attended by the date of wish to withdraw and minus a 15% processing fee.
Is this whole Certificate Course at No additional cost for all SWEET Members?
Yes. All our members have unlimited access to all our SWEET services, and a discount of 50% or more to all SWEET events, conferences, in-person seminars; and to services offered at the SWEET Center.
What else do I get for signing up for this Certificate Course?
1. Participation in the Accountability Partnering System

2. Participation in the Certificate Course WhatsApp Group

3. Access to the self-study (recorded) sessions of each seminar for the course

4. Access to any manual or materials that will accompany you throughout the course and beyond

5. Participation in our monthly practice groups where we all meet to discuss and strengthen the practice and implementation of the conceptual and experiential learning

6. Eligibility to apply for a Final Certificate of Achievement of The Physical Wellness Certificate course.

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.

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