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Disclaimer Statements



All levels. Learning Objectives for each program is available upon request.


Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, Play Therapists, School Counselors, Psychologists, Students and Interns. Also, any professional wanting to know more about Gestalt Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents. Training hours apply for CAMFT licensure through BBS and registration as a Registered Play Therapist through APT.


Certificate of attendance documenting acquired CEs will be provided after the receipt of the program evaluation on the final day of each training. No credit is given for partial attendance.


Fees can be paid through the WCI website through PayPal or by check made out to West Coast Institute and mailed to 723 E. Locust Ave. #120, Fresno, CA 93720. Financial assistance information will be sent upon request after registration to the training. A non-refundable deposit for each program needs to be paid with registration and is necessary to reserve your space. The remaining balance is due on or before the training begins.


Costs for travel, lodging, and food (for in-person programs) are not included in training fee.


Cancellation notices must be received at least 2 weeks (4 weeks for intensive programs) in advance of the program starting date. Notification must be in writing to WCI. With this notice, paid fees can be refunded or applied to a future program if available for registration. If for any reason, WCI cancels a program all fees will be refunded. WCI is not responsible for any travel or lodging expenses due to cancellations.


Discounts received for group registrations are subject to payment of the full deposit by each member of the group. Once all deposits are paid, a discount code will be issued to all members of the group towards their remaining balances. Should group member(s) cancel or not complete any remaining balance for any reason, leaving only one individual as part of the group, the discounted amount will be payable by the remaining member for their individual registration.

Conflict of Interest

The programs of the West Coast Institute have no conflict of interest with any parties nor receive any commercial support.

COVID-19 Safety 

**FOR IN-PERSON TRAININGS** WCI continues to value and respect the health of our participants. With that in mind, WCI expects that should any COVID-19 symptoms/positive tests be experienced at any time during the event, symptomatic persons will follow current CDC isolation/quarantine/masking guidelines. Additionally, any local masking requirements as well as event/location-specific protocols at the time of the event will also be required. WCI is not responsible for any cost incurred, travel disruptions, non-completion of the training, or any other impacts as a result of COVID-19/illness. Partial credit cannot be given.

Non-Discrimination Statement

All trainees are welcome without regard to gender, race, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, or disability. The West Coast Institute complies with all local, state, and federal regulations including the American’s with Disabilities Act. Please indicate on your registration or contact Valente Orozco, LCSW if you have questions regarding special accommodations. All presentations and written materials are in English. No translations will be provided by WCI.

Grievance Policy

The West Coast Institute for Gestalt Therapy with Children and Adolescents, LLC (WCI) is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict compliance with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in treatment of program participants. If any registrant has special needs, please make those clear at the time of registration. WCI will do its best to anticipate problems and, if they present themselves, will work to alleviate or resolve complaints as quickly as possible. Direct communication of any difficulties to the workshop leader or the WCI assistant is requested and will be respectfully attended to.

Additional Information

Information regarding financial assistance, schedule of trainings, lodging, and transportation to and from airports (for in-person programs) will be provided to all registrants with confirmation of registration. All programs and materials unless otherwise stated are in English. 


No recording of presentation material, workshops, trainings, lectures, etc. will be provided to or permitted by attendees.

WCI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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