Within the BSF Institute Network there are two types of advanced ( Level III and Level IV ) programs that are offered:
(Level III) BioSpiritual Companioning
This advanced program is to support the further development and education of BSF Companions. This series focuses on offering guidance and direction relative to a deepening understanding of BSF and the dynamics of Companioning another. The focus of this program is on the tools, techniques and interactions that are critical in Companioning practice. The program includes Companioning practice and assessment between sessions. Special emphasis is also placed on barriers encountered in Companioning interaction and how to overcome them. In addition, there is also focus on the spirituality that underlies the practice and habit of BioSpiritual Focusing. Program duration and number of sessions vary by the Network Center. There is also a six module online offering of this program. Completion of a Level II program or its equivalent is a prerequisite for this program.
( Level IV ) BioSpiritual Facilitator/Educator
This program is designed for those who wish to teach (or assist in the teaching of) BioSpiritual Focusing. The program follows the outline of the Institute’s Facilitator Guide and includes in depth training in Focusing skills as well as the utilization of presentation tools and resources that are available from the Institute. Completion of the Level III program or its equivalent is a prerequisite for this program.