Retreats

From Rwanda to Italy to Vietnam and beyond, our retreats provide once-in-a-lifetime Trauma Coach training opportunities. Our retreats will equip individuals with the necessary skills to effectively support trauma survivors while simultaneously immersing yourself in a novel and inspiring cultural experience. Our retreat-style trainings are designed to expand the ways in which we orient towards mental health conditions, to inspire global connection, and to learn alongside colleagues who share a passion for helping. 

Highlights

  • Learn the principles of trauma coaching within a multicultural context.
  • Experience high-level, specialized training on trauma-informed interactions.
  • Gain invaluable competence to be a trauma coach.
  • Gain¬†new insight through culturally unique¬†perspectives on mental health.
  • Explore an exciting destination and immerse yourself in the culture of your hosts.
  • Broaden your personal and professional network, and build lasting international friendships

Upcoming Destinations

Vietnam - April 2025

Unlock profound personal growth and cultural exploration at the KALOS Retreat in Vietnam 2025.  This retreat offers a rare opportunity to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit in one of Southeast Asia's most enchanting destinations. Whether you're seeking spiritual enlightenment, adventure, or simply a tranquil escape, this retreat promises an unforgettable experience.

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South Africa - October 2025

Embark on a transformative journey at the KALOS Retreat in South Africa, an unparalleled opportunity for personal growth and rejuvenation. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of South Africa, this retreat offers a unique blend of mindfulness practices, outdoor adventures, and holistic wellness experiences. 

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Kenya - February 2026

More information coming soon!

Process



Deposit + Apply 

Once you have made your $500 deposit, you will receive an email with instructions on how to apply*  and more information on payments plans offered. Applications are used to determine eligibility for the program, room and dietary preferences, and to gather necessary medical information.  

*any participant that is denied for any reason will receive their full refund back. 



Arrange Your Travel

Once you are accepted into the program, you will be responsible for booking your own flight arrangements. We work with a third party for logistics support once we are in-country + on the ground. Information from our logistics partner will be sent via email. ITTC only works with well-established and reputable travel partners.

DO NOT BOOK ANY AIRFARE UNTIL THE DELEGATION HAS BEEN APPROVED. 



Meet the Participants
 

Prior to the retreat all participants are required to attend a zoom call where we will introduce ourselves to one another and learn some important information about the retreat and the place we are traveling to. 



Retreat + Receive Certificate of Completion 

On the evening of the last night of learning we will host a "Certificate Ceremony" where participants will receive a certificate of completion. Those who are interested in pursuing the full Trauma Coach Certification need to complete the additional requirements listed below following their return from the trip. 



Access to Orenda Trauma Coaching

Once the retreat is complete all participants will have access to the materials and learning communities through Orenda. These learning communities are similar too, but different from KALOS Learning Community. KALOS puts an emphasis on therapy and therapist while Orenda puts an emphasis on Coaching and Coaches.  

Optional Certification Requirements

  • Complete Business of Coaching course through Orenda's learning platform.¬†
  • Read + Respond to prompts regarding "Trauma Stewardship".
  • Complete 50 hours of supervised coaching hours.¬†
 

Frequently Asked Questions