Fees & Registration

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Fee is $2772 in a shared room or $3332. for a single room for November 4-11, 2023

35 CEs or CME available: Additional Fee is $50.  Let us know you want CEs and we will add that to your final invoice.

The seminar/trip fee raises funds for several not for profit, charitable organizations that benefit the public:

Integrative Mental Health University, Hospital Euripedes Barsanulfo, and two Spiritist Centers in Goiania.

All profits are donated to these organizations.

spiritistGroups will not be larger than 10 participants to allow discreet access to the intimate settings in the hospitals and healing centers.

How To Register: 

At the hospital’s request, this tour is for healthcare providers, hospital administrators, and leaders of mental healthcare initiatives.  From time to time we can also accommodate students preparing to be healthcare providers, e.g. nursing students, medical school students, etc.   Please describe to us in your registration how you are involved as a health provider currently and what motivates you to take this trip.  If you are not a healthcare provider and still wish to take this trip: please write to us, describe why you wish to take the trip, and we will explore how we may be able to accommodate your needs.

  1. Fill Out and Print application here: and send application by email to [email protected].  Be sure to sign with your handwritten signature.  OR send to physical address by mail: IMHU, c/o Emma Bragdon, 8 Clough Ave, Windsor, VT 05089, USA
  2. Pay deposit of $750 usd  on IMHU’s secure site.  Your deposit  reserves your space. (This is refundable if your application is not accepted.)  Balance of fee  is due 30 days before the trip begins.  Applications without a deposit do not secure a place.
  3. We have a 7-page document to help with all your preparations–including low airfare rates!  This is sent to you on registration.
  4. Contact if you have questions: Emma Bragdon–[email protected] or phone in Vermont, USA: 802-674-2919
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Fee Includes:

  • Personal assistance in preparing for the trip
  • 7-page document to help you prepare for the trip, shop for airfares, update passport, etc
  • Coordination with other participants regarding taxi transfer from airport on arrival and departure
  • 4-star hotel for 7 nights
  • Basket of fruit and snacks on arrival
  • All breakfasts, several other meals marked with *on itinerary page (5 lunches/1 high tea/ 1 welcome celebration dinner).
  • All van transfers from hotel to side trips during Nov 4-11
  • Classes, discussion groups, and tours
  • Two full feature films on Spiritist themes
  • Translator: Portuguese to English/ English to Portuguese with life-long Spiritist, Emanuel Dutra (he translated this book————————>
  • Arrangement to meet Jucelino Nobrega da Luz for those who want to continue exploring with a noted psychic after the seminar is over
  • Group donations to Hospital, Spiritist Centers and Foundation for Energy Therapies: all not for profit, charitable organizations.

 Fee Does Not Include:

  • Your airfare from your home to Goiania
  • Your passport updates if necessary
  • Meals not covered in itinerary page
  • Taxis outside of group van excursions and transfers
  • Personal: bottled water, beverages,  extra snacks provided by hotel available in your room fridge
  • Cost of Continuing Education Units ($50-optional).  Available for MDs, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and psychotherapists

Sending Fee and Refund Policy:

spiritistThe deposit and final fees can be paid by check and sent to IMHU or online via paypal or stripe–which accepts most credit cards– or by bankwire.

If paying deposit via paypal or credit card we will ask you to please cover $750 + 3% bank fee ($22.50) in  US dollars.  (+4% bank fee instead of +3%, or $30 usd if paying from outside of the USA.)   These extra charges will be due at time of final payment.

To avoid these merchant fees: Pay check, make check out to “Foundation for Energy Therapies” and send to Foundation for Energy Therapies, Attn: Emma Bragdon, 8 Clough Ave, Windsor, VT 05089, USA

On request, we will send bank wiring instructions to those preferring this mode of payment.  If we incur fees for incoming wires, we will ask you to repay us for those fees.

The Foundation for Energy Therapies is a not for profit organization recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3.  The Foundation is doing business via Integrative Mental Health University.

Balance due  varies according to your preference for room (private or shared), continuing education units, and method of payment.  We will send you an invoice via email once we understand your  preferences.  You can pay the final invoice by credit card, paypal, bankwire, or check.

Refund Policy:

If we cannot assure you a place on the trip, your deposit will be refunded in full.  If you are accepted on the trip and a place has been assured and you cancel 31 days or more before the trip starts:  your deposit will not be refunded. If you have paid for the whole trip and must cancel more than 31 days before the trip begins, we will return all of your money except $750 of the deposit.

If you must cancel less than 30 days before the trip and we have a qualified person to take your place (e.g. from our waiting list), we will refund the balance you have paid in full, minus $750.  If we cannot find a qualified person to take your place when you cancel in the 30 days before the trip starts, then we will not refund the money you have paid.

Preparing for Your Flight:

For travel to Brazil you no longer need a visa if you are traveling from the USA.  You will need a passport that is valid up to 6 months after you return from your trip if you travel from USA. If you hold a passport outside of USA, please check to see if you need a visa to enter Brazil.

To fly to Goiania: fly first into an international airport like Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Manaus, or Rio de Janeiro.  Then, take a domestic flight to Goiania’s airport using domestic airlines of Brazil.

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