Rigorous training program
Specialists are the real people behind the Basis service, and undergo a rigorous evaluation and training process before they can access the platform. Less than 20% of applicants make it through training.
Making people feel heard and understood is key to the Basis experience.
The ability to read tone and body language to smoothly guide a conversation.
It’s a lot to learn in a short amount of time.
Our training process
Learning the basics of Motivational Interviewing and Structured Problem Solving via self-directed online modules.
Practicing those skills and demonstrating competency.
The amount of time required to complete training varies depending on your individual learning style.
Apply now to learn more about the time commitment and specific steps involved.
Cassie lives in New York and works full-time as a research assistant. She went through training to become a Basis Specialist because of her own frustrating experience with the mental health system.
Whitney first came to Basis as a client, but became a specialist because she found it so helpful and wanted to deliver that experience others. Her approval rating from Basis users is almost 100%.
Alex is from Michigan and was one of the first specialists to join Basis. He’s passionate about helping people work through relationship and parenting issues.
Becoming a Basis Specialist is hard but rewarding work. If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to speak with you.Apply Now
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