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Autonomic Nervous System Realignment Therapy (ANSR):

Compulsory for Diploma Level Course

The Autonomic Nervous System is responsible for determining which neurochemicals and what amounts released into our bodies, these chemicals create the physical enviroment our cells form and live in.

This course explores the link between the way we chose to think (our perception), the neurochemicals those mental states determines and how chemical imbalances cause disease. Based on clinical evidence, ANSR investigates how and why, what we think influences our level of physical wellbeing and explains, in practical terms, how changing our thinking process will dramatically improve our physical health.

Brain Body Medicine

Compulsory for Diploma Level Course

This course explores why people can find themselves 'trapped' in old belief systems, negative thinking and habitual ideas that do not contribute to living happy healthy lives. It provides a deeper understanding of the simple and practical tools we can use to help adopt a more positive and healthier thinking process.

It includes in-depth exploration of how and why particular thinking patterns manifest into specific physical illness. Based on scientific research and humanistic psychology, this course takes the mystery out of 'mind body medicine' and brings a popular theory into a new light as concrete healing modality.

Advanced Marketing and Business Development Skills for the Holistic Practitioner.

This training course expands on the marketing skills you began to develop in your Advanced Certificate level course and provides you with important insight into developing a holistic business in an ethical and conscious way. You will learn about marketing trends, using the internet to promote your business, developing a public profile, free and close to free advertising, attracting new students and clients to your business and creative marketing ideas. You will also learn about writing editorial and articles for print publication, creating newsletters, writing blogs and developing social media. Throughout this module, you will develop a comprehensive marketing plan to apply within your own business.

Corporate Stress Management

Stress can have a major effect on work performance. Some of the consequences include absenteeism, diminished performance, negative attitude and cynicism, decline in commitment and creativity, and a decreased ability to concentrate, learn and interact with other employees. Stressed workers can also develop a range of negative health symptoms including insomnia, headaches, back pain, gastrointestinal disorders, fatigue, anxiety, irritability and depression. This course focuses on developing your skills as a corporate Stress Management Consultant and using your qualification to help build strong workplace stress management programs, better self-esteem among employees, stronger workplace teams and greater productivity levels for business owners.

Advanced Holistic Counselling Therapy

This course delves deeper into the practicalities of holistic counselling therapy. You will study communication skills (verbal and nonverbal), building counsellor/client relationships, relationships counselling, the holistic counselling. process, mental and emotional wellbeing, counselling parents, counselling teenagers and releasing past trauma. This course also looks at the important ethical aspects of holistic counselling and will guide you in developing a completely professional practice.

Meditation Therapy for the Management of Depression and Anxiety

This course provides people with the tools required to self manage depression and anxiety as well as better manage stress in daily life. As we witness the distressing increase in the number of people dependent on antidepressant drugs to cope with daily life, we realise how essential it has become to provide natural and self managed alternatives to medication as a stand alone treatment. Teaching Meditation for Depression and Anxiety is particularly useful for practitioners who wish to focus on the epidemic of stress, depression and anxiety-relatesd disorders that are rampant in our society.

Meditation Therapy for the Management of Pain and Healing

Modern research has confirmed the age-old wisdom that meditation has the ability to cure many physical and psychological ailments. This training program allows practitioners to specialise in the area of self-empowered healing and personal pain management and covers self-healing, recovery and meditation for pain management. This is an excellent course for anyone who is interested in working in the holistic healing field and combines particularly well in Chair Yoga teaching.

Meditation for Children

This is a great course for those with a special interest in children. Teaching meditation to children is very different from teaching adults and offers young students a fantastic first step toward a lifetime of health and happiness. The kids' classes are lots of fun and high energy. Children learn the basics of traditional yoga poses through role play. They learn about how their bodies work, how to look after themselves and how to be calm and relaxed as well as developing a myriad of important positive life skills to help them cope with the pressures of daily life. Learning meditation also significantly contributes to better sleeping patterns for children and a wide range of other health and emotional benefits for kids and their parents.

Meditation Therapy for Mens Holistic Health and Wellbeing.

This course offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the issues many men face in modern society. Subjects include men and communication, understanding anger, facing fear, sexuality, men's roles in modern society, rites of passage, fatherhood, men's health, and cultivating creativity for men. This course also covers running workshops and retreats for men, including warrior-style workshops and celebrations of manhood.

Prenatal Meditation

Prenatal meditation and the use of meditation during childbirth contribute significantly tp a more peaceful, faster and less painful birthing experience. It also helps tp create a calmer, happier baby and a more confident, relaxed mother. This is a wonderful and rewarding field to each meditation in and the program you will learn to facilitate can be offered as a two-day workshop or adapted for a weekly class structure.

Meditation for Weight Management

This course will assist you in developing a good understanding of the causes underlying  weight problems, eating disorders and obesity: the physical and emotional impact these conditions have on people's health and quality of life and teach you how to facilitate workshops which assist people in accomplishing a healthy body weight, developing and maintaining healthy lifestyles, healthier mindsets and a more positive self-image. You will also be able to assist people in adopting healthy eating habits, basic exercise programs and meditation routines and guide them towards developing positive thinking skills. Your clients and students will be exposed to a new understanding of why they have weight issues and will be inspired to apply new, practical and achievable ideas. They will have the resources and support they need tp overcome the root causes of their weight issues and move forward into a healthier and happier future.

Meditation Therapy for Womens Midlife Health and Well being

This course will prepare you to support women in transition and guide them with beautiful tools that assist in developing high self-esteem, self-empowerment, inner strength, trust, self-love, joy and forgiveness. You will also learn about physical effects of menopause, explore social attitudes regarding women and ageing and develop an understanding of the effects of diet, exercise and meditation during menopause. This course also covers running workshops and retreats for women, including goddess-style workshops and celebrations of womanhood.

Holistic Trauma and Abuse Counselling

Trauma and Abuse Counselling works to assist people whose lives have been adversely affected through being abused or traumatised either physically and/or psychologically. This may include sexual abuse, violent physical attack, bullying at home and school or the workplace, domestic violence, witnessing or being involved in a traumatic incident or accident. The Trauma and Abuse Counsellors provide support, guidance and resources for the client to overcome the trauma and begin to implement strategies and positive life habits that allow them to live a normal, balanced life again.

Trauma and Abuse Counsellors must also have a thorough understanding of referral networks and the cycle of domestic violence as some of their clients may still be experiencing abuse and require guidance in removing themselves from danger.

Holistic Grief and Loss Counselling

Grief and Loss counselling become necessary when a person is disabled by their grief and so overwhelmed by their loss, that their normal coping processes are disabled or shut down. People may require Grief and Loss Counselling after the death of a loved one, after a long term relationship ends or even after losing their job. All people experiencegrief and loss differently. Grief counselling facilitates the expression of emotion and thoughts about the loss, including their feeling sad, anxious, angry, lonely, guilty, relieved, isolated, confused, or numb.

Holistic Grief and Loss Counsellors are able to provide clients with coping skills, emotional support and resources (and sometimes referrals) to help support them through the normal grieving process and also through what is known as complicated grief (which occurs when the client gets stuck in, or does not progress through, the natural stages of grief on their own.

Holistic Telephone Counselling

This course prepares students to offer telephone and online counselling therapy for clients who are unable to attend in person for various reasons. These reasons may include family or work commitments, disability, location, lack of transport or isolation.

Telephone Counsellors need special skills to ensure the client experiences as close as possible, the safe and nurturing environment the counsellor would provide in a face-to-face consultation

Holistic Marriage and Relationship Counselling

This course provides students with the skills and information required to counsel married couples, unmarried couples, families, siblings and others involved in close relationships who are seeking assistance to overcome difficulties within the relationship.

In this role the Marriage and Relationship Counsellor will often act as a mediator and will provide the couple (or family) with positive communication skills and life tools to assist them in expressing their emotions in a positive and non-blameful manner, taking  responsibility for their part in the relationship breakdown, setting goals and identifying desired outcomes for themselves and the relationship.

The Masters in Holistic Counselling

The Masters Pathway is a set course of study compromised of the Advanced Certificate in Meditation Therapy & Holistic Counselling plus the following courses and research units.

Students can choose to enrol in the Masters Pathway from the outset or enrol in, and complete the Advanced Certificate in Meditation Therapy & Holistic Counselling and then complete the required Postgraduate courses one by one.

Level One: Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development includes: Certificate of Meditation Teaching. Certificate in Chair Yoga instruction and Certificate in Holistic Counselling and Life Coaching.

The Certificate course is an important foundation course for Holistic Counsellors as it will provide you with a strong understanding of meditation as a therapy and a range of tools for you to use with your counselling clients.

It will also give you a basic understanding of how stress and fear effect health on both a physical and psychological level

Level Two: Certificate in Autonomic Nervous System Realignment Therapy (ANSR) - This course is required to achieve the Diploma level.

Level Three: Certificate in Brain-Body Medicine - This course is required to achieve the Diploma level

Level Four: Certificate in Advanced Holistic Counselling

Level Five: Certificate in Holistic Trauma and Abuse Counselling

Level Six: Certificate in Holistic Grief and Loss Counselling

Level Seven: Certificate in Holistic Telephone Counselling

Level Eight: Certificate in Holistic Marriage and Relationship Counselling

Level Nine: Certificate in Corporate Stress Management

Level Ten: Holistic Psychotherapy

Level Eleven: Masters in Holistic Counselling Thesis

You will also receive your Diploma of Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling, your Advanced Diploma in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling and your Masters in Holistic Counselling.

Postgraduate Certificate in Elemental Meditation

Movement meditation encourages natural and authentic self-expression and provides a means of re-connecting with our most primal, graceful and authentic self. It opens our creative life force, expands awareness and develops equanimity.

You will experience the benefits of movement meditation and learn how to facilitate courses and workshops for a range of different groups.

Postgraduate Certificate in Inner Child Work

So many, if not all  emotional issues and mental health problems can be traced back to childhood trauma. Inner child work is a way of effectively identifying and resolving childhood trauma. It is focused on the experiences, emotions and unconscious beliefs still being held onto by the adult as a result of childhood experiences. It helps to develop a sense of safety as well as connecting us to the joy, innocence, playfulness, opens and confidence of childhood.

Postgraduate Certificate in Sound Therapy and Vibrational Therapy

A living cell is a blend of resonant frequencies --- vibrational healing influences cellular health by changing its frequency through sympathetic resonance. Sound Therapy acts as a catalyst for healing by transferring energy frequencies into the physical body. This type of therapy has been used in medicine in both treatment and diagnostics for many years.

Learn how and why this intriguing therapy works and experience Sound Therapy and Vibrational Healings self-evident for yourself.

Postgraduate Certificate in Holistic Therapies for PTSD

Based on the ground-breaking work of psychiatrist, author and educator, Bessel van der Kolk, who has been at the forefront of research in the area of post-traumatic stress the 1970s. Dr van der Kolk has spent his career studying how children and adults adapt to traumatic experiences and have interpreted his findings into his book: The Body Keeps the Score.

You will explore what PTSD is, how it is recorded in the Brin, and how it affects the development of the cells. You will also discover very effective ways for supporting your clients to move beyond PTSD into self-empowerment and improved mental, emotional and physical health.

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