Life Balancing College
In Holistic Counselling
Face to Face Course Duration: Term 2
4 x Fortnightly Weekends “Saturday & Sunday” 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
4 x Weekly “Wednesday Evenings” 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Plus Weekend “Saturday Mornings” 9.00am – 12.00pm “Further Postgraduate Courses”
Location for Term One is “The Sutherland Shire”
On Completion of the first Certificate Stage component of this intensive accredited training course you will be qualified to work as a professional meditation teacher and holistic counsellor if you wish to do so, while working through your postgraduate courses to the diploma Stage.
You will be able to work for yourself teaching meditation, chair yoga and positive life skills in the community to groups and individuals and in the corporate sector as a stress management consultant. You will also be able to provide holistic counselling services. You may also seek employment, if you wish, in holistic healthcare centres, wellbeing clinics, health clubs, natural therapies centres and retreats, gymnasiums, respite centres and community centres as well as several other areas that seek to employ qualified holistic therapists with a focus on meditation therapy and positive self-development.
As you complete each of the postgraduate modules through your training course, you will be able to specialize in those particular areas and offer a wider range of skills and services.
On completion, you will have the skills, qualifications and confidence to develop a solid general holistic wellbeing practice or a specialist practice, focused on one or more particular areas of interest and you will have ongoing practitioner support to assist you in successfully developing your practice.
You will be able to register for full membership with the International Institute of Complementary Therapist, The International Meditation teachers Association and several other recognised holistic and complementary therapist associations. You will also be able to obtain professional insurance.
Course Modules – Masters
Courses included in the Advanced Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling include:
Stage 1: Certificate level.
- Certificate of Meditation Teaching
- Certificate in Chair Yoga Instruction
- Certificate in Holistic Counselling and Life Coaching.
Stage 2: Certificate in Autonomic Nervous System Realignment Therapy (ANSR)
Stage 3: Certificate in Brain Body Medicine
Stage 4: Certificate in Advanced Holistic Counselling
Stage 5: Certificate in Holistic Trauma and Abuse Counselling
Stage 6: Certificate in Holistic Grief and Loss Counselling
Stage 7: Certificate in Holistic Telephone Counselling
Stage 8: Certificate in Holistic Marriage and Relationship Counselling
Stage 9: Certificate in Corporate Stress Management
Stage 10: Holistic Psychotherapy
Stage 11: Masters in Holistic Counselling Thesis
You will also receive your Diploma of Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling and your Advanced Diploma in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling and Your Masters in Holistic Counselling
All courses are evidence-based and industry accredited with the following organizations.
- The International Institute of Complimentary Therapists (IICT)
- The Complimentary Medical Association (CMA)
- The International Meditation Teacher Association (IMTA)
- The International Meditation Teacher Trainers Association (IMTTA)
Our graduates are able to join these organisations and obtain professional insurance.
The IMTTA Training Courses are evidence-based and include referencing to scientific research, providing the student with a grounded, non-sectarian and extremely professional knowledge base.
All course materials are well researched and presented in a very practical, hands-on format, allowing students to explore and experiment with the information provided.
Each lecture includes several practical exercises and a submission form, where students are required to comment on, explain, discuss or answer questions relating to the particular lecture. This provides the course teacher with a good understanding of the students’ ability to understand and assimilate the course materials.
The course materials have been created by Isabelle Cunningham and Kerry Doolan. Many of the lectures include audio-visual presentations, Power-point presentations and other visual aids, along with e-books, to provide the widest possible teaching style for the full spectrum of learning styles.
The course is focused on educating professional Meditation teachers, Meditation therapists and holistic counsellors who are able to provide the highest quality service to their own students and clients. It therefor covers a wide range of topics, including an understanding of anatomy and physiology, humanistic psychology and holistic counselling practices as well as teaching skills, managing groups, running a small business, corporate stress management and a wide range of other important topics.
The student is required to read several independent books throughout the various courses, written by well-respected and highly qualified individuals.
The general feedback on this course material from students has been excellent and includes comments about the learning being fun as well as informative; there being a profound opportunity for personal development as well as professional learning and confidence to work in the area of Meditation teaching and holistic wellbeing, gained through the high quality of the courses content.