MASTERS IN HOLISTIC COUNSELLING

Not Available in the USA due to differing regulations from state to state.(1,100 hours)

Unit One - The Masters in Holistic Empowerment Coaching

See modules for the Masters in Holistic Empowerment Coaching

Unit Two - Holistic Counselling Skills

  • Creating safe environments 

  • Client Centred Therapy 

  • Understanding Anger 

  • Anger Management 

  • The Polyvagal Theory 

  • Ethics for holistic counsellors 

  • Client Assessment

Required Reading:

Holistic Counselling - A New Vision for Mental Health by Dr Patricia Sherwood


The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) by Deb A. Dana

Unit Three - Clinical Practice

Case Study Sessions Students will take five volunteer clients through hour long counselling sessions each week for 10 weeks. Supervision and guidance will be provided via email to assist students with planning and facilitating the case study sessions. Case study sessions maybe conducted in your own home, live via video conferencing (like zoom) or at a well-being centre in your local area. Volunteers will complete a review and email this to the college after each session to provide feedback on the students counselling abilities.

Unit Four - Case studies exam

Write and submit an essay detailing the experiences gained through the case study sessions.

Unit Five - Holistic Psychotherapy

  • Meditation as therapy

  • Introduction to holistic psychotherapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

  • Thought Field Therapy

  • Sand-play therapy

  • Rebirthing-breathwork

  • Neuro Linguist Programming

  • Hypnotherapy

  • Emotional Freedom Technique

  • Expressive Therapy

  • Drama and Role Play Therapy

  • Art Therapy

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

Unit Six - Masters in Holistic Counselling Thesis

  • Research and write a Masters in Holistic Counselling Thesis

  • Develop ideas based on acquired knowledge and accumulated experience 

  • Complete a major research project 

  • Create a substantial piece of writing to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of selected topics

Course fee

Paid in full on enrollment  USD 2450

Payment Plan Available