Certificate in Advanced Meditation Teaching & Holistic Human Development


24 Modules


(min 360 hours)


Part-time: 46 weeks (10 hours of study per week)

Study break allowance (included in course duration) = 10 weeks
Full time: 23 weeks (20 hours of study per week) 

Study break allowance (included in course duration) = 5 weeks


IICT Recognised certification:
(1) Meditation Teacher
(2) Holistic Counselling Skills for Meditation Teachers

This certification course includes:

Module 1 – Foundation studies in meditation

Module 2 – Understanding the cause & effects of stress

Module 3 – Foundations of human happiness

Module 4 – Tools for healing

Module 5 – Meditation styles and techniques

Module 6 – Teaching

Module 7 – Working with specific groups

Module 8 – Counselling & coaching skills for meditation teachers

Module 9 – Designing and facilitating classes and workshops

Module 10 – Virtual, corporate, and community settings

Module 11 – Holistic small business management

Module 12 – Marketing: The key to success

See full details here.

  • Introduction
  • How you will be able to use the autonomic nervous system
  • The study of the ANS (autonomic nervous system)
  • Dr. Bruce Lipton
  • Language
  • The three brains
  • The autonomic nervous system
  • Neurochemicals
  • The endocrine system
  • Module summary
  • The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • The Amygdala
  • The Central Nervous System (CNS)
  • The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • What a nerve consists of
  • The evolution of human consciousness
  • Homeostasis
  • The Heart-Brain
  • The Gut-Brain
  • Reprogramming the autonomic nervous system by changing our perceptions and beliefs
  • Finding beliefs to change
  • Belief changing technique

Required Reading:

Beyond the Relaxation Response: How to Harness the Healing Power of Your Personal Beliefs by Herbert Benson, MD

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles by Bruce H. Lipton, PhD

  • Introduction to Brain-Body Medicine (Psychophysiology)
  • The Role of the Brain-Body Therapist (Psychophysiology Therapist)
  • Introduction to Brain-Body Medicine
  • The Physiology of Belief
  • Traumatic Beliefs
  • The Power to Heal
  • The Faith Factor and How to Provide it
  • Providing Evidence for Your Clients
  • Placebo – The Science Behind Brain-Body Medicine
  • Diagnosis and Seeking the Cause of Illness
  • Guiding Clients to Self-diagnose and Healing
  • Psychophysiology Diagnostic Tools
  • How to Work with Damaging Belief Systems and Conditioning
  • Medical Meditation
  • Writing the Prescription
  • Tools for the Psychophysiology Therapist
  • Marketing Your Brain-Body Therapy Practice
  • Building Clientele
  • Referring and Networking

Required Reading:

Mind Over Medicine: Heal Your Thoughts Cure Your Body by Lissa Rankin MD

Meditation as Medicine: Activate the Power of Your Natural Healing Force by Dharma Singh Khalsa MD

  • Introduction to Advanced Holistic Counselling
  • Seeing Clients – Individual and Group Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Emotions and Counselling
  • Relationship Counselling and Counselling Couples
  • Counselling Young Adults
  • Trauma Counselling
  • Counselling Clients with Depression
  • Mediating
  • Running Group Counselling and Therapy Sessions
  • Fight or Flight and the Relaxation Response Review •
  • Powerful Tools for Holistic Counselling
  • Creative Expression Therapy

Required Reading:
The Games People Play by Eric Berne, PhD

Next Start Dates:
April 1st, 2024
May 13th, 2024
June 24th, 2024

Pay in full:  $2397 CAD

Payment plan: First payment of $497 + 11 monthly payments of $175
(Payment Plan Total = $2422)