Master Practitioner Holistic Counselling Training Course

**Not Available in the USA due to differing regulations from state to state.
A minimum of 120 hours of this course must be completed in a face-to-face learning environment.
This can be done via zoom (or other live conference calls), in a classroom, or via residential retreat.


53 Modules



(min 1100 hours)


Part-time: 110 weeks (10 hours of study per week)

Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 20 weeks
Full time: 55 weeks (20 hours of study per week)

Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 10 weeks


IICT Recognised certification:
(1) Meditation Teacher
(2) Holistic Counselling Skills for Meditation Teachers
(3) Meditation Therapist
(4) Holistic Empowerment Coaching
(5) Holistic Counselling

Unit One –  840 Hours

Master Practitioner of Holistic Empowerment Coaching Training Course

See full details here.

Unit Two – 40 Hours

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 – 50 Hours 

Clinical Practice

Case Study Sessions
Students will take five volunteer clients through hour-long counseling 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 may be conducted in your own home, live via video conferencing (like Zoom), or at a well-being center in your local area.
Volunteers will complete a review and email this to the college after each session to provide feedback on the student’s counselling abilities.

Unit Four – 10 Hours

Case Studies Exam

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

Unit Five – 80 Hours

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 – 80 Hours

Holistic Counselling Thesis

Research and write a 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

Now enrolling for September 6th

Next start date: January 9th, 2023

Pay in full:  $6997
Payment plan: First payment of $497 + 29 monthly payments of $225
(Payment Plan Total = $7022)