Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program

Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program

Student in Herbal Studies Class

The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program was one of the first of its kind in complementary and alternative health care in Canada. The program offers many courses in both Holistic and Energetic Studies: Aromatherapy, Shiatsu Basics, Herbal Studies, Homeopathy, Chakra Studies, Reiki, Reflexology, Colour Therapy and Medical Intuition to name a few.

Our practical, hands-on approach to learning also provides opportunities for students to do their own inner healing and embark upon a spiritual journal while studying.

What makes this program unique?

The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program is a 910-hour professional training program in holistic healthcare and energetic studies. Created in 1994, it was the first complementary and alternative healthcare program developed in Canada and continues to be the most comprehensive and inclusive program in the country.

  • Unique integration of physical, holistic and energetic modalities and vibrational arts
  • Spiritual approach which forms the foundation for the program
  • Opportunity for students to do their own inner healing and embark upon a spiritual journey while studying
  • A practical, hands-on approach to learning
  • All instructors are professionals actively involved in their practices and communities
  • All instructors are professionals actively involved in their practices and communities
  • Limited class sizes = more individual student support
  • More dedicated classroom hours
  • Large diversity of modalities, exceeding requirements of the Canadian Examining Board of Health Care Practitioners
  • Many options to choose from: take the entire program; focused certificates, Individual Studies or one course at a time

Career Opportunities

A variety of career opportunities exist for graduates of the Holistic Health Practitioner Program. Graduates work as:

  • Holistic Practitioners in Clinics, Retreat and Wellness Centres, Spas, Cruise Ships and Holiday Resorts
  • Support staff for: Chiropractors, Naturopathic and Homeopathic Doctors
  • Entrepreneurs and set up your own private practice or clinic with other practitioners or corporate on-site contracts

 

PROFESSIONAL TITLE:  HOLISTIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER

Professional Designations: 

C.N.H.P.—Certified Natural Health Practitioner

C.A.H.T.—Certified Aromatherapy Health Therapist

C.R.H.P.—Certified Reflexologist Healthcare Practitioner


Note: This program can also be taken for personal reasons only — for those who wish to gain holistic health knowledge and skills for themselves and their families.

  

Program Objectives

  • To train students with professional skills and provide them with practical and professional experiences in a variety of bodywork/energy work and holistic health care modalities.
  • To provide students with practical and professional experiences in these modalities to strengthen and anchor their abilities.
  • To complement and work synergistically with conventional medicine — not to act as a substitute for it.
  • To support students in the exploration of the intimate connection between body, mind and spirit in respect to physical health or illness, while examining the psychospiritual influences behind illness.
  • To introduce students to the basic requirements in business management, ethics and communication to allow for the development of a successful practice.
  • To assist students on their personal and spiritual journey in becoming a professional Holistic Health Practitioner.

 

Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program

 

Areas of Study

The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program is split into two areas of study: 

Holistic Studies

Anatomy and Physiology (30 hours)

Pathology (18 hours)

Aromatherapy, including product making (120 hours)

Herbal Studies and Fundamental Iridology (105 hours) 

Homeopathy (30 hours)

Swedish Basics (30 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (30 hours)

Reflexology (45 hours)

Natural Nutrition and Nutritional Symptomatology (30 hours)

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching (22 hours)

Ethics and Managing a Business (18 hours)

Holistic Treatment Skills (24 hours)

TOTAL HOLISTIC HOURS — 502

 

Energetic Studies

Meditation and the Chakras (20 hours)

The Path of Emotional Healing (20 hours)

Spiritual Healing and Energy Transfer (20 hours)

The Intuitive Arts (20 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (hours counted in Holistic)

Reiki I (15 hours)

Reiki II (15 hours)

Vibrational Arts and Energy Work (30 hours)

Chakra Studies II (30 hours)

Crystal Energy Work (8 hours)

Sound Energetics (15 hours) 

Medical Intuition, Guided Imagery and Prayer (30 hours)

Colour Therapy (8 hours)

Subtle Aromatherapy (15 hours)

Bach Flower Remedies (8 hours)

Energy Medicine Techniques (7 hours)

TOTAL ENERGETIC HOURS — 261

Note:  You can take the entire program; focused certificates, Individual Studies or one course at a time


FEE COMPARISON

  Fee if courses taken as diploma (Cdn)  Fee if courses taken separately (Cdn)
Holistic Studies $6,233 $7,880
Energetic Studies $2,942 $3,020
4 Total Self Courses $1,080 $1,280

Subtotal

$10,255

$12,180

HST (13%)

Exempt

$1,583.40

Total

$10,255

$13,763.40

 

Program Start Dates:    

This program has flexible start dates throughout the year. Schedules are subject to change; for current program schedules, call Maria Gallé at 416-484-0454 ext. 25 or Pat Rigby at 416-484-0454 ext.30

Full-time 1-year Program:

  • Fall: Starting Mon. Sept. 11, 2017, ending June 28, 2018
  • The required courses from the Total Self Program (#1, #4, #5 and #6) are included in your full-time schedule.


Part-time 2-year Program:

  • Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 or Sat. Feb. 3, 2018
  • You may schedule the required courses from the Total Self Program (#1, #4, #5 and #6) at your convenience and get started at any time.

*Note: Custom-designed schedules can be developed for any start date for full-time and/or part-time studies.

For more information, please contact Maria Gallé at mariag@transformationalarts.com or 416.484.0454 ext.25 or Pat Rigby at prigby@transformationalarts.com or 416.484.0454 ext.30.

 

 


 

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