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White Sand and Stone

Unit One - Diploma of Holistic Empowerment Coaching

36 modules 600 Hours

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Unit Two - Postgraduate Certificate in Holistic Marriage and Relationship Counselling

4 modules 80 Hours

  • Introduction to holistic marriage and relationship counselling

  • Benefits of Holistic Marriage and Relationship Counselling

  • Issues to consider

  • Attachment Styles

  • Communication Styles

  • Issues for a couple to consider

  • Love Maps

  • Strategies for success in making marriages work

  •  Meditation as an effective modality in relationship mediation.

 

Required Reading:

Wired for Love:
How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain Can Help You Defuse Conflicts and Spark Intimacy by Stan Tatkin PsyD. MFT.

Unit Three - Postgraduate Certificate in Holistic Therapies for PTSD

4 modules 80 Hours

  • Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress disorder

  •  Understanding PTSD

  • The vagus nerves

  • Foundational Relationship Attachment Concepts

  • The effects of abuse and neglect in early life

  • The effects of depression, stress and anxiety

  • Treating depression

  • Understanding panic attacks

 

  • Working with grief and loss

  • Tools for managing PTSD

  • Using art therapy to treat PTSD

  • Designing meditations for PTSD

  • Talk therapy and PTSD

  • Designing programs and workshops for PTSD

  • Self-care for PTSD counsellors

 

Required Reading:

The body keeps the score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

Unit Four - Postgraduate Certificate in Inner-Child Work

4 modules 80 Hours

•       Types of Childhood Trauma
•       Theta waves and the realm of imagination
•       The wounded child
•       Tools, exercises and activities for working with the Inner-Child
•       Designing Inner-Child healing programs and workshops  
Required Reading:
Heal Your Inner Child by Glenn Harrold FBSCH Dip C.H.

The Masters in Holistic Empowerment Coaching

(min 840 hours) 48 modules 
Course duration: 2 years part-time
Part-time 10 hours study per week x 100 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 16 weeks
Full time 20 hours study per week x 50 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 8 weeks
IICT Recognised certification: (1) Meditation (2) Holistic counselling skills for meditation teachers (3) Meditation therapist (4) Holistic Empowerment Coaching

Course Fee

Early Bird Fee

$4198 (Save $598)

*When paid in full 

Full fee paid on Enrolment 

$4496 include $298 Enrolment fee 

(Save $298)

*When paid in full

Payment Plans

Deposit paid on enrolment- $298

Plus

 10x monthly installment of $450

(installment to be paid prior to each intensive attendance)

Our campus policy is to learn with small groups to be more focused and intense so each course have limited positions only

Please note that course fees being paid in full must be paid on enrolment. Enrolment fees, course fees and part course fees paid are non-refundable. Please see enrolment form for further terms and conditions. We also suggest that our students read our website terms and conditions.

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Outdoor Meditation

Masters in Holistic Counselling

(min 1,100 hours) 53 modules

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 call), in a classroom or via residential retreat.
Course duration: 2 ½ years part-time
Part-time 10 hours study per week x 110 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 20 weeks
Full time 20 hours study per week x 55 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 10 weeks
IICT Recognised certification: (1) Meditation (2) Holistic counselling skills for meditation teachers (3) Meditation therapist (4) Holistic Empowerment Coaching (5) Holistic Counselling

Course Fee

Early Bird Fee

$6000 (Save $596)

*When paid in full 

Full fee paid on Enrolment 

$6298 include $298 Enrolment fee 

(Save $298)

*When paid in full

Payment Plans

Deposit paid on enrolment- $298

Plus

12x monthly installment of $525

(installment to be paid prior to each intensive attendance)

Our campus policy is to learn with small groups to be more focused and intense so each course have limited positions only

Please note that course fees being paid in full must be paid on enrolment. Enrolment fees, course fees and part course fees paid are non-refundable. Please see enrolment form for further terms and conditions. We also suggest that our students read our website terms and conditions.

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White Sand and Stone

Unit One - The Masters in Holistic Empowerment Coaching 
36 modul - 840 Hours

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Unit Two - Holistic Counselling Skills

1 module -40 Hours

  • 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

1 module -50 Hours

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

1 module -10 Hours

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

  • 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 Five - Holistic Psychotherapy

1 module -80 Hours

Unit Six - Masters in Holistic Counselling Thesis

1 module -80 Hours

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

 
Therapy Office
White Sand and Stone

Unit One - Masters in Holistic Counselling
53 modules 1100 Hours

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Unit Two - Postgraduate Certificate in Meditation   for Women in Transition and Women’s Mid-life Health and Wellbeing

4 modules 80 Hours

  • Introduction to Meditation for Women in Transition and Women’s Mid-life Health and Wellbeing

  • Defining the Mature Woman (mid-life)

  •  The Mature Woman in Modern Society

  • What Older Women Really Want

  • The Role of the Therapist Working with Women in Mid-life

  • Health Issues for Mature Women

  • Menopause

  • Empty Nest Syndrome

  • Marriage Breakdown

  • Career Changes

  • Sexuality and the Older Women

  • Positive Health Habits for the Mature Woman ·

  • Tools and Exercises

  • Diet and Nutrition

  • Herbs

  • Defining and meeting needs

  • Hormones Research Project

  • Working with women from diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Working with Women Individually

  • Working with Women in Groups

  • Inner Goddess Workshops

  • Running Women’s Retreats

  • Open book exam based on the required reading book: The Female Brain

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Required Reading:
The Female Brain by Dr Louann Brizendine

Unit Three - Postgraduate Certificate in Meditation   for Men’s Health and Wellbeing

4 modules 80 Hours
 

  • The Psychological issues for men’s health

  • Physiological issues for men’s health

  • Love and self-love

  • Sex & sexuality

  • Emotional guidance strategies

  • Alienation

  • Relationship breakdown

  • Suicide ideation

  • Alcoholism

  • Drug dependence

  • Working with Substance Abuse

  • Working with Suicidal, potentially suicidal & self-harming clients

  • Working with the emotionally disconnected male

  •  Tools for healing

Required Reading:
Manhood by Steve Biddulph

 

The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine

Unit Four - Meditation course design

1 module 80 Hours

Design a six-week meditation program comprised of six x 1 ½ hour sessions. Including mapping intent and processes of achieving the desired outcomes.

Unit Five - 30 Hours case study

1 module 30 Hours

Students are required to provide three detailed references from students who have studied meditation with them for more than a total of 10 hours each

Combined Masters in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling

(min 1,340 hours) 63 modules
Course duration: 3 years part-time
Part-time 10 hours study per week x 134 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 22 weeks
Full time 20 hours study per week x 67 weeks. Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 14 weeks
IICT Recognised certification: (1) Meditation (2) Holistic counselling skills for meditation teachers (3) Meditation therapist (4) Holistic Empowerment Coaching (5) Holistic Counselling

Course Fee

Early Bird Fee

$7000 (Save $596)

*When paid in full 

Full fee paid on Enrolment 

$7298 include $298 Enrolment fee 

(Save $298)

*When paid in full

Payment Plans

Deposit paid on enrolment- $298

Plus

12x monthly installment of $608

(installment to be paid prior to each intensive attendance)

Our campus policy is to learn with small groups to be more focused and intense so each course have limited positions only

Please note that course fees being paid in full must be paid on enrolment. Enrolment fees, course fees and part course fees paid are non-refundable. Please see enrolment form for further terms and conditions. We also suggest that our students read our website terms and conditions.

Ask our special quote if you have a Master of Holistic Counselling here