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Insomnia Practitioner Course

12 Modules

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What will you learn?

Getting a good night's sleep is essential. If you have insomnia, it can affect your entire life, because if you cannot sleep, you cannot function. This course explains the issues that can occur from insomnia and offers many solutions to overcome the condition and lead a healthier, happier life.

The Insomnia Practitioner Course describes what insomnia is, including the causes of it and the therapies that sufferers may find useful. Sleep deprivation, chronic stress and the effects of each of these are covered in the course. You’ll learn what the study of brainwaves can te...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – What is Insomnia?
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Insomnia And The Causes Of Insomnia
  • Part 2: Treatment For Insomnia
  • Part 3: The Effects of Chronic Stress
  • Part 4: Anxiety and Fear - The Fight or Flight Response
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Brainwaves and Sleep
  • Part 1: Brainwaves
  • Part 2: Theta Brainwaves
  • Part 3: Delta Brainwaves
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Your Body Clock
  • Part 1: Sleep Deprivation And The Body Clock
  • Part 2: Disruptions To The Circadian System
  • Part 3: The Right Mix Of Sleep
  • Part 4: Obesity, Diabetes And Other Health Problems
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Sleep Disrupting Foods and Drinks
  • Part 1: Sleep Disrupting Food And Drink
  • Part 2: The Effects Of Alcohol And Caffeine On Sleep
  • Part 3: The Effects Of Nicotine On Sleep
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – The Power of Deep Breathing
  • Part 1: The Benefits Of Breathing
  • Part 2: Breathing Techniques
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Journaling and Creating a Sleep Shrine
  • Part 1: Insomnia Coping Techniques
  • Part 2: Stress Management Tips
  • Part 3: Creating An Evening Ritual
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Meditations for Sleep: How to Clear Your Mind
  • Part 1: Meditation Basics
  • Part 2: Tense And Release Relaxation Exercises
  • Part 3: Meditation Techniques For Beginners
  • Part 4: Meditation For Health
  • Part 5: Meditation For Healing
  • Part 6: Meditation For Sleep
  • Part 7: Drifting On A Cloud Sleep Meditation
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Self-Hypnosis for Sleep
  • Part 1: The Power Of Hypnosis
  • Part 2: Feelings And Emotions
  • Part 3: Meaningful Memories
  • Part 4: Visualisation Of The Required State - Visual Imagery
  • Part 5: Self-Hypnosis Techniques For Sleep
  • Part 6: Deepening Sample Scripts
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – The Power of Herbs for Sleep
  • The Power Of Herbs For Sleep
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Prescription Medications for Sleep
  • Part 1: Drugs Used To Treat Insomnia
  • Part 2: Common Side-Effects Of Sleep Medications
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 – Homeopathy and Placebo Effect
  • Part 1: What Is Homeopathy?
  • Part 2: The Placebo Effect
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12 – Aromatherapy for Sleep
  • Part 1: What Is Aromatherapy?
  • Part 2: Aromatherapy Remedies
  • Conclusion
  • Module 12 Assessment
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Who would benefit from the course?

The Insomnia Practitioner Course has been designed to provide you with practical techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, improve your lifestyle and health, and overcome insomnia. You’ll find some techniques more appealing than others, but you will find something here to help you create a healthy routine of restful sleep.

From studying the course and putting the knowledge contained within to use in your own life, you can go on to provide help to others as a holistic Insomnia Practitioner.


The Insomnia Practitioner Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home, you also receive your own tutor for full tutor support when completing the course. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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