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Laughter Therapy Diploma Course

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Laughter Therapy Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Laughter is something that comes to us naturally, but why? The Laughter Therapy Diploma Course explains this, offering evolutionary reasoning and social theories that bring a greater understanding of this natural behaviour that is so effective it can be used in structured therapy.

To understand why Laughter Therapy has come about, you need to understand why people would be encouraged to laugh and what specific physical benefits they would gain. The course describes various systems and parts of the body, explaining their purposes and how laughter has a posi...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 Laughter and Humour
  • Part 1: Laughter Evolution
  • Part 2: Theories of Humour
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 Brain & Body Benefits
  • Part 1: How Laughter Occurs
  • Part 2: How Laughter Changes Health
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 Laughter and Psychology
  • Part 1: Laughter and Psychology
  • Part 2: Pain Reduction
  • Part 3: Learning to Laugh
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 Laughter Meets Lifestyle
  • Part 1: Why Positive Psychology?
  • Part 2: Abraham Maslow
  • Part 3: Human Givens Approach
  • Part 4: Laughter Yoga
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 Mindful Health
  • Part 1: Mindful Health
  • Part 2: Early Learning
  • Part 3: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 About Therapy
  • Part 1: What is Therapy?
  • Part 2: Your Therapist Responsibility
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 Professional Practice
  • Part 1: Professional Practice
  • Part 2: Professional Practice
  • Part 3: Your Business Plan
  • Part 4: Self-Employment and the Law
  • Part 5: References and Resources
  • Module 7 Assessment
Laughter Therapy Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course can be undertaken by those who wish to become a professional Laughter Therapist, as not only does it include information about the theories and techniques involved but also how to run a session and the legal and ethical considerations that you need to be aware of.

You could also benefit from taking the course if you are already a therapist and would like to add Laughter Therapy to your existing services or if you wish to study the course materials to use the practice in your own life.


The Laughter Therapy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. 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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