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Relaxation Therapy Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Help people feel calm, rested, and free of tension. In a world of stress and anxiety, the role of a relaxation therapist is an important one and the Relaxation Therapy Diploma Course is here to provide you with the knowledge and techniques you need to provide clients with much-needed guidance, respite and healing.

The course opens with an exploration into how relaxation therapy works, its background and history, benefits and uses. We’ll also take a look at the role of the body systems involved in relaxation and how relaxation therapy works with them, along with the psychological theo...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: What is Relaxation Therapy?
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Overview of Relaxation Therapy
  • Part 2: A Note on Meditation and Relaxation Therapy
  • Part 3: Benefits and Uses of Relaxation Therapy
  • Part 4: Physiological Use
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Theoretical Basis for Relaxation Therapy
  • Part 1: Body Systems Involved in Relaxation
  • Part 2: Psychological Theories
  • Part 3: How Relaxation Therapy Works in the Body
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Stress and Hormones
  • Part 1: What is Stress?
  • Part 2: Foods and Stress
  • Part 3: Hormones
  • Part 4: The Stress Response and the Relaxation Response
  • Part 5: Identifying Stress
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Relaxation
  • Part 1: What is Relaxation?
  • Part 2: Foods That Aid Relaxation
  • Part 3: Sleep to Aid Relaxation
  • Part 4: Exercise to Aid Relaxation
  • Part 5: Time Management to Aid Relaxation
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Relaxation Therapy Techniques
  • Part 1: Types of Relaxation Therapy Techniques
  • Part 2: Classification of Relaxation Therapies
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: The Relaxation Therapy Process
  • Part 1: Classification and Treatment Planning
  • Part 2: Factors Causing Problems
  • Part 3: Session Structure
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Relaxation Therapy Application I
  • Part 1: Autogenic Training
  • Part 2: Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Part 3: Yoga
  • Part 4: Biofeedback
  • Part 5: Hypnosis
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Relaxation Therapy Application II
  • Part 1: Meditation
  • Part 2: Deep Breathing
  • Part 3: Guided Imagery
  • Part 4: Pranayama
  • Part 5: Qigong
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Client Care
  • Part 1: How You Should Treat Each Client
  • Part 2: Policies and Procedures
  • Part 3: Ethics, Confidentiality and Responsibilities Towards Your Client
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Case Studies
  • Part 1: Case Study 1 – Reducing Anxiety
  • Part 2: Case Study 2 – Treating a Client With Breast Cancer
  • Part 3: Case Study 3 – Reducing Burn Pain
  • Part 4: Case Study 4 – Treating Anxiety and Depression
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Ideal for those looking to take their first steps in holistic therapies or wishing to add to their current services, the Relaxation Therapy Diploma Course will help you to better understand stress, and the need for relaxation for both mental and physical health.

With its unique approach to the physical, mental, spiritual and recreational characteristics of relaxation, this form of therapy enables you to provide effective client care that caters to the needs of the individual.

Accreditations

The Relaxation 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.

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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