Masters in Holistic Counselling

**Not Available in the USA due to differing regulations from state to state.
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 calls), in a classroom, or via residential retreat.


    53 Modules


    (min 1100 hours)


    Course duration: 2.5 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 of study per week x 55 weeks
    Study break allowance (included in course durations) = 10 weeks


    IICT Recognised certification:
    (1) Meditation
    (2) Holistic counseling skills for meditation teachers
    (3) Meditation therapist
    (4) Holistic Empowerment Coaching
    (5) Holistic Counselling

Masters in Holistic Counselling


IICT Recognised certification: Meditation

Holistic counseling skills for meditation teachers

Meditation teacher

Holistic Empowerment Coaching

Holistic Counseling

Meditation Therapist

Payment Options

Upfront = $6,000 

Payment Plan = $6,200 ($200 Deposit and 30 x monthly instalments of $200)

Next Course intake 28th August 2021

Course Modules

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


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 counseling 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 may be conducted in your own home, live via video conferencing (like zoom), or at a well-being center in your local area.
Volunteers will complete a review and email this to the college after each session to provide feedback on the student's counseling abilities.

Unit Four - Case studies exam
1 module - 10 Hours

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

Unit Five - Holistic Psychotherapy
1 module - 80 Hours

  • 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 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

Next Course intake 28th August 2021