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The Awakening Group College

Contact Name The Awakening Group
Address Australia wide VIC 3000
Servicing Areas Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Melbourne

The Diploma in Holistic Counselling course began in 2008 and supports students to facilitate clients to live their deepest truth, understand their needs and end suffering. The Diploma journey is as much a personal development journey as it is a professional journey as we create counsellors, we don't just teach them!
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Diploma in Holistic Counselling


 

Study The Diploma in Holistic Counselling

The Diploma is designed to end suffering and for the realisation of ones deepest truth through embodying these dynamic counselling skills in students own lives and in their practices.

This course is for all health practitioners, therapists, counsellors, caring professionals, or persons whose hearts desire is to help others find peace as well as deepen their own personal practice through honesty, responsibility and compassion.

This is a unique opportunity to create independence (self mastery). From this position true healing happens both personally and as a professional. Our holistic approach ensures transformation emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually thus manifesting your vision of life naturally.

The Diploma course is aimed at transforming practitioner’s personal patterns and experience of Self, enabling deeper insights, understanding and experience of the true nature of healing and Self. This enables practitioners to truly facilitate clients personal transformation from the depth of knowing and experiencing the divinity of themselves.

For all health practitioners and therapists, caring professionals, or persons interested in enlightening their experience of life.


Course Details

Study Groups (Online & In class) x 6:

      Questions and Answers

 

      More exercises and deepening of previous unit taught

 

      Case Study discussions

 

    Learning Activities presentations

Peer Group Supervision (Optional and highly recommended practice)

      Provides ongoing peer supervision for case study discussions

 

      New information and research shared amongst peers

 

      Personal issues effecting being a counsellor.

 

      In class as well as webinar sessions are available

 

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Accreditation

      International Institute for Complementary Therapists www.iict.com.au

 

      AHHCA www.ahhca.org

 

      ACA www.theaca.net.au as Professional Development credits

 

      There is no VET fee help for this course

 

Study Options

      All units are held in class

 

      This course is NOT available online. A number of study groups are online via video our webinars

 

Course Dates

      Brisbane course starts 22nd March 2019

 

           Melbourne course starts 22nd February 2019

 

Diploma in Holistic Counselling Course Logistics

Dates:

Melbourne course starts 22nd February 2019 and Brisbane course starts 22nd March 2019.There are a number of units that can be completed prior to the course starting.

Cost:

$6995 GST incl., full course cost, $6595 early bird price if paid in full before 1st February 2019 (VIC) 1st March 2019 (QLD). A $350 nonrefundable secures your place. Please note payments are subject to The Awakening Group terms and conditions.

Venue:

Melbourne: Australian Shiatsu College, 103 Evans St, Brunswick
Brisbane: Bardon Counselling Centre, 151 Boundary Rd, Bardon,

Assessment: Case studies, take home review questions, group presentations, autobiography & unit learning activities, 100 hour placement, audio/video coaching.

Accreditation:

  • International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT)
  • Australian Holistic Healers and Counsellors Association (AHHCA) accredited. Essentials to
  • Counselling is Part of a 10 part series that is a nationally accredited training program.

Enrolments:

The number of enrolments are limited per year. Deposit secures your place. On enrolment an individual session is made so that we can create the course to suit your needs and career direction, whilst supporting your personal growth.


 

Diploma in Holistic Counselling Course Content

The Diploma in Holistic Counselling includes

 

Part I: The Big Picture

      The Big Picture: How Reality is Created

 

      The Big Picture: How Reality is Created

 

      Mapping one’s Lifestream: Identifying issues & their point of creation

 

      Aligning self judgment - Bringing our Projections home

 

      Moving beyond the past to the present. Being the future.

 

      How You Manifest: Thought embraced by emotion

 

      Creating Your Day: Developing Mastery

 

      Soul communication: Laying the foundations to learning to trust oneself

 

      Who am I Really beyond the thoughts: Freedom from our neuroses

 

      Mapping Emotional Addiction

 

    Direct Experience: Surrendering to the gestalt of feelings, pain and suffering

 

Part II: Healing the Wounded Healer

      Role of parents in psychological development

 

      How the psyche recreates to resolve

 

      Acknowledging unresolved parental needs

 

      Developing Empathy: Moving from past to future using art and movement therapies

 

      Internal Archetypes: Connecting with inner child, journeying to recreate a supportive inner reality

 

      Addressing anger, hurt, fear, obligation, grief, guilt, abandonment, betrayal

 

      Direct experience: aligning the emotional body- turning anguish into bliss

 

      Awareness of natural Social masking: Bodies in Space

 

      Aligning personal issues to experience the peace and truth of self

 

      Systemic Constellation Principles: Connecting with our lineage

               

               Bodies in Space: Breathing Levels indicate permission,    

               Social Masks

 

Part III: Beliefs: The Work of Byron Katie Part I & II

      The Work of Byron Katie –The Great Undoing: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life.

 

      Time magazine called it: Four Questions to Inner Peace

 

      “An unquestioned mind is the world of suffering” Byron Katie

 

      The Work of Byron Katie –The Great Undoing: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life.

 

      Time magazine called it: Four Questions to Inner Peace

 

      “An unquestioned mind is the world of suffering” Byron Katie

 

      Learning and Experiencing the Inquiry

 

      The New Judge Your Neighbour Worksheet, Judge Your Body Worksheet, One Belief at A Time Worksheet

 

      The Worksheet

 

      4 questions and turnarounds

 

      Literal Listening

 

      The Gift of Criticism

 

      Working with Difficult clients - keeping them on track

 

      Saying "No" or "Yes", who is it you have difficulties with saying it to

 

      Doing The Work on personal stories of self, the body, relationships, stressful events etc

 

    Stressful Events: What are our motives?

 

Part IV: Effectiveness Training: Personal Empowerment

      The Therapeutic Relationship

 

      Introduction & practice of counselling skills: Learning the helping Skills

 

      Problem ownership

 

      12 Roadblocks to Communication

 

      Active Listening: Lead Ins, Common Mistakes

 

      Assertiveness skills: I Messages: Declarative, Confrontative, Preventative, Positive

 

      Win Win Conflict Resolution: Method III Problem Solving

 

      Feelings and Needs Inventory

 

      Developing empathy using micro-skills

 

      Identifying the Issue(s) through Active listening

 

      Learning to Identify and meet Personal Needs

 

    Goal setting

 

Part V: Family/Systemic Constellations: 3 workshops

      Introduction to the Principles of Family Constellation, by Bert Hellinger

 

      Key components of Family Constellation work: Family History, The Family Soul, Orders of Love, Function of

 

      Conscience, Belonging, Balance of Giving & Taking, Fate, Those Who Come First come First

 

      Movements of the Soul

 

      Developing Open Focus to read the family history in the body

 

      Family of Origin

 

      Personal Constellations - Experience being a representative, part of the holding circle and insights

 

      Experience this phenomenological approach through being a representative

 

      Somatic Imaging developed by Dr Jane Peterson

 

    Address issues such as adoption, abuse, illness, belonging and much more

 

Part VII: Creative Counselling Part I & II

      Creative visualization: a simple and powerful tool reconnecting sub-personalities ie: wise self, sensual self, inner child, sexuality etc.

 

      Linking Systemic Constellations with Creative Visualization with art therapy, props, figurines and other techniques for one to one sessions

 

      Working with deep respect for the client and their fate

 

      Helping in Harmony

 

      Developing Open Focus to include all signals: words, breath, movements, Soma

 

      Learn how to create a healing visualization

 

      Trust yourself as a counselor through:
        Soul Communication Meditation

 

      Spiritual Cleansing Technique
      Working with Archetypes: Adult/inner child/ Soul/wise selves

 

      Working with Structural Constellations in relation to Money/Decision making/Life & Death, Heart & Head etc

 

      Strengthening our Relationship with Life by meeting Death (Structural Constellations)

 

      Facilitating clients from Secondary movements to a Primary movement

 

      Interrupted reaching out (IROM) - symptoms, effect of, and working to resolve

 

    Setting up Structural Constellations: Hands on experience for individual sessions

 

Part VIII: Love, Sex & Relationships Part I & II

      Initiation of the Senses: Awakening Ones Sensual Self

 

      Enhancing Intimacy (In to Me See) in relationships

 

      The Language of the Masculine & Feminine in Relationship & Balancing them within

 

      Systemic Principles governing relationships

 

      Psychobioogical approach to relationships: mutuality/ couple bubble: How to stay connected and safe from triggering threat responses in relationships

 

      Launchings and Landings for couples, Welcome Home Hugs: the work of Stan Tatkin

 

      Issues arising in relationships and what to be aware of

 

      Enlivening and learning about sexual energy in the body: Transforming sexual energy into meditation

 

      Linking systemic work with internal sexual roles and archetypes

 

      Working with Sexual/Sensual/Feminine/Masculine selves to bring about balance

 

      Sexual abuse: systemic dynamics, working with to return to innocence

 

      Relationships including topics such as Marriage, Separation and grief, children, adoption, abortion, miscarriages etc
            Working with sexual energy from a Tantric Perspective
           
            Working with begining to be aware of a clients unique    Sexual Arousal Sytem including: Sexual Excitation System, Sexual Inhibition System

 

Part IX: Physically Speaking: Part I & II

      Your Disease is keeping you healthy: Speaking to illness and letting illness speak to you

 

      Creative Ways of working with illness

 

      A Holistic Approach to dis-ease with case studies

 

      Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Stress, Depression

 

      Biology Becomes Biography: Energy Psychology

 

      Case studies and working with illnesses

 

      Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

 

      Dissolution and Freedom Technique

 

      Introducing workign with trauma to titrate a client 

 

      Developing energetic boundaries in relation to trauma

 

      Resourcing a Client to work with trauma

 

    Working with Health and Wellbeing using Systemic Constellations

 

Part X: The Emerging Counsellor Part I & II

      An Eclectic Approach

 

      Client Questionnaire and Interviewing process, reporting procedures

 

      Ethics, case management, conflcit of interests

 

      Who Am I Beyond the Story and Processes?

 

      Defining Oneself and Intention as a Counsellor

 

      Transference and Countertransference

 

      Values and Morals influencing how a counsellor relates to the client

 

      Boundaries, Dependency (Counsellor and Client), and Counsellor Congruence

 

      Breaks and Endings

 

      Ethical Decision Making process

 

    Please note the order each unit is offered may change

 


 

The number of enrolments are limited to only 20 per year - secure your place today!

 

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