UK College of Holistic Training

UK College of Holistic Training
Our new name is UK College of Holistic Training. (formerly Kadmon Academy of Human Potential). We offer distance learning certificate & diploma courses for personal & professional development in therapeutic, self-help and New Age related fields. International enrolment welcome - we accept PayPal.
Current courses include Counselling, psychotherapy, stress management, parapsychology, abnormal psychology, anorexia/bulimia, relaxation, self-therapy, organisational behaviour, leadership, supervision, religious studies, numerology.
Our Digital Learning Centre also offers e-courses and e-books in self-help, NLP, EFT, hypnosis, energy therapies and other fields.
UK College of Holistic Training is based in London, Camden & Islington, United Kingdom
UK College of Holistic Training (formerly Kadmon Academy, established in 1994) offers distance learning certificate & diploma courses for personal & professional development in therapeutic, self-help, business and New Age related fields.
Current courses include Counselling, psychotherapy, stress management, parapsychology, abnormal psychology, anorexia/bulimia, relaxation, self-therapy, organisational behaviour, leadership, supervision, religious studies, numerology.
Our longer courses are probably more comprehensive than many other private diplomas, because students use a set of textbooks for each programme and therefore get much more content than specially-written courses that provide just one manual.
We also have a digital learning centre showcasing the best e-courses e-books and other digital resources by internationally known trainers and providers.
Business Management Skills
Diploma in Ecotourism distance learning study at homeself directedbookwritten assignments can be submitted by email : Ecotourism is about the joys of visiting unspoilt places in various beautiful and inspiring parts of the world, leaving as little environmental impact as possible and in doing so, helping to contribute to conservation and the local economy. This course asks whether the travel and tourism industry is really as "green" as it appears when it comes to sustainable tourism, and seeks to define what true sustainable development in tourist hotspots means for business, local people and for holidaymakers. There are special sections studying the ecotourism industry and its impact on the local environment and economy in the following areas: more...
Diploma in Leadership and Supervision study at homeself directedbook : People who are promoted or who move to supervisory or managerial positions from technical or professional backgrounds often are thrown in at the deep end without formal management training. The material in this course demystifies management and offers a comprehensive guide to what to expect and how to cope with people and tasks, and a highly practical overview of the principles and practice of effective leadership for small to medium-sized organisations. The course handbook provides essential learning in easy chunks, accessible explanations of theory and tips, techniques and tools to enable leaders to become effective in every area of the organisation. Topics include more...
Diploma in Organisational Behaviour (Organizational behavior) study at homeself directedbook : This diploma is a private British qualification awarded by UK College of Holistic Training. This course has open entry, but a high standard of written English and the ability to study comfortably on your own, and without close supervision, are essential. The qualification is for those who want a quicker, more accessible and/ or more affordable alternative than a university Diploma in Management Studies or more...
Complementary Therapies
Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology Distance Learning study at homeself directedbook : This home study course provides an introduction to human anatomy and physiology. There are sections on the skin, the skeletal system, the muscles, the circulatory system, the respiratory and olfactory systems, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the digestive system, the reproductive system, and the urinary system. Your knowledge will be tested by a 140-question open-book quiz.
Diploma in Energy Healing Science (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbook-based units and written assignments emailed to college : Diploma in Energy Healing Science (distance learning) Enrolment possible at any time of year. Course fee: GBP (Pounds Sterling) 150. 00 A FREE textbook (over 600 pages) written by a medical doctor will be included for UK students. Students outside the UK will need to buy the book on-line. This program provides a solid grounding in the theory of energetic healing that underlies various complementary medical approaches and subtle-energy therapies. The unit may be used as a professional development course for those who practice complementary medicine but who more...
EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques Level 1 and 2 Accredited Practitioner course study at homeself directedcd rom : This is a self-contained home study course in Emotional Freedom Techniques (meridian tapping therapy) on multimedia CD-ROM with additional handbooks, handouts, charts etc. supplied. Covers standard Level 1 & 2 syllabus leading to two certificates. Timed exams by email involve questionnaires & case studies. Tutor support by email. Complete course package shipped to most countries. SPECIAL LIMITED OFFER for first 50 students: free tuition for our next level course (beyond practitioner). See our website www. EFTHomeStudy. com for full details & conditions. Accredited more...
Counselling, Psychotherapy & Stress Management
Advanced Diploma in Bereavement Counselling and Thanatology (distance learning) study at homeself directedbook : A distance learning course using textbooks. Total period of study: approx. 6 to 9 months. This course is a private qualification aimed at the helping professional and the carer. The course can benefit any person who regularly comes into contact with people suffering from bereavement, grief or loss, e. g. counsellors, therapists, doctors and nurses, professional carers, hospice managers and staff, volunteers, social workers, charity workers, pastors, police officers, magistrates, legal workers, funeral directors, etc. Please note that this course is not related to HNC/ HND, more...
Certificate in Anorexia and Bulimia Awareness (distance learning) study at homeself directedbook : a distance learning course Learn important up-to-date information about helping people with eating disorders - for counsellors, therapists, helping professionals, relatives, carers and patients. This course provides an overview of previous physiological and psychological theories of eating disorders - specifically anorexia and bulimia - and introduces an important new theory which unites the roles of body and mind in the maintenance and progression of these illnesses. This updated approach, firmly based in over 15 years research by the textbook s authors, leads to criticism of some previous practices and to many detailed pointers to good practice for the helping professional who has eating-disordered clients.
Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling Skills (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbook-based units and written assignments emailed to college : Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling Skills - a distance learning course. Average duration 2 to 4 months. Enrolment any time of year. Course fee: GBP (Pounds Sterling) 235. For UK students, the two necessary textbooks are included free of charge. Students outside the UK will need to order the books separately from Internet bookstores (approx. cost GBP 50 plus postage). This course more...
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Techniques for Self-Esteem (Distance Learning) study at homeself directedbookTextbook plus written assignments emailed to the college : This course provides techniques drawn from cognitive behavioural (behavioral) therapy (CBT) and other methods to identify what is interfering with self-esteem and how to stop self-criticism, perform an accurate self-assessment, reduce stress and improve confidence. Specific techniques are outlined relating to specific self-esteem problems, including dealing with distorted thinking, forming healthy values, coping with mistakes, responding to criticism, being assertive in asking for what you want, goal setting, visualization and self-hypnosis techniques. There is also information on child self-esteem.
Certificate in Family Therapy Studies study at homeself directedbook : This distance learning, textbook-based certificate course provides a comprehensive overview of family therapy theory and methods of practice. The certificate also includes a section on research findings on effectiveness. Major schools of family therapy and introduced, their methods explained and their work evaluated, leading to an integrated model of how family therapy can be delivered.
Certificate in Humanistic Psychology of Carl Rogers study at homeself directedbookTextbook reading and written assignments emailed to college : This certificate course comprises studies of a representative selection of the written works of Carl Rogers. Rogers has been called "the most influential psychologist in American history". The unit not only provides an ideal overview of his work, but students already acquainted with Rogersa ™ approach will find much diverse material to increase their wider appreciation of this giant of humanistic psychology.
Certificate in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : Certificate in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (distance learning) Entry to this course is at any time of year. This course will be of interest both to survivors of traumatic events and those who, in their work, come across victims of traumatic incidents. The specially selected key text is written by a former sufferer of PTSD who has done his own research into the problem of PTSD and brings together in a comprehensive volume knowledge of the symptoms, complications and causes of PTSD and information about some available treatment approaches. Case histories are given and there is information about taking legal more...
Certificate in Skilled Helper Counselling and Coaching (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbook-based units and written assignments emailed to college : Certificate in Skilled Helper Counselling and Coaching A distance learning course - enrol any time of year - international students welcome. Suggested duration 1 to 3 months. Course fee - GBP (Pounds Sterling) 250. Free set of textbooks for UK students. Non-UK students need to buy books online. The Egan Skilled Helper Model is one of the most popular and practical models of counselling skills, guidance or coaching more...
Diploma in Anger Management study at homeself directedbook : The course contains a complete cognitive-based programme for introducing anger management to clients; teaching them ways of altering their thoughts, feelings and behaviour; educating them in reducing the impact of triggering thoughts or events, and improving social skills; developing cognitive and rational coping skills; developing a realistic philosophy of life; forgiving others; and avoiding recurrence of problem anger. Different intervention plans are presented that can be used with different client groups, avoiding a a one size fits alla model. Sample client handouts, information sheets and step-by-step intervention schedules are provided. Tips for managing the therapista ™s more...
Diploma in Anxiety Management Distance Learning study at homeself directedbook : Through the study of this course you will familiarize yourself with a comprehensive self-help workbook for people suffering from anxiety and/ or phobias, which will provide material for counselling and therapy a homeworka and self-support including charts and written exercises. The course provides information on anxiety disorders and their symptoms, approaches to recovery, relaxation, exercise and nutrition, panic attacks, phobias (introducing the concept of exposure), cognitive strategies, personality styles and anxiety, common phobias, handling feelings, assertiveness and self-esteem, relevant medical conditions and medications, meditation, and finding a sense of more...
Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbooks plus written assignments emailed to college : This course takes an integrated approach drawing from dynamic, cognitive, brief therapy and self-therapy models within a framework of counselling and helping skills. This distance learning Diploma course leads to a private UK qualification in counselling and psychotherapy. Syllabus Introduction to Psychotherapy Counselling and Helping Skills: The Egan Skilled Helper Model The Therapeutic Relationship  more...
Diploma in Creative Therapeutic Journaling study at homeself directedbookTextbook-based assignments emailed to college for feedback : This is a Diploma course in the art of journaling (personal creative writing) for the purposes of self-exploration, self-growth, self-expression and/ or self-therapy. The course may be taken for self-development or by counsellors, psychotherapists and helping professionals who would like an additional tool for assisting clients, particularly those recovering from trauma.
Diploma in Holistic Life Coaching (distance learning) study at homeself directedcd rombooktutor support by email : A self-directed distance learning course in life coaching mainly for therapists making a transition to coaching but available to other students too. The programme is taught in 6 modules covering one key skills model and drawing from four coaching models (Attraction, Co-active, NLP and Coaching with Spirit), covering a wide variety of coaching techniques. As well as these five modules, there is a module on holistic philosophy and an integrative essay of 2, 000 words is more...
Diploma in Psychiatric Disorders Awareness study at homeself directedbookTextbook plus written assignments emailed to the college : The course introduces how medical professionals go about describing and diagnosing various mental illnesses, and gives detailed explanations of problems and disturbances of consciousness; disorders of awareness of reality, disorders of body and self awareness, disorders of gender and sexuality, disorders of emotion and personality disorders. Within these sections, common serious and not-so-serious conditions such as anxiety disorders, phobias, schizophrenia and bipolar are described, as well as many rarer conditions and disorders that have neurological causes. Hallucinations, delusions and other manifestations of mental disorders are clearly explained and discussed.
Diploma in Stress Management and Relaxation (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbook study - written assignments can be emailed to the college for assessment : This Diploma is for: People who would like to take the course for self-development purposes Personnel managers, supervisors, performers, frequent travellers and others who need to deliver or practise a repertoire of techniques for stressbusting and recovering energy levels during hectic work schedules People who would like comprehensive instructions on relaxation and stress reduction techniques in an easy to follow format, and to learn many new easy skills and techniques Practicing complementary therapists, coaches, and health workers who would like an more...
Introductory Certificate in Counselling Skills (distance learning) study at homeself directedbookwritten assignments can be emailed to the college for assessment : This is a comprehensive short course in counselling for those who help people either voluntarily or in the course of their job, vocation or profession. The course is suitable for charity volunteers, nurses, care workers, advice workers, pastors, teachers, doctors, social workers, community workers, police officers, probation officers, lawyers, complementary medicine practitioners, coaches, hypnotherapists, funeral directors, managers, hairdressers, beauticians and anyone who finds him/ herself often in the position of listening to other people's problems without a qualification in counseling. This is a home study, self-directed programme.
Time Vector Techniques Practitioner (tm) - NLP and Time Lines distance learning study at homeself directedbookwritten assignments can be emailed to the college for assessment : You have probably heard of NLP time line work but it is extraordinarily difficult to find a relevant certificated course by distance learning until now! That is because certification has been limited to trademarked courses offered only through live training by certain expensive schools. However, the knowledge is easily available in textbooks, and using a comprehensive authoritative textbook as the backbone of our course, together with our proven distance learning methods, we can now certify you in time line work! We expect this course to be oversubscribed so enrol now! So, if you have done NLP without time lines, or more...
Energy Therapies
Diploma in Meridian Energy Therapy and EFT study at homeself directede-bookbook : Meridian Energy Therapy combines meridian-based techniques such as Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) with material from talking therapies (counselling, hypnotherapy, psychotherapy) and other energy work. This is the first stage of a two-level course. Diploma graduates may enter the Advanced Diploma in Meridian Energy Therapy. Accredited by Institute for more...
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
Advanced Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy Hypnoanalysis study at homeself directedbookTextbook study and written assignments sent by email : This is a course for experienced and qualified hypnotherapists who work with, or would like to study, in-depth techniques of hypnoanalysis and other related techniques. From 2011 onwards this course has been made more accessible by reducing the content from 15 to 12 units and reducing the fee to GBP (Pounds Sterling) 365 plus textbooks. Syllabus: Module 1: Review of General Clinical Hypnotherapy* Module 2: Freudian Thought for more...
Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Hypnotherapy study at homeself directedbookwritten work sent to college by email for assessment : This is a course for experienced and qualified hypnotherapists who work with, or would like to study, in-depth techniques of past life regression, accessing mystical states of consciousness, psychic protection, waking dreams, contact with guides and entities, spirit releasement, and archetypal trance work. A detailed course brochure for the Transpersonal Hypnotherapy course is now available. If you are a qualified hypnotherapist/ hypnotist and would like further details please contact kadcourses@tiscali. co. uk with brief details of your existing training and experience in spiritual hypnotherapy. The cost of more...
New Age and Intuitive Studies
Advanced Diploma in Parapsychology study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : This distance learning course is a professional-level programme of study at further education level, designed to give the student a broad knowledge of paranormal phenomena and to develop an open-minded attitude towards the causes of parapsychological events, as well as to educate the student in ways of approaching and investigating alleged paranormal occurrences. We will also introduce students who have Internet access to the vast resources on parapsychology, paranormal and spiritual topics available on the World Wide Web, for additional research, study and support. This course will be of great more...
Certificate in Numerology (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : Course description Numerology is the study of the esoteric significance of numbers and letters. The roots of numerology lie in the writings of Pythagoras, the Kabbalah, the Hebrew alphabet, and various strands of ancient wisdom. This is a self-directed home study course. This unit provides a background in: * the esoteric concepts required to understand numerology; * the history and numerical significance of the Hebrew alphabet and its relation to Greek and more...
Diploma in Spirit Attachment and Invasive Energy Release Work study at homeself directedbookwritten work sent to college by email for assessment : This course covers the theory of spirit existence and how it is possible to work with clients in altered states of consciousness to identify unwanted influences and then to communicate with the source of the problem and to peacefully facilitate the a releasea of the encountered spirit. This work is a specialised type of spiritual counselling in which the welfare of both the client and any intruding consciousness is taken into consideration. The course also covers the positive benefits of spirit contact. The diploma is mainly for people who are qualified in a relevant therapy such as hypnotherapy, counselling, psychotherapy, more...
Diploma in Mystical Hypnosis (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : Diploma in Mystical Hypnosis (distance learning) International enrolments accepted - start at any time of year The course explains the nature of hypnosis, the conscious and unconscious mind, how to induce a hypnotic trance, and how to use hypnosis to access mystical states of consciousness such as Cosmic Consciousness, Immersion in Light, Awareness of Perfection, more...
Diploma in Parapsychology study at homeself directedbookTextbook study and written assignments sent by email : Although we provide a separate extended Advanced Diploma in Parapsychology, we recognise the need for a shorter but intellectually satisfying course for those who wish to study the subject in a more concise format. This new Diploma course uses a single university-level textbook that is separate from the books required from the Advanced course. This Diploma may be taken on its own, or as a preparation for the Advanced Diploma in Parapsychology.
Philosophy and Religion
Advanced Diploma in World Religions (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : A distance learning course for anyone interested in the emergence and growth of the phenomenon of religion and its social and political implications. This course focuses on the world-wide development of religions throughout history. The enormous diversity of religion is revealed as well as its ability to develop and take new forms in response to changes in society, war, conquest and colonization. Against this background, accurate and concise portraits of faiths and aspects of religion are presented. Religions are understood in the context of diverse worldviews and secular worldviews such as Marxism are also introduced. Ancient more...
Diploma in Amish History and Culture Distance learning study at homeself directedbook : Interest in the Amish communities of North America has been generated through movies, documentaries, tourism and literature. Do the media portray Amish life accurately? What do the Amish believe and how is it different from other forms of Christianity? Where did they come from, how did their sect begin and what made them emigrate to America? Is their simple and rural lifestyle really idyllic? What are their core values? Can anyone become Amish and would they want to? Do the Amish suffer from any more...
Diploma in Dead Sea Scrolls Studies study at homeself directedbookwritten assignments emailed to college for assessment : This home study course, summarising some 50 years of research, provides a detailed account of the discovery and preservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, their relationship to the Old and New Testaments and to apocryphal scriptures; the belief systems and culture of the Qumran group; and controversies and fringe theories surrounding the Scrolls.
Diploma in Gnosticism (Gnostic Studies) by distance learning study at homeself directedbook : A home study course covering philosophy of Gnosticism from its remotest beginnings in ancient Egypt, Greece, India, Persia and the Middle East to modern expressions. This complex field covers both personal approaches to a divine connection and different spiritual systems and sects throughout the ages. It is not only a form of alternative or early Christianity a it has taken various more...
Diploma in Western Esoteric Traditions distance learning study at homeself directedbooktextbooks and written assignments submitted by email : Diploma in Western Esoteric Traditions (distance learning) A distance learning course for anyone interested in choosing a Western esoteric spiritual path or simply curious about comparative religion or spirituality. This course will also interest the counsellor or therapist who encounters clients with alternative spiritualities. International enrolments are accepted. You may start at any time of year. This course provides a thoughtful and clear overview Western esotericism in its diverse forms, including disciplines influenced by non-Western traditions that found their place in Western metaphysics.
Psychology
Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning) study at homeself directedbooktextbook-based units and written assignments emailed to college : Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning) - start this course at any time of year Dissociative disorders can be hard to diagnose and hard to understand. This group of disorders includes the syndrome that used to be known as a Multiple Personality Disordera . This course uses a text written by a medical doctor which introduces the concepts of dissociative disorders to other helping professionals in an accessible way. Guidelines for available treatment strategies are noted and hypnotherapy is a feature of more...
Certificate in Psychiatric Drugs Awareness (distance learing) study at homeself directedbookTextbook reading and written assignments submitted by email : This course explains what types of psychiatric drugs may be prescribed for different mental health disorders, the risks versus benefits of the medication, and how patients cope with different drug regimes. Brief up-to-date details are given of each disorder so this unit also acts as a guide to the field of mental illness. Questionnaires are included that patients can use to judge whether they may be experiencing side effects. There is also background information about the pharmaceutical industry, how it researches and markets its drugs, and the debate about responsible versus haphazard prescribing and the use of psychoactive drugs on children. Anyone concerned more...
Diploma in Abnormal Psychology (distance learning) study at homeself directedbook : This course is a private qualification aimed at the helping professional in private practice, those who already have the core qualifications for their career, or those interested in the subject. Many courses in counselling, psychotherapy, coaching or hypnotherapy, general nursing, social care, complementary medicine or New Age arts do not include a systematic study of abnormal psychology, and this course will fill gaps in knowledge and make it easier to communicate with the medical profession, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and other professionals, and to understand psychology books and papers. The more...
Diploma in Child Psychology study at homeself directedbookwritten assignments returned to college by email for assessment : A home study diploma course in child psychology (developmental psychology). This introductory course gives accessible overviews and summaries of theories, methods and key concepts of this area of scientific psychology. The science and information is related to practical situations involving how children develop, learn, think and socialize.
Diploma in Positive Psychology (distance learning) study at homeself directedbookcourse textbook and written essays : Positive Psychology is the psychology of personal growth, happiness and positive personal qualities. The history of clinical psychology shows a preoccupation with mental illness and disability and treatments for psychological problems. Positive Psychology is a new direction in psychology that looks at how we can feel positive emotions such as happiness and hope, and how we can foster creativity and wisdom. This course uses a key textbook that surveys the research done in this exciting new area and the theories that have emerged. Key concepts are explained and there are guides to further reading both of an academic and a self-help more...
Diploma in Psychoanalytic Social Studies study at homeself directedbookTextbook plus written assignments emailed to the college : This course traces the foundations of culture from prehistoric times and also looks at how cultures change and how they go wrong. Understanding the deeper psychological forces that have expressed themselves through society throughout the ages can help us to understand contemporary questions such as: * Why are there sometimes drastic changes in civilisations? * Why does modern art seem to have lost its soul? * Why is psychopathic violence so widespread especially in the youth of today? * Why are religious fanatics preaching destruction and the overthrow of Western civilisation?
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