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Holistic Educational Programs Guide (New England)


Holistic, Metaphysicaland Therapeutic Fields

Bachelor, Master, Doctorate distance degrees. Syllabus tailored to each applicant. Most courses textbook-based. Counseling Psychology, Metaphysics, Esoteric Studies, Hypnotherapy, Spirituality, Religious/Interfaith Studies, Life Coaching, Holistic Studies, Complementary Health Studies, Parapsychology, Thanatology, Voice (Rock/popular singing), Independent/Interdisciplinary studies. ABD to PhD completion by dissertation welcome. Enroll any time. Established 2001, UK HQ, registered in Vanuatu. International Association Distance Learning accredited. Joint awards available with California institution - ask for details. Phone (UK#) +44-207-748-3134. Email preferred info@unicalamus.org. Holistic distance certificates/diplomas available at our associated school www.ukcollege-holistic.co.uk

Begins: ongoing Length of Program: normally from 18 months; accelerated options possible Pre-requisites: varies according to program Tuition: from approx. $1750 for degree courses Application: required Upon Completion: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Certificates Contact: Dr. Morris Berg, Calamus International University, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, U.K. WC1N 3XX Phone: +44-207-748-3134 Email: info@unicalamus.org  Website: www.unicalamus.org


Akashic Record Practitioner Program

The Akashic Records hold the spiritual records of each of us. Now YOU can learn to access the records for yourself and others in our beginner courses. Advanced level course work includes past life, sacred contracts, and hands-on matrix energy type work for healing. These courses are for beginners and advanced intuitives. Certification as an Akashic Record Practitioner is available with successful completion of all 4 levels and required practice sessions.

Begins: Ongoing Contact: Haleya Priest, MEd, LMT, RMT, ATP®, Akashic Book of Life, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-549-0541 Email: haleya@sanctuaryhealingarts.net  Website: www.akashic-book-of-life.com

Alternative/Complementary Medicine

This 10-hour certificate program includes courses in healing theories and techniques. Courses include: Theories of Healing, Herbal Pharmacology, Music and Healing, Understanding Nutrition, Reiki 1 & 2, Body in Health and Disease, Yoga, Meditation, Stress Menagement 1 & 2, and Ethics. Certification is beginning foundation for professional development.

Begins: Ongoing Pre-requisites: Comp 1 Application: required Tuition: $169 per credit hour, financial aid is available Upon Completion: Certificate in Wellness & Healing Arts Contact: Kristin Webb, North Shore Community College, 1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923 (Mailing: PO Box 3340, Danvers, MA 01923) Phone: 978-739-5566 Email: kwebb@northshore.edu  Website: www.northshore.edu

Angel Guide Training Program

Increase your psychic and intuitive skills while connecting with the Angelic Realm. For beginners and experienced intuitives. Learn all about Angels, your Guardian Angel(s), how to receive specific and clear guidance from the Angelic Realm, and how to read Angel Oracle Cards for yourself and others. Advanced coursework includes hands-on energy healing, and more. This program is based on Doreen Virtue’s work. Participants may choose to become Certified Angel Guide Practitioners upon completion of both levels and required practice sessions.

Begins: Ongoing Contact: Haleya Priest, MEd, LMT, RMT, ATP®, Angel School, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-549-0541 Email: haleya@sanctuaryhealingarts.net  Website: www.angelguidetraining.com

ASAT C.O.R.E. Counselor

A six day program conducted over three weekends leading to certification as an ASAT C.O.R.E. Counselor and first year membership in ASAT. This popular and powerful course provides in-depth training in conducting and building a successful and personally enriching profession in the exciting field of ASAT C.O.R.E. Counseling.

Begins: October 18/19, 2014. Continues November 15/16 and December 13/14 Application Deadline: October 10, 2014 Upon Completion: Certification Contact: American Society of Alternative Therapists (ASAT), PO Box 303, Topsfield, MA 01983 Email: asat@asat.org  Website: www.asat.org

Bach Flower Remedies

The Bach remedies help safely address stress, worry, moodiness, sleeplessness,, and problems with concentration. Learn how to use the remedies for yourself, friends, family, and even pets to alleviate stress and enhance well-being. This three-tiered program leads to Practitioner Registration with the Bach Centre, UK. Courses located throughout the US and Canada. Level 1 Introductory Program available via Web Distance Learning or Onsite training. Programs are approved by the Bach Centre, UK. Please visit our website for our North American calendar and complete details.

Begins: ongoing Contact: Nancy Buono, BFRP, Bach Flower Education, Bach International Education Program, 848 N. Rainbow Blvd., #4613, Las Vegas, NV 89107 Phone: 800-928-1270 Email: info@livingenrichment.com Website: www.bachflowereducation.com

Core Energetics

Become certified in a comprehensive energy-renewing method that helps your patients - overcome and heal deeply stored, inhibiting, emotional imprints left in the body from earlier unresolved painful experiences - refresh and enhance the natural flow of life energy and love so they can enjoy a more integrated and harmonious life. Check website for notification of Open Houses or Introductory Workshops

Begins: October 2014 Length of Program: Two Year Certification Program, twelve 3-day training weekends Pre-requisites: Bachelor’s Degree, Certificate in Bodywork, Massage or Yoga Training, Master’s in Counseling or Social Work, Doctor of Psychology Application Deadline: Aug. 20, 2014. See website www. corevibrations.com Tuition:$3025 per year, financial aid is available Upon Completion: Diploma Certifying Graduate as Core Energetics Practitioner Contact: Karyne B. Wilner, PsyD, Karyne Wilner’s Core Energetics, 1005 Aquidneck Ave., 1st floor, Middletown, RI 02842 Phone: 401-316-7041 Fax: 401-619-5319 Email: karynew@aol.com  Website: www.corevibrations.com

Energy Medicine

Whether you are a practicing healer or wanting to develop your healing skills, this training is for you. Largely experiential, this course provides a grounded understanding of the science of the human energy field, techniques to read and direct energy, and tools to address root blockages. This program is devoted in equal parts to learning healing techniques and delving into your own inner journey of transformation and growth. Deborah Wilson, creator of Wholeness Energetics, has dedicated much of her life to the fields of healing and consciousness and is an accessible, fun, and down-to-earth teacher.

Begins: September 26, 2014 Length of Program: 9 months, one weekend a month Application Deadline: August 15, 2014 Tuition: $3000, some financial aid and work exchange is available Upon Completion: Certificate Contact: Deborah P. Wilson, 401 Main St., Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-256-0999 Email: info@pathofthehealer.com  Website: http://pathofthehealer.com

Holistic Practitioner

A 2-year program in which you will learn: Shamanic Indigenous Global Traditions, Empowering Your Intuitiveness, Korean Dohn and Qigong Healing, Meditation and The Art of Listening, plus more. Classes held in Southern Maine. Meets twice annually for four days. Room and board included in tuition.

Begins: August 29, 2014 Length of Program: 2 years Pre-requisites: Open heart and mind Tuition: $4,000, $500 deposit by August 1st (payment programs available) Upon Completion: Certification Contact: Claudia Ragonesi, Holistic Universal Healing, 13 Devotion Ave., Sanford, ME 04073 Phone: 207-324-3276 Email: cragonesi@hotmail.com  Website: www.holisticuniversalhealing.com

Laura Norman Holistic Reflexology

Study Laura Norman’s Holistic Method through extensive, guided, hands-on experience. Learn powerful, nurturing relaxation and Foot, Hand, Ear and Face Reflexology techniques, Laura’s holistic approach, and become a Professional Reflexologist. Take a big step toward a new career in complementary healthcare or expand your current practice and earn CE hours. Classes held at The Abode Retreat Center, New Lebanon, NY.

Begins: July 19, 2014 Length of Program: Foot Reflexology Cert. - 11 days, Hand Reflexology Cert. - 4 days, Face & Ear Reflexology Cert. - 3 days Pre-requisites: none Tuition: $347 to $3995 with advance payment, a 6 month interest-free financing available; 6- and 12-month payments plans available Upon Completion: Certificate of Completion with Seal; Eligibility for ARCB National Certification Contact: Laura Norman Holistic Reflexology Training Programs, The Abode of the Message, 5 Abode Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125 Phone: 413-854-2615 Email: diane@lauranorman.com  Website: www.lauranorman.com/class_schedules.html

Leading Workshops

Looking for a new or expanded career? Learn to lead up to 14 different workshops in the philosophy of Louise Hay. Complete materials provided. Training is approved by Louise and authorized by Hay House. 7 day training September 20-27, 2014 in San Diego. Tuition includes lodging and most meals. Mention this ad for a $400 discount.

Begins: September 20, 2014 Length of Program: 7 days Pre-requisites: Be familiar with the work of Louise Hay and excited about teaching it Application Deadline: August 8, 2014 Tuition: $4295 Contact: Patricia J. Crane, PhD, Heal Your Life Training, PO Box 1081, Bonsall, CA 92003 Phone: 800-969-4584 Fax: 760-728-7390 Email: patricia@heartinspired.com  Website: www.healyourlifetraining.com  


The Professional Counselor Training Program teaches psychosynthesis theory, the principles of holistic counseling and the process of psychological and spiritual development. The program provides an in-depth theoretical and practical training as well as intensive personal, professional and spiritual growth in a face-to-face setting. This training is open to those actively engaged in or studying the helping professions. This is a comprehensive 3-year program that leads to certification as a Certified Psychosynthesis Practitioner. This program is in the Summer Intensive format of 3-4 day weekends per month in July, August & September. Successful completion will allow you to join Level II of the Program in October (CPP). CEU’s for social work and mental health counseling are available. We have offered this training for 30 years in the Pioneer Valley. Full program information is available on our website.

Begins: July 11, 2014 Length of Program: 1-3 years (3 years for certification) Pre-requisites: none Tuition: $3000 per year, scholarships and work study available Upon Completion: Practitioner certification after 3 years Contact: Dr. Dorothy Firman, The Synthesis Center, 285 Pomeroy Lane, Amerst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-256-0772 Email: programs@synthesiscenter.org Website: www.synthesiscenter.org

Psychosynthesis Coaching

The Will to Grow: Transformational Life Coaching is a nationally certified coach training program offered in several formats, including live, independent study, and teleconference. This program will train people in the spiritually-oriented psychology of psychosynthesis and leads to a Psychosynthesis Life Coach (PLC) certification through the Center and to the prestigious and nationally certified Board Certified Coach (BCC). The program prepares people to work in the expanding field of life and business coaching and its many variations. Free teleconference introductions will be held Mon., July 7 at 5pm, Fri., July 18 at 7pm, Wed., Aug. 6 at 4:30pm and Sun, Aug, 31 at 12noon. (all times are EDT). Please email admin@psychosynthesis coach.org to register or for more info. These teleconferences require only a phone to participate.

Begins: ongoing Length of Program: varies Application: required Tuition: $3000-$4500 depending on Sections; scholarships and some work study available Upon Completion: Certified Psychosynthesis Life Coach/Board Certified Coach Contact: Dr. Dorothy Firman, The Synthesis Center, 285 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-256-0772 Email: admin@psychosynthesiscoach.org  Website: www.psychosynthesiscoach.org


Pioneer Valley Reiki offers certification programs in Reiki I, Reiki II, and Reiki Master Certification. Also included is EOL/Hospice Reiki I & Reiki KIDS. NCBTMB, AMTA and Nursing CEs available.

Begins: Ongoing Length of Program: varies Tuition: varies Upon Completion: Certification Contact: Haleya Priest, MEd, LMT, RMT, ATP®, Pioneer Valley Reiiki / The Reiki School, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-549-0541 Email: haleya@sanctuaryhealingarts.net  Website: www.valleyreiki.com


Reiki Trainings at Levels 1, 2 and 3 are being offered this autumn by Reiki Master Marie David, Director of Wellness Ministries at Evensong. This November, Rev. James David, Director of Spirituality and Retreat Programs will begin a 6 month 19th Annotation retreat based on the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises that can be done as part of your daily schedule right at home. For more information on these and other programs please visit our website at www.evensongretreat.com or contact us.

Contact: James or Marie David, Evensong by the Sea Retreat & Spirituality Center, 326 Lower County Road, Harwich Port, MA 02646-1625 Phone: 508-432-0027 Email: info@evensongretreat.com  Website: www.evensongretreat.com

Reiki Master

An intensive class featuring your Reiki Master degree attunement which increases the strength of your Reiki energy. Includes one-day training, manuals, attunements, certificate upon completion of 90 internship, ongoing support as needed. Instruction is given on the Usui system of attunements as well as time to practice. A letter of intent is required before registering. Email: contact@essencehealing.net for more info

Begins: September 21, 2014 Length of Program: one day Pre-requisites: Usui Reiki I & IIApplication Deadline: September 1, 2014 Tuition: $333 Upon Completion: Certificate Contact: Rev. Elaine M. Tavis & Rev. Nicol A. Jackson, Essence of Healing, 254 Essex Street, Suite 204, Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-4800 Email: contact@essencehealing.net  Website: www.essencehealing.net

Spiritual Healer & Ascension

Aura/Chakra Reading, Clearing, Repair, Soul Contracts, DNA/Heredity, Past Lives, Etheric Surgeons, Ascension. Unconditionally loving spiritual connections, clear boundaries, safe and effective healing of body, emotion, mind and spirit for adults, children, pets, the planet. Participate live on Skype or by phone. Since 1986 providing personalized Healer Development and legal certification to people in US and Canada.

Begins: September 18, 2014 Length of Program: 28 classes meet every other Thursday Pre-requisites: initial healing session to determine readiness Tuition: $2750 up front, $2900 pay as you go, payment plans available Upon Completion: Legal UCM Healer Practitioner Contact: Rev. Eve Wilson, The Healer Development Program, 3090 Wolverine Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Phone: 734-780-7635 Email: evew@spiritualhealers.com  Website: www.spiritualhealers.com

Therapeutic Music

Students complete five weekend modules, a clinical practicum (therapeutic playing for approximately 100 patients), required reading list, and develop at least 90 minutes of appropriate repertoire for patient conditions. In 2014-2015, east coast modules are being offered in MI, MD, NY, NH, IL, VA, NC and Ontario, Canada. MHTP trains musicians in the art and science of providing therapeutic music at the bedside.

Begins: ongoing Length of Program: 2-3 years Pre-requisites: intermediate musicianship Tuition: approximately $2200, financial aid available Contact: Melinda Gardiner, Music for Healing and Transition Program, Inc. (MHTP), PO Box 127, Hillsdale, NY 12529 Phone: 518-325-5546 Email: mhtp@mhtp.org  Website: www.mhtp.org

Yoga Teacher Training

200 hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training Program. Two programs beginning in September and October, 2014. Program involves strong vinyasa teaching skills for students with all levels of practice and includes additional training in yogic philosophy & history, asana, alignment, anatomy & physiology. 14 locations in South and West of Boston and in Greater Boston area.

Begins: Sept. 1, 2014 Length of Program: 4 or 8 months Pre-requisites: 6 months of yoga experience Application Deadline: Aug. 20, 2014 Tuition: $2500 if paid in full, $2700 on payment plan Upon Completion: Yoga Instructor, CYT, RYT Contact: Richard Lanza, Open Doors Yoga Studios, Inc., 395 Washington St., Braintree, MA 02184 Phone: 781-843-8224 Email: richardlanza1@gmail.com  Website: www.opendoors7.com

Yoga Teacher Training 200 & 500 Hours

Training Yoga instructors since 1995 in the classical tradition of Raja Yoga as taught by the sages of India; with equal emphasis on asana (poses), pranayama (breath awareness practices) and meditation to promote spiritual growth. We teach as we are.

Begins: January and September Length of Program: 200 hour program is 10 months, 500 hour program is 2 years Tuition: $2200 for 200 hour, $3000 for 500 hour Pre-requisites: some yoga experience and a lot of interest; please see website Application Deadline: prior to onset of program Upon Completion: eligibility to register with Yoga Alliance Contact: Diane Featherstone, E-RYT500, Director, Frog Pond Yoga Centre, 18 Boyl-ston Ave., Princeton, MA 01541 Phone: 978-464-5863 Email: shantidiane@verizon.net Website: www.frogpondyoga.org


Matrix Energetics

Learn to access transformation and infinite possibilities with Matrix Energetics Fundamentals. This powerful consciousness technology is easy to learn and even easier to experience! Open your intuitive abilities further with Unplugged, also known as Spatial Clairvoyance seminar and provide a practical and deep expansion of your ME skill sets. Fundamentals Intro July 25th, 7-9pm - FREE to the public! Fundamentals and ME Unplugged: Spatial Clairvoyance July 25-29. Held at The Weston Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI, 1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090. For details and registration call 800-269-9513, visit www.MatrixEnergetics.com


Open Meditation Evenings. Share meditation and discussion in a tranquil setting at historic Worcester House, 28 Worcester Lane, Waltham, MA. All levels of experience welcome; instruction given to beginners. No fee, $10 suggested donation. Meets Wednesday evenings 7 to 8:30pm. Refreshments follow.

Begins: Ongoing Length of Program: 1 1/2 hours Contact: Advaita Meditation Center, 28 Worcester Lane, Waltham, MA 02451 Phone: 781-647-0020 Email: info@advaitameditation.org Website: www.advaitameditation.org

Psychic Development Workshop

Psychic Development. Past Lives & Angel Communication with Ross J. Miller - psychic healer, medium, regression therapist. Learn how to identify your guardian angels by name and receive their guidance, healing and inspiration; discover your soul’s life purpose; experience two of your past lives; and give psychic readings to others in class. Call Ross J. Miller to register 617-527-3583 or register online at www.TheMysticWay.com  

Begins: October 25, 2014 Length of Program: One day, 10am to 5pm Pre-requisites: none Application Deadline: October 23, 2014 Tuition: $150, financial aid is available Contact: Ross J. Miller, The Mystic Way, 1075 Washington St., Newton, MA 02465 Phone: 617-527-3583 Email: ross@TheMysticWay.com  Website: www.TheMysticWay.com

Self(s) Enlightenment

The Lenair Healing Foundation 501(c)(3) nonprofit offers topic-based Self(s) Educational gatherings and group Self(s) Healing Experiences (SHE) at the Sanctuary and at your location through Sponsorship. Through all SHE (the Self(s) Healing Experience and Rhonda Lenair as one become) offerings miracles are primed and predestined to occur. Rhonda Lenair, prophet, luminary, medical intuitive, compared to the "Sleeping Prophet" Edgar Cayce and known as the "healer of addictions" by tens of thousands worldwide, offers the most expedient way to Self(s) enlightenment and the sanctity of innr peace. For more information visit www.lenair.com/about-2/lenair-healing-foundation . Call Barry 1-888-412-8392, or email barry@lenair.com


Intuitive Development, Unique Energetic Bodywork

Developed and presented by Medical Intuitive/Healer and Author, Sue Singleton, and Visionary/Inventor, Intuitive Healer Aaron Singleton, the Energy of LifeR (EOLTM) Educational Programs combine enhanced intuitive development, energetic/bodywork techniques and tools. The Energy of Life Integratiive and Intuitive Healing Process applies healing arts, established science and the Singletons’ more than four decades of combined experience with clients from around the world. Examples and demonstrations on website, YouTube and Facebook.

Begins: ongoing Length of Program: varies 1/2 day up to 7 months Tuition: varies by program Upon Completion: Certification in Visionary Acupressure, Contact Hours/Certificates of Training Contact: Sue and Aaron Singleton, The Way to Balance Center for Advanced Healing and Training, 21 Water St., Amesbury, MA 01913 Phone: 978-834-0341 Email: info@thewaytobalance.com  Website: www.TheWayToBalance.com

The Art and Practice of Western Herbalism

We offer two Herbal Apprenticeship Programs each year, which begin in the spring and meet one weekend a month through the fall. Students get hands-on experience making tinctures, teas, salves, oils, herbal sprays, and flower essences, etc. and are exposed to such various herbal traditions as Western Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda. Each month we cover a different body system and the herbs that nourish and support it. We focus on plant identification and do medicinal plant walks each weekend. We also offer beginning and Advanced Aromatherapy Certification and Advanced Herbal Training, Medicinal Plant Walks, Thursday evening classes on topics including Seasonal Affective Disorder, Healing with Honey, and the Alchemy of Soapmaking.

Begins: Our next Herbal Apprenticeship begins April 18, 2015 Length of Program: 7 months Pre-requisites: interest and enthusiasm for learning about herbs Application Deadline: We accept registration until we are filled Tuition: $1425, financial aid available Upon Completion: Certificate of Completion given upon completion of the seven month Herbal Apprenticeship Programs, Aromatherapy Certification Course and Advanced Herbal Training Contact: Madelon Hope, MEd, Boston School of Herbal Studies, 12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA 02476 Phone: 781-646-6319 Email: herbstudies@verizon.net  Website: www.bostonherbalstudies.com

Various Programs

Offering Usui Reki 1, 2, 3 and Master/Teacher, Dowsing for Healing, Basic and Advanced Crystal Energy Healing, Crystal Readings, 3 levels of IET, Hypnotherapy 220 Hours, NLP 64 Hours. Classes include manuals, hands on training, certificates, supplies, attunements & CEUs. Weekly Healing Clinics, Crystal Fairs, and Retail Crystals/Minerals. You easily and naturally learn these empowering healing techniques to use for yourself and others!

Begins: ongoing Length of Program: varies by program Tuition: varies by program Upon Completion: Certificate and CEUs Contact: Paulette Richard-O’Rourke, Cape Cod Center for Whole Health, 116 State Road, #3, Sagamore Beach, MA 02562 Phone: 508-539-2885 Email: cccwh@comcast.net  Website: www.capecodcenterforwholehealth.com

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