Internationally Recognised and Approved Training.

✔️ Are You a Natural Source of Support for Others?

✔️ Do You Desire to Be a Valuable Part of a Healing Community?

✔️ Are You Enthusiastic About Pioneering Health & Well-being?

Our Professional Certificate in Holistic Coaching Practitioner course is your ideal gateway to a rewarding career in the holistic well-being industry. This course combines self-paced online learning with live practical sessions through video conferencing, offering you a deep dive into both the Art and Science of Human Flourishing. Dive into the latest scientific advancements in Positive Psychology and Mind-Body Research while embracing the wisdom of Holism and Transformational Tools. This is your opportunity to embark on a new career or enhance your existing qualifications, ensuring you remain at the forefront of a rapidly expanding $4.2 Trillion Dollar Industry!

 ✔︎ Taught 100% Online With The Support Of Experienced, Heart-Centred Mentors
Self-Paced Studies Via Student Portal + Online Live Training
Practical Clinic + Supervision
Qualifies You To Join The ISHCC, IEHA And Other Associations After Graduating
Access To Our Community
Study With An Industry Trusted & Award Winning Sister College
Ten Hours Of Study Per Week For 24 Weeks, Part-Time Or Twenty Hours Of Study Per Week For 12 Weeks, Full-Time.
 Professional Course. Eligible To Use The Letters Dip.Hol.Coach(InteMind) After Your Name.

15TH OF APRIL 2024


Our Holistic Coaching Course Provides you with the Following Professional Qualification:

This course will give you the following qualification:
– Diploma of Holistic Coaching
– Meditation & Mindfulness Practitioner

Unlock the Path to Your Bespoke Holistic Coaching Practice

This comprehensive course equips you with the skills and qualifications needed to create a tailored Holistic Coaching Practice from the ground up. You’ll delve into the art and science of transformation by harnessing the power of Positive Psychology and the latest Transformational Tools, enabling you to guide your clients towards flourishing.

Upon completion, you’ll be qualified to work as a professional Holistic Coach and Meditation & Mindfulness Practitioner, offering your expertise to groups or through one-on-one sessions. You can extend your reach by supporting employees in the corporate sector, focusing on their general well-being. Alternatively, you can opt to work within the community, sharing mindfulness and meditation techniques for stress management, all while providing coaching for overall life satisfaction.

An array of opportunities awaits you upon graduation, including the chance to join esteemed associations such as The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM), The International Society of Holistic Counsellors & Coaches (ISHCC), among others. Additionally, you’ll have the option to secure professional indemnity and public liability insurance, ensuring a strong foundation for your practice.



Module 1: Meditation & Mindfulness Fundamentals + The Science of Stress

In this module, we will examine the history of meditation & mindfulness. We will also explore the science behind this ancient art and how it can positively affect our well-being. You will learn about the difference between mindfulness and meditation and start exploring the many ways meditation and mindfulness can be added to our lives. We will also look at the science of stress and explore how meditation and mindfulness may help relieve the negative impacts of stress in our society.

  • History of Meditation Mindfulness vs Meditation.
  • Bringing Meditation & Mindfulness to the Lab.
  • What is stress?
  • Types & effects of stress.
  • Signs of too much stress.
  • How to manage stress.
  • Using Mindfulness and Meditation to Evoke Positive Emotion
  • Contraindications to Mindfulness and Meditation

Module 2: Meditation as a Healing Tool

This module will look deeper into meditation as a healing tool. We will look at the current industry growth and trends and explore how we can utilise these trends in this fast-growing industry. We will also explore the many different meditation styles and how each style may benefit our clients and us. You will also start creating your own meditation scripts and learn how to develop your meditation voice.

  • Meditation industry growth and trends
  • Meditation Postures
  • Exploring Meditation Styles
  • Meditation Scripts EBOOK
  • Deep Muscle Relaxation
  • Visualisations
  • Guided meditations
  • Creating your own meditation scripts

Module 3: Implementing Mindfulness For Wellbeing

In this module, we will go deep into the art of Mindfulness for everyday living. You will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and the new science backing mindfulness practices. We will also explore the Mindfulness Framework and learn to use The SALT Method to diffuse negative thinking. You will also learn how to teach mindfulness to children and young people.

  • What is Mindfulness
  • Benefits of Mindfulness
  • The Mindfulness Framework
  • Using Mindfulness to Deal With Stress
  • The Salt Method
  • Mindfulness Exercises EBOOK
  • Teaching Mindfulness to Young People

Module 4: Creating & Marketing Your Programs & Services

Let’s get creative! In this module, we will guide you on creating your own meditation & mindfulness program from start to finish! We will also share our top marketing tips and tools to help you launch a successful Meditation & Mindfulness program!

  • Designing your first group program
  • Creating Your Target Audience
  • Creating Your First Marketing Campaign
  • The Eight Essentials When Selling Your Program
  • Creating a Successful Meditation & Mindfulness Practice
  • Zone of Mastery vs Zone of Acceleration
  • Our Answers to the most Common Practitioner Questions

Module 5: Holistic Counselling Skills – Part I

Learn about the three pillars of Holistic Coaching & Counselling: Listening Skills, Powerful Questioning & Holding Space. We will help you implement these tools on a deep level to help build rapport with your students and create transformational meditation & mindfulness programs.

  • The Three Pillars of Holistic Counselling
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Listening Skills (Point Zero Listening)
  • Holding Space
  • Summarising & Rephrasing
  • Opened vs Closed Questions
  • 101 of the most Transformational Coaching Questions

Module 6: Holistic Counselling Skills – Part II

In this module, we learn about body language, building rapport, and picking up on our client’s non-verbal cues. We will look at the main theories of emotion and how to support clients in processing deep emotions. We will also learn to better understand the zones of personal space and the three levels of awareness.

  • Building rapport
  • Decoding body language & mirroring
  • The zones of personal space
  • Verbal language
  • Main theories of emotion
  • Reflecting feelings
  • Helping client’s process deep emotions
  • The three zones of awareness

Module 7: Positive Psychology – The Science of Human Flourishing

In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of Positive Psychology. We explore the scientific research on human flourishing + enter the world of Positive Psychology Interventions (PPIs).

  • Positive Psychology Fundamentals
  • History of Positive Psychology
  • The five founding fathers of Positive Psychology
  • What Positive Psychology is NOT
  • What is happiness, and why is it important?
  • PPIs (positive psychology interventions)
  • Positive Psychology in Holistic Counselling

Module 8: Positive Psychology – The Potential of Character Strengths & Virtues

In this module, we will explore character strengths & virtues. You will discover your own Character Strengths and learn how to implement the science of Character Strengths into your sessions with clients. You will also learn to recognise the overuse, underuse and optimal use of character strengths.

  • Strengths & Virtues
  • What is Character?
  • Character Strengths in detail
  • How to utilise Character Strengths
  • Niemiec’s ROAD MAP
  • Finding the Golden Mean
  • Overuse/Underuse/Optimal Use of CS

Module 9: The Science of The Heart Brain

Did you know we have a brain in our hearts? In this module, we will explore the fascinating new science of our precious heart. We will investigate how our Heart Rate Variability (HRV) plays a role in our overall well-being and how, when we use practices to change our HRV, we help our bodies heal. We will also explore the science of Heart Coherence and learn about the power of connecting to NES (our non-emotional selves). We will also learn about The Circumplex Model of Emotion and explore emotional states.

  • The Science of the Heartbrain
  • HRV & Heart Coherence
  • Our Heart & Emotions
  • The Circumplex Model of Emotion
  • The “Emotional Weather Quadrant”
  • NES – A Coherent Heart Beyond our Emotions
  • Popular Heart Coherence Techniques

Module 10: Business Skills

We will help you prepare for success in this final module! Learn practical business skills, and get tips on setting up your business and pricing your services. Through the module, we will also go deeper into marketing and give you our top tips to grow a booming practice!

  • Creating a Code of Ethics
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Referrals
  • Mandatory Reporting & Note Taking
  • Insurance
  • ABN, Bookkeeping & Choosing a Business Name
  • Pricing Your Services
  • Marketing Tips

Practical: 30 Hours Practical via Video Conferencing (includes Case Studies): Practical, Observation & Live Feedback, Reflective Group Discussions and Supervision
Final Exam: Submission of Learning Logs, Reflective Journalling Submission + Written Case Study 


This is a professional qualification. After completing this course, graduates can obtain public liability and indemnity insurance ¹. We also recommend joining one of the following associations:

✔︎ The International Society of Holistic Counsellors and Coaches (ISHCC) ²

✔︎ International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)

¹ All students receive a special discount from our recommended insurance provider.
² Graduates can join the ISHCC Practitioner Level after successfully completing this course.


COURSE FEE PAID UPFRONT: NOW £1597.00 (Save £100.00)
COURSE FEE PAID IN INSTALMENTS:£297.00 at the time of enrolment.
Then 5 x payments of £280.00
(Total: £1697.00, includes admin fees)
COURSE DURATION:Ten hours of study per week for 24 weeks, part-time or twenty hours of study per week for 12 weeks, full-time.


Our courses are delivered entirely online via the InteMind student portal. Setting up your student account is super easy and quick! Associated audio and audio-visual components can be viewed and/or listened to via the student portal.

At ASHC, we offer high support. Join our live classes or contact your teacher via email, phone or our student app should you need extra help.

Our Diploma of Holistic Counselling is a professional course. Graduates are entitled to use the letters Dip.Hol.Coach (InteMind) after their name, which stands for “Diploma of Holistic Coaching”.


Dear Change-Maker,

We have all witnessed the profound impact of negative stress in one way or another. Whether it’s our personal experiences, the stories of our loved ones, or the broader view of the world, it’s hard to deny the detrimental effects stress can have on our mental, physical, and psychological well-being.

In response to the increasing demand for a more holistic approach to health and healing, the well-being industry is experiencing significant growth. There has never been a more poignant time to become a part of this amazing industry, where we can help people let go of stress, rediscover their inner strength, and reconnect with their true selves.

At the Australian School of Holistic Counselling (ASHC), our mission is crystal clear: to provide our students with the BEST training possible. All our courses are evidence-based, rooted in scientific knowledge, and designed to empower our graduates to become experts in their chosen holistic professions.

We firmly believe that your inner well-being is just as important as acquiring the tools to help others. Whether you choose to study with us online or in-person, our college is more than just an educational institution. It’s a nurturing environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive both professionally and personally.

I extend a warm invitation to you to join our team and me on this remarkable journey. I look forward to offering my support as you embark on this exciting path to personal and professional transformation.

Here’s to your success, and the bright  future that awaits!

Warm regards,

Madelaine Vallin
Founder and Course Creator
Australian School of Holistic Counselling (ASHC)
InteMind International – A sister company of ASHC