Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching

The mark of a good practitioner is their ability to support the client in setting and reaching goals for physical well-being; to discern when clients need a sympathetic ear, emotional support or help dealing with their ailments; and to offer a safe and comfortable environment for clients in which to allow for honest exploration of the emotional connections to ailments.


  • Course Date*


This 22-hour introductory course covers:

  • The art of listening and empathy
  • Focusing as a tool to let the body talk
  • Setting appropriate professional boundaries and professional communication tools
  • When to refer a client for psychological/psychotherapeutic support – dealing with common psychological issues — sexual abuse, physical abuse, shame, anger, depression, etc.
  • Tools for setting realistic goals
  • Tapping into the power of intention
  • Follow-up and motivating your client

Instructor: Maria Gallé, Registered Psychotherapist, Coach and Reiki Master.


Term Date Time
Full-time: Mondays and Tuesdays starting Mon. Jan. 27, Mon. Feb. 4, Tues. Feb. 11, 2020  9:30 am – 5 pm
Part-time: TBD

Tuition and Registration

Tuition Fee: $262 if taken as part of Program, $455 + HST if taken as a single course

Pre-Registration is necessary.


For information or to register, please contact Maria Gallé at or 416.484.0454 ext.25 or Pat Rigby at or 416.484.0454 ext.30.

You can also register securely online with PayPal above.

Holistic Program Courses

The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program is split into two areas of study: Holistic Studies and Energetic Studies.You can take the entire program, focused certificates, individual studies or take one course at a time.

Holistic Studies

Anatomy and Physiology (30 hours)

Pathology (18 hours)

Aromatherapy, including product making (120 hours)

Herbal Studies and Fundamental Iridology (105 hours)

Homeopathy (30 hours)

Swedish Basics (30 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (30 hours)

Reflexology (45 hours)

Natural Nutrition and Nutritional Symptomatology (30 hours)

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching (22 hours)

Ethics and Managing a Business (18 hours)

Holistic Treatment Skills (24 hours)


Energetic Studies

TS-01 Meditation and the Chakras (20 hours)

TS-04 The Path of Emotional Healing (20 hours)

TS-05 Spiritual Healing and Energy Transfer (20 hours)

TS-06 The Intuitive Arts (20 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (hours counted in Holistic)

Reiki I (15 hours)

Reiki II (15 hours)

Vibrational Arts and Energy Work (30 hours)

Chakra Studies II (30 hours)

Crystal Energy Work (8 hours)

Sound Energetics (15 hours)

Medical Intuition, Guided Imagery and Prayer (30 hours)

Colour Therapy (8 hours)

Subtle Aromatherapy (15 hours)

Bach Flower Remedies (8 hours)

Energy Medicine Techniques (7 hours)

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching
(hours counted in Holistic)