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WELLNESS HEALTHCARE AND COUNSELLING SHORT COURSE Introduction This is a counselling course with a difference – it is counselling contextualised in wellbeing.
Marius Herholdt (PhD; DPhil) is the founding president of the ASCHP, a professional body for wellness counsellors in South Africa and director of a training institute. He also serves as chair of the Natural Healers Association and the Council for Counsellors in SA as well as the Wellness Research Foundation. He holds accredited post graduate qualifications in natural science, theology/philosophy, sociology and natural medicine. This wide spectrum of qualifications enables him to work across academic disciplines in the domain of systems thinking and holistic healthcare. Marius was a guest on TV health programmes a couple of times.
His career in training and education spans four decades which includes tuition and supervision for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students at various public universities and training institutions. He currently enjoys the status of visiting professor in the field of his expertise at the Gideon Robert University.
His vision is the professionalization of the lay counselling movement in the domain of wellbeing by making use of skills development. Hence Prof. Herholdt also serves as a registered assessor and moderator in skills training domain for healthcare providers.
He is the recipient of various accolades and author of many training manuals in counselling, spirituality and natural medicine as well as the following recent books:
A sense of wellbeing (ISBN 978-928434-85-6); Wellbeing Revolution (ISBN 978-1-928434-56-6); Herbs for wellbeing (ISBN 978-928499-68-8);
Marius lives on a farm in the Dinokeng bushveld area, Pretoria, with his wife Liezl and their two children, Daniel & Limari where he also runs a student support campus.
Module 35 - Introduction to energy medicine modalities
Wellness healthcare accommodates energy medicine and its modalities in line with the idea that the universe is in essence condensed energy. Although ...
Practical e-learning workshop in counselling skills - block 1
Practical e-learning workshop in counselling skills – your opportunity to gain the necessary experience
A theology of heart Module 1
Theology is a way to love God with the mind. It provides a way to strengthen faith and give an account of why we believe what we believe. The conten...
Herbology for herbal practice Module 31
This is healthcare by the people for the people. The content covers the practice of herbalism with reference to herbs for mental and emotional condit...
Introduction to anatomy & physiology. Module - 28
Introduction to anatomy & physiology. Body processes Disease prevention
Introduction to Ethnomedicine Module 30
How to practice in line with herbal philosophy and wellness principles How to use herbs safely and effectively in a professional practice with refere...
Introduction to sociology - module 20
Introduction to sociology - Anyone who works with people, need to have a background in sociology for better understanding and engagement.
Module 1 - Wellnessology: Introduction to wellness theory
Introduction to the wellbeing Counselling model.
Module 14.1 Psych for counselors
Psychology is not counselling and neither is counselling psychology, yet they are related fields for we counsel from a psychological background. Psych...
Module 2 - Learning how to counsel
This informal course in counselling provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills to, upon completion of all prescribed modules, apply for ...
Module 21 Palliative care
Welcome to this module on Primary Healthcare issues. The purpose of these study units is not to train primary healthcare workers, but wellness counsel...
Module 25 nutritional wellness
By successfully completing this modules you will be competent to start providing lifestyle coaching. These study units form part of the course in We...
Module 26 - Lifestyle coaching and counsnelling
The aim of these study units is to teach skills to the Wellness Counsellor (WC) to be able to guide clients to higher-level wellness in order to impro...
Module 3 - Credentialing in counselling
You will learn how to use counselling skills and what is expected from you as professional.
Module 34 Intro to iridology
Iridology reveals the wonder of the human body – there are over 90 different organs and tissues represented in the eye. Iridology is the art of read...
Module 4 - Specialised sector in counselling
The diversity of counselling methods related to different types of intelligence: The role of teaching, sociology, art and salutogenesis in counsellin...
Module 5 - Learning how to use counselling tools
Purpose of this module: To introduce counsellors to counselling techniques in more advanced areas such as relationship dynamics, group dynamics and h...
Pathology Wellness perspective- Module 29
Healing by improving is known as a salutogenic approach. You will learn how to use holistic protocols as multidimensional approach to support health a...
Wellness practice. Module 22
Welcome to this study unit that will orientate you in the approach we take in wellness counselling and coaching. The purpose is to develop your profe...