UK College of Holistic Training

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and diploma courses

Complementary therapies, self-help,
coaching, management,
New Age and spiritual fields. 
International enrolments accepted.
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wise owl imageBecome a stress management coach!

Diploma in
Stress Management and Relaxation

(Dip. S. Mgt. Relax.)

 includes FREE certification as a Stress Management Coach

 Distance Learning Course Details


An extended version of this course is available including counselling - click here

   College accreditation: International Association for Distance Learning.

Course accredited by ACCPH and gsmts (see links in left-hand column)  

This course gives you the essential techniques of many self-help methods in one comprehensive package - become a stress management coach!

Total recommended period of study: approx. 4 months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.

Cost: 175.00  (175 Pounds Sterling - for currency conversion see www.xe.com )

A FREE textbook (370 pages) will be included for students from the UK.   Students outside the UK will need to buy the book separately (normally from an Internet bookstore)

Method of study 

Textbook study. Written assignments based on textbooks and exercises. Assignment questions are issued by email and students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by email.

Entry criteria and suitability 

This Diploma is for:

  • People who would like to take the course for self-development and self-help purposes or to help family and friends

  • Personnel managers, supervisors, performers, and anyone who needs to deliver or practise a repertoire of techniques for stress management, relaxation, recovering energy levels, and tips for a healthy lifestyle.

  • People who would like  comprehensive  instructions on relaxation and stress reduction techniques  in an easy to follow format, and to learn many new skills and techniques

  • Practicing complementary therapists, life coaches, and health workers who would like an additional diploma in stress management to add to their qualifications or for CPD purposes (subject to approval of individual organisations)

  • People who would like to take this course to give them confidence to pursue other educational opportunities such as advanced courses in stress management or diplomas in counselling, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy.


Theory of Stress
Breathing exercises,
Progressive relaxation,
Applied relaxation,

Brief combination techniques,
Anger training,
Refuting irrational ideas,
Worry control,
Coping skills,
Goal setting and time management,
Coping with job stress,
Simple nutrition,


Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Stress Management awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification. Course graduates will also receive an additional certification as a Stress Management Coach. (If you have received this diploma previously but would like the extra coach certification now, please contact us).

The college is accredited by the International Association for Distance Learning. Course graduates may use the postnominal designations Dip. S.Mgt.Relax. and Certified Stress Management Coach.

The course is accredited by the Guild for Stress Management and Trauma Specialists and graduates may apply for membership.

Graduates may also apply for membership of an international coaching association in the USA and to ACCPH.

"Stress Management" or "Stress Management Coaching" by itself is unlikely to be regulated and so may be practised freely in most countries unless there are local restrictions.

Further information

Please see our FAQs page for general information.

We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at any time.



Our new URL is www.ukcht.uk  (Note: this is a "dot UK" not a "dot co.uk" address)
(Our courses are by distance learning/ home study only - we have no classes in London.  All enrolments must be made by email or post)
Email us using this link
 Tel.   020 7060 2283  International +44 207 060 2283  Fax service discontinued - please use email.