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Relaxation Therapist

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Relaxation Therapist

Stress can be overwhelming and physically destructive on the human body. Learning techniques that can alleviate that stress could help you and others live healthier, longer lives.

Stratford's Relaxation Therapist course covers a wide variety of natural relaxation and stress management techniques from meditation and yoga to breathing and physical activity among others.

Students enrolled in this course can gain valuable knowledge needed to help themselves or others find tranquility and stability through the benefits of relaxation.
Stress Management Theory and Principles
• The Nature of Stress
• Physiology of Stress
• Stress and Disease
• Psychology of Stress
• Anger and Fear
• Stress-prone and Stress-resistant Personality Traits
• Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress Management Strategies
• Cognitive Restructuring
• Behavior Modification
• Journal Writing
• Expressive Art Therapy
• Humor Therapy
• Creative Problem Solving
• Communication Skills
• Managing Time and Money
• Additional Coping Techniques

Relaxation Techniques
• Diaphragmatic Breathing
• Meditation
• Hatha Yoga
• Mental Imagery and Visualization
• Music Therapy
• Massage Therapy
• T'ai Chi ch'uan
• Progressive Muscular Relaxation
• Autogenic Training
• Clinical Biofeedback
• Nutrition and Stress
• Physical Exercise and Activity

Massage for Therapists
• The Basis for Massage
• Eastern and Western Forms of Massage
• Relevant Anatomy and Physiology
• Evidence-Based Effects
• Risk Awareness and Contraindications
• The Application of Massage
• Specialized Techniques
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
Relaxation Therapist Program

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