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How to Become a Relaxation Therapist

Here's the Truth about Relaxation Therapy:

If you're already certified as a coach or specialist in:

acupressure, aromatherapy or reflexology,

bioenergetics, biofeedback, bioresonance, light therapy, neurofeedback, neurotherapy, sound therapy or stress management,

or licensed as a spiritual coach, healer or health coach,

you already have the required training to be a Certified Relaxation Therapist.

What Relaxation Therapists Do

Relaxation Therapists teach their clients how to use techniques like One Deep Breath, Progressive Relaxation and other deep breathing relaxation techniques.

Relaxation Therapists empower their clients to make their own decisions using applied kinesiology techniques like dowsing, finger pull, lean, looped fingers, pendulums, thumbs up and similar empowering techniques.

Relaxation Therapists teach their clients how to use essential oils, homeopathics, spiritual elixirs, tonics and similar substances to help them relax.

Relaxation Therapists use stress management tools and techniques to teach their clients how to relax.

Relaxation Therapists use quantum feedback and similar interventions to help their clients relax.

Professional and General Liability Insurance

Self-employed Relaxation Therapists pay $129.00 per year as a member of either the Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Education Association (PHAOA) or (HCANA).

Relaxation Therapists employed by a company or individual pay only $68.00 a year.

You may be employed by a company you own if you receive a W-2 each year. As a new employee you will receive a 50% discount from this price for the first year. See IPX Services to learn how to do this for yourself.

If this is What You Want to Do

To our knowledge, at the present time there is only one fully accredited certification board offering certification in relaxation therapy. We will add any other boards then they become fully accredited.

In the meantime non-accredited boards should be avoided because license boards and federal agencies do not recognize them. In the industry, such non-accredited certification boards are labeled as probable "paper mills."

Read a List of Known Paper Mills