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The Rise of Sophrology in the UK – and why it’s a Clever Career Move

The Rise of Sophrology in the UK - and why its a Clever Career Move

Sophrology is widely practiced across Europe, but is relatively new to the UK.  Now is the ideal time to take up training in this proven method of mindfulness and relaxation, as it steadily gains wider traction with UK employers, organisations and established therapists alike. Many of our students are professional coaches or therapists looking to […]

Sophrology as a Global Wellness Tool: What the Research Says..

As a healthcare professional or therapist, it’s important to know that the complementary health practices that we use or recommend are effective and appropriate for our clients. Sophrology is no stranger to the rigours of scientific research, having been developed initially to become a scientific field in its own right. Over many years, its founder, […]

Stop the World! The Sophrology Path to Reconnecting with Ourselves and Others…

Life has changed, and for many, our ‘new normal’ means working around the needs of our children, running errands for others, and checking in regularly with loved ones. So when was the last time you ‘stopped’ the world and tuned in to yourself? Really tuned in, aware of your breathing, your thoughts – your very […]

Starting Out as a Therapist or Wellbeing Practitioner Part Two

Where and How to Grow Your Wellbeing Business So you’ve registered with HMRC and ticked off your academic obligations..what next? Once you have the basics of setting up as self-employed down, it’s time to start looking at how and where you will establish your business… Finding the Right Premises People commonly think of therapists and […]

Starting Out as a Therapist or Wellbeing Practitioner Part One

Here at the Sophrology Academy, we are often asked by our students about setting up as a Sophrology Practitioner. Here is some basic information on the types of things you need to think about if considering becoming a self-employed practitioner of any wellbeing-related discipline.  We hope you find it helpful! The Basics: Registration and Setup […]

3 simple techniques for powering values-driven action and boosting your wellbeing  

3 simple techniques for powering values-driven action and boosting your wellbeing

Discover the power of the mind-body connection and why it’s integral to increasing values-driven action and wellbeing. You may like to read about the mind-body connection and the essential link to values-driven action first before trying the techniques below, or you could skip straight to the techniques and come back to the explanations later. Managing […]

Could Virtual Reality be the solution to pain and anxiety? 

Could Virtual Reality be the solution to pain and anxiety?

In June I was invited to assist HealthyMind with the creation of English audio tracks for their virtual reality immersive experiences. It turns out that healthcare professionals in hospitals across France, Belgium and Switzerland have been using a new evidence-based medical device, based on virtual reality to alleviate pain and anxiety of patients. The virtual reality […]