Our Practitioner Diploma course will give you the professional credentials you need to work as a fully qualified Sophrologist.

You’ll learn how to utilise the mind-body training of Sophrology to increase performance and wellbeing, and how to coach your clients to do the same.

Already a popular profession on the continent, Sophrology is becoming more widely practised in the UK, meaning there’s never been a better time to start your new journey as a Sophrology practitioner.


Who is this course for?

As a Sophrologist, you’ll be working with clients on a regular basis to help them improve their well-being. If helping people is something you’re passionate about, Sophrology could be the career change you’re looking for.

This course is for you, if

    • You’re looking to become a professional Sophrologist
    • You want to add a professional qualification in a mind-body method to your current work in sports, healthcare or business
    • You’re passionate about helping others
    • You’d like to be your own boss and enjoy the benefits of flexible working
    • You’re person-oriented
    • You have a pioneering spirit and want to be at the forefront of advancing a new technique

What will you get from the course?

  • You’ll receive an Advanced Practitioner Diploma in Sophrology from the Sophrology Academy accredited by the Complementary Medical Association in the UK and the Société Francaise de Sophrologie in France
  • Gain insight on how to apply the principles of Sophrology to your own life, leading to more personal freedom and harmony of consciousness
  • Get hands-on knowledge on how to work with clients through practical learning, client case studies and internships
  • Learn how to tailor your Sophrology practice to address specific client needs such as sleep, stress, and performance
  • Learn how to tailor your Sophrology practise to children and teenagers
  • Get access to a library of books, a student toolbox of materials, audios and videos
  • Help and support on how to start your business
  • 1 year of post-graduate support and supervision
  • A diploma that meets the standards of the profession as recognised across most of Europe

Programme Structure

The course consists of 350 hours of instructor-led training split over 2 or 2.5 years, during which you will:

  • Attend in-person training modules of 3 days each four times per year, total of 12 days
  • Participate in online training workshops and virtual group practice sessions between modules
  • Complete independent practice and reflective assignments each quarter
  • Access online resources and reading in your own time
  • Conduct a 12-hour group internship and deliver two client case studies
  • Take part in a mentorship programme with a practising Sophrologist
  • Develop a business plan
  • Receive supervision and support for running your business for one year after you graduate

Choose between two start dates in the year:

  • September: complete the programme in two years
  • March: complete the programme over two and a half years

Entry Requirements: A levels or equivalent. No additional qualifications needed, although we recommend you have some experience of Sophrology.

Location: Training takes place in the beautiful village of Wye, a conservation area in Kent. The location is around an hour from London via the high-speed train link.

Fees: £500 deposit and £294 per month over 25 months for September start, or £245 per month over 30 months for March start.

Super Early Bird discount until 31st May 2024: 10% off the full cost of the programme.
Early Bird discount until 30th June 2024: £100 off the course deposit.

Dates and registration: Registration is now open for our next programme starting in September 2024. Deadline for applications: 1 September 2024.

Join the next Programme Information Evening (online) to learn more about training in sophrology. Find dates and register for this 1 hour webinar here.

Request an application pack or ask us a question here