The tpot Restorative Onco-Reflexology treatment is a unique foot treatment that integrates the use of targeted reflexology points for symptomatic relief and body system imbalances, alongside a carefully curated suite of guided visualisations and hypno-therapeutic deepeners to support the physical and mental challenges facing those living with and beyond cancer (and / or other chronic disease), to bring about a truly restorative affect. This course is for qualified reflexologists that hold a recognisable level 3 (or above) qualification only. This is an accredited two day in-person practical workshop, underpinned by access to the tpot training portal, where each learner will be able to access a range of additional on-demand learning and resources both pre and post the training. The training includes practising on real life models and requires successful completion of all course work, written assessments, case studies and reflective assignment work. On completion of the course learners will understand:
The pathology of cancer
The common clinical treatments and interventions for cancer care, and the side effects and challenges of such. Including what you can do as a result in the treatment room.
The variations to product, treatment and facility selection dependant on the client and type of cancer / cancer treatment being received.
How to communicate with confidence and feel more comfortable talking with clients at varying stages of a cancer / chronic disease journey. Including end of life.
The true power of touch and the evidence in massage based modalities for cancer care, and in common practise in a clinical setting.
How to adapt and enhance your reflexology practise specifically to meet the needs, and better support clients living with or beyond cancer.
How to perform the tpot restorative onco-reflexology treatment in full and adapted to a variety of positions and modified to consider the uniqueness of each individual client and any props they may be living with (such as stoma bags, lines, prosthetics etc). The technique includes work on the foot and lower leg (with variations taught for the hand and ear).
How to recognise green-washing in product selection and move beyond the PR and pretty pictures in supporting your clients skincare needs.
How to integrate additional facility inclusions (and what to exclude), the right product choices, and personalised and professional lifestyle and home-care advice.
Our training courses are delivered primarily to spa and salon accounts and their teams. We do host some open-access courses throughout the UK & Ireland a few times a year. Spaces are limited and we do hold a waiting list, so please do reach out if you would like to ut your name down to be notified of upcoming courses with space. Our professional partner training day rate starts at £950 + vat per day (course and team size dependant). With individual course attendance fee's starting from £279+vat for our two day advanced courses. For more details or to book contact the tpot team at: Connect@tpot.org.uk
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