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The Chartered Institute for the
Management of Sport and Physical Activity
- CIMSPA started its operations on 1 Jan 2012, following the
award of a Royal Charter in late 2011, before which it was
operating as IMSPA
- IMSPA was formed on 1 April 2011 through a merger between the
Institute for Sport and Recreation Management and the Institute for
Sport, Parks and Leisure.
The vision statement of the Institute is: "To develop a vibrant,
UK wide sport and physical activity sector, led by professionals
providing advocacy and leadership and working in partnership with
its stakeholders to help ensure the highest standards of service
ReVitalyz specialise in L1 and L2 Seated Physical Activities (SPA)
training, delivered in-house and at various open events advertised
- Devised and written by the experienced Vitalyz exercise team,
ReVitalyz training is endorsed by the College of Occupational
Therapists and totally unique.
- SPA training motivates, encourages and enables learners to
recognise the value and benefits of regular physical activity for
less able and/or seniors.
Please visit www.revitalyz.co.uk or
call 023 9235 8285 for further
AAMET International- - A
'not-for-profit' EFT/Energy Psychology
AAMET International is the largest professional EFT Association
worldwide. AAMET represents EFT Practitioners & Trainers
worldwide and its Statute requires that it operates on a lawful,
not for profit basis, therefore all Board members work voluntarily.
AAMET is set up to promote ethical practice; fund EFT research;
support its members and forge links with professional
organisations. All Practitioners and Trainers registered on
this site have had their qualifications validated and have signed
up to mandatory CPD & Mentoring as well as a strict Code of
Conduct and Ethics.
Counsellors and Psychotherapists in
Primary Care (CPC)
CPC is a self-regulating membership association. CPC's objectives
are the preservation and protection of good mental health in the
United Kingdom by:
- Educating health professionals and promoting high standards of
practice in psychological therapy
- Increasing awareness and understanding of psychological therapy
amongst health professionals, service providers and promoting
access to psychological therapies.
CPC is a Member Organisation of the Psychotherapeutic
Counselling Section of UKCP. CPC Registered Members are eligible to
apply for UKCP Registration as a Psychotherapeutic
For more information please contact the office on 01243 870701 or
Dru Professional Network
Since 1985, Dru has trained more than 3,000 yoga teachers
worldwide. The Dru Professional Network is the Professional
Association of Dru Yoga teachers in the UK. Members of the
Dru Professional Network have completed the 200 hour Dru Yoga
Training Course which is registered with the international Yoga
Alliance and the Independent Yoga Network. Dru Yoga is a graceful
and potent form of yoga, based on flowing movements, directed
breathing and visualisation.
Chiron Association for Body
Since the early 1980's Chiron has been a leader in the field of
Body Psychotherapy, its development, and its integration with
other modalities. The name Chiron has become associated with an
integrative and relational approach to body psychotherapy in the
Our website enables:
- clients who want to include the body more fully in their
psychotherapy process to find therapists
- professionals in the field to access innovative training to
expand their skills base
CABP is a:
- national accrediting organisation for Body Psychotherapists in
- member organisation of the UKCP.
The United Chiropractic Association aims to ensure the public has
access to principle centered Chiropractic care by:
- Continuing education of the public
- Continuing education of the Chiropractic profession
- The funding of research into principle centered
- The encouragement of Chiropractic as a career
and Training Centre
Established in 1996 the YTTC is Ireland's largest professional
Yoga training body meeting National Occupational Standards.
A yoga Alliance registered school and a founder member of the
British Council for Yoga Therapy, with international
The British Medical
The British Medical Acupuncture Society is a registered charity
established to encourage the use and scientific understanding of
acupuncture within medicine for the public benefit. It seeks to
enhance the education and training of suitably qualified
practitioners, and to promote high standards of working practices
in acupuncture. Members are regulated healthcare professionals who
practice acupuncture within the scope of their professional
The Hypnotherapy association is an independent, non-profit
organisation democratically run by hypnotherapists. We uphold
for the regulation of our members, so that any person seeking
services of a Hypnotherapist may be offered the best duty of
is the official website for the M technique in the United Kingdom
and is linked to the US organization RJBuckle Associates http://www.rjbuckle.com/.
The M technique is a registered method of touch suitable for
critically ill, actively dying or very stressed and is used in
hospices in the UK. The M technique was created by a critical
nurse, Dr Jane Buckle.
Association for Nutritional Therapy
The primary function of BANT is to assist its members in attaining
highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and
practice. Our register of practitioners only lists fully
members. We have a policy of continuing professional development
insist our practitioners are fully insured to practice.
Hour of Power
Hour of Power Workout, based on the Fitness4x4 training method, is
a uniquely mindful approach to Cardio-Vascular fitness training,
offering studio classes and home-workout DVDs to enthusiasts, and
REPS accredited Instructor Certification opportunities to Health
Professionals. Where the the concept of holistic training,
well-being and 'mindful exercise' is not uncommon in the realm of
Yoga, Pilates, Tai-Chi and other holistic training methods, in
conventional fitness training it is rarely considered. The Hour of
Power workout conversely has for 25 years offered people an
opportunity to radically change their true energy capacity,
vitality and cardio-vascular fitness in a way that engages both
mind and body.
Certification Courses are open to all health professionals and
enthusiasts, with or without prior fitness industry qualifications.
However, for REPS registered trainers, please note that the Hour of
Power certification courses are worth16REPS CPD points.
Neuromuscular Therapists (ANMT)
The objects for which the Association is established are to
enhance the rights and privileges of those practicing
therapies including, but not limited to, neuromuscular therapy,
therapy and sports massage; to promote honourable practice; to
malpractice; to settle disputed points of practice; to decide
of professional usage of courtesy; and to establish a register
International Equine Body Worker
http://www.ieblua.com/ ; http://www.equinenergy.com ;
The IEBWA is a central and focal association that regulates
supports equine body workers from around the world. Membership
granted to students and graduates who carry full indemnity
who complete a set requirement for annual continued
The Association of Systematic Kinesiology (ASK) is the largest
association for systematic kinesiology in the UK.
It is a registered charity and offers many benefits to its
For more information please contact the ASK
Association of Registered
Complementary Health Therapists of Ireland (ARCHTI)
We are an all Ireland multi-therapy association for fully
insured and accredited professional complementary health
practitioners established since 1999.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (UK), founded in
with high professional standards, is currently the largest
body of traditional Chinese Medicine which mainly includes
herbal medicine, acupuncture and Chinese remedial
Alternative Therapies trains students in Reiki healing,
Freedom Therapy, Diet and Nutrition, Oriental Diagnosis
Anatomy & Physiology, Psychic Development & Body Massage.
in London, Brighton & Gerrards Cross. Tel: 01273 302
BHMA is open to everyone who supports a holistic approach to
healthcare. Members receive a copy of the quarterly Journal of
Healthcare and have access to all past issues.
Institute and Register (CMIR)
The CMIR, collaborating with Beijing University of Chinese
dedicated to east-west medicine integration, focusing on high
educational programmes to western medical and healthcare
The institute maintains a register of properly qualified
who abide by a set of code practice. As a member of the WFCMS,
DH CAM Regulatory Steering Group, and CAM Parliamentary Group,
initiated dialogue between government bodies and healthcare
east and west.
National Institute of Medical
The UK's leading professional body representing herbal
practitioners. The Institute is self-regulating and is run on
a voluntary basis. The Institute maintains a register of
individual members, sets the profession's educational standards and
runs an accreditation system for training establishments, maintains
mandatory programmes of professional development, provides codes of
conduct, ethics and practise, has a complaints mechanism and
disciplinary procedures, represents the profession, patients and
the public through participation in external processes such as
regulation of the profession and herbal medicine. Members are
required to have professional indemnity, public liability and
medical malpractice insurance. The NIMH operates a mandatory
comprehensive block insurance scheme through Balens Ltd.
The organisation has a long and industrious history. It was
first established as the National Association of Medical Herbalists
in 1864 by a group of herbalists from the north of England. Today
the National Institute of Medical Herbalists has members across the
UK and beyond. The Institute promotes the benefits, the efficacy
and safe use of herbal medicine. Continuously striving to provide
the best patient care through the work of our members we believe
the evidence for what we do is clear: the long and safe track
record of NIMH practitioners in the practise of a medicine that is
as old as mankind.
of Healing-UK Healers Scheme
Regular courses on healing and self development, from Foundation
for those with little or no prior experience of working with
to Professional Diploma in Healing. Healing can be combined with
other complementary therapies.
Crystal Dimensions Energy
Crystal Dimensions Energy School established in 1998 runs
courses in Crystal Therapy and Spiritual Development. All courses
a high standard with regularly updated course material for
evolving times and ongoing study and support for students and
Please visit our website for further information
The GNPGR has the long term aim of upgrading the standard and
the complementary practitioner to a standard of competence of
level, in an endeavour to differentiate between bona fide
practitioners from the quasi-complementary therapies.
of Naturopathic Iridologists
The Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International is
umbrella body for Iridology. The organisation provides a register
qualified Iridologists who have been trained to meet the Guild's
core curriculum, and provides details on accredited training
The largest group of kinesiology therapy practitioners in UK. The
explains and defines health kinesiology, contains a regional
qualified practitioners and many case notes There are also details
the therapy training courses.
The Holistic Healers Association was formed in 1998 and its aim is
to be available to all healers who join and become
members. Association has training centres throughout the UK
where training courses are available.
Founded in 1991 and now with over 500 members, the Federation is
highly professional unifying organisation linking branches
kinesiology and meeting the needs of the public all over Britain.
promotes kinesiology, promotes its members and answers queries
International Institute of
The IIR® is the oldest established reflexology teaching
the world. It was formed in 1962 in response to huge
demand for tuition. It is dedicated to teaching the correct
Ingham Method ® (Please access our website for the many centres in
UK) or "See our website for centres"
Register Of Consultant Herbalists And Homeopaths
All members of IRCH have received extensive academic and clinical
training and passed examinations set by its faculty.
Members are recognised by the initials DBTL MIRCH - Registered
Medical Herbalist or DHoM MIRCH - Homoeopathic Practitioner.
The IRCH is a registered non profit-making-organisation
Realization Healing Association (UK Healers
Founded in 1995, ISRHA is a worldwide community of healers,
counsellors, associates and friends. We seek to embrace the
standards of professional practice and training, combined with a
of love and spirituality in order to help those in
The Association, founded in 1943, exists to train, and serve as,
professional body for qualified radionic practitioners, and also
provide a forum for others who wish to learn more and support
valuable form of distant healing.
Real Time Reception Ltd
Real Time Reception Ltd provides
virtual reception services for health
professionals throughout the UK and Eire.
Working to help free up the
practitioners to spend more time in revenue generation with their clients. Real Time
Reception will answer calls, forward messages and book appointments for your
clients. The aim is to help the businesses to grow, and reduce time spent on
the tedious admin
tasks that can tie you down, with clear advantages in cost
saving and business
We are a membership organisation open to anyone initiated into
person, from an unbroken lineage back to Mikao Usui. We offer
and support for students, masters and practitioners and
information/advice for those interested in learning or receiving
Reiki Healers and
We are a network of reiki practitioners and teachers, offering
and advice to our members and a list of quality-assured
and teachers for the general public. We are part of the Reiki
A member's organisation uniting like-minded people.
Free membership to everyone with a Reiki attunement, embracing all
different Reiki approaches. Reikiparty teaches a unique healing
for personal and spiritual development created from Unconditional
Reiki Healing and Divine Wisdom.
Therapists Organisation (SMTO)
The Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation (SMTO) is the premier
massage therapists' organisation in Scotland.
The SMTO exists to provide a service to the public, the
therapist and the profession, and works with the GCMT in
The National Network for information on Shiatsu and the
Practitioners Registers, founded in 1981. Details of training
available. All practitioners fully qualified, insured & follow
Code of Ethics. Visit our website for further
Society of Auricular
The Society is a professional organisation whose members
auricular acupuncture according to the principles of Western and
Medicine. It is affiliated to the British College of
Acupuncture who carry out training.
The association is a registered charity founded in June 1959 and
first president was the late Mr Harry Edwards. The association
Inter-denominational and promotes the study and practice of
healing. All our registered healers are insured.
Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists
ARCH was formed in 1987 and is a mutual association. It continues
the lead organisation in the UK for colon hydrotherapy and sets
standards of training and practice to which all its members
Association of Systematic Kinesiology in Ireland
Representing Systematic Kinesiologists throughout Ireland. For
practitioner listing and training course information please see
website. Contact: Siobhan Gutune. Tel: +353 87 271 9863
The College of
Psychic Studies-UK Healers Scheme
The College of Psychic Studies, founded in 1884, promotes
values and a greater understanding of the wider areas of
consciousness. It offers regular courses and workshops in
psychic development and also an accredited healing
Institute of Homeopathy
Founded in 1986, The British Institute of Homeopathy provides
learning programmes in homeopathy and other complementary
worldwide which are accessible and affordable.
The UK Reiki Federation is a professional body which promotes
practice within the field of Reiki, offering support to
professionals, and to the public.