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CPD Cancer Care Workshop

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This course is available to start on the following dates:

  (induction 03 March 2018)

Price: £125.00

This course provides a solid foundation for complementary therapists who would like a greater understanding of the specialist field of cancer care.

Delivered by Marie Duggan of Butterfly Touch Therapies, ATL, MFHT, UK Reiki Fed, CNHC, AVR.

Marie developed the course while working with the Lifehouse Cancer Centre in Sydney, Australia.  She was the Subject Matter Expert on the Integrative Medicine Steering Committee for Complementary Therapies providing protocols, benefits, standards and guidelines in cancer care.

Marie has delivered the course to over 300 therapists in hospices, hospitals and therapy centres around the UK and Australia over the last five years.

The course is accredited CPD training with the FHT (7 CPD points), the UK Reiki Fed (7 CPD points) and the Association of Reflexology (14 CPD points).

In 2015 Marie was awarded the Excellence Award for Accredited Training Provider of the Year by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.

The course is suitable for complementary therapists who hold reflexology or massage Level 3 Diplomas or Reiki Level 2 Degree Attunement and who have post registration in their chosen therapy (only one therapy required to attend).

Previous experience or knowledge of issues related to cancer care is not required.

This one-day workshop is largely theory based developing into a practical session following the afternoon break.

The subjects covered include:

  • What are we treating
  • Communication
  • Stress
  • Benefits
  • Patients' expectations
  • Concerns and myths
  • Different stages of cancer
  • Best practices
  • Contra-indications and cautions
  • Treating during chemotherapy and radiotherapy
  • Adapting your treatments
  • Supervision
  • Practical session

You will receive a detailed workshop book, handouts and CPD certificate on the day.

Please wear comfortable clothing (uniform optional).

Date:   Saturday 3 March 2018

Time:   9am - 5pm (registration 8:45am)

Cost:   £125

Please note:  you will be required to submit a copy of your relevant therapy certificate with your booking form

For more information or to book a place, please contact us on (01642) 662785 or email:






The Seven Wellbeing Centre is an ITEC approved training centre.

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