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Diploma in Stress Management and Relaxation

including FREE Stress Management Coach certification

Total recommended period of study: approx. 4 months or less.

Continuous enrolment. Enrol any time of year.
Time limit for course completion: 12 months.

Cost: £185.00 

A FREE textbook (approx 370 pages) will be included for students from the UK. 

Why not take this course as part of a longer course and save money? The full Stress Management course and certificate are incorporated as part of our Diploma in Holistic Life Coaching and part of our Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. You will also get the free Stress Management Coach certification too!

Method of study 

Textbook study. Written assignments based on textbooks and exercises. Assignment questions are provided in our PDF course manual and students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by email.

Entry criteria and suitability:  This Diploma in Stress Management and Relaxation is for:

People who would like to take the course for self-development and self-help purposes or to help family and friends

Personnel managers, supervisors, performers, and anyone who needs to deliver or practise a repertoire of techniques for stress management, relaxation, recovering energy levels, and tips for a healthy lifestyle.

People who would like  comprehensive  instructions on relaxation and stress reduction techniques  in an easy to follow format, and to learn many new skills and techniques

Practising complementary therapists, life coaches, and health workers who would like an additional diploma in stress management to add to their qualifications or CPD

People who would like to take this course to give them confidence to pursue other educational opportunities such as advanced courses in stress management or diplomas in counselling, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy. 


• Breathing exercises • Progressive relaxation • Meditation • Visualisation • Applied relaxation • Self-hypnosis • Autogenics • Brief combination techniques • Self-Compassion • Refuting irrational ideas • Relieving Worry and Anxiety • Facing Fear and Avoidance • Anger Inoculation • Goal setting and time management • Assertiveness Training • Work-Stress Management  • Nutrition and Stress • Exercise


Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Stress Management awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification. Course graduates will also receive an additional certification as a Stress Management Coach.

Course graduates may use the postnominal designations Dip. S.Mgt.Relax. and Certified Stress Management Coach.

The course is accredited by ACCPH.

We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at any time.

Course textbook:

Davis, McKay & Eshelman. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. 7th edition. New Harbinger, 2019.

UK students will receive a free copy of this textbook.


You may start at any time of year
Click this link to go to our Application page


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