Five Elements Stone Medicine

Advanced Crystal Therapy Training

Course Outline

This advanced post-diploma crystal therapy course is designed to teach qualified crystal therapists how to use the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine, specifically the Five Elements & Meridian System, with crystals, minerals and stones.

The course will take the format of blended learning, in that the theory work & written assessment will be carried out online, whilst the tutored sessions will be mostly practical in nature and assessment will be through observation, in-class discussion and written case studies.

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Course Content

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Online Theory Course

The Online Learning Modules cover the theory aspect of the course and provide an introduction to the topics which will be covered in more depth in relation to the use of crystals, minerals & stones in the tutored sessions.  There are a total of five modules covering the following information:

Level 1 Introduction

  • Yin & Yang
  • The Five Phases
  • The FIve Elements

Level 2 The Elements

  • Wood
  • Fire
  • Earth
  • Metal
  • Water

Level 3 Zang Fu Organs & Meridians

  • Introduction to Zang Fu Organs
  • Zang Organs
  • Fu Organs
  • Meridians
  • Organ Body Clock

Level 4 Qi, Essence, Fluids & Spirit

  • Qi
  • Essence
  • Blood
  • Jinye
  • Spirits

Level 5 Materia Medica

  • Getting Started With Crystals & Stones
  • Methods of Appplication
  • Quartz
  • Transformative Stones
  • Defensive/Wei Qi Stones
  • Nourishing/Ying Qi Stones
  • Source/Yuan Qi Stones

Each module will include an assessment exercise designed to check students’ level of knowledge and understanding.

Workshop Sessions

The Practical Tutored Sessions are mandatory workshops requiring 100% attendance and will be carried out as five 2-day workshops.

In addition to providing a more in-depth view of the online topics in relation to the use of crystals, minerals & stones, these sessions will also include:

  • Client consultation
  • Taking a case history
  • Observation (including facial diagnosis etc.)
  • Developing a treatment strategy
  • Type of condition (acute, chronic, constitutional)
  • Physical, mental emotional or spiritual condition
  • Application (topical, internal)
  • Devising a treatment formula (choice of crystals/stones)
  • Acu-point protocols for specific conditions

The sessions will cover the following:

  • Session 1 - Water Element, Kidneys & Bladder
  • Session 2 - Wood Element, Liver & Gall Bladder
  • Session 3 - Fire Element, Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium & Triple Warmer
  • Session 4 - Earth Element, Spleen & Stomach
  • Session 5 - Metal Element, Lungs & Large Intestine

In order to be considered eligible for this course prospective students must have proof of being qualified in crystal therapy to diploma level, having studied a recognised course which adheres to the standards of a curriculum such as that set by the Crystal Therapy Council (CTC) or the Affiliation of Crystal Healing Organisations (ACHO).

It is anticipated that as qualified, experienced crystal therapists that students will have a good working knowledge of crystal structures, hardness, chemical composition and other relevant attributes.

In addition to completing the online coursework and attending the practical sessions, students will be required to carry out case studies to demonstrate their competence in taking a case history, developing crystal treatment strategies and formulae.

All coursework & case studies must be completed within one year of the final practical session.

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