ITEC Approved Centre
B.E.A.M.S. Holistic Therapy College
Tel: 00353 909427110
Please note the courses listed are an indication only and may not be fully up to date. Check with the Centre for course dates.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Founded in 1988 for the promotion of, and education in the art of Natural Therapies and Reflexology B.E.A.M.S. Holistic Therapy College is dedicated to the education of people so that they may qualify as professional holistic Therapists who acknowledge that people exist on a variety of levels. In applying their art, graduates would acknowledge an eclectic approach to health, other allopathic and holistic treatments, and bring to clients in all stages of life and illness, the essence of ‘wellness of being’.
FOUNDER & COURSE DIRECTOR
Martina Barrett is renowned for her knowledge as a therapist and an educator. Martina has been practising Natural Therapies, including Reflexology & Aromatherapy since 1986. With an in-depth knowledge to the holistic approach to life & health, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her courses.
A founder member and former President of the Irish Council of Reflexology, Martina holds the distinction of being the first Irish person to deliver papers at 3 Major International Conferences; European Conference of Reflexologists, England 1994, 5th World Conference of Reflexologists, Canada 1995, & European Conference of Reflexologists, Holland l996. Martina delivered the concluding presentation at the RiEN Conference in Limerick 2006.
Classes are held in Castlebar, Co Mayo.
Psychotherapeutics are also held in Dublin from time to time. Martina will travel to other locations if sufficient numbers are available to run a particular course.
TESTIMONIALS OF STUDENTS
“You’re a really great teacher and so easy to understand”
“I found the course enjoyable and it was taught to a very high standard”
I will find it hard to enjoy another course as much as I found Martina’s teaching”
“Anatomy & Physiology is definitely not an overly exciting subject either to teach or learn, but somehow you made it interesting and simple to learn. Every class flew.”
B.E.A.M.S. Holistic Therapy College is the longest established School of Reflexology in the West, originally founded in 1988. Reflexology is taught in an in-depth manner to provide participants with the necessary theory and skills to practice as Professional Reflexologists who can apply the therapy in a wide range of therapeutic & health-care situations. The inter-connectedness of body, feelings, mind and soul and their acknowledgement when treating clients, is an integral aspect of training.
HOLISTIC ANATOMY & PYSIOLOGY
This course is ideal for people who just want learn more about their body and its functions but it is specially designed for people who wish to undertake study in the area of holistic therapies. Each system of the body is covered in a lecture type format using visual aids. There is a strong emphasis on the Holistic view of the body.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & POST GRADUATE COURSES
PREGNANCY & REFLEXOLOGY
CANCER & REFLEXOLOGY
READING THE STORY THE FEET HAVE TO TELL:
REFLEXOLOGY REFRESHER DAY
EAR CONING TRAINING - THERMO AURICULAR THERAPY
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY REFRESHER MODULE
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
HOMOEOPATHY FOR HOME USE
WORKING WITH BACH REMEDIES
EXPLORATION OF PERSONALITY TYPES
Post Graduate Courses:
SPIRITUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY TRAINING PROGRAMME
Recognition & Accredition
B.E.A.M.S. Holistic Therapy College is accredited by 3 bodies and is authorized to offer qualifications through 2 examination bodies.
I.T.E.C. The International Therapy Examination Council is one of the longest
serving examination bodies covering a large variety of therapies including Complementary Therapies, Sports Therapy and Beauty Therapy. ITEC is represented throughout the world as being of the highest quality. In turn ITEC are accredited by the Qualification & Curriculum Authority - a government approved body in the UK.
Irish Reflexologist’s Institute. The College is recognised and accredited by the Irish Reflexologist’s Institute, the leading organisation of Reflexology in Ireland North & South. It was established to promote the therapy professionally and to raise and maintain standards within the industry.
The Association of Reflexologists in the UK. This is the largest and best known of Reflexology organisations in the UK. They are recognised for Assurance of quality, professionalism and very high standards. Examinations and assessments are carried out under the auspices of the Awarding Body Consortium U.K. - a Government recognized Educational body. This is to comply with European Regulations and to ensure highest standards are maintained.
BEAMS Holistic Therapy College was the first College in Ireland to be Accredited by the Association of Reflexologists and is one of the few colleges/schools to be accredited by both the Association of Reflexologist, the Irish Institute and ITEC. It is the only College in the West to have such a high level of recognition and accreditation.
BEAMS is also linked to the International Council of Reflexologists and the
Reflexologists in Europe Network (RiEN).