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Stress Consultant (Advanced)

Practitioner level 4

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to become an Advanced Stress Consultant
  • Be awarded the professional ASC Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Advanced Stress Consultant Practitioner
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 4*

(OCN Level 4 award also available with 24 national educational credits**)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors. There are also 2 days of practical training available for this course.

Course overview

As the pace of modern life accelerates, so stress grows and mutates into an even bigger factor and its causes, symptoms and effects take on new forms. It is against this background that the Advanced Stress Consultant course has been developed.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
    • What is Stress?
    • Stress Management
  • Lesson Two
    • The Medical Approach
    • The Non-medical Approach
  • Lesson Three
    • Physical Effects of Stress
    • The Brain – Cerebral Lateralisation
    • The Autonomic Nervous System
  • Lesson Four
    • Immunity
    • Immunisation
    • Disorders of Immunity
    • Auto-immune Disorders
    • Tumour Immunity
    • Drugs Used to Affect the Immune System
  • Lesson Five
    • Ancient Drugs
    • The Two Arms of Clinical Pharmacology
    • Iatrogenic Disease
    • Some Important Groups of Drugs
  • Lesson Six
    • The Conducting System of the Heart
    • The Pulse
    • Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
  • Lesson Seven
    • Important Symptoms and Signs in Respiratory Disease
    • Peak Flow
    • Upper Respiratory Conditions
  • Lesson Eight
    • Physical Symptoms
    • Psychosomatic Illness
    • Mental Symptoms
    • Mood Table
  • Lesson Nine
    • Definitions
    • Conscious Mind
    • Subconscious Mind
    • Disorders of the Mind
    • Communication Breakdown
    • Self-image
    • Analysis
  • Lesson Ten
    • Processes
  • Lesson Eleven
    • Processes
    • Relaxation Technique
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Phobia
    • Processes
    • Dominant Personality
    • Types
  • Lesson Thirteen
    • Barriers to Achieving Harmony
  • Lesson Fourteen 
    • The Breath and Transformation
    • The Respiratory System
    • Patterns in the Breath
    • Specific Relaxation Techniques
  • Lesson Fifteen
    • Hypertension
    • Healthy Blood Circulation
    • Exercise
  • Lesson Sixteen
    • The Stone Age Diet
    • Foods that our Bodies Require
    • The Mind/Body Connection
  • Lesson Seventeen
    • The History
    • Checklist of Possible Problems
    • Self-Awareness Questions for your Client
    • Rules for Stress Reduction
  • Lesson Eighteen
    • First Aid Kit
    • First Aid Treatment
    • Qualities of a Good Therapist
    • Listening Skills
    • In Conclusion

Practical training

2 days of Practical Training are available for this course. Practical workshops can be held in various locations around the UK and are available for an additional fee of £75 per day. Your practical training is a valuable opportunity to learn directly from an experienced practical training tutor with specialist skills.

*Registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.

**OCN registration at enrolment is optional for an additional fee. Full details on request.