2017 FHT Training Congress

Thanks to all who attended our 2017 Training Congress!

Read our blog about it here

The FHT are proud to be hosting the 2017 FHT Training Congress at the Holistic Health show in Birmingham. With more than 30 informative CPD sessions for you to choose from, don't miss your opportunity to learn new skills and grow your business.

The two day event will feature a range of expert speakers, educating you on various topics from therapy specific modalities to general business advice, all of which are eligible for points towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 

Sessions cost only £12 for members and £15 for non-members!

Also, come and see the FHT stand at A32 to chat to the team, try a taster treatment and pick up a free goodie bag.

Make sure you don't miss out on all the FHT Training Congress has to offer at this year's Holistic Health show!

Don't forget to also register for entry to the Holistic Health show on their website, http://www.holistichealthshow.co.uk/

Click here to see a PDF of the seminar schedule


10:30 - 11:45

Jennifer Young - Working with people living with and beyond cancer - Room 1

Jennifer prepares you for the joys and challenges of working in the world of cancer support.

Maria Mason - How to market yourself as a therapist - Room 2 

Learn how to advertise yourself, target different audiences and create an environment that appeals to all.

Nicholas Flanagan - Age and exercise - Room 3

A look at research, perceptions and attitudes towards age and exercise and the implications for therapists.

Lisa Barber - How to attract clients who value you - Room 4

Discover techniques to attract clients who appreciate your hard work and pay your prices.


12:00 - 13:15

Jackie Winters - Understand and experience crystal therapy - Room 1

An insight on how to get the most out of your crystals. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners.

Mary Dalgleish - Ayurvedic facelift massage - Room 2 (This session is fully booked.)

Discover your dosha, learn about marma points and observe an ayurvedic facelift treatment.

Rick Stone - An introduction to aquamassage - Room 3

This session will explore the different uses of aquamassage and its many benefits.

Alison Battisby - A social media strategy for your business - Room 4

Learn how to develop an actionable social media strategy for your therapy business.


14:05 - 15:20

Judith Hadley - Happy, harmonious living - Room 1

Learn to tap into nature's energy and live in a more organised and productive environment.

Anna Venables - Auricular diagnosis - Room 2

A unique insight into Chinese and Western medical approaches to auricular diagnosis. 

Adrian Jenkinson - WaveStone cellulite massage - Room 3

Learn about the WaveStone and how it can be used for cellulite reduction.

Alyssa Burns-Hill - Staying young, hormonally speaking - Room 4

Discover how better hormone health can help you stay young in mind, body and soul.


15:35 - 16:50

Martin Thirlwell - Reiki energy and working alongside reiki guides - Room 1

An insight into reiki and a reiki career, for beginners and existing practitioners.

Penny Price - Aromatherapy and the skin - Room 2

Learn to select the most appropriate essential oils and products for acne, eczema and other skin types.

Valerie Delforge  - How to attract new clients - Room 3

Learn how to target your dream clients, communicate to them effectively and plan your activities for the year.

Rennie Gould  - The power of the mind - Room 4

A tour of the mind to illustrate its power, including how to utilize it to transform our live for the better.


10:30 - 11:45

Elaine Wilkins  - The Chrysalis Effect - Room 1

Learn about the nature of chronic exhaustive conditions and the associated challenges for therapists.

Valerie Delforge - Five golden rules to increase your revenue - Room 2

Discover the five golden rules you need to follow in order to make this year a success.

Nic Wood - All about the Emmett Technique - Room 3

Learn about the Emmett Technique and how it is currently being used throughout the world.

Alison Battisby - Growing your social media audience - Room 4

Learn key strategies for building an engaged community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


12:00 - 13:15

Lynn Coleman - Holistic therapies to support autism - Room 1

An insight into the hidden world of individuals with autism and a look at their unique needs.

Mary Dalgleish - Ayurvedic foot massage - Room 2

Discover your dosha, learn about marma points and observe an ayurvedic foot massage.

Jonathan Hobbs - Facial acupuncture - Room 3

Introducing beauty therapist to the concept of facial acupuncture cosmetic enhancement.

Helen Chambers - Running your business and taking control - Room 4

Lean how to spend your time, effort and money on what is important to you and your clients.


14:05 - 15:20

Carol Samuel  - Reflexology for stress,anxiety and pain - Room 1

The impact of stress and anxiety on pain and the knock-on effects within the body's systems.

Maria Mason - What is the next step for today's therapists? - Room 2

Learn about the latest trends and how to develop as a modern day therapist, from a recognised leader in the industry.

Cameron Reid  - Manipulative therapy - Room 3

Discover how following a logical path can help clients recover from musculoskeletal problems.

Rennie Gould - Release your wow - Room 4

This Lecture draws upon the latest research to identify a formula for happiness, resilience and human flourishing.


15:35 - 16:50

Penny Price - Are essential oils anti-ageing? - Room 1

Learn about essential oils and discover how we can best use these to look younger.

Brigitte Nath  - Dorn Method/Breuss Massage for Back and Joint Pain

An introduction into the Dorn Method and why it is beneficial for back and joint pain

Jonathan Hobbs - Dry needling - Room 3

An introduction and demonstration to dry needling and its utilisation in the treatment of myofascial pain.

Cameron Reid - Examination and treatment for the sacroiliac joint - Room 4

The sacroiliac joint often causes musculoskeletal problems. Learn how to approach this area.


If you have any queries please email us or call the team on 023 8062 4350.


Booking Conditions: All bookings are subject to availability and full payment must be made at the time of booking. Cancellations at least 21 days prior to the event will be subject to an administration fee of 20% of the course costs. Cancellations 14 days prior to the course start date will result in the full cost being forfeited. The FHT reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events. It is the individual's responsibility to check the website for the status of events. Colleges must supply an official purchase order.