The Journey to the state of laughter
UnitedMind’s unique Laughter Therapist Training programme gives youthe background as well as indepth experience of laughter therapy,including a brief introduction to Laughter Yoga, however, this is NOT Laughter Yoga Training.
The Laughter Therapist Training takes you on a journey through different ways of presentation, various ways of using laughter in life and in workshops, the meaning of laughter that we add, and it teaches you to structure a professional as well as personal laughter therapy programme for groups and individuals.
The course is a philosophical as well as practical course where we will get in touch with the inner-most laughter, and discover what REALLY tickles the giggles.
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The Power of Laughter in Therapy
This programme adds depth and width to the knowledge and wisdom of therapeutic laughter by bringing together the technology with the latest research.
The Laughter Therapist Training addresses the much needed aspect of mind and mentality at play in joyfulness and fun, and the need for playing with the pain life presents.
This training is for people with a background in healthcare as therapist, holistic therapist or counsellor, being a Laughter Yoga Professionals is not a requirement but a therapist background is. As Laughter Therapist you must have an understanding and ability to handle your clients’ emotional release and experience of katharsis.
On the 2-day Laughter Yoga Leader Training you learn to run a Laughter Yoga session and finish your training with a presentation, whereas over the minimum 50 hours of learning on the Laughter Therapist Training you learn to facilitate one-on-one or group sessions using therapeutic laughter, creative storytelling, improvisation and drama, as well as Laughter Yoga techniques.
The Laughter Therapist Training runs over two and a half days but that does not complete the course. It runs in the following way allowing you to complete within the timeframe given
- 2-day in-person training
- 6-12 months case study work (minimum 2 case studies to be completed, 1 group, 1 individual) finishing with a dissertation
- 1/2 day to present your dissertation and complete the training. This day can be organised as an online or in-person meeting
This training is a unique, innovative and a new way of learning laughter and joyfulness with a view to present and to teach.
Who becomed a Laughter Therapist?
As Laughter Therapist you must have an understanding and ability to handle your clients’ emotional release and experience of katharsis.
At the end of your completed training programme you will receive a certificate that enables you to obtain insurance to practice and facilitate laughter therapy programmes and workshops in groups or one-on-one. It is not a Laughter Yoga Certificate but this training may be a great addition to your existing skills and certifications.
You will receive the following as part of your course package:
Laughter Therapist Training FAQs
The training is held in London at
- Neal’s Yard Meeting Rooms, 14b Neal’s Yard, London WC2H 9DP
- Unfortunately there is no mobility access
The course runs once a year and is currently scheduled at the following dates:
- 13-14 April 2024 from 9:30-17:30
The course fee is £750 standard fee for booking within 1 month of the training dates.
Early bird fee is £550.
Including courseware and certificate.