MODULE 1

£800.00

Introductory offer: Module 1 £597.00

 

Module 1: Self-Medication. 

 

Open to all students. No pre-requisites.
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Start at any time and complete within 3 years after purchase.

 

  • Study at your own pace
  • Join anytime
  • Certificate of completion after successfully completing Module 1 + 2
  • Module 2 pre-requisite: Completion of Module 1
  • Modules one and two enable you to work more effectively with your own animals

 

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“When the student is ready, the teacher appears. This course has helped me to trust my dog knows what she needs.” Lauren F

 

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“THANK YOU FOR EXPLAINING THIS SO WELL.” KAREN B.

 

“REALLY ENJOYING THIS COURSE.” ALISON M.

 

“I’M LOVING THIS COURSE. I’VE LEARNT SO MUCH ALREADY (AND FEEL MORE CONFIDENT) – AND I’M ONLY ON LESSON 2!!” GINA E.

 

“THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR AMAZING WORK AND DEDICATION TO THIS COURSE AND HELPING US BECOME CONFIDENT IN OUR WORK WITH ANIMALS.” JOAN S.

MODULE 1

 

Lesson 1: The evolution of Self – Medication

  • An in-depth account of various self-medicative behaviours, giving a deeper understanding of the roots and terminology behind self - medication.
  • How Zoopharmacognosy grew into a new field ethology and its role helping us learn from animal behaviours.
  •  An introduction into Secondary Metabolites.
  •  Companion animals self-medicating verses their wild counterparts: Dogs, cats, horses. 

Video tutorial, notes and test: Recommended 1 to 2 hours minimum study time.

Lesson 2: Self-Medication Theories

  • Different theories that underpin self-medication.
  • Understand why an animal may select a potentially toxic plant for their own health benefits.

Video tutorial, notes and test: Recommended 1 to 2 hours minimum study time.

Lesson 3: Geophagy 

  • Journey into why animals may use soil and clay for their benefit.
  • How clay can enhance therapeutic efficiency.
  • How clay deals with toxicity.

Video tutorial, notes and test: Recommended 30 minutes to 1 hour minimum study time.

Lesson 4: The influence of diet and enzymatic physiology on self-medicative behaviours

  • Understand why each species (dogs, cats, horses) and their diet influences how they may select their plant extracts and their route of administration. 
  • Learn how to use your own sense of smell and taste to understand what other animals may be experiencing at a deeper level.

Video tutorial and test: Recommended 1 hour minimum study time.

Lesson 5: Mindfulness 

  • This lesson offers skills to help you develop awareness and focus.
  • Learn how to be truly present while working with animals. 

Video tutorial, practise and test: 1 to 2 hours initial study time, but to become part of your ongoing practice.

Lesson 6: Insights on where to start 

  • Often it is difficult to know where to start. This lesson introduces you to the obvious and not so obvious signals and behaviours, given by an animal, that indicate what remedies may be needed to begin the session.

Video tutorial, practise and test: Recommended 1 to 2 hours minimum study time.

Lesson 7 to 12: Practicals: dogs, cats, and horses

Lesson 7: Practical: Working with dogs

Lesson 8: Practical: Working with cats

Lesson 9: Practical: Working with horses

Lesson10: Practical: Working with dogs that eat everything

Lesson 11: Practical: Working with fearful dogs

Lesson 12: Advanced Practical: Working with dogs that appear not be be responding to essential oils 

 

Hours of practical videos/tuition using The Ingraham Method of Individualised Medicine (IMIM), via live recorded videos, at rescue centres and private consultations.

  • Working with dogs that appear not be be responding to essential oils.
  • Working with extreme fear and trauma.
  • Working with dogs that appear to eat everything!
  • How to find out why a dog may be anxiously chewing on a lead.
  • How to work with a horse wind-sucking.
  • What does barking at oils mean? 
  • What does wanting to bury an oil mean? 
  • How cats communicate what they need.
  • What to do if a cat communicates the desire for a topical application.
  • How horses work with essential oils.

Video tutorial and test: 4 to 6 hours, plus ongoing practise.

 

Lesson 13: Dilution Part 1 

  • When and when not to dilute essential oils.
  • How to dilute essential oils and what to dilute them in.
  • The importance of understanding volatility and how it influences offering essential oils, depending on species. 

Video tutorial and test: Recommended 1 hour minimum study time.

Lesson 14: Misinformation 

  • Learn how to break through misinformation.
  • Learn how to find reliable sources.
  • Let go of old long-standing outdated beliefs to make room for new information.

Video tutorial and test: Recommended 1 hour minimum study time.

Lesson 15: Why would an animal potentially select a poisonous plant?

  • Why dogs, cats and horses may select potentially harmful substances, from house plants to grapes, to chocolate to ragwort.
  • How climate change is affecting plant chemistry, in some otherwise safe plants.

Video tutorial, notes and test: Recommended, 1 to 2 hours minimum study time.

Lesson 16. Safety and Care

  • Plant extract safety
  • Looking after plant extracts
  • The importance of quality

Video tutorial, notes and test: Recommended 1 hour minimum study time.

Ingraham Forum:

All Ingraham Online Masterclass students

I am very happy to say that the Ingraham Online Masterclass Facebook community page is now live. It would be lovely to see you there, where you can share stories and meet like-minded people in a safe and friendly environment. This site is only focused on self-medication relating to the online masterclasses and your experiences. I hope to be organising live discussion groups and more in the near future, will keep you posted. 

 

 

Ethical delivery of teaching: Sustainable and eco-friendly training with Caroline Ingraham: Providing the highest quality training by the founder of this field, with care and respect to the environment by reducing the carbon footprint of both the teacher and students.

 

Module 1 course duration: 3 years from date of purchase

Module 2 course duration: 3 years from date of purchase

 

Course content

Please note the all modules/content at all levels are subject to changes as the course is an ever evolving training and we wish to bring you the very best experience.

 

Refund policy for all courses

Provided you have not accessed the online lessons, you have a 14 day cooling off period after purchase during which time if you change your mind, we will issue a full refund. After this date no refund can be given.