Oncology-Palliative Reflexology balance-November 2023



Course Overview

Reflexology for Cancer  is the most medically accepted holistic  therapy within mainstream Western medicine  especially in Ireland today. Green Tara College teaches Oncology Reflexology and Oncology Massage to therapists in the Irish Cancer Society’s many support centers throughout Ireland.

There are approximately 28 million people fighting cancer worldwide in Ireland an average of 30,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year. The number is expected to rise to over 40,000 per year by 2020. If we deliver a properly informed reflexology treatment then we can only improve the functioning of the body, using precise techniques to work the areas of assistance, then the treatment becomes a powerful therapy in improving and normalizing the vital body process. In Oncology Reflexology we work to improve for our client, general energy levels, to bring deep relaxation, to improve the emotional outlook of the client, to improve pain levels, to heal trauma and shock, to improve exhaustion, to improve all the eliminating processes. We have recognized clinical studies today that support the fact that Reflexology works on all these levels.

Learning Reflexology specific to Cancer care is an essential training qualification. There is no doubt that you will be called upon to treat many people suffering with cancer from a new diagnosis to survivors of many years. You will learn to treat each person as an individual, with their own individual symptoms depending on their stage of cancer and cancer care. You will learn to take into account their emotional and mental well-being and how that varies from day to day in your treatment.

The aim of this course is to offer training to the highest level. By the end of this course you will have a confident, detailed and broad knowledge of Oncology Reflexology and how to carry out a complete treatment. You will have confidence and understanding and greater expertise. You will have detailed knowledge on the process of  cancer stages and Palliative Care and how to apply reflexology treatments for people who are very sick and who need sensitive soothing treatments.