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Life Esteem Wellness Center

     Empowering the Human Spirit 

The Art of Healing® Training

     The Art of Healing® Training is a collection of metaphysical and spiritual healing methods and techniques, which include a variety of practical tools, methods, and techniques.
      The Art of Healing® Training helps to make the invisible world of energy useful and understandable.  Your own psychic abilities will be more awakened and activated, and you will find your own sense of spiritual direction.   

       Dr. Cathy Chargualaf will provide you tools, resources, and practical practice in a safe environment. 

       You will learn the principles, methods, and techniques of many metaphysical modalities.  Apply what you learn immediately, whether you use the techniques for yourself, or to help others. 

      All courses listed below (Core and The Art of Healing® Curriculum) can be taken independently. After having demonstrated the required level of competency, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion for each course you complete.

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Obtain Certification as an Art of Healing® Practitioner

The Art of Healing® Practitioner Certification requirements:


     When you have met the eligibility requirements for certification as an Art of Healing Practitioner through the Institute of Natural Healing (IoNH). IoNH is the sole certifying agency for the Art of Healing Practitioners.  Students will obtain certification as an Art of Healing® Practitioner by completing 5 core courses (Core Curriculum) and 7 additional courses (Art of Healing Curriculum) that best fits the needs of the student goals. Students are welcome to take additional courses beyond the 12 required, if desired. Additional courses are available at the same low tuition rate on a per course basis.

     The Art of Healing® Practitioner Certification Program is administered under the direction and tutelage of  Dr. Cathy Chargualaf who has researched and taught human development for nearly two decades. She is the author of and self-help courses, self-esteem books, and teaches concepts on a variety of metaphysical topics.


    The curriculum is especially designed to provide the training and tools necessary for those who want to become more knowledgeable in metaphysical topics with the added benefit of personal growth. And our training program is also beneficial for those who want to start metaphysical coaching, counseling, holistic healing practice, or to increase offerings in your own business.

Art of Healing® Core Curriculum: 


Twelve courses are required for a The Art of Healing® certification. The core curriculum below has been pre-determined for this accreditation. More information about each course is provided. Students are welcome to take additional courses beyond the 12 required, if desired.  Students are welcome to take courses independently, if certification is not your goal.


The Meaning of
Metaphysics

Course: (AoH.A1) 
Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf

The Meaning of Metaphysics explores the different types of metaphysical approaches. As Aristotle says (Met., IV, 1004 a, 34): "It is the function of the philosopher to be able to investigate all things." Simply put, metaphysics is the exploration of all that exists.  Metaphysics is actually the scientific study of consciousness, existence, and reality. It explores and endeavors to answer the "Why?" question about who we are, where we came from, and how we fit into the Grand Scheme of things. 

Anytime a person asks about the nature of how something works, he or she is delving into the realm of metaphysics. Upon completion, you will gain a deeper understanding of the role metaphysics as it relates to the human condition and in our very existence. 


Cost: $150.00

Metaphysical
Self-Mastery

Course: (AoH.A2)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf 


Metaphysical Self-Mastery explores the metaphysical model of success.  You will learn what it means to have Self-Acceptance, Self-Responsibility, and Respect for Free Will.  All three concepts synergistically support the personal goal of being the best you.  You will learn the elements of Self-Mastery:

  • accepting yourself unconditionally
  • building one's self-esteem
  • understanding personal responsibility 
  • treating every person with respect
  • mastering becoming complete within yourself


Upon completion, you will gain a deeper understand of metaphysical philosophies that will greatly enhance your view of yourself (self-concept) to realize our full potential as a human being and becoming complete within yourself. 


Cost: $150.00

Metaphysical Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Course: (AoH.A3)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course will teach you the connection between critical thinking and human consciousness. You will learn how to handle challenges and solve problems in a logical and systematic way.  Lean how to use a simple yet powerful communication tool — "Self Mediation" — to manage the differences that impair decision-making, cooperation with others, and building better relationships.  

Upon completion, you will learn the attributes of critical thinkers, know how to involve higher thinking and consciousness to solve problems, and manage stress by managing conflict through assertiveness and cooperativeness.

Cost: $150.00

Metaphysical
Communication

Course: (AoH.A4)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course teaches you advance communications skills, including assertiveness.  

You will learn your dominant communication style with the MBTI Assessment Profile and the Assertiveness Profile.  In addition, you will learn the important connection between your communication style and the law of attraction.  


Upon completion, you will have all the foundation tools necessary to communicate with confidence.


Cost: $150.00

Metaphysical Healthy 
Relationships

Course: (AoH.A5)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Metaphysical Healthy Relationships will teach you the 10 principles to enhance any relationship.  You will learn how to set healthy boundaries, understand what makes or ends a relationship. This course will help you understand the principles of communication in any relationship.   

Upon completion, you will know what establishes a healthy relationship with healthy boundaries.  In addition you will gain the insight on how to attract healthy people into your life.

Cost: $150.00

Art of Healing® Practitioner Certification

Students will obtain certification as an Art of Healing® Practitioner by completing 5 core courses (Core Curriculum) and 7 additional courses (Art of Healing Elective Curriculum) that best fits the needs of the student goals. 

Students are welcome to take additional courses beyond the 12 required, if desired. 

Additional courses are available at the same low tuition rate on a per course basis.

Art of Healing® Elective Curriculum:


Students that desire to obtain certification as an Art of Healing® Practitioner are required to complete all Core Curriculum and seven additional courses (Art of Healing® Elective Curriculum) that best fits the needs of the student goals.   The Art of Healing curriculum are listed below.  Students are welcome to take additional courses beyond the 12 required, if desired.  Students are welcome to take courses independently, if certification is not your goal.

Focused Attention and Meditation

Course: (AoH.B1)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Focused Attention and Meditation is the art and act of thinking deeply.  In this course, you will learn to connect with your Higher Self, increase happiness, develop intuition, reduces stress, and create a relax state that promotes healing.  Learn the physical and psychological benefits of meditation.  

Upon completion, you will know how to use focused attention and meditation to bring about a true personal transformation.

Cost: $150.00

Guided Imagery and Visualization

Course: (AoH.B2)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Guided imagery and Visualization has been increasingly established by research findings that demonstrate its positive impact on health, creativity and performance. You will learn the gentle but powerful techniques that focuses and directs the imagination. Learn how to integrate all your senses, emotions, for improved health, creativity and performance. 


Upon completion, you will use guided imagery and visualization to handle any obstacle, obtain insight to solve challenges, and increase confidence


Cost: $150.00

Aromatherapy &
Essential Oils 

Course: (AoH B3)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course teaches the historical pleasure and powerful therapeutic effects of Aromatherapy & Essential Oils. These ancient healing tools work in two way: through the body’s chemistry (via absorption by the skin) and through mental and emotional healing (via aromatherapy air/scent) effects. You will learn the medicine chest of key powerful healing oils, and the associated body area and charka.  


Upon completion, you will have the knowledge to use Aromatherapy & Essential Oils to improve mental and emotional healing.


Cost: $150.00

Chakra Therapy

Course: (AoH.B4)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Chakra Therapy is associated with special aspects of human awareness.  This course will help you understand the connection between chakras and body-mind-spirit.  You will learn the seven charka centers, and the association of foods, sounds, key gemstones/crystals, astrology signs. You will learn the process of opening your chakras and a visualization exercise to identify your dominant Chakra. 

Upon completion, you will know the physical areas and glands of each energy center, and mental-emotional strengths/blocks of each energy center. You will also know the primary influence of each energy center, its color, element, location/position, the objective of the charka, and much more.

Cost: $150.00

Aura Therapy

Course: (AoH.B5)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


The human energy field is made up of seven layers, which project outwards from the human body at various distances.  In this course, you will learn what each layer is made up of, and how they relate to the emotional, spiritual and physical state or condition of a person.   

Upon completion, you will know what to do prior to treatment, how to balance the aura and treating low energy for yourself and others. 

Cost: $150.00

Crystal Vibration Healing

Course: (AoH.B6)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course teaches you which therapeutic gemstone can remedy unwanted conditions and support personal growth.  You will learn the traditional healing use of gemstones for helping resolve common conditions, ailments, and illnesses. 

Upon completion, you will be able to make treatment decisions based on what gemstones enhance well-being and help you achieve specific desires and life goals. 

Cost: $150.00

Light (energy)
Therapy

Course: (AoH.B7)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Light Therapy has been valued throughout history as a remarkable source of healing.  It can also help natural healing in a body, enabling overall well-being.  The health benefits of Light Therapy is that it delivers a rainbow of benefits that make you feel strong, rested, and focused.

There are certain light energies that help your energetic body.  Light Therapy also activates parts of the brain that elevates your thinking, improves your energetic state and body, and well-being. 


Upon completion, you will know what light energies to use, when to use them, and how to use them in treatment for yourself and others. 


Cost: $150.00

Energetic Relationship with Food

Course: (AoH.B8)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


According to Ayurveda, everything that exists in the universe is made up of the five elements; earth, water, fire, air and space (ether). All that exists in the universe, exists within us. We all contain these same five elements in different amounts. When our energy mixes with the five elements, the doshas are formed.  The doshas are biological energies found throughout the human body and mind. They govern all physical and mental processes and provide every living being with an individual blueprint for health and fulfillment. There are three doshas or constitutions: Vata, Pitta and Kapha.


Upon completion, you will know the three body type blueprints, what foods are healing, restore energy, improve mood.  You will also know how to recognize and remedy common imbalances.

Cost: $150.00

Energetic
Protections

Course: (AoH.B9)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Protecting your energy is crucial to your mental and physical health because it is the ultimate determinant of your overall happiness. We give a lot of ourselves away every day, at work, to our friends, our loved ones. We need to recognize that our needs are just as important as everyone else's.


Many empaths and sensitive people rely on shielding to recognize and block out depleting energy, while allowing the free flow of positivity.


Upon completion, you will know the power of  sacred geometry, grounding techniques, ways for practical energetic protection, ways to protect your aura, and powerful ways to protect your spiritual energy. 

Cost: $150.00

Herbal
Therapy

Course: (AoH.B10)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course teaches you about the active ingredients in today's medications that are either derived or are similar to plant medicines.  You will learn the benefits of Herbs and understand the labeling and regulations around herbs. 

Upon completion, you will know the most common herbs used in Herbal Therapy and the conditions they treat. 

Cost: $150.00


Psychic
Development

Course: (AoH.B11)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


COMING SOON!!

Learn to awaken your intuitive wisdom.  Increase your awareness beyond your physical senses and enhance your psychic abilities. Learn how to  tune in to your intuition and identify your psychic abilities through a number of practical exercises. Tap into the power of subtle energy patterns, extrasensory perception, and make them work for you in all areas of your personal life and with your clients.   


Cost: $350.00

Advanced Clairvoyant Techniques

Course: (AoH.B12)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


COMING SOON!!
Learn advanced clairvoyant techniques for your own personal growth and transformation

  • Giving Readings
  • Interpreting What You Read
  • Intuitive Methods and Tools
  • Connecting to Spirit and Loved Ones
  • Energetic Clearing / Clearing Physical Spaces
  • Ethics and Boundaries

Cost: $350.00

Universal Law #1: Law of Attraction

Course: (AoH.L1)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course reviews the first Universal Law: The Law of Attraction. Law of Attraction is how we get what we want! Learn the process of how your thoughts attract positive or negative experiences into your life. Understand the “
Energy Signature” you send out, and how like energy attracts more like energy. Gain a renewed sense of self and learn how to awaken your natural capabilities in attracting what you want. Included in this course are powerfully methods and techniques for self-discovery and growth. 

Upon completion, you will be able to validate emotions, increase sensory perceptions, restore natural thinking, and improve decision-making skills for knowing yourself and others better.

Cost: $150.00

Universal Law #2: Law of Intention 

Course: (AoH.L2)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course reviews the second Universal Law: The Law of Intention. Law of Intention is the manifestation of thoughts that are held with purposeful intention. Learn how visualization, emotions, and thoughts manifest through actions. Without actions to support our thoughts and emotions, our desires will have a hard time manifesting into our lives. Learn how to maintain focus and intention in order to experience our desires. 


Upon completion, you will more aware of your spiritual powers and the affects on how fast we can manifest your thoughts. Understanding and using both the Law of Attraction and Law of Intention, you can manifest a new paradigm that is more harmonious than the one we are currently in.


Prerequisite: Universal Law #1: Law of Attraction.


Cost: $150.00 

Universal Law #3: Law of Allowance

Course: (AoH.L3)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course reviews the first Natural Law: Universal Law of Allowance. Law of Allowance basically allows the desired experience to manifest through thoughts, words, and deeds. Gain insight on how to hold your desired experience with emotions, envisioning, and allowing. Learn how doubt is one the major obstacles in the Law of Allowance.  


Upon completion, you will discuss faith in something that we cannot see, and allow it to manifest, learn to block external influences, and letting go of beliefs and limiting thinking.


Prerequisite: Universal Law #2: Law of Intention.


Cost: $150.00

Universal Law #4: Law of Balance 

Course: (AoH.L4)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


This course reviews the fourth Natural Law: Law of Balance. Law of Balance is obtained when the necessary interaction between the first, second and third laws are accomplished in a harmonious way. Using them for the greater good for humanity, we can change our current destructive path to a path of prosperity. 


Upon completion, you will become more aware, realize that we are all the same, understand and live in harmony with these universal laws. By understanding these laws, you will also have a better understanding of who we are at the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels.


Prerequisite: Universal Law #3: Law of Allowance.


Cost: $150.00

Transformational
Coaching 

Course: (AoH.L1)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Transformational Coaching involves integrating our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual nature. This course teaches you transformational coaching using the Life Esteem Circle of Wellness and the Life Esteem Transformational Coaching Method. You will learn the theory of behavior, numerous techniques including screening clients, building rapport, session planning, and coaching clients on a variety of life, relationship, attaining goals, creating action plans, and much more.  Other tools are also explored including MBTI Assessment Profile to assess communication style, NLP Meta Model to help a client get to the root cause of a problem.  
In addition, you will also receive several forms such as a discovery questionnaire, client coaching agreement, client profile, and progress form, and other tools that you can customize and use. 

Upon completion, you will have the tools necessary to offer effective transformational coaching with others within the context of metaphysical coaching. These skills are essential for those who desire to offer life coaching either as a primary practice or in conjunction with their existing practice or a metaphysical coaching. Students who complete this course will receive their Certified Transformational Coaching designation upon completion.

Cost: $350.00

Business &
Marketing 101 

Course: (AoH.H3)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Learn how to set up your practice and fundamental on marketing your services.  
Learn how to set up your practice and fundamental on marketing your services. This course includes how to get started with a business license, social media, email marketing, business cards, flyers, website, social media, target audience, setting your fees, online payments, and much more. 

Upon completion, you will know the basics to get your practice off the ground.

Cost: $500.00

Bioenergy Healing - Fundamentals 

Course: (AoH.H1)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Energy Therapy really works! Science is backing up its powers: One 2013 study found that 10 minutes of energy healing was as effective as physical therapy in improving the range of motion in people with mobility problems.


Bioenergy Healing is a specialized energy healing modality that uses the life sustaining energy of the Universe, sometimes called Prana, Chi, Qi, biofield, universal energy, among many other names. It is a non-invasive way of balancing your body's energy system to promote rapid healing. The Bioenergy method adjusts and balances the biofield (energy body) to restore wellness on all levels- energetic, emotional, and physical. Bioenergy focuses on boosting the immune system, spreading information of optimum performance to all cells, and enables the body to heal itself. Bioenergy Healing - Fundamentals provide a knowledge base, and unique insights on various aspects of healing preparation, energy concepts, and techniques. In addition, student practitioners are taught healing protocols for a variety of conditions. 


Students who complete this course will receive their Certified Bioenergy Healing Fundamentals designation upon completion.


Prerequisite: None.


Cost: $600.00

Bioenergy Healing -
Advanced

Course: (AoH.H2)

Instructor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Advanced Bioenergy Healing is aimed at restoring the body’s optimum energy flow by discovering and releasing mental and emotional blocks that often hinder the body’s natural way of healing itself.


Learn how stress, physical and emotional trauma, our environment, and thoughts create imbalances in our biofield (energy body). Learn about the body’s specific energy signature. Practitioner will learn specific protocols to direct healthy bioenergy to the client's biofield and physical body.  Learn how to act as facilitators working within the biofield, so that the client’s body may heal itself. Bioenergy Healing Level II - Advanced provide practical skills for handling clients, scheduling, payments, and unique insights on various aspects of legal protocols, business practices, and non-disclosures. In addition, student practitioners are taught advanced techniques for conducting healing sessions at a distance, and client protocols. 


Students who complete this course will receive their Certified Bioenergy Healing Practitioner designation upon completion.


Prerequisite: Transformational Coaching (AoH.C1) and Bioenergy Healing - Fundamentals (AoH.H1)


Cost: $800.00

Bioenergy Healing -
Mentoring

Course: (AoH.H3)

Mentor: Dr. Cathy Chargualaf


Mentoring gives students and professionals the individual and personal attention needed to fortify and support all the aspects of Bioenergy Healing on the highest level of practice.


Mentoring also offers extensive personal training on a one on one basis and during group healing events where you will work side by side with Dr. Cathy Chargualaf and her team, sharing the experiences and insights of a large group healing event.


Prerequisite

Transformational Coaching (AoH.C1), 

Bioenergy Healing - Fundamentals (AoH.H1)

Bioenergy Healing - Advanced (AoH.H2)


Cost: Mentoring options are discussed during Bioenergy Healing - Advanced course.  
For more details call (626) 893-0340.