PK104: Mental Health & Mind-Body Medicine

Learn the science of feeling good. This course will give you a wholistic toolbox to help you and your loved ones thrive.

Endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Approved for CME, GPEP and CPD purposes.
The American Medical Association (AMA) encourages implementing Health Coaches into practices. Approved Health and Wellness Coaching Training by Health Coaches Australia & New Zealand Association. Approved Health and Wellness Coaching School by The Health Coach Alliance Canada.

Help yourself, your family and friends or clients stay in peak mental condition. Learn at home, from credible neuroscience, health and wellness experts.


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Your course instructor, Dr Desiree Dickerson

This course will help you and your family, friends and/or clients to create a lifestyle that will optimise brain function, performance and wellbeing today and into old age.

  • Getting enough sleep is fundamental to good health. In this course, you’ll learn about the science of sleep, as well as gaining the practical know-how to help get a better quality and quantity of it.
  • You’ll examine stress and what happens to the body when stress becomes distress.
  • Learning what’s meant by “mental ill-health” and how best to treat it.

This course is designed to arm you with practical tips and tricks to help yourself, your family and friends or clients stay in peak mental condition

PreKure is an internationally recognised social enterprise here to extend the human health span. Together we can be the change that is needed in the world right now.

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Your Instructors

Dr Desiree Dickerson

Desiree is a clinical psychologist with a doctorate in the neurodevelopment of mental health disorders. She speaks internationally about brain health, cognitive performance, and well-being. Her drive is to reduce the social impacts of ageing and mental health by helping people integrate effective and scientifically-proven habits and strategies into their lifestyles.

Professor Grant Schofield

Grant is the Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT University and has all the boxes ticked in a high-achieving academic career. Together, Grant and Caryn are the principal instructors on this course. They are both internationally-recognised as world-class experts in the field of Keto & LCHF nutrition.


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"I am really interested in learning tips on how to help myself and my relatives make health and behaviour changes for good."

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I go at my own pace?
Yes you can as long as you complete the course before the last day of the month in which you started.
Is this course accredited by NZQA?
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Health Coach Certificate (Micro-credential) delivered by PreKure and has assessed it to be equivalent to 30 credits (300 notional learning hours) at Level 5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF). This is equivalent to University level education. (This course is one of seven courses that make up the Health Coach Certificate.)
Do I get life-time access to the course materials?
No. However, each module comes with notes that you can download.
What are the benefits of doing the course?
Rapidly up-skill in the latest psychological techniques to maintain peak mental wellbeing. Get the tools and resources you need to make your job as a Health Coach and/or PT easier. Gain the confidence to talk mental health with your diverse range of clients.
Do I receive any certification for completing the course?
You will receive a PreKure Certificate of Completion in PK104: Mind-Body Medicine
What happens after I finish the course?
If you would like to achieve your Certificate in Health Coaching, then you need to complete 7 of the prescribed courses. How many have you completed? - PK101: Health & Behaviour Change - PK102: Nutrition: The Science & Practice - PK103: Exercise: The Science & Practice - PK104: Mind-Body Medicine - PK105: Making Sense of Research - PK106: Medicines & Navigating the Health System - PK100: The Practice of Coaching
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I am a nurse, does this course counts towards my CPD credits?
Yes, it counts as 30 hours.
Do I have to be a Health Coach or PT to do this course?
No. This course is perfect if you are looking to upskill yourself in mind-body medicine for your own benefit.
How do I know this course is credible and contains correct information?
The course is scientifically-based, with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by registered clinical psychologist Dr Deisree Dickerson and Professor of Public Health Grant Schofield, highly qualified and credible practitioners and academics.
Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?
Yes. You will receive 12.5 continuing professional development (CPD) points for completing this course.
When does the course start and finish?
The course opens on the day you enrol and you have until the end of the following month to complete the course. So for example, if you enrol on July 10th, you will have until August 31st to complete the course.
Is this a CME endorsed course by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGPs)?
Our courses have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

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