International Stress Management Association (UK)

Training leading to professional membership of the International Stress Management Association (UK)


Professional Membership of ISMA (UK)  

Successful completion of our popular Primary Certificate in Stress Management and/or Certificate in Stress Management, Health & Wellbeing Coaching fulfils the training criteria to apply for Professional Membership of ISMA (UK).

This course has ISMA UK’s Course Recognition status as it provides the required level of study in stress management that meets their Professional Membership Guidelines. If you apply within three months of completing this course you will be eligible for a discount on your first year’s Professional Membership. Ask the Centre’s Administration Office for information or contact ISMA:

You will need to have two years’ relevant practical experience (from previous or current work and can include voluntary work) in areas relating to stress, resilience, wellbeing or that supports mental health with individuals or in the workplace. Two references and professional PI insurance are required plus your discounted fee.

Professional Membership Benefits:

  • ISMA (UK) Membership Certificate

  • Use of ISMA (UK) Professional Member logo on publicity materials and on your website

  • Designation of MISMA after your name

  • Use of ISMA (UK) Charter Certificate and logo on publicity materials and on your website

  • 2 x one-hour free mentoring session with an ISMA (UK) Fellow, within the first year of your membership

  • Access through ISMA (UK) to preferential PI insurance rates

  • Access to a professional journal ‘The International Journal of Stress Prevention & Wellbeing’ (digital)

  • Free access to the ISMA (UK) Hub, a networking tool, valuable resources and library

  • Free listing of your courses that have the Course Recognition Certificate on the ISMA (UK) website

  • Free listing on the ISMA (UK) website register of Members and Consultants’ Businesses

  • Free listing of your books in our online library

  • Discounted annual summit or conference tickets

  • Eligible to participate in International Stress Awareness Week and use the National Stress Awareness Day logo (NSAD is part of the Week)

  • Online monthly Masterclass events

  • Professional peer networking

  • Your right to vote at the AGM and on other occasions when required

For more information

See the ISMA Guidelines.

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