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.

  • Learn how to stay in peak mental condition
  • Learn from credible neuroscience, health & wellness experts
  • Learn about mental ill-health & how best to treat it
  • Examine stress & sleep

Approx. 20 hours of training,
with 12 months to complete

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This course will help you and your family, friends and/or clients create a lifestyle that optimises 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 and how to get more of it.
  • You’ll examine stress and what happens to the body when stress becomes distress.
  • You’ll discover what “mental ill-health” means and how best to treat it.

This course will arm you with practical tips and tricks to help yourself, your family and friends or clients stay in peak mental condition, whatever their age or life stage.

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

Meet your instructors

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT and Professor of Public Health.

Dr Desiree Dickerson

Dr Desiree Dickerson


Neuroscientist and clinical psychologist with a doctorate in the neuro-development of mental health disorders.


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Course Overview

This course includes:

Module 1: Stress & Resilience

Module 2: Mental Illness & Treatment

Module 3: Mindfulness, Mindset & Positive Psychology

Module 4: Brain Health & the Ageing Brain

Module 5: Sleep

Approx. 20 hours of training,
with 12 months to complete

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Frequently Asked Questions


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When does the course start and finish?

This course is available for you to start immediately as soon as you enrol with online, 24/7 access. You then have 12 months to complete your short course.

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes. You can do this course in your own time and at your own pace, with online 24/7 access. The course can easily be completed within four weeks by committing to approximately five hours of work per week. You do however have up to 12 months to complete your course. 

Do I receive any certification for completing the course?

You will receive a PREKURE Certificate of Completion for this course.

What happens after I finish the course?

If you would like to continue learning, choose another Short Course or cross-credit into one of our Certificates.

Do I need any background or previous learning in the health field?

No. This course is perfect if you want to upskill for your own benefit. You will learn many tips and tricks that will help you and your loved ones. To date, we have had GPs, nurses, full-time mums, gardeners, IT specialists, and more enrolling on this course.

I am a nurse, physio or pharmacist. Does this course counts towards my CPD credits?

Yes, it counts as 20 hours.

How do I know this course is credible and contains correct information?

The course is scientifically-based and evidence-informed with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by our highly qualified, world-class teaching Faculty with extensive real-world experience. One of our past students says, “By aligning with a professional group like PREKURE, I can reassure my clients that I am using the latest, evidence-based tools and techniques to support them.”

Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?

Yes. You will receive 12.5 continuing professional development (CPD) points for completing this 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.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

If you are dissatisfied for any reason with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund, no questions asked.

Do I get lifetime access to this course?

No. All PREKURE course content is available for 12 months from the date you enrol. Each module does however come with notes that you can download.

If you’re completing this Short Course as part of a Certificate you can retain access to your course content by joining the PREKURE Postgrad Network, an exclusive membership offering postgraduate professional support to PREKURE Certificate graduates. This includes access to updated content, resources and references as we continue to develop and re-release courses.

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What if I don’t like what I buy?

You’re protected by PREKURE’s unconditional, 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee. We want you to have peace of mind when you buy any of our programs, so we give you up to 30 risk-free days from the date you purchase to decide if it’s for you.

If you’re not happy with your results, simply contact us, and we will give you an instant refund. It’s that simple.

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