Frequently Asked Questions


What conditions does BodyTalk help? BodyTalk has shown great results with physical, emotional and psychological ailments of all kinds.  Symptoms are usually either alleviated or disappear.

What can be expected from a BodyTalk session? A BodyTalk session is very relaxing, and the results will vary from person to person, depending on the issues that are being addressed.  Some results are immediate whilst others become apparent over a period of time.  Therefore, it is imperative to stick to the treatment schedule.

How long does a session take? Your first session is usually a bit longer than the following sessions and these can take from 1 hour to 1.5 hours.  Following sessions will take anything from 30-60 minutes.

What do I need to wear and what do I do to prepare for a session? Apart from completing the initial Health & Well Being form and/or a consent form, you will not need to prepare anything else.  Sessions take place fully clothed.  You can either sit in a chair or lie on a treatment bed during a session.  If you are having a distant session, the same procedure will apply.

How many sessions do I need? As each client’s needs are different and unique, the amount of sessions you will need will equally be unique.  After the session, your body will indicate when you would benefit the most from another session. 

How long is it between sessions? The practitioner will recommend when your next session should be.  This will be based on your current session.

Are there any side effects of a BodyTalk session? People generally leave a BodyTalk session with an enhanced sense of well-being and relaxation, detoxification or release symptoms may sometimes be experienced after chronically heightened levels of stress.  If you have any concerns, please discuss with your BodyTalk practitioner.

Can I receive BodyTalk sessions instead of seeing a doctor? BodyTalk works effectively with any current healthcare program you may be following and assists with reducing side effects and improves efficacy.  BodyTalk practitioners do not prescribe or diagnose and will not advise you on your medical treatment. BodyTalk is not a substitute for medical treatment. Medical concerns should be addressed by a qualified physician.

What is the cost of a session? Each BodyTalk practitioner establishes their own fee structure in accordance with their levels of experience and respective field/s of expertise.  Please contact your chosen practitioner.

Can somebody be over treated? No. the treatments in the sessions and the timings in-between the sessions are determined by your body’s unique requirements.

Are BodyTalk practitioners psychic? All humans have psychic abilities.  A BodyTalk practitioner will combine her learned skills with her intuition, which is supported by the neuro-muscular feedback as well as the protocols and procedures in place by the BodyTalk System. 

How do remote sessions work? If you, your child or your animals are not able to visit the BodyTalk practitioner because traveling is a problem, the practitioner can do a remote session. The permission of the person being treated is required.  This works on the discovery that every human and every animal have a unique frequency.  A BodyTalk practitioner has had specific training in tuning into that unique frequency.  The results of a remote session are as amazing as a session done in person.  [click here to read how a distant / remote session is conducted]

Does BodyTalk interfere with my religion? BodyTalk is a healthcare system and not a religion. BodyTalk respects all beliefs.  BodyTalk can lead to greater self-awareness, which in turn can expand and deepen your faith.

What is the difference between BodyTalk practitioners, Certified BodyTalk practitioner and PaRama Practitioners? BodyTalk students who have attended the BodyTalk course but have not yet written their Practical and Theory Examinations are known as BodyTalk practitioners or BodyTalk students.

Certified BodyTalk Practitioners have written Practical and Theory Examinations.  They are also registered and enrolled with the International BodyTalk Association [IBA] as Practicing Members.  The IBA has a Code of Practice and Ethics, requiring ongoing and continuous education of its members and provides support and training to its members.  

The PaRama College is a division of the IBA in which Advanced Brain Anatomy and Physiology is studied.   Practitioners are also taught more advanced techniques which are used to address serious health challenges on a deeper and on-going level.