Practitioner Insurance Cover

ARCHTI members can avail of Practitioner, Public Liability, Malpractice and Products Liability insurance.

Further information can be obtained when you apply for membership (click here) or by contacting ARCHTI (click here).


The ARCHTI group insurance scheme is available to ARCHTI Members and for a special premium of €90 per annum for the "insurance year" of 17th February 2018 to 16th February 2019 for standard therapies.

Student Insurance for Case Studies is available for just €30 in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland Full Insurance Cover is £ 60.39 and Case Study Insurance is £30.58 on standard therapies.

Do you practice in other European Countries? After many years of looking after the insurance needs of therapists in UK and the Republic of Ireland, Balens Insurance are now able to offer their specialist insurance services in several European countries. Therapists living in Spain, Greece, Malta, Holland, France, Cyprus, South Africa can now protect themselves against claims for treatment risks,public and professional liability and also enjoy a number of other benefits depending on the country of residence. As usual, you can rest assured that Balens will always give you the best possible cover at the best possible price, especially to clients who are affiliated with ARCHTI. So if you are already practicing in Europe or are planning a move to sunnier climes then contact Balens at or ring their dedicated overseas department on (0044) 1684 580792.

About the Insurer

The ARCHTI Group Insurance Scheme is with Balens who are Specialist Insurance Brokers established in 1950 and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Balens provide insurance cover for a very large range of Therapies at the standard premium rate (no extra loading).

Therapies Covered

Some extra loadings for certain therapies may apply - see the list of therapies in the insurance documentation or please ask for further details.

Click Here for Republic of Ireland Insurance Documentation
Click Here for Northern Ireland Insurance Documentation

NOTE: Bodyworks based therapies require you to have a Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology.

Here is a list of some of the more popular registered therapies.
As there are far too many therapies to list here please ask us about any therapy not mentioned

  • Abdominal-Sacral Massage
  • Abhyanga
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Aerobics
  • Aikido Therapy
  • Alexander Technique
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Animal Acupuncture
  • Animal Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Auricular Ear Candling
  • Ayurveda
  • Baby/Infant Massage
  • Bach Flower Remedies
  • Beauty Therapies accepted only if used in conjunction with other Complementary Therapies and do not form the greater amount of work in your practice
  • Bi-Aura
  • Bio Energy
  • BodyTalk
  • Bowen Technique
  • Breathwork
  • Breuss Therapy
  • Chi Healing/Chi Kung/Qigong
  • Cancer Care Therapies
  • Chinese Cupping
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Colon Hydrotherapy (Colonic Irrigation)
  • Colour Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Crystal & Gemstone Therapy
  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Deep Tissue Cupping Massage
  • Diet & Nutrition Advice
  • Dorn Therapy
  • Dry Needling (Trigger Point Needling)
  • Ear Candling
  • Electrotherapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Energetic Massage Therapy
  • Facial Massage
  • Fitness (in conjunction with Sports Therapies only)
  • Gym Instruction (in conjunction with Sports Therapies only)
  • Hawaiian Massage
  • Healing Touch Therapy
  • Health Exercise
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Dietetics
  • Holistic Massage
  • Homoeopathy
  • Hopi Ear Candling
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Hypnotherapy
  • IBS Therapy
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Infant Massage
  • Infant & Toddler Reflexology
  • Integrated Energy Therapy (IET)
  • Iridology
  • Jin Shin Jyutsu
  • Journey Therapy
  • Kairos Therapy
  • Ki Massage
  • Kinesiology
  • La Stone Therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Lomi Lomi (Hawaiian Massage)
  • Louise Hay Workshops
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Manipulative Therapy
  • Massage (covers most Massage Therapies)
  • Meridan Therapies
  • Metamorphic Technique
  • Mindfulness
  • Moxibustion
  • Myopathy
  • Naturopathy
  • NLP
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • (NST) Neurostructural Integration Technique
  • No Hands Massage
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • On Site Massage
  • Orthopaedic Massage
  • Orthopaedic Sports Massage
  • Osteopathy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pilates
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Primary Movement
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Pulsing
  • Qigong/ChiKung (Medical)
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Remedial Massage
  • Remedial Sports Massage
  • Seated Acupuressure Massage
  • Seichim
  • Selacor Therapy
  • Shiatsu
  • Shiatsu Chair Massage
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Sound Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Therapy Equipment
  • Stone Massage
  • Stress Management
  • Swedish Massage
  • Tai Chi
  • Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT)
  • Thai Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Time Line Therapy
  • Thought Field Therapy
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • Trigger Point Needling (Dry Needling)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Tuina (TuiNa)
  • Walking Therapy
  • Yoga
  • Yoga for Pregnancy
  • Zero Balancing