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 €85 per annum for the “insurance year” of 17th February 2023 to 16th February 2024 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. However since BREXIT they are not able to offer their specialist insurance services in any European countries except The Netherlands. 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) 01684 580 771.

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. You can have an in depth look at all the Insurance documentation and information to help you make an informed decision regarding all aspects of insurance for ARCHTI Therapists by visiting our web page entitled “Forms” (click here)

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 proposal form

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 as well as current First Aid qualifications.

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

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