The New Zealand College of Chiropractic, in conjunction with Sherman College of Chiropractic, is proud to offer the Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers (ACP) programme from early 2019.

The ACP is a one-year course designed to enhance the understanding, depth, and breadth of chiropractic philosophy. The sessions will challenge the thinking process and the application of philosophy in the chiropractic profession. Successful completion of the programme leads to membership of the prestigious Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers.

Session Dates for 2019

Module 1: 16 – 17 February (Melbourne, Australia)
Module 2: 27 – 28 April (Sydney, Australia)
Module 3: 22 – 23 June (Sydney, Australia)
Module 4: 13 – 15 September (Auckland, New Zealand)*
Module 5: 23 – 24 November (Melbourne, Australia)

*Module 4 is held in conjunction with Lyceum 2019 in Auckland. Participants receive a complimentary registration to Lyceum (valued at $899.00).

Topics Include

The 33 Principles
Normal Complete Cycle
Biology of Belief
The Third Paradigm
Vertebral Subluxation
Scientific Paradigms
Cultural Authority
Philosophically Congruent Research

Lecturers Include

Bill Decken DC, ACP
Bruce Lipton PhD
David Koch DC, DPhCS
Phil McMaster DC, ACP
Tim Shakespeare DC, ACP
Daniel Smith DC, ACP
Heidi Haavik BSc (Physiol), BSc (Chiro), PhD, CertTT
and more!



Payment can be made in full or in four installments:

First instalment AUD$1183.75 due on 1 Feb 2019
Second instalment AUD$1183.75 due on 1 May 2019
Third instalment AUD$1183.75 due on 1 Aug 2019
Final instalment AUD$1183.75 due on 1 Nov 2019

Terms and Conditions

ACP candidates cancelling their registration on or before 27 January will receive a full refund of tuition paid. No refund will be given after 27 January 2019.
If less than 20 chiropractors are registered, the College reserves the right to cancel the programme and will refund 100% of tuition paid. The College will not reimburse any travel arrangements made in advance.

Register your interest

To register your interest in this programme, please complete and submit the form below. Our team will then be in contact with you to confirm your registration and make payment arrangements.

Registrations close 27 January 2019

More information

For more information about the programme, contact: