Advanced Holistic Herbalist Training Program
Advanced Holistic Herbalist Certificate Program Overview
The Advanced Holistic Herbalist Program at Vital Ways provides students all the training, skills, and experience necessary to be able to help themselves and others heal, using an an integration of Herbalism, Nutrition and Mind-Body Medicine. Advanced Students learn how to work with complex presentations effectively, to address even multi-system level chronic conditions. The method learned can be applied in practice or for personal and family focused healing.
Successful graduates of the Advanced Holistic Herbalist Training Program are eligible to attend the 3rd year Holistic Herbalist Clinic Practicum at Vital Ways Free Clinic.
Vital Ways Institute is a leader in Holistic Herbalism Education. Our progressive 1-4 year Holistic Herbalism Certificate Training School and Education Center. We are honored to have trained more than 700 people over the past 10 years on how to effectively use traditional herbalism, nutrition and progressive holistic health for a one of kind healing approach.
Our highly experienced and passionate faculty are some of the most sought after educators in the country. Our programs have flexible schedules to fit modern people’s busy lives, and are priced to fit most budgets with several payment options available.
Vital Ways Institute is much more than just a School, Store and Free Clinic, its a healing community of like-minded students, faculty, staff, and alumni who all share a love of healing, and learning trustworthy and effective holistic herbalism to help ourselves, our loved ones and the community heal. If you feel the call, then invite you to join our community on this amazing journey.
Specific Topics of study:
Medicinal Plants: Traditional and time honored European, Asian and Native American herbal medicine combined with cutting edge modern scientific and state of the art clinical understanding of medicinal plants.
Holistic Approaches to Chronic Conditions: Herbal and Nutritional protocols for the most commonly seen conditions.
Clinical Nutrition: Advanced applied Food as Medicine for the modern practitioner; nutrition for specific conditions, individual requirements, and advanced health optimization.
Clinical Practitioner Skills: Complete practice skills, techniques and process from first contact to follow-up.
Mind-Body Medicine: Techniques and strategies for deep and lasting mental-emotional healing, to balance mind, body and spirit.
Holistic evaluation skills: Tongue, pulse, reading the body, interview technique and understanding labs for the holistic clinical herbalist.
Business Skills: Developing an herbal business, branding, attracting, and retaining clients, and business collaboration.
Vital Ways is a Proud Member School
of the American Herbalist Guild
of the American Herbalist Guild
The only professional organization of Herbalists in the United States. All of our students can become student members of the Guild and all of our coursework counts towards the requirements for professional membership which confers upon its members the ability to use AHG after their names.
“My time at Vital Ways deepened my understanding of holistic health and nutrition,gave me a sense of connection and fostered deep personal growth.”