Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Class Dates, 2021
Level 1: Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology, Sat Jan 9
Level 2: Pathology of Disease, Sat Jan 23
Level 3: Aromatherapy, Sat Feb 6
Level 4: Principles of Nutrition, Sat Feb 20
Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats, Sat Mar 6
Level 6: Stress Management, Sat Mar 20
Level 7: Coaching Defined, Sat Apr 3
Level 8: Wellness Coaching, Sat Apr 17
Level 9: Coaching core competencies, Sat May 1
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions, Sat May 15
Level 11: Experiential Learning, Sat May 29
Each Level Special Price $195.00
Integrative Health Coach
Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client's description of symptoms and understand physician's diagnosis.
Level 2: Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
Level 3: Aromatherapy
Learn how to use essential oil safely and herbal remedies for all the body systems.
Level 4: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.
Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats
Learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body. Meal Planning Guidelines - Learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.
Level 6: Stress Management
Learn about visualization, meditation, guided imagery, energy work and aromatherapy for stress. The need for movement - Learn the best ways to incorporate movement to tone and strengthen he body at any age. Learn about the most optimum way to incorporate exercise in your daily life.
Level 7: Coaching Defined
Explains the keys to wellness, being centered, explains various coaching models. Individualizing wellness, lifestyle change, prescribe and treat, educate and implore advocate and inspire by using the four cornerstones of coaching.
Level 8: Wellness Coaching
Explains coaching people with health challenges, explains the foundation session, wellness assessment, co-creating a wellness plan, coaching for self-care and strategic lifestyle change.
Level 9: Coaching core competencies
Explains setting the foundation, establishing the coaching agreement, co-creating the relationship, communicating effectively, & facilitating learning and results.
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions
Learn the safety of using supplements, herbs and essential oils with other medications. Business & Ethics - Learn the scope of your practice based on your profession and other certifications.
Level 11: Experiential Learning
Work with the instructor on how to work with a client. Submit 10 client cases.
List of Textbooks (All Paperbacks)
How the Body Works – by Editor – Dr. Peter Abrahams
Prescription for Nutritional Healing - Fifth Edition - by Phyllis Balch
Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition – by Bernard Jensen
Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by E. Maciocia
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Linda Page’s Healthy Healing
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the minimum hardware/software requirements to complete this course?
Desktop or laptop computer with reliable internet access and a computer headset in order to join the live webinar sessions. Please note, mobile devices are not compatible with the webinar platform. (Adobeconnect)
The minimum system requirements to access and complete the online training modules are as follows:
- Internet Connection
- 0.5 Mbps (recommended 1+ Mbps), wired connection or Wi-Fi connection
- General Software
- Adobe Acrobat Reader/ Adobeconnect
- Windows Operating Systems
- 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® AtomTM 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
- Microsoft® Windows® XP (32 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 bit), Windows Vista® (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit), or Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
- Internet Explorer 8.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 17 or later, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
- 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory
- Mac OS
- Intel CoreTM Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
- Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, or v10.9
- Safari 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 17, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
- 512MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory
- Chrome OS
- If you are using a Google device such as a Chromebook the device will display the course PDF documents with its internal software. Adobe Acrobat need not be installed on the system.
- Before beginning, please make sure you have done the following.
- Disabled Pop-up Blocker
- Depending on your organization’s security settings you may need to make the learning center URL a Trusted Site
- Tablets and Smartphones
- Using iOS or Android operating systems are supported
Is there homework?
Homework is assigned for each level. These assignments are designed to enhance the instruction and include readings in your books as well as reflective writing exercises. You can expect to spend approximately 1 hour to 2 hours per level on the homework assignments.
Is there an examination?
Yes, there is a proctored exam thru Adobeconnect. In order to complete the course, receive a certificate of completion and earn continuing education credits you must pass the examination with 80% of the answers correct. You may take the examination as many times as needed during the examination period in order to pass.
Are continuing education credits available?
Yes. Awarded credits will vary based on your current professional status.
What kind of official documentation will I receive at the completion of the training?
After completing the course you will receive several downloadable electronic certificates from the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine.
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland.
District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services
Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.
Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner
Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540