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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Holistic Health Care Practitioner Certification Program, Oct 9

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Hybrid, Live Online combined with In Person Training
Levels 1 - 7 and 9 Live Online
Levels 8 and 10 in person and can also be taken online

Starting
Saturday, October 9, 2021
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology (level 1)
10 am to 2 pm, Regular Price $225.00 for level 1
Special $195.00 per level

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Holistic Practitioners!

Iridology - the study of the Iris

------------------------ Japanese Hara Analysis

Complete Holistic Certification Program Dates
10 am to 2 pm

HHC1 -Anatomy & Physiology, Sat Oct 9, 2021
HHC2 -Pathology & Detox, Sat Oct 23, 2021
HHC3 -Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, Sat Nov 6, 2021
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sat Nov 20, 2021
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sat Dec 4, 2021
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sat Dec 18, 2021  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sun Jan 14, 2021 
HHC8 -Clinical I, Sat Jan 28, 2021
HHC9 -Clinical II, Sat Feb 11, 2021
HHC10 -Clinical III, Sat TBA

Levels 8 and 10 in person
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
Can also be taken online

Holistic Health Care Certification
Class Descriptions

HHC 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.
Required book:
How The Body Works edited by Peter Abrahams

HHC Level 2: Detoxification and Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
Required books:
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 Suggested readings:
Dr. Jensen's Guide to Better Bowel Care by Dr. Bernard Jensen
Liver Cleansing Diet by Sandra Cabot, M.D.

HHC Level 3: Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
The student will learn how to use essential oils and herbal remedies safely.
Ailments of the Digestive system, Circulatory system and Respiratory system will be discussed.
Required Books:
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Linda Page's Healthy Healing
 Suggested books:
Merck Manual
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane

HHC Level 4: Energy Medicine and Homeopathy
The student will learn how to use the electromagnetic power of the body, and how to use Homeopathic remedies for acute and chronic ailments. Ailments of the Nervous system, Reproductive system and Urinary system will be discussed.
Required Text:
The Complete Homeopathy Handbook by Miranda Castro
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 Suggested books:
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Homeopathic Psychology by Philip M. Bailey, M.D.

HHC Level 5: Iridology and Japanese Hara Analysis
The student will learn the analysis of the iris and how it relates to the human anatomy. The Hara Analysis is a tool used to determine the present status of each energy center. Ailments related to the Immune system will be discussed.
Required Text:
Simplified Iridology by Bernard Jensen
Visions of Health by Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Donald Bodeen

HHC Level 6: Traditional Chinese Medicine
The student will learn the philosophy and principles of TCM and will also learn the 12 major Meridians and their symptoms when out of balance.

HHC Level 7: TCM Observations – Tongue & Pulse Analysis
The student will learn how to interpret the appearance of the tongue in relation to various organs and how to feel for the pulse to determine the status of the client’s health.

HHC Level 8: Treatment of Ailments –Beginning Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.

Required Text Holistic VI-VIII:
The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D.
The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies By Donna Burka Wild
Suggested Books:
Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis by Michio Kushi
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by Giovanni Maciocia
Planetary Herbology by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G.
Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G. & Lesley Tierra, L.Ac., A.H.G.


HHC Level 9: Treatment of Ailments –Intermediate Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Iridology, Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.


HHC Level 10: Treatment of Ailments –Advanced Clinical Rotation - 4 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Pulse, Iridology, Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.

  
Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per level), Homework Hours: 4
The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VIII to X (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.

    
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 



Chinese Tongue Study


----------------------------------- Chinese Pulse Study
Dr jen
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD, CHHCP
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Class Dates

 


Certification Programs

Holistic Nutrition, September 26

Holistic Health Care, September 25

Master Herbology, September 19

Touch Therapy (Acu-Reiki), October 17

Reflexology, September 18


Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online, On Demand Online
Hybrid Classes (Online combined with in Person)
In Person Classes
Continuing education and prep classes for Certification through the 
 Washington Institute of Natural Medicine (WINM) and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience

Perfect for Health Food Store Staff, Fitness Instructors, Health Coaches,
Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care Providers, and 
New Aspiring Alternative Medicine Practitioners!

Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sep 19, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures Clinical, Oct 3, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, TBA, Sat
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, TBA, Sat
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines, TBA, Sat
MHC1 – Treating Body systems & Detoxification, TBA
MHC2 – Treating Body systems: Reproductive, Nervous, Immune and Circulatory, TBA
MHC3 – TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs, TBA
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry,TBA
MHC5 – Plant Identification, TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
____________________________
Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Each Level $225.00, 10 am to 2 pm
Special $195 per level
Levels 1 - 7 and 9 Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online except for clinical
Level 8 and 10 are in person and can also be taken online

HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sat Sept 25
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sat Oct 9  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sat Oct 23 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sat Nov 6
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sat Nov 20
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sat Dec 4
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, TBA or On Demand
HHC2 - Pathology & Detox, TBA or On Demand
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, TBA or On Demand
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, TBA or On Demand

Levels 8 & 10 held at 3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 2832
and can also be taken on line

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_____________________________

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC) Program
Health Educator Registration
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Hybrid Program
Live Online or On Demand Online for Lecture Components
through Adobeconnect (levels 1 - 5)
In Person for Clinical Component (HNC6)
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Clinical can also be live online

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sun Sept 26
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sun Oct 10
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, TBA or On Demand
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, TBA or On Demand
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, TBA or On Demand
HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, TBA or On Demand

Program can also be taken on demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

 _____________________________
Touch Therapy Program
 Reiki with Acupressure
(Acu-Reiki)
USUI Reiki Certification Program Included

Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
Can also be taken Live Online or On demand Online
 
Touch Therapy Level 2
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Acu-points for Conditions and Distance Healing
Includes USUI Reiki Master/Teacher Level II Certification
Saturday October 17, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
$195.00, Reduced from $225.00

Touch Therapy Level 3
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Acupoints related to major organs and how to Attune
Includes USUI Reiki Practitioner Level III Certification
Saturday November 13, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
Fee: $195.00, Reduced from $225.00

Touch Therapy Level 1
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Fundamentals of Acupressure and a Reiki Healing Session
Includes USUI Reiki Practitioner Level I Certification
TBA, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
$195.00, Reduced from $225.00


Instructor: Jen Martinez

__________________
Reflexology Certification
Basic & Advanced
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
Hybrid Program: In person combined with Live Online
Can be all taken online or on demand
Levels 1 and 4 Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
 Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Classes can be taken in any order.
Basic Reflexology Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Reflexology Certification all four levels must be completed  

Level II, Reflexology and Aromatherapy, Sat Sept 18
Level III, Reflexology and Acupressure, Sat Oct 2
Level IV, Reflexology Clinical, Sat Oct 16
Level I, Introduction to Reflexology, TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

__________________

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
    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

Massage and Bodywork classes approved for continuing education for massage therapists through NCBTMB
  
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 

Monday, August 23, 2021

Class Dates for Many Programs

 


Certification Programs

Holistic Nutrition, August 29

Holistic Health Care, September 11

Master Herbology, September 5

Touch Therapy (Acu-Reiki), October 17

Reflexology, August 28

Herbal Body Wraps, September 12

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online, On Demand Online
Hybrid Classes (Online combined with in Person)
In Person Classes
Continuing education and prep classes for Certification through the 
 Washington Institute of Natural Medicine (WINM) and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience

Perfect for Health Food Store Staff, Fitness Instructors, Health Coaches,
Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care Providers, and 
New Aspiring Alternative Medicine Practitioners!

Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

MHC5 – Plant Identification, Sep 5, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sep 19, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures Clinical, Oct 3, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, TBA, Sat
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, TBA, Sat
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines, TBA, Sat
MHC1 – Treating Body systems & Detoxification, TBA
MHC2 – Treating Body systems: Reproductive, Nervous, Immune and Circulatory, TBA
MHC3 – TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs, TBA
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry,TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
____________________________
Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Each Level $225.00, 10 am to 2 pm
Special $195 per level
Levels 1 - 7 and 9 Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online except for clinical
Level 8 and 10 are in person and can also be taken online

HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sat Sept 11
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sat Sept 25
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sat Oct 9  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sat Oct 23 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sat Nov 6
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sat Nov 20
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sat Dec 4
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, TBA or On Demand
HHC2 - Pathology & Detox, TBA or On Demand
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, TBA or On Demand

Levels 8 & 10 held at 3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 2832
and can also be taken on line

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_____________________________

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC) Program
Health Educator Registration
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Hybrid Program
Live Online or On Demand Online for Lecture Components
through Adobeconnect (levels 1 - 5)
In Person for Clinical Component (HNC6)
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Clinical can also be live online

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sun Aug 29
HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sun Sept 12
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sun Sept 26
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sun Oct 10
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, TBA or On Demand
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, TBA or On Demand

Program can also be taken on demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

 _____________________________
Touch Therapy Program
 Reiki with Acupressure
(Acu-Reiki)
USUI Reiki Certification Program Included

Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
Can also be taken Live Online or On demand Online
 
Touch Therapy Level 2
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Acu-points for Conditions and Distance Healing
Includes USUI Reiki Master/Teacher Level II Certification
Saturday October 17, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
$195.00, Reduced from $225.00

Touch Therapy Level 3
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Acupoints related to major organs and how to Attune
Includes USUI Reiki Practitioner Level III Certification
Saturday November 13, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
Fee: $195.00, Reduced from $225.00

Touch Therapy Level 1
(Reiki with Acupressure/Acu-Reiki)
Fundamentals of Acupressure and a Reiki Healing Session
Includes USUI Reiki Practitioner Level I Certification
TBA, 2021 10:00am to 3:00pm
$195.00, Reduced from $225.00


Instructor: Jen Martinez

__________________
Reflexology Certification
Basic & Advanced
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
Hybrid Program: In person combined with Live Online
Can be all taken online or on demand
Levels 1 and 4 Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
 Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Classes can be taken in any order.
Basic Reflexology Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Reflexology Certification all four levels must be completed  

Level I, Introduction to Reflexology,  Sat Aug 28
Level II, Reflexology and Aromatherapy, Sat Sept 18
Level III, Reflexology and Acupressure, Sat Oct 2
Level IV, Reflexology Clinical, Sat Oct 16

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

__________________

Herbal Body Wraps
September 12, 2021
1:00 pm to 5:30 pm, $275.00
($195.00 lecture, $80.00 materials)
Class is in Person at
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008

Instructor: Laura Lopez, LMT
_______________

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
    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

Massage and Bodywork classes approved for continuing education for massage therapists through NCBTMB
  
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