Genesis School of Natural Health

Master Herbalist & HHP or TND
Serve your clients effectively and safely!

The Ultimate Combination for a Rewarding Career​

HOLISTIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL = TRADITIONAL DOCTOR OF NATUROPATHY
All requirements for the HHP are the same as for the TND. Upon completion of your studies, either title may be selected for your diploma – no need to decide now! The difference in naming convention is primarily due to ongoing legal and political issues. We recommend using the designation Holistic Health Professional (HHP) should laws develop in your state that discourage the words “Doctor” or “Naturopath”.

The Master Herbalism program is an exhilarating blend of both modern and traditional views of herbalism. Together they provide a broad and more complete view of how to help clients effectively and safely. You will learn about many different herbs and how they affect various body systems based upon scientific literature.  Additionally, you will learn traditional herbalism and discover herbs and combinations of herbs proven to be effective through many years of herbalist use.

Holistic Health Professionals and Traditional Doctors of Naturopathy are not licensed medical practitioners and do not diagnose or prescribe treatments for disease. We are natural health professionals that use the client consult to consider the whole person, looking beyond presenting symptoms to uncover the root cause of their imbalance.

Studies for this double-diploma course include college-level anatomy & physiology, case studies, specialized manuals for the study of Lyme disease, blood tests, the immune system, autoimmune disorders, and parasites. You will also study the naturopathic regimens and recommended dietary changes, supplements and botanicals for 80 disease states based upon the most current evidence.

The course curriculum is organized into four phases of study. Each phase builds upon the previous to guide you through the learning process of understanding and interpretation. All books and resources have been rigorously selected to give you a solid foundation of knowledge and a reliable resource library.

Real Time: Led by Sharlene Peterson every 4-6 weeks, Real Time is a live, open-discussion meeting that is held online. and collect clinical “pearls,” as well as ask questions and engage in a variety of health-related conversations.

Accreditation: Graduates are eligible to apply for Board Certification with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Certification and Accreditation are voluntary – not required. You may freely consult with clients as long as you do not “diagnose or treat”.

Student Testimonial: “Each and every book hand-selected from GSNH staff will keep you engaged in learning…you will want to keep ALL of the books! The monthly blogs and letters are excellent reads too, Regardless if you are looking to help yourself, family and friends or start a new career, this school is worth your time and efforts.” – Carla B

Holistic & Herbalist Studies Include

  • Modern & traditional herbal materia medica, herbal preparations & aromatherapy
  • Thorough client case studies and business resources
  • Studies in disease prevention and protocols, food and nutrient considerations, anatomy & physiology, and blood chemistry
  • Detailed manuals for Lyme disease, parasites, immune function, and more

Requirements  include 26 books/manuals/audio, 2 projects, 4 case studies, 5 guides, and a final exam. Estimated time to complete this program is 28 months. 82 credit hours/984 study hours. The estimated time is a guideline. It is possible to finish earlier if you have the time to devote to your studies.

Paid in Full: $3,850.00 (Includes a $250 non-refundable application fee)

Payment Plan: $4,100.00 (Includes a $250 non-refundable application fee as your down payment. Payments are $192.50 per month for 20 months or $148.08 for 26 months.)

ATTENTION Military, Police & First Responders. Receive 25% off the program of your choice. This discount applies to all who have served, are currently serving, and their spouse. Thank you for your service! 

Add the Clinical Master Herbalist at any time for only $400.00 for a triple-diploma: CMH, MH, & HHP/TND

Student Testimonial Attending classes with Genesis School of Natural Health has truly been the best thing I've ever done for myself and those within my circle who are looking for guidance on herbal tips and tricks. It's a real eye-opener to make the change from decades of trusting in conventional medicines and 'food' companies to believing in a more holistic approach. Each and every book hand-selected from GSNH staff will keep you engaged in learning...you will want to keep ALL of the books! The monthly blogs and letters are excellent reads too, Regardless if you are looking to help yourself, family and friends or start a new career, this school is worth your time and efforts. Our world needs more herbalist speaking good words on behalf of mother nature's creations, as well as growing and using native plant foods & medicines". Carla B

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