What is the Clinical Herbalist Certification?
In Clinical Herbalist Year you will build your therapeutic skills to step into clinical practice.
This Certification is only available for US residents.
Is the Clinical Herbalist Certification right for me?
Clinical Herbalist Year prepares you to step into a therapeutic session with clients.
This academic year deepens your confidence to formulate herbal medicine, determine therapeutic strategies, and craft advanced herbal medicines.
You will cultivate your clinical capacity through monthly case study reviews and presentations. Live online cohort meetings with a Clinical Herbalist supervisor supports you in working through case studies, cultivating a global community of like minded herbal practitioners, and completing you 40 herbal monographs.
This course is designed to empower a folk herbalist to step into clinical practice, a person who desires to join the booming Wellness product industry, life coaches, therapists and wellness educators who would like to expand their offering with herbal medicine.
You will leave as a Clinical Herbalist able to utilize tongue and facial diagnosis, craft advanced medicines, assess constitutional intake forms and guide clients through lifelong herbal powered transformation.
Each herbalist joining our Clinical Herbalist Year will have at least 300 hours of training before joining this class.
Interactive & Community Based
- Live synchronous Zoom classes for real time questions with teachers
- Monthly cohort meetings to connect with peers and dive deeper into materials
- Sit-Spot Practices to connect with natural world around you
- Internal Slack Channel to build community and engage in between classes
- Experiential learning through hands-on medicine making projects
From our students...
What will I learn in the Clinical Herbalist Certification?
This course is taught entirely through live instruction, featuring lecture, medicine making, group discussion, and Q & A sessions.
Learning will be supported through student cohorts that meet regularly outside of regular course time and receive group mentorship from program instructors.
Unlike other online herb schools, students have the opportunity to pursue individual inquiries, receive peer support, and cultivate real relationships with teachers and classmates. In this 200-hour Clinical Herbalist Year, you will cultivate your ability to apply herbal medicine with acuity.
Classes focus on:
- therapeutic application
- medicine making
- case study presentations
- sitting in session with clients
- herbal medicine entrepreneurship
Your Classes This Year
You will receive instruction from integrative doctors, medical aromatherapists, clinical herbalists and traditional medicine people, combining the wisdom of traditional perspectives with the strength of modern science.
- Therapeutic application of herbal medicine
- Advanced medicine making
- How to sit in session
- How to use and incorporate intake forms into your session
- Pathologies for common ailments of all body systems
- In depth study of 40 herbs
- $500+ curated box of supplies
- Dried herbs, tinctures, glycerites, teas, essential oils, medicine making supplies, herb bundles, and crystals.
- Featuring our favorite brands and trusted sources
Conveniently crafted for working professionals and busy parents.
- 3rd weekend of each month, from 9am to 3 pm and every Wednesday from 5.30pm to 8.30pm
- February - November with a break in July
- No live classes on National Holidays
How much does the certification cost?
The investment for the Clinical Herbalist Certification is $4395USD. We offer an in-house payment plan (3 monthly payments of $1538).
Paypal credit (6-month plan, interest-free) is also available directly at checkout.
Which Herbal Program is right for me?
Class Dates for 2023 Program
February: 18, 19, 22
March: 1, 8, 15,
18, 19, 22, 29
April: 5, 12, 15,
16, 19, 26
May: 3, 10, 17
20, 21, 24, 31
June: 7, 14, 17,
18, 21, 28
August: 2, 9, 16,
19, 20, 23, 30
No Classes in July!
September: 6, 13, 16,
17, 20, 27
October: 4, 11, 18,
21, 22, 25
November: 1, 18, 19
Who teaches the Clinical Herbalist Certification?
Proud Member of the
American Herbalist Guild
Our certification hours are eligible to be applied towards the American Herbalist Guild's Associate Herbalist and Registered Herbalists memberships.
What's included in the Clinical Herbalist Course?
LIVE SESSIONS WITH VIDEO REPLAY
Each class is available as a video replay to rewatch as many times as you'd like. So, when you register for VERSE class, you never have to worry about missing a moment of learning.
RENOWNED TEACHERS + HEALERS
Exclusive classes and workshops created by Registered Herbalists, Holistic Practitioners, Professional Divination Readers, Working Artists, and Sacred Space Holders.
6 MONTH ACCESS TO ALL MATERIALS
We understand life happens and you might need some time to get through our rich learning content. That's why you have 6 months access to class materials to review at your leisure.
Our Trusted Sources, Suppliers and Sponsors
Want to Learn more Before Committing to the Full Certification?
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Community Herbalist Workshop with Laura Ash
Meet Laura Ash, Clinical Herbalist for 16 years, owner of Scarlet Sage, and founder of Verse. In this workshop, we will get a chance to talk about 5 herbs to support building immunity, cold and flu season, and discuss what is most important to the community as we shift seasons.WATCH THE RECORDING NOW
Medicine of the Season Series with Sarah Jane Fairless
Meet Sarah Jane Fairless, one of our Community Herbalist Teachers!
Each class of the series will incorporate a live medicine-making demo, accessible kitchen recipes, bodywork practices, and a seasonal grocery store shopping list – think grocery store herbalism!
Community Herbalist Workshop with Kelsey Barrett
Meet Kelsey Barrett, director of the Verse School of Herbal Medicine.
Kelsey will explore the herbal wisdom and practices of the community herbalist.
We will also get a chance to talk about 5 key herbs to support building immunity through cold and flu season.