Whole Health Practitioner Program

“National Institute of Whole Health, thank you for all your fantastic work!”

David Perlmutter, M.D., FACN

Board Certified Neurologist Fellow of the American College of
Nutrition, Author of “Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarden”

The demand for a comprehensive, professionally recognized training in Whole Health for holistic, non-medical practitioners has resulted in National Institute of Whole Health’s training program for Holistic Health professionals.

For those seeking credentials from the founder, pioneer, and clinical researcher in the field of Whole Health, this program offers the most comprehensive, evidence-based, whole person care curriculum that prepares the learner to offer clients the knowledge and skills necessary for sustained self-directed health care.

The NIWH 10-month program also includes training in Patient Health Advocacy, which prepares the learner to take the National Board Certification in Patient Advocacy as well as provides a NIWH certification in Whole Health Coaching.

“I support the efforts of the National Institute of Whole Health to bring Whole Health into the mainstream. To educate and empower, while inviting individuals to take control of their health, is urgently needed!”
— Judith Orloff, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor Psychiatry, UCLA
Author of “Positive Energy”, “Second Sight”

The Whole Health Practitioner 250 hour curriculum includes the following courses: See course descriptions.

  • Inflammation
  • Mindful Listening
  • Digestion and Nutrition
  • Nutrition Research
  • Adrenals
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Immune Function
  • Brain Function and Nutrition
  • Muscles and Bones
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Whole Health Nutrition 
  • Obesity
  • Living with Illness
  • Cardiac Whole Health
  • Functional Medicine

The Whole Health Practitioner Counseling Skills Portion Includes the following tutorial courses:

Health Advocacy
Peer Counseling
History and Principals of Coaching I
History and Principals of Coaching II
Behavioral Engagement
Health Information Research

A Proctored Exam, followed by Practicum Case Studies
and a Summary Paper round off the training which also includes:

  2 Live Monthly Call-ins with learners and graduates
  Program Services daily support
  Assigned Academic Advisers
  Interactive Social Media with peers
   24/7 Live Answering Service

“I applaud the compassionate work of NIWH, which offers Integrative Whole Health and whole person focused training for health care professionals who desire to provide relationship-centered health care, while facilitating health education to empower the patient and support shared decision making.”
— Bernie Siegel, M.D.

Program tuition , with one-time payment is $3995.00 – INTEREST FREE monthly payment plans available. Contact us at 888-354-4325 or e-mail at maureen@niwh.org.