Herbal medicine is the foundation of natural health. Herbs have been used globally for thousands of years and were the first form of healthcare! This series is a comprehensive overview of natural health, medicinal herbs and their holistic uses. Learn how to make herbal preparations, remedies, and techniques for mental, emotional, and physical wellness, spiritual development, energy clearing, and metaphysical uses. The series also focus on traditional uses, intuition, clinical research, pharmacology, and integrating natural medicine with conventional medicine.
Since group class are held over the growing season (spring and summer), a focus will be placed on gardening, cultivating, and growing your own herbs. All students will receive an herbal starter kit at the first class.
This 4 Class series includes Healing with Herbs, Emotional Healing with Herbs, Physical Healing with Herbs, & Spiritual Healing with Herbs. Certification is also available with the successful completion of the following additional requirements: homework, client case examples, treatment plans, & practicum.
Group classes: Start again in the Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay areas in April 2015. They will also be offered again starting in Spring 2015 online as live webinars.
Individual online (webinar) classes are available by appointment throughout the year. You will need a webcam and microphone/headset to attend online classes. Individual classes are an additional $25 for personalized attention. To schedule an individual class, contact Christina.
Herbs 101: Healing with Herbs
This class covers the history of herbal medicine and natural medicine, principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathy, and Ayurveda. Topics include standardization and other considerations when using medicinal herbs, selecting herbs, growing herbs in Wisconsin, harvesting herbs, cooking with herbs, and using herbs for self-care. Students will also learn how to make herbal preparations and products (decoctions, tinctures, infusions, balms, etc)and everyone will receive an herbal starter kit. Length 6 hours. Fee: $125
Milwaukee: Sunday April 19, 2015 from 10am to 4:30pm
Madison: Saturday April 25, 2015 from 10am to 4:30pm
Manitowoc: Saturday April 18, 2015 from 10am to 4:30pm
Herbs 102: Emotional Healing with Herbs
This class is an in-depth study of the herbs with mental and emotional healing properties. We will profile herbs for depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, mood balance, memory, and cognition. We will discuss traditional uses as well as clinical research. A focus will be placed on herbal psychopharmacology and mode of action, drug and herb interactions, considerations, and Integrative/Complementary Medicine. Students will learn acupressure protocols and other natural health techniques to enhance herbal medicine. Length: 6 hours. Fee: $125
Herbs 103: Physical Healing with Herbs
This class focuses on herbs for physical healing, including cardiovascular, immune system, nervous system, musculoskeletal, and endocrine system health. Herbs for female and male wellness and chronic health conditions are also covered. Other topics include herbal pharmacology, interactions, professional considerations, clinical research, traditional uses, and Integrative Medicine. Students will learn additional natural health techniques that enhance herbal medicine. Client intakes and best practices will be discussed. Length: 6 hours. Fee: $125
Herbs 104: Spiritual/Energetic Healing with Herbs
This class introduces students to the many spiritual and metaphysical uses of herbs including smudging, protection, majik, incensing, herbs to balance the chakras, herbs to cleanse and protect the aura, herbs for energy clearing, herbs for divination, herbs for connecting to the divine, ritual, lore, energy work, and more. We will also cover herbs and chi, qi, yin/yang, doshas, the 5 elements, Moxibustion, and other energetic herbal techniques. Length: 6 hours.
Herbs 105: Herbal Practicum
After completion of all 4 classes the students will meet to practice and demonstrate techniques, perform client intakes, and discuss client case examples and treatment plans. Length: 5 hours. Fee: $100
Other requirements: You can take the classes without pursuing certification. There are 24 hours total of classtime. Certification is dependent upon successful completion of the following. If this is not possible, you may audit the classes/practicum again during a scheduled class.
24 Credit Units
5 Practicum Units
10 Case Study Units
10 Hands On Practice Units
Homework and Self Study Units
** The Holistic Healing with Herbs series was created by Christina Wilke-Burbach and is intellectual property of Mind, Soul, and Self LLC. All rights reserved.
About Dr. Christina Wilke-Burbach: Christina is a Holistic Health Psychologist, wellness consultant, Reiki Master Teacher, ordained minister, intuitive, light worker, and an Awakening Your Light Body Graduate. Her business is Mind, Soul, and Self LLC based out of WI. She has her PhD in Health Psychology, a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, 2 bachelor degrees in Psychology and Cultural Anthropology, and a minor in Sociology. As a Holistic Health Psychologist and educator, she specializes in three areas of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: natural health, energy medicine, and mind/body medicine. She has presented at academic conferences and has taught hundreds of classes, workshops, and group sessions throughout the Midwest. She is a published author and award winning researcher and healthcare provider. She is an instructor in The Art of Healing School of Energy Medicine in Milwaukee, WI. She combines science with intuition. For more info, please visit: http://www.mindsoulandself.com/About_Christina.html
Registration: To register for the Madison series, please pay the $25 deposit below. To schedule/register for an individual class, contact Christina at email@example.com or 608.393.7353. Payment in full for each individual class is due at least 24 hours before your scheduled class. Contact Christina if you prefer to use a credit card or check.
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