This course educates students in the theory and practice of gathering and interpreting health-related information from the perspective of an herbalist. Students in this course learn to conduct a comprehensive health and wellness interview utilizing a bio-psycho-social model of assessment and develop a clinical strategy and formulations utilizing tools and techniques appropriate to the modern herbal practitioner. Through exercises in formulation and continued exploration of clinical herbalism literature in the field, students will hone their skills in developing strategies for specific clients, including the selection of herbs and the integration of dietary, herbal and behavioral recommendations. The course will expand their recognition of and enhance the importance of client rapport and relationship building in herbal medicine.
- Master of Science Clinical Herbal Medicine