Integrative Health

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Integrative Health

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Integrative Health incorporates modern science with holistic health modalities and wellness principles. When used in a clinical setting, it provides a practical, individualized wellness support strategy for optimal health and whole-body health.  

Our integrative health programs teach you how to create and coordinate these modalities into the client’s daily life to advance the individual’s health care goals, create manageable self-care, and maintainable whole heath wellness protocols for longevity. 

Careers Include:

  • Health and Wellness Coach
  • Consultant or  Educator
  • Writer, or Speaker
  • Allied Healthcare professionals
  • Government or community-based integrative healthcare advisor
  • Health Consultant for Community Health Organizations

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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An integrative health practitioner (IHP) provides a bridge between conventional medical recommendations and holistic health that encompass the whole person.

Their responsibility is to support a client with their physician’s medical assessment while establishing optimal health and wellness through the balanced implementation of integrative health modalities.

To obtain the training and qualifications needed to become a Holistic Health Practitioner, it is essential to pursue an  Accredited Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Health.  You will need to gain a deep understanding of the array of holistic health modalities available such as aromatherapy, herbal medicine, lifestyle modifications, wellness coaching, and holistic nutrition 

It is imperative to study biological sciences such as anatomy, physiology, psychology, biology, and chemistry as they are fundamental to the HHP.  ACHS wellness coaching programs follow the ethical and professional guidelines from the International Coach Federation (ICF). These guidelines help shape you as a professional certified wellness coach. 

Your training at ACHS will help you establish and build individualized client-support plans focusing on manageable and maintainable goals for optimal success. 

The ICF ethical guidelines and professional standards include:

  • Establishing the coaching agreement
  • Creating whole-person awareness
  • Developing a coaching presence
  • Creating trust and intimacy with the client 
  • Designing actions planning
  • Managing client progress with accountability
  • Client goal setting
  • Using direct communication practices
  • Active clinical listener  
  • Conducting powerful client questioning
 

It’s easy! If you’re ready to apply to an online integrative health program with ACHS, you can start your application here. If you’re interested in starting out with a single integrative health course, start your single course application here.

Still wondering what to expect during the application process? An admissions advisor is happy to speak to you at a time that works for you. Schedule an appointment with an admissions advisor here.

Integrative health encompasses many areas of complementary and alternative medicine; including, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, exercise, and mind and body relaxation.

Explore the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). NCCIH  is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Gain insight from Psychiatric Times on complementary and integrative health approaches to PTSD.

The Institute for Integrative Health aims to create a wellness and medical model to shift our society’s focus from managing disease to promoting lifelong health.

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