AYURVEDIC HEALTH COUNSELOR INTERNSHIP

Students seeking accreditation with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association ( NAMA) must also complete an internship. 

Our internship training consists of 50 supervised patient visits and six online classes over a nine month period. Finally, students must receive a passing grade on NAMA’s entrance exam. 

Ayurvedic Health Counselors are able to confidently evaluate and provide reports to  patient’s, assessing their constitution and imbalance (prakriti and vikruti). Counselors provide follow-up care designed to reduce and reverse patient Vikruti symptoms by recommending dietary and lifestyle changes that may include:

  • Herbal formulas to enhance and balance the digestive system
  • Practices that support the health of the body and the removal of wastes
  • Practices that strengthen Ojas
  • Asana, Pranayayma and Meditation practices to stabilize/ pacify VPK.
  • Palliative practices to stabilize excess Dosha
  • Use of 5 sensory therapies