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Certificate Program

Format – On-line and Residential

Total Hours – 2028 (30 months)

Completion Time – 30 months

Prerequisites – Health Provider

Reading List


After completion, the graduate will receive a Diploma/Certificate of Completion as a “Naturopathic Practitioner.” It authorizes the graduate to assist in the education, healing, empowerment and self-development of others and includes:

  • Locating any resisted emotions and stuck belief systems causing health issues, including depression and self-sabotaging behavioral patterns, through NeuroPhysical Reprogramming protocol.
  • Assisting clients to determine energy imbalances in organs and glands due to improper nutritional support, stress and toxicity.
  • Assisting clients with nutritional, herbal and homeopathic education and consulting.
  • Assisting clients with “traditional naturopathic” non-toxic detoxification methods.
  • Assessing clients nutritional status through “traditional naturopathic” methods.
  • Teaching clients self-healing technologies and protocols that may be applied to all life conditions.


The Naturopathic Practitioner Training will provide a student with advanced methods of self-development and natural non-invasive healing tools assisting in the understanding of how the body functions. There is a branch of science (Psycho-Neuro-Immunology), which has already proven that our mind and emotions create stress thus treating disease.

This training will assist a student in recognizing the warning signs of this stress and any deep seated causative events and life-sabotaging belief systems which may cause violence and life-threatening disease. It will also enable a student to understand the human body, mind and emotions as an inter-related system that works together to create wellness or disease.

After completion, the graduate will receive a Diploma/Certificate of Completion. They may then start or continue their vocation as a “Naturopathic Practitioner.” It authorizes the graduate to assist in the education, healing, empowerment and self-development of others according to California SB 577.

Graduation from this training does not include the right to diagnose or treat any condition. Naturopathic Practitioners must abide by the rules of SB 577, which can be located at Residential and online classes are indicated below.


  • The required reading list is linked above. CCNM does not sell books. We do provide sources for purchasing all reading materials.
  • Each module requires a new password, which is issued after test for prior module has been handed in and payment for each session has been received.
  • There will be no refunds on any module after a password is issued. After the student has completed a module their password for that module will be voided and a new password issued for the next module.
  • Evaluations and testing will occur after the completion of each module and during the last day of the lab. Tests for online courses will be emailed or faxed to the student. All students receive a pass or fail grade.
Module I: Introduction to Traditional Naturopathy (A Common Law Profession)

Online Class: 49.5 hours

Traditional Naturopathy, along with cutting-edge research is presented giving you an understanding of the dynamics of the disease process, and the core of illness or life condition. The presentation will include:

  • The Anatomy of An Illness Related to the Five Element Theory of Chinese Medicine
  • The Emotional Relationship to Illness
  • The 6 Major Causes of Illness
Module 2: Anatomy & Physiology

Online Class: 70 hours

Module 3: Biochemistry and Endocrinology

Online Class: 94 hours

Module 4: Naturopathic Toxicology

Online Class: 84 hours

Module 5: Detoxification

Online Class: 70 hours

Detoxification Pathways and Pathogens

Various methods of lymph drainage will be presented.

Module 6: Macrobiotic Dietary Evaluations / Living Raw Foods

Online Class: 28.5 hours

Module 7: Therapeutic Nutrition

Online Class: 97 hours

Includes using blood chemistry reports to assess nutritional needs.

Module 8: Comprehensive Herbology

Online Class: 100 hours

Module 9: Homeopathy and Homeopathic Counseling

Online Class: 100 hours

Residential Class: 42 hours, taught over 6 Webinars, Teleseminars and CD’s.

This session will give you invaluable information on classical homeopathy, as well as combination remedies. Nosodes, isodes, sarcodes and drainage remedies will also be discussed. You will learn to accurately test homeopathic remedies and potencies in the Holistic Health Practitioner Training and in the Causal Chain Biokinesiology training.

Module 10: Aromatherapy / Magnet Therapy

Aromatherapy Online Class: 14 hours

Magnetic Therapy Online Class: 14.5 hours

The latest research about Magnetism, the Earth’s Geomagnetic Fields and the effect they have on the body. Learn about electron transfer, and the body’s electromagnetic fields. The history and therapeutic uses of essential oils will also be discussed, as well as kinesiological testing using these oils. In addition, you will explore the frequencies of musical notes applied to the human body to stimulate intuition, relaxation and healing. Learn to test the precise frequencies for specific balancing.

Module 11: Holistic Health Practitioner Training (NeuroPhysical Reprogramming Specialist)

Approved Vocational Certification

Online Class: 56 hours

Residential Class: 32 hours (Presented over 4 consecutive days)

Instructor: Theresa Dale, Ph.D., C.C.N., N.P.

Module 12: Causal Chain BioKinesiology

Online Class: 20.5 hours

Residential Class: 8 hours, taught in one day, immediately before the Lab.

Causal Chain Biokinesiology Assessment and NeuroPhysical Reprogramming are combined. Learn how to use homeopathic filters to test for the causal chain related to symptoms, inherited and acquired toxins, nutritional supplements, and food toxicity.

Instructor: Theresa Dale, Ph.D., C.C.N., N.P.

2018 SPFS Naturopathic Practitioner

2017 Annual Report

Online and residential classes

Student Tuition Recovery Fund
Total Tuition and Fees
Equipment and Other Fees
Not Included
Approximate Cost of textbooks: $800.00
Not included

All payments will be made payable and mailed to:

California College of Natural Medicine

Mailing Address
1237 South Victoria, #169, Oxnard, CA 93035

Physical Address
143 Figueroa, Ventura, CA 93002

Student Tuition Recovery Fund

The Students Tuition Recovery Fund (“STRF”) was established by the Legislature to protect any California resident who attends a private postsecondary institution from losing money if they prepaid tuition and suffer a financial loss as a result of the school closing, failing to live up to its enrollment agreement, or refusing to pay a court judgment.

To be eligible for STRF, you must be a California resident and reside in California at the time the enrollment agreement is signed or when you receive lessons at a California mailing address from an approved institution offering correspondence instruction. Students who are temporarily residing in California for the sole purpose of pursuing an education, specifically those who hold student visas, are not considered California residents for this purpose.

The Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) assessment rate is fifty cents ($ .50) per thousand ($1000) of institutional charges.

We also accept and payments, unless you choose to finance your program.

Except for those fees specified above, there are no other fees for equipment, housing, transportation, books, necessary supplies, materials, shop fees, or other fees the student will incur upon enrollment from California College of Natural Medicine. All textbooks may be purchased from outside sources of student’s choice.

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