BALANCE Advanced Clinical Training Program

BALANCE Advanced Clinical Training Program


The Advanced Clincal Training Program teaches essential skills to become a practicing clinical herbalist. There are three components: diagnostic classes, herbal clinics and intensive weekends with nationally known herbalists.

The diagnostic classes meet Saturdays from 10:00-5:00 p.m. The first three classes emphasize consultation skills and involve intensive instruction and practice.  Students learn tongue, pulse, nail, sclera and facial diagnosis as well as formulation. There are also assignments to practice diagnostic skills during the month in-between classes.

March 30          Facial diagnosis
May 4            Pulse Taking
June 29           Tongue, nail and sclera diagnosis
July 20           Formulation
September 8  Effective models for doing consultations 
October 26 Case presentations, exam and wrap up (*new date*)

The Herbal Clinic is a required part of the course, and each month students do consultations with clients and receive guidance and feedback. The focus is on teaching critical skills to become a clinical herbalist. The clinics meet Sundays from 10:00-4:00 p.m. on the following dates: March 31, May 5, June 30, July 21, September 15, October 27 (*new date*).

Tommy and Madelon will be available to mentor and support students as they continue to do clinical work.

The tuition for the Advanced Training and Consultation Skills is $1595. You may pay in full or a $150 deposit is required to sign up. Tuition and deposit are non-refundable.

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