The Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN) program serves as the culminating program from Trinity School of Natural Health and is specifically for students who identify as "Traditional Naturopaths." This program studies the founding philosophies of traditional naturopathy and teaches the elements of practice vital to a successful natural health career.

The Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN) program builds upon the techniques and practices taught in the Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (CHHP) program. Enrollment in the CTN program requires completion of Trinity's CHHP or Legacy ND program, or other equivalent advanced natural health credentials.

Now taking enrollments for the September 30, 2024 class start.

Call an Enrollment Specialist at 800-428-0408, option 2, or click the button below to enroll.

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Upon completion of this program, you may work as a Certified Traditional Naturopath with your certificate from Trinity. You may also board certify with the following accreditors and choose an additional title.

  • American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners (AANWP) — Board Certified Natural Wellness Practitioner, Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Board Certified Traditional Naturopath, Board Certified Naturopathic Practitioner, or Board Certified Naturopath
  • American Natural Wellness Practitioners Board (ANWPB) — Board Certified Traditional Naturopath, Board Certified Naturopathic Practitioner, Board Certified Naturopath, Board Certified Doctor of Naturopathy, Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor, Board Certified Doctor of Natural Health, Board Certified Doctor of Holistic Health, or Board Certified Doctor of Functional Health
  • International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP) — Registered Naturopathic Practitioner

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What You Will Learn

  • What true traditional naturopathy is and how it differs from other forms of natural healthcare
  • The history and founding philosophies of naturopathy
  • How the mind, body, spirit trilogy affects overall health
  • Naturopathic assessments and client recommendations
  • The "Elements of Practice" that are vital to a successful career in natural health, including:
    • Ethics and Scope
    • Understanding Credentials
    • Soft Skills and Alignment
    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    • Business: Insurance, Structures, Pricing, Purchasing, Locations
    • Marketing

Learn. Demonstrate. Transform.

Our courses are delivered through the online learning management system, Canvas. Each week students receive lecture material in the form of voiced PowerPoint presentation, video, or reading assignment. Students participate in weekly discussions and activities which provide practical application of their skills and offers peer interaction and instructor feedback. Progress is documented in weekly quizzes and a comprehensive final examination at the completion of each 4-week course.

Estimated time of completion: 16 Weeks

Pay in Full: $1,900

  ($2,000 - 5% Paid in Full discount)

Make a one-time payment of $1,900 and avoid the hassle of making payments. When you pass each course, you'll move into the next course without delay.
Canvas access to weekly modules is included in your tuition.
Books and supplies may be purchased through our affiliate partner, Thriving 4 Health.

New students must begin with the CNHP program and then progress to the CHHP program to become eligible for the CTN program.

If you are credentialed through another natural health education organization, please call to verify your eligibility to take the placement exam.

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