Integrative Health and Lifestyle program (IHeLp)

An innovative, interprofessional, 6-month, mostly online, certificate program.

IHeLp is a compassion-centered, interprofessional, mostly-online education program. It builds a strong foundation in integrative health, emphasizing lifestyle changes and highlighting the Seven Core Areas of health. IHeLp is one of the options to fulfill the prerequisite to apply to our Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching certification training.

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IHeLp 2023: Starting online January 9, 2023, 4-day educational retreat May 21-23, 2023, program completion in July 2023.
Graduates are eligible to apply for IHW Coaching certification that begins Fall 2023.



IHeLp: Q and A with IHeLp Staff and Directors

Join monthly IHeLp Q and A Zoom sessions with IHeLp Staff and Directors. This is an opportunity to ask questions about our IHeLp program and have them answered by program leadership and hear about how your transformational journey with us will look and feel.

Tuesday, June 7 at 4:00pm Arizona/PDT (7:00pm EDT, 6:00pm CDT, 5:00pm MDT)

Register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


  • Deeper knowledge in integrative approaches to whole health and wellness – more than 20 courses across a broad variety of topics.
  • Peer and faculty engagement – online moderated discussions, in-person faculty-led events, faculty-graded assignments, mentored small teams, and more.
  • High quality content – Developed by experts in their field, well researched, and referenced. Curriculum you can trust.
  • Online delivery – Most learning is delivered in our easy to navigate, web-based format, but students also come together for a 4-day virtual retreat.
  • Interprofessional environment – Learn along-side professionals across more than 30 unique health and wellness fields. The value and recognition of a team approach to care is foundational to the program.

What you will learn

  • Spirituality & Health
  • Stress & Mind-Body
  • Mindfulness
  • Sleep & Dream Health
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Healing Relationships
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Phytonutrients
  • Environmental Health
  • Mind-Body Modalities
  • Nutrition & Cardiovascular Health
  • Aromatherapy
  • Micronutrients, Vitamins, Minerals
  • Common Dietary Supplements
  • Botanicals
  • Whole Systems
  • Manual Medicine
  • Energy Medicine
  • Integrative Health Informatics
  • Integrative Mental Health
Curriculum Overview

Valued Alumni

Upon successful completion of IHeLp, graduates earn a certificate of completion and become valued alumni, gaining access to ongoing learning and community engagement opportunities

"We pursue our professions and careers because we love to care for people and see them well. As soon as the program starts, you get to know your classmates and meet your instructors, it becomes obvious that this program is where you go to take your passion to the next level."

IHeLp Alumni

-De Ann Dwight, RN, MSN, CRSS

Integrative Health & Wellness Coaching Certification

IHeLp graduates are also eligible to apply to our robust Coaching certification program, as a next step towards a new or enhanced career.

More information on coaching

More About the IHeLp