Crystalline Gemstone Therapist Program is for…..
Earth Spirit Medicine is for . . .
Wholistic-minded people who wish to learn more about plant medicines. Students will learn about plant properties and techniques to use the plants therapeutically. Other courses connect students with the higher intelligence of both plants and clients. Students will also learn to make tinctures and beauty products. Herbology, aromatherapy, iridology and flower essences are specific courses offered. Students also learn the local “materia medica”.
This program tends to attract: People who have an interest in natural medicine and have visited herbalists, iridologists etc and now wish to initiate this path. Some have land and wish to grow, steam distill or wild-craft native medicines. This program may also appeal to students who currently work in, or own health food stores, young hippy or ecological types, natural healers, botanists, gardeners and closet alchemists.
NOTE: to become a professional, certified, herbalist through the American Herbalist Guild, 600 hours of case studies are needed after the program. To become certified in flower essences by the Flower Essence Society, additional longitudinal studies and projects are required. We are the only Canadian Institution with permission to aid this certification process. If the student wishes to apply they may do so after completing their 3- year diploma in Earth Spirit Medicine. There is always more learning to become experienced and maintain professional status. We encourage students to keep growing.
Astrology is for . . .
Students gain understanding of their natal chart and learn about making conscious choice through the study of planetary cycles, which occur throughout one’s lifetime. There are now two streams to choose from within astrology, one puts an emphasis on astrological counseling techniques, the other on medical astrology.
This program tends to attract: students who are interested in the interconnectedness of the individual and universe. From the mundane to the spiritual, the study of astrology is for counselors, hobby astrologers, philosophers and anyone who wants to use it as a tool to improve their relationships, health, business.
The Wise Woman Within-Intuitive Counselling Program is for . . .
Walk your true path and live your authentic nature. Classes will focus on fine-tuning intuition, birthing your creative projects and accessing wisdom through your dreams. Apply these tools when working with self and clients.
Class content will include: Find and Feed Your Intuition, Manifest Your Muse and The Sacred Dream Cave-
This program tends to attract: Women who have explored the new age realm and are curious to learn more about archetypal wisdom and their own personal insights. Some are in the helping professions, such as nursing, teaching, counselling. Others are business owners, retirees or closet mystics.
Read more about the Intuitive Counselling Program…http://northernstarcollege.com/program/programs/intuitive-counselling-program/
Tarot Certification Program, is for . . .
The Tarot is an ancient tool of self-development and oracular guidance which has successfully met the tests of centuries of application.
This is an experimental course that uses a variety of techniques to unlock the symbolic mysteries of the tarot. It is appropriate for the beginner, the advanced student, as well as therapists.
Some students will come for self-development and personal use, some as a tool in their therapy practice, while others will be attracted to exploring a career reading tarot.
Read more about the Tarot Program…
Hypnotherapy emphasizes . . .
Self-development and clarity of the hypnotherapist, as well as developing the skills necessary for private practice.
This program tends to attract: Individuals, counselors and psychologists who wish to use this skill to help clients relax, integrate and transform.
Integrative Therapies (General Studies) is for . . .
The Integrative Therapies aspect of the diploma program includes a variety of mini courses to deepen Northern Star Students self-knowing and skills to
work with clients. Students attend a variety of classes from ethics and communication to how to work co-operatively in a sacred circle. General Studies also provides exploration into mystical courses complementary to each students modality. Subjects such as crystal and stone helpers,meditation, breath work, archetypal wisdom and reincarnation are discovered.
The program inspires a depth of personal discovery and self awareness for novice to advanced students of alternative therapies. All Northern Star
Diploma students are required to take the Integrative Therapies, (General Studies) program. Interested individuals not enrolled in the program may also sign up for some subjects.