Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health

This course focuses on the gut-brain connection and neurofeedback. Specifically, it observes the connection between intestinal and psychological distress and how reducing anxiety and depression symptoms can lead to improved gut health.

These are the specifications of Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health Course:

1. Awarding Institution / Body:
2. Teaching Institution:Online and distance learning, with tutor support
3. Programme Accredited by:
4. Final Award:Compulsory course for students enrolled in the Masters in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine
5. Programme title:Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health
6. Course Code and level:MNHM7003 – Masteral Level
7. Duration of programme:One trimester or 12 weeks
8. Total number of study hours:Equivalent to 4 US credits or 100 clock hours of study
9. Enrollment requirements:Students enrolled in the Masters in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine
10. Enrollment date:First Year, Third Trimester
11. Fees:


  1. Part A: Videos
    • There are 6 lessons which include several videos regarding mental health problems. Also there are some notes about each video which are very useful towards completing the assignment questions and Final Exam.
  2. Part B: consists of 7 lessons which  include a study observing the connection between intestinal and psychological distress. The structure is the following: 
    • Lesson 1 – Introduction to the Gut-Brain Connection
    • Lesson 2 – The Cranial and Gut-Brain – A Review of the Literature
    • Lesson 3 – The Connection between Stress, Psychological Challenges and Poor Intestinal Health
    • Lesson 4 – Gastrointestinal Problems and Mental Health
    • Lesson 5 – Results and Conclusions of Gastrointestinal Study
    • Lesson 6 – Individual Case Studies
    • Lesson 7 – Discussion of Gastrointestinal Case Studies