This is a practical course on understanding the physical principles of mental health. It is about how to help yourself and others to obtain and retain mental well-being.

What You'll Learn

  • Screen for emotional and behavioral symptoms

  • Recognize the mental and physical clues that indicate biochemical imbalances

  • Heal depression and anxiety with vitamins and minerals

  • Stabilize mood swings and with essential fatty acids

  • Choose the right foods for optimal mental fitness

  • Rejuvenate the body with key natural hormones

  • Find safe alternatives to prescription drugs

What to Expect

All work is self-paced and on an individual basis. Courses are designed to build upon the student’s accumulated knowledge while also instilling confidence for practical application. Once enrolled in a course, you will have access to all content. You will need the required textbook above to begin your studies. A PDF version of the final exam is available if you prefer to complete your test offline. You will need to submit your answers through this website in order for your test to be graded and the course completed. A grade of 85% is considered passing for each of the open book exams/assignments. 

All programs should be completed within 6 years. The student that is not able to complete their program of study within the time limit may be dropped from active student status unless they apply for an extension. Extensions for hardship cases may be applied for in writing.

Depression-Free, Naturally

by Joan Mathews Larson, Ph.D.

In this groundbreaking book, nutritionist Joan Mathews Larson, Ph.D., founder of Minnesota's esteemed Health Recovery Center, offers her revolutionary formulas for healing your emotions--biochemically. Through proven all-natural formulas, Seven Weeks to Emotional Healing will help you find the emotional well-being you've been missing your entire life.

This course is required for:

Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling program