What Can I Do With My Aromatherapy Certification?
Aromatherapy is an ancient health care discipline that has evolved in today’s medicinal practices. It is not just a pretty smell, but an empowering, enlightening, inspiring and nurturing combination of art and science. We have historical references dating back as early as 3000BC of how aromatic medicine was used for health, mind and wound care. Every culture has integrated some form of botanical medicine or aromatherapy for its therapeutic benefits – physically, mentally and emotionally. Even better, today, we have a plethora of science that has been conducted, and continues to be conducted on its benefits, efficacy and importance in all areas of health. Having an aromatherapy certification, introduces you to all of this history, while empowering you to become a part of its future.
Integrative Phyto-Aromatherapy is emerging more and more not only in the home, but from general practices to specialized health care, pediatrics, geriatrics and palliative care. We see it flourishing among nurses, physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, dermatologists, and mental health counseling. Whether you are a novice wanting the education for self-care and family-care, or want to pursue or integrate into a career, you have limitless possibilities. This is just one area, of many that can utilize your certification and expertise.
What does it mean to have an aromatherapy certification?
Having an aromatherapy certification is two-fold. You gain personal development as well as professional growth. In addition to having the pride, and sense of accomplishment for completing a comprehensive aromatherapy certification program, you will have the distinct honor of sharing your knowledge, wisdom, experience and expertise with others in a safe, professional and meaningful way. You value what you do with aromatherapy, and want to make sure that you are current, up-to-date, relevant, accurate and safe.
Personally, you will have the confidence and skills to take care of your own health needs, as well as the needs of your family and friends. Professionally, you earn the respect and confidence of your clients and potential clients, that builds your credibility, integrity, and reputation. When you branch out and become a guest speaker, teacher, formulator, product sales rep, author, blogger and/or manufacturer, your clients and vendors want to know that you have received the proper training and have committed to furthering your education in a professional manner. Your passion can fuel a career in aromatherapy. It can mean the difference of you being hired or chosen for a particular position, with a company, organization or by a client.
What do I do with an aromatherapy certification?
When it comes to putting your aromatherapy certification to use, you have several options at your fingertips.
- Custom blender
- Product Developer
- Product Sales Rep
- Guest Speaker
- Aromatherapy Business Owner – start your own company
- Integrative Aromatherapy Spa Services – massage therapy, esthetician, body work, energy work, yoga, wellness center
- Soap maker
- Aromatherapy Consultant
- Aromatherapy inventor – invent something that doesn’t exist right now that advances the aromatherapy world
- I’m sure there are a few others that I have not listed…add them to your dream board
Who recognizes a certification?
Although aromatherapy is not a legally licensed trade in the United States, receiving a professional education can prove invaluable. Personally, you will have the confidence and skills to help yourself, your family and friends, neighbors and acquaintances. Professionally, clients, customers, vendors and partners want to see that you have invested in furthering your education and staying current in this fast-paced society. As an Aromapreneur™, your clients and colleagues will appreciate your higher level of aromatic education.
As you expand your personal and professional goals, you never know where your journey will take you. If you are seeking a career in aromatherapy, most companies and employment positions require professional and/or clinical training and proof of a certificate of completion in at least Level 2 training. You may find that you have a gift in a specific niche and through experience and education, you become a “guru” in that genre. Medical facilities, media (radio, television, print, podcasters, etc.) and clients will seek you out because of your formal training coupled with field experience. This makes you so much more valuable. Receiving a certification, can set you up, and make you more appealing to those seeking a professional or clinical aromatherapist.
Internationally, check with your country’s laws and regulations to determine requirements and opportunities with a certification.
Is a JennScents Aromatherapy Certification the right fit for me?
At the JennScents Aromaversity, we take pride in our comprehensive curriculum, content, teaching style, hands-on mentoring and caliber off students. Our goal was for you, as a trained and certified aromatherapist, not to doubt your abilities and capabilities. Even if you do not have the answer to a situation, we want you to feel empowered in knowing where to find the answer, or how to solve that situation on your own. Our courses may be challenging at times, however, they are attainable. You will have access to the instructor and school administrator to answer questions and offer guidance along the way as you need it. Our certification programs will help you develop your skills, build confidence and know-how, tap into your own intuition and expand your blending gifts to help you flourish as a professional aromatherapist.
We are proud of the caliber of our courses as they share very detailed, comprehensive education and personal experiences in a variety of facets of aromatherapy in holistic health. Jennifer shares her heart and soul of what it took to gain her own health back, and through that journey, the trials, tribulations, and successes of building a thriving and highly sought after business.
Our courses were thoughtfully and strategically designed to provide layers of in-depth and comprehensive training throughout three levels of courses, to lay a solid foundation and deepen roots in the practices of authentic aromatherapy. The goal is to create a journey of understanding aromatherapy historical practices from past to present, current practices and evidenced-based research, in-depth safety guidelines from a practitioners and self-help point of view and carry that through each essential oil and carrier profile, blending techniques, formulation of diverse products for specific health concerns and niche needs, and then to cultivate a thriving and relevant aromatic business in a niche area.
Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist, herbalist, educator and Aromapreneur™, Jennifer Hochell Pressimone, has created an Aromaversity® culture that teaches and mentors, with the goal of empowering its students with knowledge, hands-on direction to practice blending skills in a practical and actual setting, develop the ability to devise and formulate effective solutions to solve a problem and deliver guidance where needed to enhance your vision and mission. With hands-on direction, you will be able to apply your knowledge in combination with your skills to find, acknowledge, practice and pursue your niche talents, allowing you to flourish and develop your own style of aromatherapy with confidence and professionalism. This will help you mold your skills into the practicing aromatherapist you want to be.
If you want to be the best aromatherapist you can be, no matter where your journey takes you, or what desires and dreams you want to accomplish, we invite you to choose the JennScents Aromaversity. We build colleagues, who can carry us into the future of aromatherapy and build healthy communities.
Information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prescribe. It is recommended that if serious health issues exist, you consult a licensed medical provider. JennScents does not assume liability or responsibility for the use and/or misuse of this information.
Article References: JennScents Holistic Comprehensive Guide, JennScents Aromaversity Classes, JennScents E-books and Reference Material
Author: Jennifer Pressimone, Entrepreneur, Formulator, Author
Jennifer Pressimone is an aromatherapy entrepreneur (an Aromapreneur™). She is the founder and President of JennScents®, Inc. and the JennScents Aromaversity®. She is the Vice-President and Regional Florida Director of Central Florida for the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA). Jennifer has build, managed and maintained several health and wellness businesses over the last 20 years. She is an incredibly gifted essential oil formulator, aromatherapy educator, public speaker, herbalist, author and philanthropist. She leads with passion, experience and heart to inspire, empower and motivate others to not only follow their dreams, but crush it, realizing more than they ever imagined possible. Jennifer is a life coach and business mentor. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and has thousands of hours in continuing education in many health and wellness topics. Her specialties include mind-body health, gastrointestinal health and cognitive aromatherapy for humans and pets.
Disclaimers: Information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prescribe. It is recommended that if serious health issues exist, you consult a licensed medical provider. JennScents does not assume liability or responsibility for the use and/or misuse of this information.