The International Association of Healing Professionals 

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 A Professional Trade Association offering Quality, Affordable Support, Mentoring, Business Coaching and Education.


More About IAHP…

We are a collective of more than 1,000, human potential, personal development, wellness, holistic health  and alternative and complementary medicine professionals and their associates and supporters .


The skill, expertise, and experience of our members is here to support one another and specifically give you a hand as you expand your career…………………..
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Together we have created the most recognized and respected Professional Education and Trade Association and Community  in the field.

The majority of our members are drawn from Natural Healing, Naturopathy, Holistic Wellness, Self Help, Life Coaching, Human Potential, Personal Development, Body/Mind Therapies and related communities.





Founded in 1972 by practitioner, educator and author Lewis Harrison, IAHP offers insightful education, cutting-edge tools, comprehensive resources, and personal mentoring  that healing and helping professionals need to define their skills, develop their brands and grow their businesses. IAHP members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who connect to their clients as practitioners in private practice, speakers, trainers, educators, motivators, media personalities, mentors, coaches, consultants, authors and more.

Where Does Our Funding Come From?

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Our community service initiatives are funded through membership fees                        and through the support of Events Chair Massage.




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Our Mission



The mission of The International Association of Healing Professionals  (IAHP) is to promote wellness in Body, Mind, and Spirit in all its forms  through quality and affordable educational experiences, coaching and mentoring  and community service initiatives. We specifically hope to:

  1. To bring healers from all nations together and create networks that will elevate the business of healing.
  2. To lead the way in developing a global village for the healing industry where healers of every level and specialty will raise their level of skill and knowledge.
  3. To champion the healing industry as a credible profession through ethical standards, certification, continuing education, professional publications, and public education.
  4. To provide programs for the approval of continuing education offerings, seminars, events, including, but not limited to, self-study programs, university and college based courses, etc, that meet the requirements of a quality education.
  5. To offer natural healing based providers of professional continuing education a mechanism to provide defined healthcare professionals with a professional organization that offers “certification” in specialty practice
  6. To verify to the natural healing and human potential market the attainment of professional certification, as a testimony to the skill, and knowledge and within professional practices.

Why a Career as a Healing Professional

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Natural healing and alternative and complementary medicine are among the fastest growing economic segments of our society. The media is filled with pharmaceutical solutions for every conceivable illness and associated side effects for most of these drugs. Every day there is another study, newspaper article, or television report about nutrition, weight loss, herbs, bodywork, stress- management and body-mind issues. Health and healing is an ever-changing field of study, and any healing professional must have a well-grounded foundation in the holistic model to be truly effective. With so many different theories, ideas, and positions on the best approaches to health and healing, even among the experts, it is not difficult to understand why there is so much confusion about the best course of action to take when a person becomes ill.

More than ever, well trained, multi-skilled wellness practitioners are more in demand than ever before. Clearly the economic potential and career opportunities are expanding at a faster pace than ever before.

There has never been a better time to become a healing professional.


Professional Industry Certification

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Certification is a means of verifying standards of excellence. The US government does not monitor the quality of US colleges and universities, as does the ministry of education in other countries. Instead, the US Department of Education approves accrediting agencies. These accrediting agencies review a school’s educational program for quality, and certify that the school meets a minimal set of standards. Sadly none of these accrediting agencies recognize or pay any attention to fully integrated, natural healing or human potential training programs. It was for this reason that the International Association of Healing Professionals established its Certification Programs.


How To Become Certified

The IAHP offers an on-line  training for those who would like to become a Certified Healing Professional (CHP). This training includes basic certification and membership. The lessons includes nutrition, botanical medicine (herbology), aromatherapy, massage, energetic bodywork, coaching/counseling, basic business building skills and more.


The Fee for the Program is $797. and includes 5 hours of phone based coaching and mentoring, 30 Lessons and 6 textbooks by our founder Lewis Harrison, a pioneer for over forty five years in in Alternative Medicine, Holistic Healing, Bodywork, Life Coaching,Human Potential and Personal Development.

The 10 books that serve as the foundation for the training are:

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Massage and Energy Healing By the Founder of the IAHP


Shamanic Studies


A Comprehensive Homeopathy Manual


A Little Workbook to Help You                                                                                                         or Your Cients                                                                                                                                       Create an EffectiveLow Carb Nutrition

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All You Need to Know                                                                                                                            About Supplements


Tools, Tips and Healing Strategies                                                                                                    From an An Od Time Country Doctor


Stay Inspired and Motivated                                                                                                               by This Master of Positive Thinking


A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs


Business Building Tips from By the Founder of the IAHP


The Foundational Ideas on Chinese Philosophy                                                                      By the Founder of the IAHP


A Condensed Encyclopedia Of Nutrition, Herbs,                                                                     Bodywork and Acupressure  By the Founder of the IAHP



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International Association of Healing Professionals
156 West Main St.
Stamford,  NY 12167