Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist

600-Hour Career Path


The Ayurvedic Psychology Specialization at Yoga Veda Institute offers a comprehensive range of courses designed to enrich your understanding of mind-body well-being, ancient wisdom, and modern applications of spiritual health and healing. Each of our courses is carefully crafted to provide you with a transformative learning experience over a 12-week trimester.

Summary of Courses:

  1. Subtle Body Anatomy: Dive deep into the mysteries of the subtle body as you explore its energetic centers and channels. Over the course of 10 2-hour lessons, you will gain insights into the subtle anatomy that underlies physical health and emotional well-being. Expect to dedicate an additional 8 hours per lesson for reading, study, and assignments.

  2. Chikitsa: Discover the art of healing in Chikitsa, where ancient therapeutic techniques are explored. Through 10 enlightening 2-hour sessions, you will delve into traditional healing practices and their application in modern contexts. Allocate an extra 8 hours per lesson for comprehensive learning.

  3. Meditation: Embark on a journey of inner peace and self-discovery through the practice of meditation. This 12-week course comprises 10 2-hour lessons, guiding you to cultivate mindfulness and mental clarity. Expect to dedicate 8 additional hours per lesson for personal practice and reflection.

  4. Pranayama: Explore the ancient science of breath control and prana (life force) manipulation. Over 10 2-hour lessons, you will unlock the potential of pranayama for enhanced vitality and well-being. Allow an extra 8 hours per lesson for deeper practice and mastery.

  5. Modern Applications of Spiritual Health & Healing (Monthly Masterclass): Enhance your understanding of contemporary spiritual health and healing practices through a series of monthly masterclasses delivered over 4 trimesters. These insightful sessions will keep you updated on the latest advancements in the field.

  6. Yoga Philosophy: Immerse yourself in the philosophical foundations of yoga with our 20-hour prerecorded class, divided into 10 2-hour lessons. Gain profound insights into the wisdom of yoga that spans centuries. This course offers flexibility in learning and allows you to pace yourself.

  7. Ayurvedic Psychology: Explore the intricate relationship between mind and body in Ayurvedic psychology. This course offers valuable insights into holistic mental health practices. Detailed content will be provided over the 12-week trimester.

Embark on this educational journey with us as we blend ancient wisdom with modern understanding to enrich your life physically, mentally, and spiritually. We look forward to guiding you through these transformative courses, helping you unlock your true potential and inner well-being.

How You'll Learn

Discover Our 6 Comprehensive Courses: Dive into our rich and comprehensive courses designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the world of Ayurveda.

Live Web-Conference Classes: Engage in real-time, interactive web-conference classes led by experienced instructors, allowing you to ask questions, discuss topics, and deepen your understanding.

Lesson Recordings for Your Convenience: Can’t make it to a live class? No worries. Access recordings of each lesson to catch up at your own pace, ensuring you never miss a valuable moment of learning.

Exclusive Access to Our {Members Only} Site: As a member, enjoy exclusive access to a secure online platform, where you can find course materials, connect with peers, and access valuable resources.

Presentation Slides for Enhanced Learning: Visual learners, rejoice! Each class comes with presentation slides to complement your learning experience and reinforce key concepts.

PDF Resources, Lecture Notes, and Bonus Materials: Expand your knowledge with supplementary resources, including PDF documents, lecture notes, and bonus materials that enrich your understanding.

Engage in Weekly Discussions within Our Private Community Group: Participate in meaningful discussions, share insights, and ask questions within our private community group, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among fellow students.

Join a Supportive Global Community of Fellow Students for Networking, Connection, and Shared Experiences: Connect with a diverse community of students from around the world who share your passion for Ayurveda. Network, build connections, and share your unique experiences with a global cohort.

Enjoy Ongoing Support, Personal Guidance, Career Assistance, and Access to Internship Opportunities: We are committed to your success. Benefit from ongoing support, personal guidance, and valuable career assistance, including internship opportunities, as you progress in your Ayurvedic journey.

Time Commitment & Scheduling

Understanding the time commitment and scheduling is crucial for balancing your studies with other responsibilities. Our courses are structured to accommodate your lifestyle while providing comprehensive Ayurvedic education.

Live Course Scheduling: Each of the six 100-hour courses we offer features 10 detailed live lessons, spread over a 12-week trimester. These live sessions are typically scheduled within standard business hours (9am to 5pm EST) to accommodate a wide range of students. However, we understand that our students have diverse schedules and commitments.

Flexibility with Recordings: To ensure you never miss a class, all live sessions are recorded and made available for you to view at your convenience. This allows you to stay on track with your coursework even if you can’t attend the live session.

Published Class Times: The specific class times and days for each trimester are published one month prior to the start of the trimester. You can find this information on our class calendar, allowing you to plan ahead and manage your time effectively.

Course Workload: In addition to the live lessons, we recommend setting aside approximately 8 hours per lesson for supplemental learning activities. This includes time for reading, studying, engaging in case study analysis, and completing topic-specific homework assignments.

By understanding the schedule and time commitments, you can fully engage with your Ayurvedic studies and maximize your learning experience with us.


There are no prerequisites to take this program.

Tuition & Payment Plans

Unlock your path to Ayurvedic Psychology with our comprehensive 12-month, 600-hour professional career training program, now at a highly affordable rate.

Program Tuition: $2,300 USD

Your tuition includes:

  • Full Program Access: Enjoy complete access to all course materials, live webinars, self-paced modules, and essential resources required to complete your 600-hour training.
  • Expert Live Instruction: Learn from seasoned instructors who are passionate about Ayurvedic psychology and beyond who are dedicated to your success.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Immerse yourself in a well-structured curriculum meticulously crafted to equip you with the knowledge and skills essential for this deeply fulfilling career.
  • Supportive Community: Join a vibrant community of like-minded individuals from around the world, fostering connections, networking, and shared experiences.
  • Personal Guidance: Receive ongoing support and mentorship to help you excel in your studies and confidently launch your career as a certified Ayurvedic Psychology specialist.
  • Career Opportunities: Access valuable internship opportunities and career support, empowering you to step into your role with confidence.

At this incredibly accessible tuition rate, we aim to make your dream of becoming an Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist a reality. Our program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive in this fulfilling career. Should you have any questions or require additional information on tuition payment options, please don’t hesitate to contact our admissions team.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

As always, in our mission to make Ayurveda accessible, there are a limited number of needs-based scholarships available for this program. To be eligible for a scholarship, please apply early.  Scholarship application deadlines will be sent out via email to our mailing list on a rolling basis.

If you believe that financial constraints may be a barrier to your pursuit of the Ayurvedic Career Path, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship.  


Application Process & Deadlines

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming trimester.

Application Deadlines

  • Winter Trimester (January Cohort): November 15th
  • Spring Trimester (April Cohort): February 15th
  • Fall Trimester (October Cohort): August 15th

Applications must be fully submitted by these dates for consideration in the respective cohort.

Please note that space is limited to just 10 students each trimester. Early application is highly recommended to secure your spot in this sought-after program. 

Our application selection process is designed to ensure a fair and thorough evaluation of candidates. Applications will be reviewed based on various factors, including qualifications, relevant experience, and a passion for Ayurveda. Our goal is to create a diverse and dedicated cohort of students who are committed to the study and practice of Ayurveda.

We look forward to welcoming a passionate and dedicated group of individuals to our program.

Class Schedule

Flexibility and Accessibility in Learning:

At our program, we understand the importance of accommodating your unique schedule and learning style. Here’s how we ensure flexibility and accessibility:

  • Live and Recorded Web Conference Classes: Our classes are designed to fit your life. Attend live web conference classes for real-time engagement with instructors and peers. Can’t make it? No worries. All classes are recorded for later viewing, allowing you to catch up at your convenience.

  • Course Calendar: Refer to our course calendar for specific class times and dates. Plan your participation around your schedule and commitments to make the most of your educational journey.

  • Weekly Assignments: Expect engaging and relevant assignments tailored to each week’s topic. These assignments reinforce your understanding and provide practical experience in your chosen specialization area.

  • Case Studies: Dive deep into your selected specialization with case study requirements. Apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios and gain valuable hands-on experience, enhancing your proficiency in your chosen field.

We believe that learning should adapt to your needs, and our program is designed to ensure you have the flexibility and resources to excel in your studies while accommodating your busy life. Your success is our priority.

Certification & Recognition

Upon successful completion of the Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist program, you will be awarded a prestigious certificate from Yoga Veda Institute, recognized as a leader in Ayurvedic education. This certification is a testament to your dedication and comprehensive understanding of Ayurvedic psychology  principles and lifestyle management.

Your Credential of Expertise: The certificate you receive serves as a formal recognition of your expertise in the field of Ayurvedic Psychology. It confirms that you have undergone rigorous training and have acquired the skills necessary to guide individuals on their journey to optimal health using Ayurvedic practices.

Stand Out with Yoga Veda Institute: As a graduate of Yoga Veda Institute, you hold a certification from an institution that is at the forefront of Ayurvedic education. Our curriculum is designed to provide you with the depth of knowledge and practical experience that sets you apart in the wellness industry.

Empower Your Career: With this certification, you are not only enriching your own life but are also well-equipped to empower others. Whether you choose to integrate this knowledge into your existing profession or embark on a new career path, your certificate from Yoga Veda Institute opens doors to a world of opportunities in health, wellness, and holistic lifestyle coaching.

Join a Community of Leaders: As an Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist certified by Yoga Veda Institute, you join an elite community of professionals who are shaping the future of holistic health care. Your certification is more than just a document—it’s a beacon of your capability and commitment to promoting a balanced, Ayurvedic way of life.

Career Outlook

Obtaining a certification in Ayurvedic Psychology opens up a world of opportunities in the field of holistic health and well-being. As individuals increasingly seek holistic approaches to mental and emotional wellness, the demand for experts in Ayurvedic psychology is on the rise. Here’s a glimpse of the promising career outlook for certified Ayurvedic Psychology Specialists:

1. Holistic Health Clinics and Wellness Centers: Many holistic health clinics, wellness centers, and integrative medicine facilities are incorporating Ayurvedic principles into their treatment offerings. As a certified Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist, you can work in these settings to provide personalized mental health assessments and holistic therapies that complement traditional approaches.

2. Private Practice: Launching your private practice as an Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist can be a fulfilling career path. You can offer individualized consultations, counseling, and holistic therapies to clients seeking alternative mental health and emotional well-being solutions.

3. Yoga and Wellness Retreats: Ayurveda and yoga often go hand in hand. Many yoga and wellness retreats include Ayurvedic psychology sessions to enhance their offerings. As a specialist, you can collaborate with retreat centers, offering your expertise to retreat participants seeking inner balance and personal growth.

4. Corporate Wellness Programs: Corporations are increasingly recognizing the importance of mental health and well-being for their employees. Ayurvedic Psychology Specialists can find opportunities to design and implement wellness programs focused on stress reduction, mindfulness, and emotional resilience in corporate settings.

5. Educational Institutions: Some educational institutions and yoga schools may hire Ayurvedic Psychology Specialists as educators or counselors to enhance their wellness and mental health programs. Your expertise can contribute to the well-being of students and faculty.

6. Integrative Health Teams: In integrative healthcare settings, you can collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as naturopaths, acupuncturists, and nutritionists, to provide comprehensive care to patients. Your specialization in Ayurvedic psychology will be a valuable addition to such teams.

7. Writing and Research Opportunities: With your certification, you may choose to write articles, books, or research papers on Ayurvedic psychology, contributing to the field’s knowledge and awareness. Your insights can help educate and inspire others on the path to holistic mental wellness.

8. Continued Growth and Innovation: The field of Ayurvedic psychology is dynamic and evolving. As a certified specialist, you will have opportunities to stay updated with the latest research and innovations, ensuring that you continue to provide cutting-edge holistic mental health solutions.

Overall, the career outlook for Ayurvedic Psychology Specialists is promising, with a growing interest in holistic well-being and a recognition of the profound impact of Ayurvedic principles on mental health. By pursuing this certification, you are poised to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals seeking a holistic approach to mental and emotional wellness.

Apply Your Certificate Towards a Diploma

Apply This Certification Towards Your Diploma

Your journey doesn’t end with certification—let it be the beginning of an even more profound exploration of Ayurveda. With Yoga Veda Institute, the path is seamless and rewarding:

Credit Transfer and Advancement: Every lesson learned and every credit earned in your Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist certification isn’t just a step towards expertise—it’s a leap towards a higher educational goal. The credits you accumulate here are fully transferable towards our Flagship Ayurvedic Practitioner Program.

Financial and Academic Value: Invest in your future without redundancy. The tuition you pay for this certification course won’t just give you immediate skills and knowledge—it’s also an investment in your long-term educational aspirations. Every dollar spent and every hour committed can be applied towards the diploma program, ensuring that your resources are maximized to their fullest potential.

Continuity of Education: Transitioning to the diploma program is a smooth and uninterrupted process. The curriculum is designed to build upon what you’ve already learned, deepening your understanding and expanding your capabilities. The integrated structure ensures that your journey is cohesive, each course a building block towards becoming an Ayurvedic Practitioner.

A Holistic Educational Path: As a student within our Flagship Ayurvedic Program, you will not only expand your theoretical knowledge but also enhance your practical skills. The diploma program delves deeper into clinical practices, advanced diagnostics, and the subtler aspects of Ayurvedic medicine, providing a well-rounded and comprehensive education.

Empower Your Career: By applying your certification towards the diploma, you position yourself for greater professional opportunities. As a graduate of our Flagship Ayurvedic Practitioner Program, you will be recognized as a highly qualified professional in the field, ready to take on more significant challenges and make a broader impact.

Join the Ranks of Esteemed Practitioners: Step into our Flagship Program with confidence, knowing that you are on a path that has been traversed by many successful Ayurvedic professionals. This certification is more than just a milestone—it’s a gateway to becoming part of a community of esteemed Ayurvedic practitioners who are leaders and innovators in holistic health.

Make the most of your educational investments and apply your Ayurvedic Psychology Specialist certification towards our flagship diploma program. It’s more than an education—it’s a life-changing opportunity.

Student Conduct & Expectations

Cultivating a Mindful and Compassionate Lifestyle:

At Yoga Veda Institute, we believe that our program extends beyond academic knowledge; it’s a holistic lifestyle dedicated to mindful, conscious, and compassionate living. We encourage and expect our students to embody these principles, both inside and outside the classroom.

Academic Integrity and Ethical Standards:

Given the nature of our program and our commitment to integrity, honesty, truthfulness, and compassion, we uphold the highest standards of academic integrity. Breaches of academic integrity will be reviewed by the Admin Board and may result in disciplinary actions, including withdrawal from the School, suspension of registration privileges, or revocation of certification.

Responsible and Respectful Conduct:

As members of the Yoga Veda community, students are expected to conduct themselves responsibly, honestly, and with consideration for others. This includes interactions both within the Institute and in all external communications with fellow community members.

Personal Responsibility and Engagement:

We emphasize personal responsibility in assignment submissions, tracking class dates, and understanding the program’s curriculum. Active and engaged participation is crucial; students are required to attend all classes, participate online, complete exams, and coursework within designated timelines.

Timely Attendance and Registration:

Students should be punctual for class meetings. Missing the first class meeting after registering may result in the forfeiture of a student’s place in the course. Late registration may be prohibited or canceled for students who do not attend initial class meetings.

Professional Conduct in Web-Conference Classes:

Web-conference classes should be treated with the same professionalism as on-campus classes. This includes courteous and respectful behavior, refraining from offensive language, appropriate attire, and a suitable environment for learning.

Camera and Microphone Usage:

Unless otherwise specified by the instructor, students are required to have and use a camera and microphone during web-conference class meetings. This ensures active participation and enhances the learning experience.

Safe and Suitable Participation:

For safety and effectiveness, students must not join a class while driving or in transit. Instead, they should attend from a quiet, suitable location using a device that allows full participation in class activities. Please note that some activities may not be adequately performed on mobile devices.

At Yoga Veda Institute, we’re committed to fostering an environment of learning, respect, and ethical conduct. These guidelines are essential for creating a positive and enriching educational experience for all students.

Still Have Questions?

Yoga Veda Institute staff take great care to provide students with information and advice on courses, degrees, and policies. We want you to succeed in your academic and professional goals, so we strive to be accurate at all times. However, in the event that there is a discrepancy between written and/or oral staff communications and this website, please contract us so we can clarify right away. We encourage you to regularly review the website and to take ownership of your educational journey by familiarizing yourself with relevant policies, which may change.

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