Ayurveda Mental Coach

  • Study Ayurveda and Psychology holistically, practically and online.

  • Learn holistic methods of type-appropriate conversation and stress reduction.

  • Accompany people on their way to more health, happiness and self-fulfillment.

Ayurvedic psychology is like a mirror of the soul: look into it and recognize the true nature of yourself and others.

With the training to become an Ayurveda Mental Coach, you take the first step on your path to psychology and life coaching according to the holistic principles of Ayurveda. You will gain a new understanding of the connections and functions of body, mind and soul. The living knowledge of Ayurvedic psychology will help you to better understand the different constitution types with their changeable and non-changeable personality parts. Based on this, you will fathom the different personality types with their psychological strengths and weaknesses and learn type-appropriate communication techniques that will lead to new insights.

Use the holistic recommendations for a healthy diet and lifestyle including spices, herbs and relaxation techniques to strengthen mental health and balance stress-related complaints.

Those who already work in a healing profession or advise others can complement their own range of therapies with holistic Ayurvedic approaches. In addition, the course is a valuable self-awareness, which gives impulses for your own life.

Learning objectives

The Ayurveda Mental Coach course is the basis for holistic counselling and psychological coaching according to the principles of Ayurveda. You study the Ayurvedic medicine with its psychological and spiritual therapeutic approaches in a well-founded and practical way and can advise people in life issues and support them in decision-making processes and crisis situations.

You learn
- to analyse and advise the physical and mental constitution types of Ayurveda.
- recognise the holistic causes of physical and mental health and illness.
- conversation techniques based on Ayurvedic psychology that touch the inner self and open up new paths.
- to strengthen the mental power of your clients to better deal with stress and prevent psychological problems.


Become an Ayurveda Mental Coach with four training modules. You can complete these

  • completely as online study
  • in blended learning with online and face-to-face courses according to individual choice
  • in lively practical seminars on weekends at all Academy locations in Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

Two modules are primarily dedicated to coaching techniques for consulting practice - with many practical exercises, case studies and supervision. These can be attended as live webinars or practical courses on site:

  • Seeing with the Heart - Type Appropriate Ayurvedic Psychology APE.
  • Communication and Coaching for Counselling Practice AKO

In addition to this, our Ayurveda basic course provides you with a sound knowledge of Ayurveda basics, constitution determination and therapy methods. You can also complete this course in the online training of our eAcademy, completely independent of time and place:

  • Ayurveda Basic Course: Concepts and Disease Factors ABK
  • Ayurveda Basic Course: Constitution and Healing ABH


Optional afterwards:
You have the possibility to become a psychological Ayurveda consultant and to seal your qualification with a certificate of the academy. In 4 further modules you will deepen your knowledge in order to use Ayurveda specifically for psychological and psychosomatic complaints and to accompany people competently in crisis situations.


Seeing with the heart - type-fair Ayurveda psychology
- personality structures of the physical and mental constitution types
- type-fair reaction patterns and blockades
- Seeing with the heart - energy work and solution beginnings in the work with
the body covers (Koshas)
- beginnings of traditional Ayurveda psychotherapy on the basis mental needs and illness causes (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Mosksha)
- Nutritional recommendations and strengthening measures for mental
- Practice of type-specific Ayurveda coaching

Ayurveda basic course 1/2: Concepts and Factors of Disease
- Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Ayurveda
- Essential Features and Literature of Ayurveda
- Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine versus Modern Science
- Five Elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- Nature of Man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda:
- Functional components: doshas (classification, properties, functions, seats) and agnis (classification, function, states)
- Structural components: dhatus, upadhatus , malas and srotas
- Process of tissue formation (dhatu-parinama)
- Definition of health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of health and physical and mental diseases
- Process of etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

Ayurveda Basic Course 2/2: Constitution and Healing
- Theoretical and Practical Introduction to the Concept of Ayurvedic Constitutional Theory (prakriti)
- Introduction to Ayurvedic Symptomatology:
- Symptoms of the doshas
- Symptoms of the tissues (dhatu), excretory products (mala), transport spaces (srotas), digestive power (agni)
- Theoretical Introduction to Diagnostics in Ayurveda: Models of patient examination
- Three-fold examination (tri-vidha-pariksha)
- Six-fold examination (shad-vidha-pariksha)
- Eight-fold examination (ashta-vidha-pariksha)
- Introduction to Ayurvedic concepts of health maintenance (svasthavrtta):
- Dinacarya: daily routine measures and order therapy
- Rtucarya: Recommendations for a lifestyle adapted to the seasons
- Introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition and food science

Communication and coaching for Ayurvedic counseling practice
- Communication and questioning techniques according to the principles of Ayurvedic psychology
- Listening, summarizing, questioning, feedback; Exercises for the Ayurvedic
oriented counseling process and good time management
- counseling concepts and prevention models for burnout and stress-related
complaints; dealing with mental abnormalities; demarcation and
protection rituals
- distance and closeness when working with clients
- strengthening the counselor personality and self-reflection
- practical practice in conducting conversations, case studies and supervision


Kerstin Rosenberg
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Dipl.-Päd., Heilpraktiker Oliver Becker
Win Silvester
Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Stephanie Bunk


Training fee from € 1,950

minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 0

plus accommodation and meals - only for attendance dates in Birstein

Guest houses are available on the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Method of payment

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one sum at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eLearning modules, so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately).
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of 250 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debit) of the monthly installments will be made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the booked beginning of the training, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training starts with modules of the eAcademy, the activation takes place provisionally immediately after receipt of the deposit, regularly then after receipt of the first monthly installment.


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Required previous knowledge:



180 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 4 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 180 hrs

Learning forms/hours (per module):
45 learning hrs of which
22,5 hrs presence (3 days)
45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs
live-webinar (3 days)
45 learning hrs (30 e-lessons in free time management with 5 hrs live webinar)

Blended learning:
Maximum 3 of 4 modules as e-learning
Maximum 4 of 4 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 1.950
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

if necessary plus board and lodging

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Basic modules

Seeing with the heart - Introduction to Ayurvedic psychology

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course 1/2: Concepts and Factors of Disease

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course 2/2: Constitution and Healing Science

3 days 3 days 39 lessons

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended beforehand

Communication and coaching for the ayurvedic consulting practice

3 days 3 days

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