Psychological Ayurveda Consultant

  • Learn the psychological and spiritual therapies of Ayurveda in a lively, practical and everyday way.

  • Support people in their personality development and in overcoming life crises.

  • Use Ayurvedic treatment methods for the holistic accompaniment of psychological complaints, including anxiety, burnout and strengthening self-esteem.

Do you know the key with which Ayurveda helps to more happiness, success and mental health? With the training to become a psychological Ayurveda consultant you will find the answer to the essential questions of life.

Thanks to the outstanding personality and charisma of our team of lecturers, the training in Ayurveda psychology has a very special effect: The Ayurveda experts and therapists, who have been practicing and teaching for many years, combine practical teaching units with holistic personality training and deep self-awareness.

You will learn Ayurvedic talk therapy and life coaching with integrated training in spiritual Ayurvedic therapies and discover the true nature of the human being on the basis of the Ayurvedic constitutional teachings. While learning the techniques for sensitive perception, energy work, meditation and conversation guidance, self-awareness and psychological counseling skills for the coaching practice are combined.

Learning objectives

The training to become a psychological Ayurveda counsellor is a well-founded and practice-oriented training in applied psychology and conversation management according to Ayurvedic tradition. You gain access to the philosophical and psychological concepts of Ayurveda and receive effective techniques of conversation and therapy to strengthen people
their mental health. A spiritual personality training supports you in your own development process.

As a Psychological Ayurveda Consultant you will learn
- to coach people according to their type and to support them in coping with stress-related and psychosomatic complaints.
- to analyse the physical and mental constitution and to coach according to type.
- to use professional counselling concepts with ayurvedic diagnosis, psychological conversation and holistic methods of self-strengthening.
- to recognize the true causes of exhaustion, burnout and depression and to treat them preventively with the help of a mentally strengthening diet and lifestyle.
- to provide insightful life coaching and support using the psychological and spiritual therapy methods of Ayurveda.
- to use Ayurvedic psycho-dietetics, spices and herbs for mental strengthening.
- to release inner blockages through early developmental psychology and inner child work according to Ayurvedic psychology
- to professionally counsel and guide people in conflict situations or decision making.


The training to become a Psychological Ayurveda Consultant comprises 8 training modules and can be completedin two stages:

  1. Specialized course to become an Ayurveda Mental Coach - also possible completely online.
  2. Postgraduate course to become a certified Psychological Ayurveda Consultant
    with 4 intensive seminars of Ayurvedic psychology, therapy and self-awareness


Seeing with the heart - type-appropriate Ayurvedic psychology
- personality structures of the physical and mental constitution types
- type-appropriate reaction patterns and blockages
- Seeing with the heart - energy work and solution approaches in the work with
the body shells (Koshas)
- approaches of traditional Ayurvedic psychotherapy on the basis of mental needs and causes of illness (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Mosksha)
- dietary recommendations and strengthening measures for mental
- practice of Ayurveda coaching according to type

touching the soul - psychology and philosophy of Ayurveda
- approaches to psychotherapy based on classical texts of Yoga and Ayurveda
- layer model of the psyche: Manas, Ahamkara, Buddhi and Self
- Psychological concepts of Indian philosophy: Samkhya (identification), Vedanta (projection) and Yoga (complexification)
- Depth psychology compared with Yoga and Ayurveda
- Meditation and mindfulness as methides for strengthening and stabilization, with practice exercise and intensive experiential discussion
- Crises and risks that may arise on the spiritual path
- Counselling and crisis management
- Practice of psychological consultation incorporating depth psychological aspects, with demonstration and feedback session

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 1: Concepts and Factors of Disease
- Introduction to History, Philosophy, Essential Features and Literature of Ayurveda
- Nature of Man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- introduction to anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda:
- five elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- 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)
- health and disease in Ayurveda:
- Definition of Health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of Health
- Causes (hetu) of Physical and Mental Diseases
- Process of Etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of Etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 2: Constitution and Healing
- theoretical and practical introduction to the concept of Ayurvedic constitutional theory (prakrti)
- introduction to diagnosis 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
- rasayana: measures to counteract the aging process
- vajikarana: Measures to increase potency and improve the quality of eggs and sperm
- introduction to ayurvedic food science
- introduction to ayurvedic symptomatology:
- symptoms of doshas
- symptoms of tissues (dhatu), excretory products (mala), transport spaces (srotas), digestive power (agni)
- introduction to the rational, psychological and subtle therapeutic approaches (yuktivyapashraya, sattvavajaya, daivavyapashraya) of Ayurveda:
- detailed breakdown of rational therapy
- introduction to pancakarma therapies

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 of the counsellor personality and self-reflection
- practical practice in conducting conversations, case studies and supervision

treatment of psychological disorders according to the tradition of Ayurveda
- traditions of Ayurvedic psychology and psychotherapy
- Manas-Prakriti - the mental constitution
- definition and treatment approaches of psychological complaints and psychopathologies
- application of meditation, spiritual and psychological Ayurvedic therapies
- Medhya Rasayana - herbs and formulations for the treatment of psychomental disorders
- Case studies and practical therapeutic strategies

Ayurvedic psychotherapy and modern neuroscience
- The functions of the mind explained in Ayurvedic and neuroscientific terms
- Brain functions, Mano Vaha Srotas and the glymphatic system
- Ayurvedic psychosomatics in relation to Rasa- and Majja-Dhatu
- The microbiome as a cause of mental disorders
- Use of Pancakarma in psychotherapy
- Strategies and possible applications of Ayurvedic psychotherapy in
- Neurotic disorders
- Depressive moods
- Anxieties
- Sleep disorders
- Traumatic experiences
- Eating disorders and addictions
- Small outlook on psychiatric diseases like bipolar disorders, psychoses, etc.
- Integration of indigenous medicinal plants in Ayurvedic psychotherapy

Ayurvedic developmental psychology and early childhood imprints
- clinically relevant basic concepts of Ayurvedic developmental psychology
- Childhood experiences as a key for psychological and psychosomatic complaints
- Encounter with different personality aspects and their integration
- practical and hands-on introduction to holistic process work

Final examination PAB written/oral


Kerstin Rosenberg
Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Dipl.-Päd., Heilpraktiker Oliver Becker
Win Silvester
Sascha Kriese
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Stephanie Bunk
Vaidya Ram Manohar


Training fee from € 4,340

plus examination fee € 195
minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 100

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 with a 100 EUR discount at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eAcademy modules, otherwise at the latest one month before the booked start of the training).
b) Monthly instalments of 280 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debiting) of the monthly instalments takes place on the 1st of the month, starting from the month of the booked beginning of the training, in case of eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins 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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For whom?

Particularly recommendable as
- further education, mindfulness and personality training for all, which want to advise holistically and coach type-fairly
- advanced training for Ayurveda nourishing advisors, - masseurs and Yoga teachers, in order to extend the therapy spectrum with psychological Ayurveda (life) consultation
- further training for psychologists and humans from advising and helping occupations.

Information about Ayurveda Psychology

Kerstin Rosenberg introduces Ayurvedic principles and therapies on YouTube. Use traditional knowledge to better understand yourself and others:

At a glance

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Examination with degree: Certified Psychological Ayurveda Consultant

27 days
202.5 hours attendance (equivalent online)
405 learning hours

Training fee from € 4.340

plus examination fee € 195

if necessary plus board and lodging

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Basic modules

Seeing with the heart - Ayurvedic psychology according to type

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 1: Concepts and Factors of Disease

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 2: Constitution and Healing Science

3 days 3 days 39 lessons

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended beforehand

Touching the Soul - Psychology and Philosophy of Ayurveda

3 days 3 days

Communication and coaching for the ayurvedic consulting practice

3 days 3 days

Treatment of mental disorders according to the tradition of Ayurveda

3 days 3 days

Ayurvedic psychotherapy and modern neuroscience

3 days 3 days

Ayurvedic developmental psychology and early childhood imprints

6 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Final examination PAB written/oral

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