Have questions? Check out our FAQ!

Yes! Natural Healer™ is a board certified, accredited school with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and an accredited institution with the International Natural Healers Association (INHA) and Complementary Therapists Accredited Association (CTAA). Instructor Melissa is also an Accredited Training Provider with the International Association of Therapists (IAOT) and the Massage Association of Australia (MAA).

This means all of Natural Healer’s* graduates, who hold their unique Natural Healer issued certificate, are recoginised by:

  • The American Association of Drugless Practitioners (USA),
  • The International Natural Healers Association^ (USA and Worldwide),
  • The International Association of Therapists (UK and Worldwide),
  • The Complementary Therapists Accredited Association (Worldwide),
  • The Massage Association of Australia (AUS), and
  • The Natural Healer Society (Worldwide).

Because our courses are accredited worldwide (internationally), they can/will be recognized in countries like Australia, the USA and UK to name just a few.  By holding an accredited certification, it means the qualification meets the criteria and guidelines placed upon them by the accrediting body. Accreditation and accredited certifications are not the ‘trigger’ for the graduate being able to work with the public.

Each country (and each state/territory within each country) will have their own requirements for any graduate to be able to practice with the public, such as registering a business and having liability insurance.  Most of Natural Healer course’s provide suggestions for starting an energy healing business.

^ All graduates holding Natural Healer-issued certifications receive an exclusive discount for their first year of INHA membership.
*The only certificates which are not accredited are the Powerful Self Healing completion certificate, the Natural Healer Society (NHS) membership certificate, and the “Ultimate Natural Healer” Certificate of Recognition.

We’re located in Melbourne, Australia and all our prices listed on this website are in Australian Dollars. If you’re not in Australia, you can use a currency conversion website to see what the price is in your currency. Scroll down to see our current payment options!

You can securely pay using your Paypal account, which will make payment via the preferred payment method you set up with them. You can also use Paypal’s “Pay in 4” payment plan option on eligible purchases (refer to the next FAQ for more information).

Credit Card
You can securely pay via credit card (we use Stripe for processing). We currently accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, China Union Pay (CUP), and Japan Credit Bureau (JCB).

Debit Card, Discover, Union Pay
You can securely pay with your Debit card, Discover or UnionPay card. If you want to pay this way, please use the Paypal checkout option, select “pay by card” (underneath the sign-in fields), and complete the “guest checkout” steps.

Direct Deposit (Australia only)
For those within Australia (who have Australian bank accounts) that would like to pay via Direct Deposit, please contact us for more information.

Right now, the only payment plan we offer is via Paypal’s Pay in 4 feature.

If you have an eligible Paypal account, select the Pay in 4 option when you choose Paypal as your payment method on the final check out page. There is a minimum spend requirement of at least AU$30, with the maximum amount being AU$1,500.

Paypal’s Pay in 4 will allow you to buy now, but pay over time.  This payment option divides the total price of your cart into 4 even (interest-free) payments, over a pre-set, even period of time (eg. $X amount to be made every X weeks). 

For example, if your purchase is $77 then there will be 4 even (interest-free) payments of $19.25 required. Paypal’s Pay in 4 will obtain the initial $19.25 upon completing check-out (via the chosen payment method you selected within your Paypal account).  Then as per their Pay in 4 agreement with you, they’ll obtain the second $19.25 in X weeks from today. Then the third and fourth (final) payment in due course.

You will not have to wait for your payment plan to be completed before you access your course or receive your order.  Delivery of orders done via Paypal’s Pay in 4 are treated the same as pay-in-full orders.

To learn more about Paypal’s Pay in 4 offering, you can click here.

Absolutely not! The price you see is the price for the entire course – including your custom certificate (PDF) upon passing your final exam!

The only additional costs you may incur are: if you want to purchase a signed ‘hard copy’ of your course book – or if (after graduation) you want a signed ‘hard copy’ of your certificate.

You don’t need to purchase the physical book since a PDF version of it is already included with each course. This is just an option for those who like having a “real” book in their hands.

You don’t need to purchase the signed ‘hard copy’ of your course certificate (at graduation) since a PDF version of it is provided as part of your enollment. This is just an option for those who want to have a “real” signed certificate in addition to the PDF one.

Yes! Natural Healer is a global institution and accepts student enrollments worldwideWe currently have students and graduates around the globe including Australia, USA, Canada, England, Brazil, Germany, France, plus 190 more!

Yes! The wondrous world of energy healing does not require you to have any particular skills.  The only thing required – for the best possible results – is an open heart and and open mind!

However, do please keep in mind that some courses (such as advanced ones) may require previous education to obtain certification. Please review each course prerequisite for more information.

Natural Healer is an online learning platform for adults. Since we are based in Australia, we classify “adult” as a person at least 18 years of age.

If you are younger than 18, but older than the age required for internet-use consent where you live (for example, 13 in the US or 16 in Ireland), you must have your parent or guardian help you enroll in courses that are appropriate for you. Being able to enroll means you can take and complete any course, however it does not mean you will be certified (see below about being certified).

If you are below the internet-use age of consent, you are not allowed to enroll. If we discover that you have enrolled in any way that violates these rules, we will terminate your enrollment and account.

In order to be certified, you must be of adult age in your state/country. For most countries that will be 18 years old. Again, those who enroll correctly under this age can take any course, but certification does require the graduate to be of adult age.

Yes, Natural Healer issues qualification certificates!

All courses have their own learning requirements, quizzes, as well as a final exam (which must be passed) in order for you to obtain certification. Certifications are managed by our administration team and emailed (PDF) directly to the graduate.

The only exceptions for certification are for the Powerful Self Healing course (provided free within the larger course “bundles”) and the Ultimate Natural Healer Recognition process – both of which have a completion certificate, but not a certificate to practice any specific modality.

Please refer to each course’s page for the full details. Also remember, each state/country has different legal requirements to practice services with the public, so be sure to check your local governing body’s requirements in order to practice.

How are certificates “delivered”?

Because all Natural Healer courses are conducted online, certifications are delivered digitally – via email – in a PDF file.

All digital PDF certificates are included in each course’s initial enrollment cost.

Submission of the final “certificate request form”, which is provided at course completion, must be done in order to receive the PDF certificate. Instructions and a link to the request form are provided when the course is successfully completed.

Are “hard copies” available?

For those who want a “hard-copy” certificate that’s actually signed by the instructor, there is an option to purchase one after graduation.

Hard-copy certificates are not included in the initial enrollment cost and are an additional charge.

Ordering a hard-copy certificate is not required and is only offered as an additional option for those who want to purchase one. Orders for hard-copy certificates will be mailed to the address provided at the time of the hard-copy certificate order.

Note: Natural Healer certification, in any modality, does not allow the graduate to medically treat/diagnose illness nor prescribe medication; nor re-sell any scripts, meditations, audios, or course material; nor teach the course material as their own. All material remains copyright of Natural Healer (Infinite Gratitude P/L)diagnose illness nor prescribe medication

Yes! Your certification/s will allow you to obtain liability insurance to start your own practice! Generally speaking, energy healers (including Reiki practitioners) only need to be (1) qualified by certification, (2) have liability insurance, and (3) be operating as a legal business and/or sole trader in their country/state to practice. 

Being a member of any specific ‘association’ or ‘membership’ program usually isn’t required for those who are only energy healers (including Reiki practitioners), but they might be if you’re also offering massage, beauty therapies, or any other number of regulated services. For energy healers/Reiki practitioners only, association/memberships are often more of a benefit in that they offer a professional appearance and possibly access to special insurance offerings.

In saying this, it’s very important you look into what your own state/country’s legal requirements are for setting up a service-based business (eg. Massage, Reiki, etc) when dealing with the public. For example, most states/countries require you to be certified, registered as a business and insured to practice with the public (as mentioned above); but others may need you to meet additional governing body requirements in order to practice. So please do your ‘due diligence’ on what’s required of you in your local state/country.

You can also refer to each course’s page “Quick Course Summary” to see what the relevant “Qualification” will be on that course’s completion certificate. Lastly, further tips on starting a business are provided in each course and upon graduation, as well as links to preferred insurers around the globe.

All Natural Healer courses have multiple components to them, which work in conjunction with each other, for a more robust learning experience:

  • All courses will have an included PDF handbook;
    • Note: some courses will have an included PDF workbook (which guides practice sessions), others will have a PDF supplement to the handbook for further learning, but most will not have a workbook at all (refer to each course’s page for inclusions) because the practice sessions will be prompted at specific stages within the Student Platform itself.
  • The handbook (and workbook/supplement, if applicable) are to be used in conjunction with the online Student Platform where the student starts at the very first ‘lecture’ and progresses through to the end;
    • That progression means the student watches and completes all the course’s video lectures (pre-recorded), tutorials, passes each section’s quiz, then at the end will need to pass the final exam. All the above are accessed online, via the Student Platform.
    • The downloadable PDF handbook (and workbook/supplements if applicable, and any extra bonuses and resources) are accessed via the Online Student Platform and helpful for when students are offline and wanting to refer to their material or course inclusions.  *Note: video tutorials are not downloadable, they must be streamed online.
  • The course’s instructor is contactable within the “discussions” feature of the online Student Platform where they can ask questions or discuss topics. 

Distance learning is for those students who want to absorb knowledge and new skills in the comfort of their own home and at their own pace.  So once you decide to take the first step in your new healing journey and purchase a course:

  1. You’ll receive a confirmation email for your purchase.
    – Tip! If you can’t see your confirmation email after a few minutes, be sure to check your SPAM/JUNK, or PROMOTIONS or “ALL MAIL” folders then add our email to your address book or ‘safe’ senders list to avoid issues in the future.
  2. You’ll receive another email confirming your enrollment into the course, which will be available in the Student Platform.
    First time enrolling? You’ll have another email asking you to set your password to create your account in the Student Platform. All future courses you enroll in (using the same email) will automatically be added to your account. 
  3. You will log in to the Student Platform and start at the first lecture and work your way through the course – watching video lectures, downloading supplementary handbooks and material, and taking quizzes as prompted.
  4. You’ll then take your time progressing through the course as it’s completely self paced.
  5. Receive priority email support or responses via the Student Platform for any questions or clarification you need along the way.
    Tip! You are never alone in this journey, we touch base via email from time to time to check-in on you!
  6. Once you’ve completed all the course lectures and requirements, you’ll then be able to submit your final exam for review. 
  7. Once you pass your final exam you’ll receive your certification (PDF) via email!
    – Tip! Don’t worry, if there are any issues with your final exam, we’ll reach out to you via email to discuss further.

You’ll receive a confirmation email shortly after you complete your purchase.

If you can’t see your confirmation email after a few minutes, be sure to check your SPAM/JUNK, or PROMOTIONS or “ALL MAIL” folders then add our email to your address book or ‘safe’ senders list to avoid issues in the future.

For those using Gmail, make sure you search the “All Mail” folder located in the left-side navigation. A lot of times emails get lost in there that don’t appear anywhere else!

  • All courses are delivered online via the Student Platform, no physical course materials are sent.
  • All digital products (eg. meditation audios, posters, etc) are delivered via email, no physical items are sent for these orders.
  • Note: the only exception to this are signed books, which are physical books, and the crystal kit and crystal necklaces, which get posted in the mail via Australia Post. 🙂

Instantly (or within a few minutes at the most)! Because all our courses are conducted online and many of the products are digital, as soon as your payment is complete, check your inbox for your confirmation email and access information!  If this is your first order from us, please ensure you check your SPAM/JUNK, or PROMOTIONS or “ALL MAIL” folders in case it gets caught up in there!

Note: the only exception to this are signed books, which are physical books, and the crystal kit and crystal necklaces, which get posted in the mail via Australia Post. 🙂

All of Natural Healer courses are self-paced, so this means there is no pressure and no deadlines to start or complete any course in any particular time-frame.  This means the time-frames for completion will vary based on which course you’re enrolled in and how much time you have to dedicate to your studies and practice sessions.

You’ll find on each course’s page, a section near the top called “Schedule & Length” which provides the estimated completion time based on previous student progress. The indicative time provided on each course isn’t a timeline that must be met, it’s just provided to help you understand how much time might be required to complete the course.

As a general guide, many of the basic or introductory courses are usually completed in 1 week with part-time study.

The courses which are more involved, such as the Reiki 1 2 and Master course and the advanced courses, can be completed in 2 weeks with part-time study.

For clarity on term “part-time“, for us it means you probably have other duties to attend to during the day, such as work, school, or family. So you might only have an hour or two each night of the week to dedicate to learning and practicing.

We understand that life gets busy, which is why all Natural Healer courses are structured in “bite-sized” pieces, meaning you don’t need a large chunk of time in any one sitting to be able to progress in your course. This is ideal for those who are learning in their spare time.

For those who can dedicate more time to the course they’re taking, it simply means you might be able to progress and complete it more quickly than the typical time-frames.

But again, since the courses are self-paced, you could finish quicker or take longer, it’s up to you!

You can start your course right away – as soon as you get your login details!  If you’ve purchased a course and don’t see your enrollment details within a few minutes, please check your spam/junk/promotions or “all mail” folder for emails from Natural Healer.

All of Natural Healer courses are 100% self-paced, meaning you can start, progress, and complete at your leisure. There is no schedule and no time-limit on any course This allows you full flexibility to learn when you have the time to do so.

Keep in mind though, each course* has a certain number of practice requirements, quizzes, and a final exam which must be completed prior to finishing and requesting certification. Each courses’ minimum requirements will take a different amount of time** to complete. How much time it will take will depend on how much time the student has to commit to their studies and practice sessions.

* Some advanced courses have prerequisites/time requirements, please refer to each course’s page in the “Quick Course Summary” for more info on whether the one you’re interested in has prerequisites or not.

** Please refer to each course’s page in the “Quick Course Summary” to find out the ‘typical’ time-frame that most students complete that particular course in.

Natural Healer provides distance learning courses only that are delivered completely online (via an online Student Platform where students access an array of video and written lectures, PDF, JPG, DOCX and MP3 downloads; interactive quizzes; and more), as such you’ll need a few things to ensure you can complete any course you enroll in.

Please make sure your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or smart device has the following:

  • Javascript enabled
  • PDF plugin
  • Graphic and audio output capability
  • Access to reliable internet to watch/stream videos online. It’s recommended to use internet connections with a minimum speed of 5Mbps.
    • Tip! Check your current internet plan to ensure you have enough data to stream videos smoothly.
  • Browser requirements (make sure the most recent version is being used) of a web browser listed below:
    • Desktop:
      • Chrome
      • Firefox
      • Safari
      • Microsoft Edge
    • Mobile:
      • iOS Safari: 11 and up
      • Chrome
      • Samsung Internet
  • Ability to view and download DOCX files on your device.
  • Ability to download and listen to MP3 (audio) files on your device. 
  • Ability to access/use Dropbox links via web browser as supplementary material is supplied via Dropbox instant-download links. Be sure to install the free Dropbox app for even easier access and viewing.

For course questions: Enrolled Natural Healer students are able to access the “discussions” feature within the Student Platform in each course. This means if you have a question about something you’re watching or reading, you can simply ask the instructor within the course without having to break from your studies!

Instructors will respond relatively quickly, usually within 1 – 2 business days if not sooner.  Please note though, this excludes weekends and public holidays in Australia.

For technical help:  For enrolled Natural Healer students, use the same “discussions” feature within the Student Platform as well, and one of our support team will assist you. Alternatively, you can contact us here for support. Be sure to include the name and email you used to enroll in so we can verify your student status for assistance.

Our support team will respond relatively quickly, usually within 1 – 2 business days if not sooner.  Please note though, this excludes weekends and public holidays in Australia.

Yes! All of Natural Healer™’s video lectures have the option of Closed Captions (English) that you can switch on (or off) within the Student Platform. So you can use the video closed captioning if and when you need to!

If you’d like to gift one of Natural Healer’s courses to someone else, you can do one of two things:

  1. Add the course to your shopping cart, then type in the comments/notes section of the checkout page (before you complete checkout) the student’s full name and email address. We’ll then organise the gift recipient’s enrollment details to be sent to the name and email provided by you; or,

    2.  Purchase a Gift eCard in the amount of the course you’d like to purchase for them. The gift eCard is then emailed directly to them with any comments/notes you want to include! 🙂

Generally speaking, no.  If you enrolled in a course and have accessed the Student Platform, the ability to transfer a course to another person is negated (not allowed). Transferring enrollments is up to our discretion and will only be granted upon our verification on whether the Student Platform (thus the course material) has, or has not, been accessed.

Student Platform accounts and courses cannot be shared. This means each student much pay per course enrollment, and must access their own unique Student Platform account.

If you want to purchase a course as a gift, please purchase Gift eCard instead! 😀

We love connecting with existing Reiki practitioners and thank each and every one of them for shining their light!  However, we only offer the course packaged as Level 1, 2 and Master. The course also includes the Distance Attunement Ceremony for all three levels (an explanation/clarification about getting another attunement for existing levels is noted by Melissa in the course)

What’s more, we have countless existing practitioners (even Masters!) who say they enjoy the previous levels as a ‘refresher’ when taking the Reiki 1, 2 and Master course.

Technically, a Reiki Master can attune and teach others. However, the Natural Healer Reiki 1 2 + Master course is focused on self-healing and healing others. Teaching others comprises of so many other elements (attunement ceremonies, handling students, administration, creating a course, and so on) that it’s been ‘broken’ out into another course called the Advanced Reiki Master Teacher course . For those who want to teach and certify others in Reiki, you’ll want to consider enrolling in the supplementary Advanced Reiki Master Teacher course as well.

That’s wonderful! When you enrolled on this website, you would have received an enrollment email with your logins shortly afterwards. The logins will lead you to the Natural Healer™ Student Platform here! Log into that platform to access all your course material, lectures/video tutorials, and more!

All of Melissa Crowhurst and Natural Healer course books, workbooks, videos, written lectures, PDFs, documents, audios, and any other supplementary material — either provided within or in conjunction with any course (including supplementary emails, support, messages, audios, and so on) — are copyright and cannot be re-produced, distributed, re-branded, or used for any other purposes than for supporting your learning journey in the course you’re enrolled in; or without explicit consent as advised/provided within a course.

If you’re not sure, get in touch with us by leaving a message (at the bottom right of the screen) and we’ll help clarify any questions you have!

CPD/E stands for “Continuing Professional Development/Education” and is granted to well-structured programs that provide further education for graduates in professional occupations.

Instructor Melissa is a CPD/E Provider for the MAA (Massage Association of Australia) and as such, her certificates  (excluding the Powerful Self Healing one) are eligible CPD/E points for MAA members.

Yes! Natural Healer™’s courses* allow Massage Association of Australia (MAA) members the ability to earn CPD/E credits towards their membership all while enhancing their clinical skills, business skills and professional knowledge.

MAA members earn 1 (one) CDP/E “point” per hour for a completed course, which is evidenced on each accredited certificate issued. For example, if the Natural Healer certificate states “10 credit hours” you will be eligible for 10 (ten) CPD/E points.

For those looking to obtain CEU, you will need to ask your association if they accept completion certificates (from accredited online learning institutions) as a means of earning CEU towards your membership. If your association has any questions about the course you want to take for CEU, you can direct them to contact us here and we’ll be happy to provide them with the information they need.

As Melissa teaches, energy healing  (and it’s related modalities) effectively and efficiently bolsters one’s healing efforts – which and can lead to incredible results – and can be used for practically anything! It’s one of the many ‘tools’ in a ‘toolkit’ for us as ‘energy beings’ to use.

However, the energy healing modalities Melissa/Natural Healer teaches are not meant to replace professional medical advice, medical supervision, professional counselling, prescribed medications, or the like.

As such, all of Melissa’s/Natural Healer’s courses should be taken with the understanding that energy healing can be used with and incorporated as a part of one’s healing journey, but not as a replacement for professional medical attention or prescribed medications.

Furthermore, students and graduates of Melissa/Natural Healer are never taught and are never granted any sort of permission to ‘diagnose’ nor ‘prescribe’ anything as part of their learning journey; nor are they to perform any skill/technique in which they are not appropriately qualified and allowed to do in their state/country.

Note: Natural Healer certification, in any modality, does not allow the graduate to medically treat/diagnose illness nor prescribe medication; nor re-sell any scripts, meditations, audios, or course material; nor teach the course material as their own. All material remains copyright of Natural Healer (Infinite Gratitude P/L)diagnose illness nor prescribe medication

Since 2017, every month, Natural Healer makes a donation to either a humanitarian cause (such as Plan), an environmental project (such as ACF), or an animal welfare organisations (such as WWF).

In addition to the rotating monthly donation explained above, a further 10% of the net profits earned from the Pets & Animals Reiki course are donated to Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary (Australia) each month, forever. ♥  This means the simple act of you enrolling in that course helps animals in need, so thank you!

Aside from keeping costs low for students all around the world, another reason Natural Healer conducts all courses online, provides course material digitally, and certifications in PDF, is to reduce unnecessary wastage!

Even so, we still take measures to be environmentally kind:

  • For those who do order ‘physical’ books or certificates from Natural Healer, the packaging we use is fully recyclable cardboard.
  • For graduates who want to pay for the ‘extra’ option to receive a ‘real hard copy’ of their certificate (in addition to their included PDF version), the certificates are printed on parchment paper that is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified ‘Mix’.
  • For any order, or for any work we do that requires standard paper, we use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified ‘Recycled’ paper made from 100% Recycled material.
  • In everything else, we always do our best to choose the most sustainable – and the most kind – options available to us.

Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed! So if you’re not fully satisfied with a course or produce, please contact us and tell us about it – at any time!

  • For courses: Get in touch with us within 14 calendar days of accessing the course/s via the Student Platform, and ensure you have not completed the entire course 100%, and/or ensure you have not requested certification.
      • The completion of a course 100% and/or requesting certification is considered ‘full-use’ of the purchase, thus indicates acceptance and contentment of the purchase so no refund will be given. When and where applicable, refunds given on a course null and void the right to request certification and/or revokes certification for that course.
  • For products (eg. books): Please contact us within 14 calendar days of your order delivery date.
  • For digital items: Please contact us within 14 calendar days of your order date.
  • For services (eg. coaching): Please contact us within 14 calendar days of your order date, and before your coaching session has been conducted.

In accordance with this policy, if we can’t offer a suitable replacement or solution to make you happy, we’ll give you a full refund!

We completely respect your privacy, for more information, please refer to our full privacy policy here.  We do use cookies on this website to ensure we deliver the best experience for you. Again, please view our privacy policy under the “cookies” section for more information.

Simply reach out by via our website’s message system at the bottom of every page on our website! 

If we’re online, you can Chat Now with one of our team right away!

Or if we’re not online, simply Leave a Message for us and we’ll respond as quickly as we possibly can.  Once we receive your query, we’ll be in touch within 1 – 3 business days after your submission (if not sooner!)

Note for existing students:  If you have a question that’s related to a course you’re already enrolled in, please log into the Student Platform and message your instructor there.

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