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Become a Member

NAHA offers several options for membership with a variety of benefits. We do not exclude anyone from becoming a member of NAHA. All NAHA members must agree to abide by our code of ethics. In addition, Level 1-3 members are required to submit documentation to the NAHA office in order to qualify for membership.

Browse the choices or click an option to the right to find the best fit for you.

Once you have found your fit follow the steps below to proceed with the payment and application portion.

  1. Please start by setting up an account and entering a few personal details indicated by the Account Registration portion here https://naha.org/account/login. If you have already done this step then please log in to your account and proceed to the steps below. *Note setting up a NAHA account and applying for a Membership Subscription is not the same thing. Signing up for a NAHA account is free and allows you email updates and access to purchase items from our NAHA store.

  2. Once you are logged in to your account home page please locate the 'Add a Subscription' option in the account navigation menu.

  3. Choose the option that best corresponds to your educational and location status.

  4. Proceed to the payment screen where you can apply coupon codes & enter in payment information. Please confirm and submit payment to access the application. Once you have paid you should be redirected back to the account home page where you can find access to the Application portion for Levels 1, 2, and 3 members. Friend/Student and Business Members will receive immediate access to member benefits upon confirmation of payment.

At this time new members should receive an email indicating what documents might be needed upon filling out the application portion. In addition, any requirements listed in the grey boxes for each membership level will be requested in document form. Applications will be reviewed within 48-72 business hours, and applicants will be contacted with any follow-up questions or upon approval.


Friend/Student of Aromatherapy

FriendSealThis category of membership is open to anyone interested in the field of aromatherapy. Students are welcome!

Benefits for members in good standing:

Subscription to NAHA's Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Blog Articles

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars

Access to Members Only Area of Website

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Friend/Student of Aromatherapy Requirements:

Professional business policy

Website, social media, and written materials must not contain promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques


Level 1: NAHA Certified Level 1 Aromatherapist®

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This category of membership is open to professionals such as massage therapists seeking to introduce aromatherapy into their practices, as well as individuals involved in promoting the field of aromatherapy and aromatherapy education.

Benefits for members in good standing:

  • Certificate of Level 1 Membership
  • Use of the NAHA Member logo and trademark: NAHA Certified Level 1 Aromatherapist® (log into your member page to download)
  • Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal
  • Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates
  • Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars
  • NAHA Conference Registration Discount
  • Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database (log into your member page to create)
  • NAHA Blog Articles
  • Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Access to Members Only Area of Website
  • Explore Aromatherapy Booklet
  • Special Topic E-booklets
  • Professional & Product Liability Insurance Options
  • Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Level 1 Membership Requirements:

  • Have attended and graduated from a NAHA Approved Level 1 aromatherapy training program, minimum 50 hours* or the equivalent.

  • Must show proof of completion of Anatomy & Physiology 1 from an accredited institution, or the equivalent class taken in addition to the Level 1 Course, from a NAHA approved school. If you are an existing health professional you will need to upload a copy of your degree certificate, current medical licensing, or unofficial transcripts for proof. Anatomy & Physiology Level 1 is a 3-4 credit undergraduate class which typically covers: Tissue & The Integumentary System; Skeleton, Joints & The Skeletal System; Muscle, Muscle Tissue & The Muscular System; Nervous Tissue & The Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System, The Autonomic Nervous System; The Endocrine System; Cellular Structure & Types, Basic Chemistry. Many universities and colleges offer this course in classroom and on line. 1 college credit = 15-16 classroom hours, or self-paced online which can often be completed more quickly.

  • Professional business policy, website, social media, and written materials must not contain promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques. 

This level of membership requires continuing education credits to remain active, in good standing. From start date of NAHA Level 1 subscription members will be required to provide proof of completion of 5 NAHA approved continuing education hours (CEs) per year, or 10 CEs every 2 years. To learn more about membership renewal protocol please see: https://naha.org/membership/renew/

*The Level 1 hour requirement applies to existing health professionals such as: Massage Therapists, Estheticians, Herbalists, Nurses, Physicians, etc.

Proof of the requirements listed above must be included with your application at the time of submission in order to be approved as a Level 1 member.  You will have access to the Membership Application via your account home page once you have purchased a membership subscription to NAHA. Memberships are charged when you apply. Your membership will only become valid after the requirements listed above are received and approved which usually takes 48-72 business hours upon receipt of application. If you are not approved, then the membership charge will be refunded.


Level 2: NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist®

Level2SealThis category of membership is open to individuals who are actively practicing and/or teaching professional aromatherapy. Professional members may vote and hold office in the Association.  

Benefits for members in good standing

Certificate of Level 2 Membership

Use of the NAHA Member logo and trademark: NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist (NCPA)® (log into your member page to download)

Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars

Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database with option to upgrade to premium (log into your member page to create)

NAHA Blog Articles

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Discount Advertising Opportunities

Free Calendar of Events Postings

Networking Opportunities

Access to Members Only Area of Website

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Professional & Product Liability Insurance Options

Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Level 2 Membership Requirements

Have attended and graduated from a NAHA approved Level 2 aromatherapy training program, minimum 200 hours**, or the equivalent.

Must show proof of completion of Anatomy & Physiology 1 from an accredited institution, or the equivalent class taken in addition to the Level 2 Course, from a NAHA approved school. If you are an existing health professional you will need to upload a copy of your degree certificate, current medical licensing, or unofficial transcripts for proof. Anatomy & Physiology Level 1 is a 3-4 credit undergraduate class which typically covers: Tissue & The Integumentary System; Skeleton, Joints & The Skeletal System; Muscle, Muscle Tissue & The Muscular System; Nervous Tissue & The Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System, The Autonomic Nervous System; The Endocrine System; Cellular Structure & Types, Basic Chemistry. Many universities and colleges offer this course in classroom and on line. 1 college credit = 15-16 classroom hours, or self-paced online which can often be completed more quickly.

Professional business policy, website, social media, and written materials must not contain: promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques.

This level of membership requires continuing education credits to remain active, in good standing. From start date of NAHA Level 2 subscription members will be required to provide proof of completion of 10 NAHA approved continuing education hours (CEs) per year, or 20 CEs every 2 years. To learn more about membership renewal protocol please see: https://naha.org/membership/renew/  

**150 hours in addition to the required Level 1 hours, for a total minimum of 200. The Level 2 hour requirement applies to existing health professionals such as: Massage Therapists, Herbalists, Nurses, Physicians, etc.

Proof of the requirements listed above must be included with your application at the time of submission in order to be approved as a Level 1 member.  You will have access to the Membership Application via your account home page once you have purchased a membership subscription to NAHA. Memberships are charged when you apply. Your membership will only become valid after the requirements listed above are received and approved which usually takes 48-72 business hours upon receipt of application. If you are not approved, then the membership charge will be refunded.


Level 3: NAHA Certified Clinical Aromatherapist®

Level3SealThis category of membership is open to individuals who are actively practicing and/or teaching clinical aromatherapy. Clinical members may vote and hold office in the Association.  

Benefits for members in good standing:

Certificate of Level 3 Membership

Use of the NAHA Member logo and trademark: NAHA Certified Clinical Aromatherapist (NCCA)® (log into your member page to download)

Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/ Webinars

Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database with option to upgrade to premium (log into your member page to create)

NAHA Blog Articles

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Discount Advertising Opportunities

Free Calendar of Events Postings

Networking Opportunities

Access to Members Only Area of Website

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Professional & Product Liability InsuranceOptions

Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Level 3 Membership Requirements

Have attended and graduated from a NAHA approved Level 3 Aromatherapy Training Program, minimum 300 hours**, or the equivalent.

Minimum of 1 year of direct clinical Aromatherapy experience. Clinical experience can be obtained by working in a Holistic Healing Center, Integrative Medicine Facility or Traditional Medical Center that utilizes aromatherapy as a healing modality. Hospital work is not required, but may be counted toward clinical experience if aromatherapy is used as a healing modality. Proof of clinical experience documentation may be in the form of typed list of clinical aromatherapy hours on professional letterhead and signed by clinic/center coordinator, and or the same list from your private consulting business.

Must show proof of completion of Anatomy & Physiology 1 & Adavanced Pathophysiology course from an accredited institution, or the equivalent class taken in addition to the Level 3 Course, from a NAHA approved school. Anatomy & Physiology Level 1 is a 3-4 credit undergraduate class which typically covers: Tissue & The Integumentary System; Skeleton, Joints & The Skeletal System; Muscle, Muscle Tissue & The Muscular System; Nervous Tissue & The Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System, The Autonomic Nervous System; The Endocrine System; Cellular Structure & Types, Basic Chemistry. Advanced Pathophysiology is a 3-4 credit graduate level class which typically advances knowledge of anatomy and physiology while expaining the mechanisms of diseases and pathophysiological conditions affecting the the integumentary system, the circulatory system, the reproductive system, the musculoskeletal system, the lymphatic/immune system, the endocrine system, the nervous system, the urinary system, and the digestive system.  Many universities and colleges offer this course in classroom and on line. If you are an existing health professional you will need to upload a copy of your unofficial transcripts for proof. 

Professional Business policy, website, social media, and written materials must not contain: promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques.

This level of membership requires continuing education credits to remain active, in good standing. From start date of NAHA Level 3 subscription members will be required to provide proof of completion of 15 NAHA approved continuing education hours (CEs) per year, or 30 CEs every 2 years. To learn more about membership renewal protocol please see: https://naha.org/membership/renew/

***100 hours in addition to the required Level 1 & Level 2 hours, for a total minimum of 300. The Level 3 hour requirement applies to existing clinicians (Physicians, Nurses, Acupuncturists, Medical Herbalists, etc).

Proof of the requirements listed above must be included with your application at the time of submission in order to be approved as a Level 1 member.  You will have access to the Membership Application via your account home page once you have purchased a membership subscription to NAHA. Memberships are charged when you apply. Your membership will only become valid after the requirements listed above are received and approved which usually takes 48-72 business hours upon receipt of application. If you are not approved, then the membership charge will be refunded.


Business Member

BusinessSeal This category of membership is open to individuals who own or manage a business that offers aromatherapy products or services.  Business members may vote and hold office in the Association.  

Benefits for members in good standing

Certificate of Business Membership

Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars

Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database with option to upgrade to premium (log into your member page to create)

NAHA Blog Articles

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Discount Advertising Opportunities

Free Calendar of Events Postings

NAHA Member Logo Use*

Networking Opportunities

Access to Members Only Area of Website

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Professional & Product Liability Insurance Options

Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Business Member Requirements:

Professional business policy

Website, social media, and written materials must not contain promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques


Donor Member

DonorSeal Donor membership is open to anyone who wishes to support the work of NAHA in various areas of aromatherapy. Donor members may vote and hold office in the Association.  

Benefits for members in good standing:

Certificate of Donor Membership

Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars

Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database with option to upgrade to premium (log into your member page to create)

NAHA Blog Articles

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Discount Advertising Opportunities

Free Calendar of Events Postings

NAHA Member Logo Use

Networking Opportunities

Access to Members Only Area of Website

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Professional & Product Liability Insurance Options

Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Donor Membership Requirements:

Professional business policy

Website, social media, and written materials must not contain promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques


Grand Donor Member

GrandDonorSealGrand Donor membership is open to anyone who wishes to significantly contribute to NAHA´s work and positively impact the progress of true aromatherapy in the US. Grand Donor members may vote and hold office in the Association.  

Benefits for members in good standing:

Certificate of Grand Donor Membership

Subscription to NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal

Monthly E-Newsletters and Updates

NAHA Conference Registration Discount

Access to Monthly Teleseminars/Webinars

Listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database with option to upgrade to premium (log into your member page to create)

NAHA Blog Articles

Aromatherapy Books & NAHA Gear - Special Offers

Discount Advertising Opportunities

Free Calendar of Events Postings

NAHA Member Logo Use

Networking Opportunities

Access to Members Only Area of Website

Explore Aromatherapy Booklet

Special Topic E-booklets

Professional & Product Liability Insurance Options

Discounted Membership with the ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Grand Donor Member Requirements:

Professional business policy

Website, social media, and written materials must not contain promotion of unsafe and/or contraindicated use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques


IMPORTANT NOTES:

The membership requirements were updated by the NAHA board April 25, 2017 and take effect January 1, 2018. Existing NAHA members are grandfathered to their current membership level. All members shall have until December 31, 2020 to upload proof that their CEUs have been completed. This proof should be uploaded through your member page.

In order to use NAHA logos and trademarks, you must be a NAHA member in good standing at the required level for each logo or seal. You must also submit a signed NAHA Logo Permission Form (sign into your member page to download your seal and the logo permission form). If your membership lapses, or if you are suspended for any reason, you must cease use of any and all NAHA logos and trademarks.  

Level 2 members and above have the option to upgrade to a premium listing on the ‘Find An Aromatherapist’ Database (log into your member page to create or upgrade your listing). A nominal annual fee applies to premium listing upgrades.

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