Unlike Europe where opportunities for education, training and accreditation for aromatherapy and essential oil careers exist, many programs in the United States are taught as part of a full massage therapy program or as part of continuing education for LMT’s, alternative healthcare professionals and spa owners.
To date, there are no regulations and/or accreditation for aromatherapy practitioners in the United States. Therefore, building a store-front and setting up shop as an aromatherapist (without being an LMT, licensed alternative health care practitioner or spa owner) certainly has its’ challenges!
However, You DO Have Options!
If you are considering an aromatherapy and essential oil career, (or enhancing your current business as an LMT, alternative heath care practitioner or spa owner), please read on…