If you have been on Facebook or other social media lately you may have seen people with NAHA (National Associated for Holistic Aromatherapy) badges (like the one below) stating they are a Level 1, Level 2 or even a level 3 member. I have one, you can see it on my website and looks like this:
Anyone can steal it off my website and use it as their own. I wish there was a way to make it so my name was on it from NAHA.
While I don't agree with all NAHA practices, I do agree with vetting members in this way since the aromatherapy industry is unregulated. How do you have some sort of truism or honor in an unregulated industry? This is as close as we are going to get at the moment to verification of legitimate titles. What do these levels mean to you as a consumer?
LEVEL 1 AROMATHERAPIST
According to the NAHA website, a level 1 member is as follows:
"The Level 1 hour requirement applies to existing health prof