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Holistic Traditional Training
For a New Generation of Practicing Herbalists

Moving to the Hudson Valley Summer 2022!

Professional Program

Find out more about our herbalism program

The ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism incorporates a number of traditional energetic approaches, including Traditional Western Herbalism, Vitalism, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Expert instructors come with a well-developed philosophy and practice, offering a range of perspectives that contribute to a diverse and exceptional herbal education.

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New to

Are you fairly new to herbalism? 

Take a look at our first year program entry.

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Furthering your

Do you already have a strong foundation in herbalism through education and/or practice?  Check out our second year program entry.

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Working with

Looking for clinical supervision working with clients? Our third year program, open to graduates of our second year program as well as practitioners, offers just that!


Now Accepting

Holistic Traditional Training for a

New Generation of Practicing Herbalists. Now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year that starts in September 2022 at our new location in the Hudson Valley.

Did you miss one of our 
Virtual Open Houses?

Don’t worry, we’ve recorded them for you!

Meet The Team

ArborVitae’s administrators come from a variety of backgrounds, each using their unique skill sets to ensure ArborVitae provides the highest quality education and training in herbalism.


Claudia Keel

Founder & Co-Director


Richard Mandelbaum

Founder & Co-Director

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Diana Isidoro

Administrative Director


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