Short Courses

Aromatics, Trauma and Resiliency

ONLINE Course with Jade Shutes

The autonomic nervous system is the heart of our lived experience.
– Deb Dana

Essential Oils for Menopause Masterclass

*This is a prerecorded class! Study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own space.

Stressed out? Feeling anxious? Worried? Overwhelmed? Fearful?

Join Jade Shutes for this innovative and timely course on Aromatics, Trauma, and Resiliency –  Becoming Trauma-Informed.

Throughout our time together, you will learn how trauma and chronic stress impact our physical and emotional well-being and how essential oils (and other aromatics) can be used to support yourself, your family, friends, and clients.

Discover the power of our sense of smell for emotional healing and in building resiliency.

A certificate of attendance will be provided. Earn CE hours for aromatherapists.

What you will learn

Trauma-informed: What is it?
Types of Trauma
The Nervous System and Polyvagal Theory
The Power of Our Sense of Smell
Trauma, Chronic Stress, and the Stress Response
Essential oils as adaptogens, neurostimulants, neurosedatives, antidepressants, etc.
Principles of Trauma-informed aromatherapy practice
Formulating for Trauma and Chronic Stress
Herbs and herbal teas to support nervous system
The Potential Impacts of Chronic Stress and Trauma on Health and Well-being
Resiliency: Defining how to Build Resiliency

Meet Your Instructor

Meet Jade:

With over 32 years in the field of aromatherapy and holistic health, Jade is bringing her knowledge and experience through her own personal journey with trauma, both acute and complex, to the forefront of her work. Over the past seven years, Jade has studied Polyvagal Theory at the Polyvagal Institute, Jungian Somatics with Jane Clapp, Herbs and Somatic Practices for Stress, Trauma and Resilience with Larken Bunce, and Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy at the Embody Lab including Polyvagal Theory and Pathways to Connection with Deb Dana.

She has completed “Embodying Nature: Exploring the 5 Elements Inside” and “Intersections with Somatic Experiencing: Promoting Post-Traumatic Growth Using SE and Hakomi” with Somatic Experiencing International.

Jade has studied with the BlueKnot Foundation in Australia and holds a certificate in ‘Foundations for Building Trauma Awareness‘ and ‘Introduction to Energy Psychology for Working with Trauma and Complex Trauma‘ from BlueKnot. She also holds a certificate for ‘Trauma-Informed Herbalism in Clinical Practice” from the American Herbalist Guild and ‘Healing Trauma‘ with Dr. Peter Levine through the Embody Lab.

She is currently studying “Transforming The Elements: Supporting the Mental & Emotional with Essential Oils” with Tiffany Carole.

Throughout her studies, Jade has been most interested in the intersection between trauma, aromatics, and somatics. This retreat is the result of her journey with both acute and complex trauma, its far-reaching impact on the body/mind/psyche, and the power of aromatics, our sense of smell, and somatics & embodiment practices in supporting healing and building resiliency.


Are there prerequisites?

This course is open for anyone looking to deepen their knowledge and experience working with aromatherapy.

What supplies are required?

No supplies are required for this course.

Does this course offer CE Hours?

YES. This course will provide you with 6.5 CE hours for most aromatherapy associations.

Are you an approved school by a professional aromatherapy organization?

Yes, we are an approved school through the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA).

What makes your programs different from all the others?

The School for Aromatic Studies is one of the leading schools in North America. We are often asked, What makes our school unique? I believe one of the most unique features is our balanced, progressive & inspiring education that leads to the cultivation of a new generation of aromatherapists to emerge and succeed!

How long is the program?

The course is 6.5 hours.

Does the course include videos?

Yes. This is a prerecorded class. There are 6 videos covering 6.5 hours of presentation.

Is this course all online?

Yes. This class is an online course. It includes videos, worksheets and lesson PDFs.

Did you say I have access to the course for Life?

Yes, once you register for an online course, it is yours for life of the program!

Can I sign up if I don’t live in the United States?

Yes! We have students from all over the world taking courses with us. The presentation is in English.

Payment Details

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