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A Message from the Director

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 Carol DiGirolamo


Dear Fellow Healer,

It is no coincidence that you found your way to our Website. Perhaps you heard about California Institute of the Healing Arts and Sciences (CIHAS) from a friend, or a graduate, or by searching on-line.


California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences (CIHAS) has been a leader of education and research in the healing arts since 1943. We educate, train, and certify the public in the latest innovative techniques in holistic-alternative, herbal medicine, life coaching, behavioral therapy, aromatherapy and clinical hypnotherapy. 

CIHAS has been researching the potential of the mind-body connection for over 50 years and because of this, we emphasize in our teachings the potential of the human mind to positively impact the human body. “Healing mind, body and emotions naturally,” has become our trademark of expertise.

Our passion is to train and help Practitioners heal the Mind, Body and Emotions Naturally. We provide comprehensive, professional online training and are committed to promoting health, peace and happiness through personal growth and raising human awareness. We provide you with quality holistic training online, while encouraging your wealth of creativity, intuition and healing capabilities in a supportive environment.

We sincerely welcome you to the Institute, and want you to know that we are dedicated fully to your understanding and success in the exciting field of the healing arts. 

If we can help you, please give us a call!  We are here to help!

We want you to succeed beyond your wildest dreams!


Carol DiGirolamo

Top 7 Reasons To Choose Us:

  1. California Institute of the Healing Arts and Sciences (CIHAS) is a well known, established holistic school that offers online holistic training programs to the public. 

  2. Reputation for excellence and our programs are highly regarded in the industry. You can be assured that you will receive top-notch training that will prepare you to be competent in your career and personal life.

  3. Cutting-edge emphasis on “Healing Mind-Body and Emotions Naturally”. This means that you will learn about different holistic healing techniques that are designed to heal the mind, body, and emotions. These techniques are safe, effective and have been proven to work.

  4. Self-paced programs. This means that you can study at your own pace and take as much time as you need to complete your program. This is especially beneficial if you have other commitments such as work or family.

  5. Strong emphasis on your healing and empowerment. You will learn how to heal yourself and others, and be empowered to make a positive difference in the world.

  6. Innovative state-of-the-art WCT© technologies. These technologies are designed to enhance your learning experience and help you absorb the material more easily. Additionally, CIHAS teaches WCT© techniques exclusively, which means that you will have access to knowledge that is not taught elsewhere.

  7. Unique programs you won’t learn anywhere else. You will receive training that is tailored to your specific needs and goals. Whether you want to become a practitioner or simply want to learn more about holistic healing, CIHAS has a program that is right for you.


Carol DiGirolamo, Director of Education and Instructor of California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences in Sacramento, brings over 30 years of diverse professional and business experience to her role.


As an accomplished Clinical Behavioral Therapist, Carol combines an impressive and unique background of holistic and therapeutic expertise which has contributed to the growing success of California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences.

California Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences, co-founders Carol and Jim DiGirolamo, have developed a very unique, powerful Healing System;  Wisdom Center Technologies®™, a registered and proprietary system, was developed in 1992. This process is regarded by many professionals in the Healing Arts as a groundbreaking therapeutic technique.  Jim passed away in May of 2009.

Prior to opening CIHAS, the DiGirolamo’s were cofounders of the Crisis Intervention Hotline in Sacramento, along with psychologist, James V. DiGirolamo. For over 30 years, the DiGirolamos managed a successful private practice in behavioral therapy, specializing in mind-body techniques and clinical hypnotherapy. We continue to benefit from Carol’s years of expertise and passion for their proprietary WCT®™  therapeutic healing process.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!

      The School… Our Powerful Healing Techniques

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Wisdom Center Technologies®™

Wisdom Center Technologies®™ (WCT). Developed in 1992 by Carol and Jim DiGirolamo. WCT techniques®™ are considered breakthrough mind-body therapies by healing arts professionals around the world. These methods have been used to help people heal faster with no pain, no strain, no struggle and without re-living the trauma or event.

In addition, these techniques accelerate patients' therapy sessions. A typical 60-minute session is reduced to 30-40 minutes with the support of WCT®™ techniques, which ultimately helps Clients heal in half the time and saves them money.

As your instructors, we are committed to providing you with the best possible training in the Healing Arts and Sciences.

We promise to...

  • Deliver the highest level of training available in this field.

  • Introduce you to innovative techniques to help the mind and body self-heal.

  • Prepare you for careers in the alternative healing arts industry or assist you in setting up private practices.

  • Cultivate an educational environment that respects and values diversity, including people with varying backgrounds, abilities, interests, and opinions.

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