Maria_Sepia_3inMaria-Dolores Trujillo is the Institute’s founder, a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath, Certified Nutritional Consultant, Certified Natural Health Professional, Licensed Esthetician and a Certified Aromatherapist specialized in the Clinical-Medicinal use of Aromatherapy trained in Europe and the United States, she has practiced and taught clinical Aromatherapy in the USA and abroad.

The Aromatherapy Institute Practitioner Certification Program complies with and is accepted by A.B.M.P. (Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals). Our graduates who become members are entitle to all benefits and privileges provided by the organization, to include eligibility for liability insurance coverage for their Aromatherapy practice.

AI’s Practitioner Certification Program complies with and is accepted by ARC (Aromatherapy Registration Council), our graduates are eligible to apply and take the exam that will entitle them to use the International trademark Registered Aromatherapist (RA).

A pioneer and international expert in clinical aromatherapy she is creator, developer, founder, researcher, and instructor of The Armonatherapy Institute.  Ms. Trujillo possesses excellent teaching qualities, is knowledgeable, professional, caring, and patient with her students.  She has the unique capability working with clients through consultations, treatments addressing symptoms of current or previous physical/medical history, and selecting remedies as an effective developer in the blending and creation of formulas.


 Professional Credentials:

  • Board Certified Traditional Naturopath
    (American Naturopathic Cert. Board, 7/08)
  • Approved Continuing Education Provider
    (Texas Department of State Health Services 5/06)
  • Board Certified Naturopath
    (American Naturopathic Medicine Certif. &Accreditation Board 7/03)
  • Certified Natural Health Professional
    National Association of Certified Natural Health Professionals, 2/02)
  • Certified Nutritional Consultant
    (The American Association of Nutritional Consultants 3/02)
  • B.E.S.T Practitioner
    (Morter Health System, (2001)
  • Doctor of Naturopathy
    (Trinity College of Natural Health, 1/99)
  • Certification in Aromatherapy
    (Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy, 1/97)
  • Certification on the Science of Essential Oils
    (Fleur Aromatherapy in England, 12/94)
  • Certification Anatomy and Physiology
    (I.T.E.C. in England, 10/89)
  • Certified Aromatherapist
    (Shirley Price School in England, 11/89)
  • Texas License Esthetician
    (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, 4/86)
  • Member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists
    (AIA, 2/14)
  • Member of the American Naturopathic Certification Board
    (ANCB, 7/08)
  • Member of American Association of Nutritional Consultants
    (AANC, 3/02)
  • Member of the Bodywork and Massage Professionals
    (ABMP, 2/14)
  • Member of the Associated Skin Care Professionals
    (ASCP, 2/14)


  • Honored Professional of the National Directory of WHO’S WHO in Executive & Professionals (1996-1997 Edition)
  • Donor of one of her cases to the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA, 4/95)