The Natural Healing Institute

Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy, Inc. (NHI College) is the Premiere Holistic College in San Diego California. NHI College is Located in the heart of the beautiful coastal town Encinitas. Recognized as one of four model towns in the U.S., NHI College is only 1 mile from many amenities including; gorgeous beaches, many health food eateries/stores, San Diego Botanical Gardens, the SRF and much more.

Founded in 1996 by Steve Schechter, NHI is a clinic of bodywork, natural healing, holistic health and naturopathy.   NHI offers residential classes and distance learning training.  NHI also offers Professional license and certification programs.

Listed below are a few of the reasons why NHI has grown into the largest and most successful college of holistic health in California. We have the most popular and largest selection of programs and classes available:

  • Our experienced faculty

  • The depth and breadth of reliable information, integrating the traditional with the scientific 

  • Focus on nurturing our students

  • Comprehensive and often original and unique written information

  • Continued development of our programs

  • Responsiveness to current student needs

  • Our school Founder has dedicated his life to holistic health since 1996


Why NHI?

  • A Nationally Accredited Vocational College

  • More than 5,000 hours of Nationally Accredited Distanced-Based Educational Hours

  • Self-­Directed, Flexible, Comprehensive Training; Highest Caliber Instructors

  • Individual Career Counseling

  • CommUNITY of Health and Wellness Practitioners

  • Flexible, In-House Payment Plan

  • Our founder, Steve Schechter, N.P., H.H.P., has been active in the health industry for more than 53 years. He is internationally renowned as a consultant, speaker, author and therapist; and has directed three State-­‐Licensed schools of Natural Healing.


The Rich History of NHI

Founded in 1996 by Steve Schechter, NHI is a clinic of bodywork, natural healing, holistic health and naturopathy.   NHI offers residential classes and distance learning training.  NHI also offers Professional license and certification programs.

Listed below are a few of the reasons why NHI has grown into the largest and most successful college of holistic health in California. We have the most popular and largest selection of programs and classes available:


Our Mission Statement

NHI’s Mission is to educate and train industry leaders in holistic healthcare. Our purpose is to foster, nurture and cultivate your holistic career.

– We believe in fostering your health, healing, joy, meaning, self-awareness, and love for life.

– We strive to empower our family of students, clients and staff towards growth and fulfillment.

– We are committed to providing exceptional natural healing and holistic health education.

– We are dedicated to having the highest caliber of faculty based on their desire and ability to inspire and transmit holistic health principles.

– We believe in enriching the physical, emotional, spiritual well-being and healing of our students and clients, enabling them to become more effective, integrated, intuitive and skillful therapists and people.

– Everyday we deepen our connections: to ourselves, our community, and to our living planet.


DISTANCE LEARNING AT NHI

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNERS AND STUDENTS

Our Programs are comprehensive yet flexible, offering you many opportunities or doorways through which to choose a personal direction, emphasizing self-­‐directed options. Students use Docebo learning platform to access course materials and complete their assignments.


NHI FACULTY

NHI is pleased and proud to offer the highest caliber instructors and therapists. All of our faculty, some nationally and internationally renowned, are highly credentialed professionals. They have been both teaching and clinically practicing in the natural healing fields for many years. They are dedicated, caring, genuine and personable people.


ACCREDITATION

ANMAB LOGO certified since 2021

NHI is pleased and proud to offer the highest caliber instructors and therapists. All of our faculty, some nationally and internationally renowned, are highly credentialed professionals. They have been both teaching and clinically practicing in the natural healing fields for many years. They are dedicated, caring, genuine and personable people.

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