For two consecutive years, Natural Healing Institute was selected for the Best of Award in the Holistic Health and Naturopathy Education category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

Nationwide, only 1 in 70 (1.4%) Award recipients qualified as two-time Award Winners. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The USCA Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

NHI has also been awarded Best Massage Therapy Training Voted by the People of San Diego Awarded by Best Of San Diego

NHI continues to be one of the premiere leading colleges of Holistic Health in the US, qualifying students for Licenses/Certifications.

All of the programs, and all of our many other fine electives and optional classes, are provided in-depth with passionate, highly renowned instructors – and still at the most affordable prices. NHI offers the most comprehensive trainings and the widest menu of programs and classes to choose from so you can focus on the areas of your greatest current and future changing interests. All of our classes and programs are taken both for personal self-growth/healing and to become a successful, healing therapist.

NHI was the first , state-licensed college in California to offer an in-depth Clinical Nutrition (CN) program – now one of the three largest and most respected in the U.S. NHI was the first college in California to offer an in-depth Clinical Master Herbalist (CMH) program – now one of the three largest and most respected in the U.S. NHI provides comprehensive (MT) programs for license with more than 800 hours of classes to choose from.

NHI provided the first Aromatherapy program in the U.S.

NHI provides a unique, comprehensive Yoga Instructor, Somatics & Movement Therapist (RYT & YISMT)™ program for both state and national certification and registration.

NHI provides a self-directed HHP Qualifying Programs/Courses with the widest and most flexible range of classes to choose from in the country. NHI is the first college in California to provide a full NP Qualifying Programs/Courses.

NHI provides other full programs, such as: Shiatsu/Acupressure/Oriental Healing Arts and Energetic/Vibrational Healing. NHI also provides numerous elective classes as well, such as: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hormones and Endocrinology, Understanding Lab Tests & Clinical Health Analysis, Marketing & Successful Business Development, Communication Skills, Healing With Organic Chocolate, Shamanic Healing Arts & Training, Therapeutic Transformational Breathing, etc., ….


Our Founder-Director, Steve Schechter, N.P., H.H.P. has been active in this field for 48 years – longer than any other holistic health college Director, author of an internationally best-selling book, 350 magazine articles, and numerous awards. He has designed “Best …” leading edge education programs and has attracted premiere instructors!

You will feel welcomed & will be best cared for – at the Best.

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