• A Nationally Accredited Vocational College
  • More than 5,000 hours of Nationally Accredited Classes
  • Self-­Directed, Flexible, Comprehensive Training Highest Caliber Instructors
  • Eco-­‐Friendly Classrooms
  • Individual Career Counseling
  • CommUNITY of Health and Wellness Practitioners
  • Flexible Payment Plans
  • 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.


Our Programs are comprehensive yet flexible, offering you many opportunities or doorways through which to choose a personal direction, emphasizing self-­‐directed options. For example, in the 500 hour Massage Therapy and 1000 hour Holistic Health Practitioner programs, you can choose most of the classes you wish to take, thereby developing your own program reflecting your unique specific interests.


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.


The Natural Healing Institute is a diploma/certificate of completion-­‐granting adult vocational college and institution fully licensed to operate in compliance with the California State Education Code under the authority and regulation of the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education and the Department of Consumer Affairs, School Certification # 3710431. Our Programs are approved by the California State Board of Registered Nurses for Continuing Education Credit Hours (CEU’s) and by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for Continuing Education Credit Hours (CEU’s) for MFT’s & LCSW’s.Rehabilitation agencies reimburse for our Programs. All of our individual classes and workshops will earn you credits toward diplomas/certificates of completion and/or license in the following programs: Clinical Nutritionist, Clinical Herbalist, Massage Technician, Massage Therapist, Spa & Massage Therapist, Exercise & Sports Therapist, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP), Naturopathic Practitioner (NP), Thai Massage, Lomi-­‐ Lomi/Hawaiian Healing Arts, and Aromatherapy. Licensing ordinances vary from city to city. You are encouraged to check local requirements to verify the number of training hours required in your area(s) of study.