Doctor Nimrod Sheinman
Nimrod Sheinman B.Sc., N.D. is an Integrative Naturopathic Physician and one of
Israel’s most experienced and well respected mind-body authorities.
He is the founder of Israel’s Center for Mindfulness in Education (2013), and an active participant in The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute’s group for Spirituality in Education.
He was the co-founder of Israel’s Center for Mind-Body Medicine (1998), and past director of the mind-body unit, Integrative Medicine Department, Rabin Medical Center, Israel. He is a co-founder, Academic Dean and instructor in Israel’s Center for Yoga Therapy in Integrative Medicine.
He is known for his integration of mind-body perspectives, imagery and mindfulness-based principles within the context of ‘Vis Medicatrix Naturae’ – ‘The Healing Power of Nature’. In the past 25 years he has taught seminars on Mind-Body Medicine, Imagery-based Therapy and Mindfulness Perspectives in Clinical Practice in hospitals, universities, centers and international conferences in Israel, USA, Europe and Australia.
Israel’s first Mindfulness in Schools project, which he initiated over 15 years ago with support from Israel’s Ministry of Education, has reached over 10,000 children, teachers and parents.
Currently he serves as the Director of the Mindfulness and Mindful Learning Program, whose mission is to cultivate the inner lives of children, teachers and schools.
Dr. Sheinman is a graduate (1986) of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (Portland, Oregon, USA). He was a resident and faculty member (1986-1987) at Bastyr University of Natural Health Science (Seattle, Washington, USA), and was then a member in Bastyr’s International Advisory Council. He has served on numerous national committees in the areas of integrative medicine.
Nimrod Sheinman is the author of Food for Thought (1989, in Hebrew), and Imagery-based Therapy: A
Workbook for Clinical Practice (1991, in Hebrew). He is a co-editor of Potentiating Health and the Crisis of the Immune System (Plenum Press, 1997).
He was the founder of Israel Naturopathic Association (1993) and the president of the association in its first 4 years. Since 1988, he was Dean of Naturopathic Education for various colleges of natural medicine in Israel, and served on various government committees regarding the regulation of natural medicine in the state of Israel.
Dr. Sheinman was also an Aeronautical Engineer, graduate of the Israel Institute of Technology (1973). He served then as a project leader officer in the Israel Air-Force (1973-1978), and was the recipient of the
1976 Israel’s Air-Force Award.
He lives in Israel with his wife and two children.