Sandra Scheinbaum, Ph.D

“I use a positive approach and teach clients how to experience joy in their daily lives, using food, exercise, 
and meaningful connections as medicine.” 
 -Sandra Scheinbaum, Ph.D.


Founder and CEO, Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Inc.

 Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of experience in mind-body medicine and positive psychology

 Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

 Certified Senior Fellow in Biofeedback

Certified Health Coach

Certified Yoga Instructor

Faculty, Master’s Degree Program in Nutrition and Functional Medicine, University of Western States

Author, Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps and How to Give Clients the Skills to Stop Panic Attacks: Don’t Forget to Breathe

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University

Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University

Featured Speaker for Numerous Businesses, Community Organizations and Hospitals

Conducted research studies in neurofeedback and mind-body medicine

Presenter at national and international professional conferences

Appearances on local affiliates of ABC and NBC news, local TV/radio talk shows and nationally-syndicated radio programs

Featured in Today’s Chicago Woman, Chicago Tribune, Natural Awakenings, Pioneer Press, and Toronto’s National Post 

 Former host of Feed Your Mind Wellness with Dr. Sandi, a local cable television show
Read Dr. Scheinbaum’s interview in the Chicago Jewish News: Read the Full Article