Nadav Modlin was born in Israel 1985. He spent his formative years in South Africa, until moving back to Israel with his family in 1991. Between 2004-2007 Nadav served as a combat medic in an Israeli Defence Forces Special Operations unit. Following active duty in the West Bank and Lebanon, he was diagnosed with PTSD in 2007. A complementary therapist and psychodynamic counsellor in training, Nadav has lived in London since 2012 and is now working in mental health.