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Links - Other Therapies
Oct 13, 2011

Links and book references to non-Institute techniques:
Summary of Alternative and Complementary (CAM) Therapies
Understanding Trauma and PTSD;
Trauma Therapies;
            Introduction to power, energy, and meridian therapies;
Specific energy and meridian therapies;
Other power therapies;
Other effective therapies;
Regression and Prenatal Trauma;
            Regression techniques;
Pre- and perinatal trauma;
Regenerative Healing;
Specific Diseases;
Other Unusual Healing Issues;
            The phenomenon of holes.

Summary of Alternative and Complementary (CAM) Therapies

The CAM field generally lacks a good summary of available therapies and when to use them. The sources we know of are:

  • Unbreak your Health. Both a book and a website where you can hear audio talks from various CAM approaches.
  • Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research.

Understanding Trauma and PTSD

  • David Baldwin's 'Trauma Information Pages'. Extensive material on trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from a professional perspective.

Trauma Therapies

Introduction to Power, Energy, and Meridian Therapies

Specific energy and meridian therapies
  • EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) - A simple and extremely effective energy therapy at Free manual and links to other energy therapies.
  • BSFF (Be Set Free Fast) - A simple, effective, and even faster energy therapy than EFT at
  • TFT (Thought Field Therapy) power therapy; - The original energy therapy.
  • TAT (Tapas Acupressure Technique) power therapy: - Specifically designed for allergies as well as trauma.
  • Yuen Method at We haven't had any personal experience with this, but some we've talked to were impressed by it.
  • CFQ (Cosmic Freedom Qigong) - It uses two techniques: meridian exercises and meditation. It bridges a trauma therapy with a spiritual practice. Dr Chok Hiew.

Other power therapies

  • The TIR (Traumatic Incident Reduction) power therapy;; Gerald French and Chrys Harris, Traumatic Incident Reduction
  • The EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) power therapy:; Francis Shapiro and Margot Forrest, EMDR: The Breakthrough Therapy.
  • VKD (Visual Kinesthetic Dissociation). Leslie Bandler, Solutions

Other effective therapies
  • Primal Psychology Page (the International Primal Association plus others) Contains a variety of links.
  • The Hendricks Institute,; Hendricks Body Centered Therapy: Gay and Kathlene Hendricks, Learning to Love Yourself, and At The Speed of Life
  • The Focusing Institute,; Eugene Gendlin, Focussing
  • Foundation for Human Enrichment, the Somatic Experiencing therapy,
  • Holotropic Breathwork, developed by Stanislav Grof M.D.,

Regression and Prenatal Trauma

Regression Techniques
  • Winafred Blake Lucas, Regression Therapy; A Handbook for Professionals, Vol. 1 and 2
  • Grant McFetridge and Mary Pellicer, M.D., The Basic Whole-Hearted Healing™ Manual (3rd Ed.)

Pre- and Perinatal Trauma
  • Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPH),
  • International Society for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine. This is the European version of the APPPH.
  • Emerson Training seminars, William Emerson, A special note to parents: Emerson teaches therapists to heal newborns and infants of birth trauma. See his website for more information and trained therapists.
  • Early Trauma Treatment and Trainings, Terry Larimore, We are sad to report that Terry died in 2011.

Regenerative Healing
Physical and emotional healing at a distance (no guarantee of success)

  • Harold McCoy and trainees at the Ozark Research Institute,
  • Chilel Qigong, originated by Dr. Pang Wing, at the Huaxia Zhineng Qigong Clinic and Training Center, China
  • John of God, in Brazil. A popular faith healer.

Specific Diseases

  • The American Mental Health Association, Dr. McKenzie MD, This site describes finding that the cause of schizophrenia is trauma, using conventional investigation methodology. An independent verification of our own discovery.
  • A live in facility in southern California that uses body centered therapies to heal schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses. I've been told by colleagues that their approach works, although slowly.

Other Unusual Healing Issues

The Phenomenon of Holes

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Revision History
Oct 13, 2011: Added link to John of God. Modified page formatting slightly...