ISSN 1538-1080

Tag: Volume 23, Number 3

Editorial Musings

Dr. Kendra Gaines, Editor-in-Chief, IJHC A couple of years ago, my Significant Other discovered he had a leaky mitral valve in his heart. Without treatment, he could easily die of congestive heart failure. We sought the advice of a physician who offered to enter my 86-year-old SO in a study, saying “You’ll have a 50/50

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Successful Withdrawal from Six Psychiatric Medications Using Criteria-Based Energy Testing: 

Alice W. Lee, MD, ABIHM, ABoIM Currently, the field of psychiatry is beginning to understand the severity and persistence of psychiatric medication withdrawal symptoms [1,2,3]. Functional approaches have been proposed for some psychiatric medication withdrawal processes [4,5], but there is no consensus for a reliable method for guiding safe psychiatric medication withdrawal or resolving underlying

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Novel Ideas: Evaluation of a Brief Trauma Tapping Training and Single Session Application

Gunilla Hamne, Ulf Sandström, Peta Stapleton A challenge in conflict resolution and peace building efforts for regions affected by war and genocide is the treatment of conditions such as post trauma stress disorder.  Previous examination of somatic based trauma approaches has indicated effectiveness with trauma in conflict zones. This brief clinical note outlines one such approach

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A Practice-Based Evidence Approach to Change Pre, During and Post COVID-19 During Psychotherapy

Philip H. Friedman, Ph.D, John Freedom, CEHP AbstractPlease Note: This article is a follow-up to my previous article on psychotherapy with two patients with COVID-19 (Friedman, 2022, June): In this article we discuss the use of a digital assessment and tracking approach to monitor changes in affect, emotional stability, depression, anxiety, happiness, life balance,

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Book Review: “Medical Reiki” is not Medical

Chastity Hyllion There are many forms of Reiki being practiced in the US. Some have new symbols. Some have new attunements. Some have unique theories on how the process of an energy session works. Some have unique theories on how the transmission of energy works. Some use other healing systems to add to the Reiki

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