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Energy Medicine is both a complement to other systems of medical care and, in itself, a complete system for self-care and self-help. It can address physical illness and emotional disorders, and it can also promote wellness and peak performance.

Energy Medicine is both an independent approach to self-care
and a complement to medical care.

Because we receive so many requests from people who are new to Energy Medicine for help with health conditions, we have written this brief guide to help orient you and to direct you to a wealth of available resources, many of them free.

A key concept in Energy Medicine is that the words “diagnosis” and “treatment” have a different meaning than they do in conventional medicine. In conventional medicine you diagnose and treat an illness. In Energy Medicine, you assess where the energy system needs attention and correct the energy disturbances. Physical symptoms may be a clue, but they are not the focus. For instance, the same stomachache might trace to an imbalance in Heart meridian in one person, in Liver meridian in another, and in Stomach meridian in a third. The same physical symptoms can reflect many kinds of problems in your energy system and call for different kinds of attention.

There are TWO LEVELS where Energy Medicine might make a difference with a health condition:
Energy Medicine first approaches a health condition by strengthening the person’s overall energy system and then by working with specific energies that are involved in the problem.

1. THE FIRST LEVEL has to do with getting your body’s energies into a good flow, harmony, and balance. While not focusing on your health issue directly, this can create within your body an energetic environment that supports your overall health, vitality, and healing.

In Energy Medicine, you assess where the energy system needs attention
and correct the energy disturbances.

2. THE SECOND LEVEL by which Energy Medicine might make a difference with a health concern involves an assessment of your body’s energies and the ways they are related to the condition.


If you desire additional information about Energy Medicine or Energy Psychology,
a variety of resources are available to you.

Books, Videos, and Other Learning Resources

While Energy Medicine is Innersources’s flagship book, Donna’s and David’s other books have won four national awards, including two “Book of the Year” designations in their respective categories. The 6-hour “Essential Techniques” video program takes most of the exercises from Energy Medicine and shows Donna personally instructing you in how to use them. It is like bringing her into your living room. See all their books, DVDs, and CDs, and the superb “Energy Medicine Kit” by Sounds True, on the website under “Books, DVDs, Etc.”

Home Study Resources

Many of our books and videos can form the basis of home study programs with exams, Certificates of Completion, and Professional Continuing Education Credit available. Learn more at   under “Classes and More.”

Donna’s daughter, Titanya Dahlin, has produced DVD’s that lead you through her immensely popular Energy Medicine Dance and that show you how to use Poi Balls. You can also get Poi Balls and other fun EM tools on her website. If you are curious about a rare life color that Donna may have written in your book, Titanya is also available for deeper readings.  

Join or Start a Local Study Group

A great way to learn Energy Medicine is to find study buddies with whom you can practice. This may be one other person or a small group, and it may be as simple as discussing this book or practicing techniques together after watching them on a DVD. Many communities have local Energy Medicine study groups. You can find other individuals interested in Energy Medicine as well as existing study groups, at   under “Resources.”

Finding Classes and Trainings

Almost every community is now offering classes in various aspects of Energy Medicine. In larger cities, widely distributed free monthly local magazines announce dozens of events every month. Courses with Donna and David can be found on the “Classes” area of

Eden Energy Medicine Certification Program

Taught by gifted practitioners who have been studying with Donna for many years, and still overseen by Donna, this two-year program has earned rave reviews from hundreds of graduates. Energy Medicine is a career for the future, and this program is a route into it. Learn more on the “Certification Programarea of  under “Classes.”

The Energy Medicine Handout Bank

The Handout Bank is a free resource designed to 1) help make Energy Medicine more widely accessible, 2) aid those who are teaching classes or providing services in Energy Medicine, and 3) create a high quality archive of principles and methods. It is designed for the Energy Medicine practitioner, but others interested in the field may also find it a valuable resource. The Handout Bank can be found in the Energy Medicine area of our website under “Resources.”

Finding an Energy Medicine Practitioner

Every local community is enjoying a rapid increase in the number of health practitioners who incorporate an Energy Medicine perspective. Practitioners may be found in all of the healing professions, from physicians and chiropractors to nurses and personal trainers to massage therapists and life coaches. Practitioners of acupuncture, qi gong, Reiki, Ayurveda, applied kinesiology, homeopathy, Touch for Health, Healing Touch, and Therapeutic Touch, among many others, are all working directly with the body’s subtle energies. An excellent guide to finding a qualified energy practitioner in your own local community, as well as a listing of practitioners trained specifically in Donna Eden’s approach to Energy Medicine, can be found in the “Practitioners” area of

Getting an Energy Medicine Perspective on Health-Based Questions

Again, Energy Medicine does not diagnose or treat illness or disease. Instead it corrects energetic imbalances that are at the foundation of health and vibrancy. But physical symptoms often provide clues about the types of energy imbalances the body needs to have addressed. Donna has received thousands of inquiries about how to apply Energy Medicine with various health-related concerns. While the numbers now make it impossible to answer each, for many years she did just that, so we have hundreds of responses to such questions. These are well-indexed in the “Health Q & A’s section of under the “Resources” heading.

Learn About Energy Psychology

Applying the principles of Energy Medicine to emotional problems and to promote peak vitality is proving to be one of the most exciting developments in the field of psychology. Learn more in the “Energy Psychology” area of

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From the “Handout Bank” of the Energy Medicine Institute