Dr Kokayi has the opportunity to interview a proponent of what he feels is a field of whole person care that will revolutionize practically all fields of medicine. The discipline is Applied Kinesiology and the proponent is Ken Campbell, nurse practitioner, but more importantly the President of the International College of the Healing Arts and the senior faculty person for the International College of Professional Applied Kinesiology. The interview goes back to the roots of applied kinesiology and looks at subsequent developments, applications, and the way it is being taught through ICPAK. Moreover a training program is beginning in April at the Open Center. Ken Campbell is also joined by one of his senior students, occupational therapist, Erin Davis.
Archive for March, 2009
Dr. Kokayi has the opportunity to interview the motivational and life transforming Power Living specialist Dr Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy. Dr Kennedy, a former Vice President at Viacom, found herself in need of reclaiming her own health and bathing in the wisdom of her mother who introduced her to yoga and health living. Dr Kennedy redirected her life and has built a transformational knowledge and experience base that she uses to assist others who wish to optimize their living and improve their health. Dr Kennedy now teaches and inspires on the corporate and community levels and in this interview shares some of her ideas featured in her two books 40 Days to Power Living and Seven-Day PWR Detox.
Dr Kokayi has an opportunity to speak with Dr Steven Farmer a shamanic practitioner about his understanding and use of this discipline. Dr Farmer is a retired psychotherapist who has become adept at using the shamanic trance state to employ the help of spirit guides in the healing of others as well as using consciousness altering techniques in soul retrieval to assist individuals experiencing post traumatic stress and other psychological disorders. Dr Farmer’s latest book Earth Magic provides a good overview of the field of shamanic practices and more information about his work can be found at Power Animals
Dr Kokayi discusses with acupuncturist Susana Byer a community acupuncture program starting at the Kokayi center. In community acupuncture patients are treated at a fraction of the usual costs in a room where other patients are also being treated. The focus is on systems of acupuncture that rely on using points on exposed surfaces of the body; the ear, hands, and feet. Whole body representations can be found on these an other parts of the body and can be used to treat a variety of problems.