True Health starts with the activation of Life Energy, the Healing Power within.

Welcome to the website of John Diamond, M.D.

For almost fifty years Dr. Diamond (1934-2021) was a pioneer in the field of holistic healing. His work offers a powerful approach to health and life based around the concept of Life Energy, the Healing Power within. It combines a wide array of medical, cultural, spiritual and philosophical practices into an integrated, dynamic whole.

On this website you can learn about Dr. Diamond’s work, life,¬†and his approach to many topics relating to holistic health.


—Reflections of a Healer

“The Only Prayer”

The only Prayer is Gratos: Read More »

Video: Healing and the Metaverbal

What art forms can most efficiently heal? Those that operate beyond words, or as Dr. Diamond calls it, are "metaverbal": above all music, but also the visual arts. Read More »

“Birthing Trauma and the Amygdala”

The major precursor of our later amygdala responses is, I believe, in the very nature of our birthing. We are an evolutionary experiment. Due to our adoption of the full upright posture, the foetal head has become bigger and the female pelvis smaller. And so to enter the world (in itself a trauma), the head and body must undergo 180 degree twist. Read More »
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