A Selection of Papers

“You’ll Be Better”: Dr. Diamond’s Foreword

“I wrote these comments on Applied Kinesiology back in 1975, some two years after meeting and studying with George Goodheart, D.C., the humanitarian healing genius.

I was honored – and still am – that some years later he chose my remarks as the introduction to his You’ll Be Better: The Story of Applied Kinesiology,[1] a major general overall introduction to his work.”   Read More »

Man: An Ethical Animal

“Ethics is the study of morality, and ‘the general study of goodness and the general study of right action constitute the main business of ethics.’ It is my firm and passionate belief that each and all of us can always act rightly, out of ‘goodness,’ for we all are inherently ‘good’ – we all are Gods, we all are Buddhas, we all are Perfection.”  Read More »

An Attempt at Destroying My Creative Writing

“My writing creativity was destroyed when I was eleven years old. My father had enrolled me at the same small grammar school where he had been a pupil, and where he became a ‘dux,’ which is a top honors student. The headmaster and teacher was the same man who had taught my father, but who was now, of course, quite elderly.”  Read More »

A Note on Being “Holistic”

“Just what do we mean by ‘holistic’? More and more holistic health centers are springing up around the country, and they proudly announce that they offer professional work in many different areas – yoga, meditation, biofeedback, reflexology, nutritional counseling, patterned exercises, relaxation therapy, massage, acupressure and so on.”  Read More »


“I went to sleep last night thinking about Metanoia and had this dream.

I was in a far northern country and it was a bleak midwinter. I stood in the back yard of a house and commented to the local inhabitant on how totally dark and black it was.”  Read More »

The Therapist’s Job

“Over the years I have made quite a number of psychological discoveries. Whether they are valid or important is not relevant for the moment, although I do believe that the system of testing that I have developed gives us the deepest and, at the same time, the most direct access to the unconscious.”  Read More »

The Third Side of the Triangle

[Note: This article first appeared in The International Journal of Applied Kinesiology and Kinesiologic Medicine, Vol. 12.]

“I first became aware of Dr. Goodheart’s work, Applied Kinesiology, back in 1973 after I had already been practicing as a psychiatrist for many years. From the very beginning, I was interested in the psychological and the psychiatric aspects of Applied Kinesiology as I realized it could give us instant access to the unconscious.”  Read More »