Video: Transcending Psychiatry
The goal of psychiatry is usually just symptom relief. While important, there is so much more to be done. Dr. Diamond has for many years been mainly concerned with addressing the anguish that underlies the symptoms – the anguish of the human condition.
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“Soul-Pointing Not Bone-Pointing” A very dedicated nurse practitioner told me of a patient whom I had once also seen. She is afflicted with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and has of course mobility difficulties. When I saw her, her Inner Flame was very low – she had read and been told so much about her diagnosis and her prognosis that she had, basically, surrendered any desire to live. Read More »
“Medical Diagnosis as Bone-Pointing” I’m thinking of the technically most skilled surgeon but also the most flawed. Time and again he would stand with his entourage at the foot of the patient’s bed and declare, “Well, you’ve got the cancer and you’re gonna die!” Read More »
“Renouncing the Medical Model” As a doctor, my work was to help, to encourage, to treat, perhaps even at times to heal. Always underneath is a degree, often a large degree, of preaching, of fear-mongering: “Do this – or else.” The other day I overheard a (lay) “healer” telling a “patient” that he could possibly come to need a colostomy. Telling – terrorizing. Read More »
“Every Disease” Every disease a Life Energy experiment. Read More »
Video: Leaving the Thymus Intact In this free video, Dr. Diamond discusses how, up until recently, medicine has disregarded the value of such a crucial organ for our health and wellbeing. Read More »
Video: Singing and Surgery
Dr. Diamond discusses using the power of music, innate in us all, to help transcend traumatic experiences such as surgery.
Based on these insights, Dr. Diamond has written a remarkable book of the same title, to encourage others to view surgery as a spiritual, transcendental experience, rather than one rooted in fear and anxiety.Read More »
“Your Heart: Friend or Enemy?”
The cardiologist proclaimed that his most important role was to allay each patient’s fear of his heart – of being attacked by it.
I’ve long advised suffers to listen to their hearts – and give thanks.Read More »