Handout Bank

Purpose: The Handout Bank is a free resource designed to:

  • help make energy medicine more widely accessible
  • to aid those who are teaching classes or providing services in energy medicine
  • to create a high quality archive of principles and methods along with model handouts for clients, classes, and trainings

It is designed for the energy medicine practitioner, but others interested in the field may find it a valuable resource as well.

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Background: This material is "of, by, and for" the energy practitioner and has been created by a growing community of practitioners. Many of the submissions assume that you have access to and familiarity with Donna Eden’s book Energy Medicine.


A Beginner's Guide to Eden Energy Medicine
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A brief guide for those new to Energy Medicine, to help orient you and to direct you to a wealth of available resources, most of them free.

The Nine Primary Energy Systems
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

Donna Eden describes eight energy systems that impact body and mind.

The Human Aura
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D

A description of the human aura, the 7 fields, and 7 chakra bands as seen by Donna Eden.

Light and Color
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A short description of light energy.

On Following Instructions Precisely
by Donna Eden

In mastering a system, you need to learn the established procedures yet trust your instincts more than what is written.

The Principles of Energy Medicine
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A summary of basic beliefs and assumptions regarding energy, health, and healing that are shared by most practitioners of energy medicine.

Relationship of the 5 Elements and Polar Meridians
by Jeff Harris, M.D.

When evaluating meridian balance, you must consider both 24 hour meridian flow issues as well as the control and flow cycles of the five elements. This chart overlays one aspect of 24 hour flow, the polar meridian relationship, with the five elements and may make remembering polar meridians easier.

Three Ways of Seeing Subtle Energy
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

An introduction to the concept of synesthesia and the possibility of cultivating inner sight.



The "Energetical" and the Energy Medicine Evaluation
by Jeff Harris, M.D.

A brief description of the energy tracking approach and comparison to the traditional physical exam.

Energy Checking
by Jeff Harris, M.D.

A flow chart approach to energy checking preliminaries based on Touch for Health, followed by helpful energy checking hints.

Energy Testing: Pre-Checks and Guidelines
by Vicki Matthews, ND

A concise description of how to keep your energy testing accurate.

Energy Testing: Precautions

A list of precautions to take when energy testing.

Energy Testing Substances: Intention and Quantities
by Donna Eden

Energy testing has always combined art and science. Expecting or hoping for a particular outcome can interfere with an accurate test.

Energy Testing Without a Partner
Adapted from Ch 2 of Energy Medicine and the Appendix of Energy Medicine for Women

Methods on how to energy test without a partner both with and without the use of equipment.


Acclimating to the Environment
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A few techniques to help you deal with the energies of malls, airports, offices, and negativity.

The Belt Flow "Equator"
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A new description of an important aspect of the radiant circuit known as the belt flow, and a technique to work with it.

The Black Pearl Sanctuary
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A description of a lovely technique using neurovascular reflexes to quiet Triple Warmer and bring the hypothalamus into a state of grace.

Crystals and the Art of Energy Cycle Maintenance
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

An introduction to the use of crystals in energy work with some basic recommendations and techniques for chakra clearing and meridian balancing.

Grounding Techniques
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A short discussion and a group of useful grounding techniques.

Healing Properties of Colors
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

Some generalizations about colors and specific suggestions about how they might be used in healing.

Introduction to Electrics and Electrics Session Protocols
by Donna Eden, David Feinstein Ph.D., and Vicki Matthews, N.D.

This article introduces the Electrics system and provides the protocols for the revitalizing electrics hookup session and the deep electrics work session.

Quickie Energy Balancer
by Donna Eden

A 15-30 minute routine for quick energy balancing. Stands alone, or as a prelude to any other energy healing.



Energy Psychology: Snake Oil or Designer Tool for Neural Change
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A first person account of David's early experiences with energy psychology and why he was persuaded to get involved with it.

Does It Work?: Examining the Empirical Evidence
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A literature review identified 51 peer-reviewed outcome reports or studies on the use of energy psychology.  This paper, published in another top APA journal, critically analyzes these studies and comments on their implications.

Energy Psychology Case Histories and Discussion
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A review and discussion of several demonstration cases showing the impact of energy psychology after single-session treatments.

Why Energy Psychology Is so Effective with PTSD
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

An academic paper published in a top American Psychological Assn journal that examines the possible mechanisms in the documented speed and power of energy psychology in treating PTSD.

Energy Psychology in Disaster Relief
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A review of the use of energy psychology around the globe to help survivors of natural and human-made disasters heal and move their lives forward.  Includes principles for practitioners.

How Energy Psychology Changes Gene Expression
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A broad look at how somatic interventions such as energy psychology may impact the expression of genes, the regulation of hormones, and other biological processes in ways that enhance mental health.



Harold Burr's Biofields: Measuring the Electromagnetics of Life
by Ronald E. Matthews, M.S.

Harold Burr, M.D., at Yale in the 1930s and 40s, demonstrated with sophisticated measuring devices that electrical fields surround all living organisms, and he was able to describe electrical patterns that distinguish health from illness. Most astounding, he found not only correspondences between specific pathologies and the electrical characteristics of related organs, but that physical illness is preceded by changes in an organism‚s electromagnetic field. This paper tells you exactly what he did and how he did it.

Six Pillars of Energy Medicine: Clinical Strengths of a Complementary Paradigm
by David Feinstein, Ph.D. and Donna Eden

This paper presents strong scientific evidence that energy medicine has strengths not found in conventional medicine, and it identifies six areas where energy medicine might augment and sometimes supersede conventional approaches to health care.



Healing the Rhythms at Deeper Levels: A Synopsis from the Work of Donna Eden
by Mary Alice Gettens

Two methods for healing Five Rhythm issues based on the work presented by Donna Eden at the "Five Rhythms" workshop taught January 2002 in Portland.



The Nine Hearts Exercise
by Donna Eden

An exercise which connects all radiant circuits and gets them flowing, especially good for Heart, Large Intestine, and Penetrating Flow.



Allergy Treatment: A Synopsis from the Work of Donna Eden
by Mary Alice Gettens

A method of working with allergies based on Energy Medicine, followed by comments.

Energy Interventions for Working with Pain
by Jeff Harris, M.D.

A collection of energy techniques for working with pain, drawn from Energy Medicine as well as other sources.

Energy Medicine: Uses in Medical Settings
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A short list of energy medicine techniques to consider before and after surgery, in dealing with medication, and in working with overall healing.

Energy Testing Food and Drugs; Preventing Side Effects 
by Vicki Matthews, ND

How to approach energy testing food and substances, including a discussion of testing and correcting for problems at the meridian level.

Frozen and Irregular Energies: Hidden Energy Stumbling Blocks
by Stephanie Eldringhoff, MA, LFMT and Victoria Matthews, ND

An excellent guide to working with frozen and irregular energies in the body, meridians, and chakras.



An Energy Practitioner's Guide To Medical Emergencies
by Jeanne Cook, M.D., Donna Eden, David Feinstein, Ph.D., Jeff Harris, M.D., Vicki Matthews, N.D.

A discussion of the approach to some of the common medical emergencies which may occur in the office, including both the first-response medical approach (e.g. CPR) and supportive energy methods.

Generic Letter to Insurance Carriers about EM
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A generic reply to inquiries about Energy Medicine from insurance carriers. Contains information regarding Energy Medicine, related therapies, diagnostic code, and links to journal articles.

How To Avoid Legal Problems With Your Website
by Midge Murphy, JD, Ph.D. (Energy Medicine)

Risk management steps for energy medicine practitioners.

Referral Suggestions for Energy Practitioners
by Ellen Farrell, MA, NCC, LPC

Energy Medicine is not a replacement for the treatment of a client who has, in clinical terms, an "emotional disorder." This paper contains suggestions as to when and why a client should be referred to a psychotherapist.



Demonstrating Energy Testing During an Introductory Lecture
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

Instructive collection of notes from "Teaching a Basic Energy Medicine Class" taught May 2004 in Phoenix by Donna Eden and David Feinstein.

How to Start an Energy Medicine Study Group
by Innersource.net

A list of pointers on how to run a study group.


Marketing for EEM: Tips and Ideas
by Vicki Matthews, ND

A crash course in marketing, branding, and promoting your Eden Energy Medicine business. Marketing basics and the most important points you need to be aware of to succeed are presented. Handy tips and tools are also provided.


At Play in the Fields of the Mind - Personal Myths as Fields of Information
by David Feinstein, Ph. D.

This paper expands the personal mythology construct, suggesting that personal myths function not only as biochemically-coded models of reality, but also as fields of information˜natural though non-visible elements of the physical universe˜that impact consciousness and behavior.

Energy Medicine and the Other Side
by Donna Eden

This paper is a statement of Donna's view of working with the "psychic realm" and the usefulness of energy medicine in this arena.

Form vs. Spirit in Energy Medicine
by David Feinstein, Ph.D.

There is a form in teaching and practicing Energy Medicine.  And even more importantly there is a spirit.  When the energy moves you, spirit takes precedence over form.

Grid vs. Cloacal Energies
by Donna Eden

A short paper describing the difference between the grid and the cloacal energies.

Meridian Tracing with the 24-Hour Meridian Flow Wheel
by Susan Shanley, LCSW

Meridian Tracing with the 24-Hour Meridian Flow Wheel: Affirmations to Anchor Positive Attributes of the 14 Meridians.

Metabolism and the Throat Chakra
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein Ph.D.

This paper elaborates further on Donna's view of the unique nature of the throat chakra and its relationship to metabolism.

Possible Meanings of Colors Seen in the Aura
by Donna Eden and David Feinstein, Ph.D.

A listing of aura colors and their possible interpretation.

Proposed Experiments in Energy Medicine:
A Statement by the Energy Medicine Institute

Suggested first steps toward scientifically establishing the case for Energy Medicine in health care settings.

Special Introduction to the Chinese Translation of Energy Medicine
by Donna Eden

The introduction to the Chinese translation of Energy Medicine, including some interesting comments about replenishing chi.

Tibetan Energy Rings and the Celtic Weave
by Donna Eden

This article compares the two related energies and helps explain the difference.

Waking to the Rhythm of a New Myth
by David Feinstein, Ann Mortifee, and Stanley Krippner

Mythic Perspectives for a World in Distress: Myth is the way people combine what is known and what is not known into the maps that guide         them through their lives. This essay is concerned with the myths that are leading us into an uncertain future, how they can be understood,           how they can be worked with, and how they can be transformed.

Wireless Bras
compiled by Donna Eden, Vicki Matthews, and Titanya Dahlin

A list of recommended wireless bras.

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