Today at the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology’s 13th Annual meeting, I heard a very informative talk about some of the ethical issues surrounding energy psychology practices. The speaker was attorney Midge Murphy, an attorney whose work and life parallels the emergence of energy healing practices. She is an attorney and has a PhD in Energy Medicine from Holos University. She has been trained in many of the latest pioneering energy healing modalities. Murphy represents a new type of attorney as she is comfortable in both the legal arena and the healing arts. On her website, www.midgemurphy.com, this is how she describes her legal work:
Midge offers professional liability risk management consulting services to practitioners and teachers of energy techniques, institutions granting certification in energy based modalities, and national complementary and alternative medicine organizations.
Midge is a co-author (along with Dorothea Hover-Kramer) of Creating Right Relationships, an ethical guidebook for energy healing practitioners. WholeHealth Chicago is mentioned in this book. Midge sees the collaborative, integrative relationship that I have with Healing Touch practitioner, Katie Oberlin as a model for how integrative practice should look.
She is a colleague of the leading academic thinker about the intersection of law and Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Michael H. Cohen. See: www.camlawblog.com.
Larry Stoler, MSSA, PhD, DCEP
WholeHealth Chicago, 773-296-6700×2317
Certified Tao of Medical Qigong Practitioner