Episode 164: Chinese Medicine and Consciousness
with Lonny Jarrett, L.Ac.
A significant part of treating patients through Chinese Medicine is communicating the aspects of healing that are beyond just the physical. Practitioners can start to do this by embodying the personal cultivation and intentionality necessary to find true healing as an example for their patients.
Lonny Jarrett has been active in the Chinese Medicine field since 1980 and in this conversation, he discusses integral medicine and the importance of bringing patients’ consciousness into their healing process in order to help them find healing that is beyond what they feel themselves.
On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:
- Why intention is the foundation of integral medicine
- The importance of Chinese Medicine practitioners embodying their practice
- How the development of states and stages interact in the framework of integral medicine
- Why true healing transcends the self
- How Lonny often spends his first visit with a patient and gets them on his side of the lens
Lonny Jarrett has been practicing Chinese Medicine in Stockbridge, Massachusetts since 1986. He is a founding board member of the Ac. Soc. Of Mass. and a Fellow of the National Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Lonny is the author of Nourishing Destiny: The Inner Tradition of Chinese Medicine and The Clinical Practice of Chinese Medicine. He holds a master’s degree in neurobiology and a fourth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He was recently featured in the text, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling by bestselling author Stephen Cope. Lonny hosts NourishingDestiny.com, an online community for 3000 practitioners of Chinese medicine worldwide. His teaching schedule is at: www.chinesemedicine.courses and his texts are available from Spirit Path Press.
Links to people and resources mentioned in this conversation:
Chinese Medicine: Scholar Physicians Facebook group
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