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Our conscious mind is the outer layer of the individual psyche. It is this consciousness which is in charge of giving a definition to who we are and of perceiving and describing the outer reality.
Modern psychology estimates the consciousness to represent only 10% of the overall functions and activities of the psyche. So, in reality, what we perceive is mostly defined by the hidden aspects of our psyche, the subconscious or the unconscious.
The ancient Chinese thought system implies the predominance of thought over the matter, by the affirmation that Shen leads the Qi, signifying that the neurophysiology of the body is primarily subject to the mind and the psyche, what is today broadly classified as psychosomatics.
Our thoughts and beliefs influence not only the body but also how we perceive and respond to outer events, in the form of instinctive reactions and emotions.
This series of lectures aims at unraveling the mysteries of the mind and the psyche from a Chinese medical perspective
Historically, Chinese medicine had emphasized the continuity of the physical, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of the human being. By classifying the causative factors of disease, into external, internal, and mixed, and by delegating the emotions, and mental attitudes to the internal causes, they were putting an emphasis on the impact of the psycho-emotional equilibrium of a person. The Chinese premise of “the body holds the mind and the mind contains the body” demonstrates this belief clearly.
Furthermore, the interrelation between the microcosm (the human) with the macrocosm (the outer world) is stressed in Chinese medical concepts. This ancient worldview joins the modern discoveries in quantum physics. We can even affirm that our personal lives and the world we evolve in are but a reflection of our beliefs and thought systems.
Helping our patients in changing their belief mechanisms, in relation to their pain and suffering, is a major step in the Healing process. The PAT exercises (Psychology and Acupuncture Therapy), are based on traditional acupuncture points, known for their impact on the psyche, combined with cognitive affirmations. The PAT are extremely valuable tools for shifting beliefs and breaking away from established ideas and mind-sets
This Mentorship program has 3 main aims:
1. Understanding the psychological profile of our patients: which helps in orienting and offering the most appropriate acupuncture treatment.
2. Exploring the hidden parts of the psyche, the traumatic and subconscious memories (the shadows), with therapeutic strategies for releasing them.
3. Restoring the powers of the mind and regaining mastery over our lives which leads to peace of mind and well-being.
The powers of the mind are boundless, but we are only using 7-10% of this potential. Not only does our minds have the power to both generate disease and to heal it, but it is also constantly influencing the outer world, usually without our conscious knowledge.
To experience peace of mind and physical well-being requires us to learn how to access the full potential of our psyche. As well as to understand what constitutes the subconscious and the hidden obstacles (limiting beliefs) in our psyche, and how to release these “shadows”.
In this 6 month mentorship program facilitated, by Dr. Hamid Montkab, we will be exploring these issues in-depth. Classical Chinese acupuncture offers numerous concepts and strategies to deal with the concept of “Gui ≈ Ghosts” or shadows, preventing us the full access to our psyche potential.
This Mentorship is presented by:
Hamid Montakab, author of several books, acupuncturist, and instructor
Hamid Montakab M.D. graduated from Medical School of Paris, did his residency in surgery and completed a 3-year education in acupuncture. Later spending several months in clinical training in China, followed by 2 years in exploring the local healing in the Philippines and India. He practiced for 5 years in America after obtaining the NCCA certification and a degree in Chinese Herbalism. In 1986 he founded the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Switzerland.
Dr. Montakab was commissioned by the Swiss National Fond to conduct a scientific research study on Acupuncture and Insomnia. In 1995 he was the co-founder and president of the Swiss Professional Organization for TCM (SPO-TCM).
Quite often, modern TCM practitioners are lacking the tools or confidence to tackle the deeper psycho-emotional issues of their patients.
Mentorship Overview & Curriculum:
Our main aim is to help the practitioner discover and to apply these tools in their daily practices.
Between each module, two Q&A sessions (office hours) are scheduled over zoom to help clarify topics, and materials taught and to analyze any patient cases. Plus offer therapeutic strategies that the participants may propose.
Each of the 6 modules is available on demand so you can choose the time of day to watch them.
Module 1 is available as a live webinar (March 25th) and after 48 hours will also be available on-demand.
Module 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 are pre-recorded and available on demand and will be released monthly
Office hours are scheduled twice a month through zoom (April to September) and allow for interaction with Dr. Montakab as well as your peers. The zoom office hours are recorded if you cannot make them live to view later. The office hours are 1 hour in length and listed below in Pacific Time (Vancouver/ California Time Zone)
Office hour dates
Tues 4th @ 9 am PT
Wed 19th @ 9 am PT
Tues 9th @ 9 am PT
Wed 24th @ 9 am PT
Tues 6th @ 9 am PT
Wed 21st @ 9 am PT
Tues 11th @ 9 am PT
Wed 26th @ 9 am PT
Tues 8th @ 9 am PT
Wed 23rd @ 9 am PT
Tues 12th @ 9 am PT
Wed 20th @ 9 am PT
Forums: Connect with your peers and discuss cases and the material being taught in the 6 modules. Dr. Montakab will be monitoring the forums and often will use the relevant topics and popular forum posts to guide discussion during office hours.
Special Rebate Offer
If you have already purchased any of the Modules 1-6 previously through Healthy Seminars then you qualify for a rebate on your Mentorship Program Fee.
Contact us to learn how much of a rebate you can receive on your mentorship program if you have previously purchased any of the Modules 1-6 through Healthy Seminars.