History of Energy Measuring
Dr. Ed Carlson
Fifty-plus years ago,
Energy Measuring emerged in the medical and health-care professions,
initially as a diagnostic discipline in physical therapy for muscle
In 1964, a breakthrough
in diagnosis occurred when Detroit chiropractic physician, Dr.
George Goodheart, Jr., made an
observation so profound that it will forever be a landmark in the
history of all health care provided by medical, osteopathic,
chiropractic, dental, podiatric, naturopathic, homeopathic, and
psychology doctors. (Durlacher)
Correlating muscles with
acupuncture meridians and energy flows, Dr. Goodheart developed Applied
Kinesiology (AK) through his insatiable research, and continuous study
of medical, osteopathic and chiropractic journals and books. He also
wisely believed that bridges, rather than barriers, would lead to
John Diamond was attracted by
this policy and intrigued by AK, becoming the first qualified medical
member of the International College of Applied Kinesiology in the
Dr. Diamond learned that
a patient thinking an anxious thought "weakened" a previously strong
muscle. Working with this, Dr. Diamond reached the core
of emotional problems for people far faster than by using orthodox
counseling. This changed his entire practice.
book was Behavioral
Kinesiology (in paperback, Your
Body Doesn’t Lie),
short, simple and profound, followed by his very comprehensive Life
Energy, correlating the positive
and negative emotions for each acupuncture meridian.
Harvey Ross was very impressed
with a muscle weakening when a person experienced anxiety, or made a
statement that was false. He shared this with his good friend
psychologist Roger Callahan.
Dr. Callahan immediately registered for a 100-hour AK course —
the only psychologist in the course! In 1985 he published Five
Minute Phobia Cure.
of California psychologists Peter Lambrou and George Pratt are
clinical and consulting psychologists on staff at Scripps Memorial
Hospital in La Jolla, California. Both maintain a private practice and
consult with businesses around the country. Lambrou and Pratt have
treated over 6,000 patients with a 95-percent success rate. Their 2000
Random House book, Instant
Emotional Healing, gives great
credit to Goodheart, Diamond, and Callahan as pioneers. Their book
provides a superb overview, review, and background of energy and
As a tool of discovery and
experiential learning tool, Energy
Measuring is a huge leap — and
Heart Forgiveness is a major expansion —
they are now jointly applied to relieving the many burdens people carry
regarding others, their self, and God.
is more than memorizing, emulating, or taking notes —
it is experiencing "core health" in our energy, in our heart, in every
cell of our body —
so our daily living flows effortlessly, without compulsion, from the
wellspring of a natural ability to live a full and healthy life.