How Does Music Heal?

Music as a Healing Spiritual Practice Adapted from an article written by Dr. Candace Pert, Oct 2, 2004. Music, one might say, is the sound of spirit. Beautiful music can inspire, calm, and uplift us as it connects us to the innermost nature of our being. Surrendering to music may be the ultimate meditation. Music,…Continue reading…

New Candace Pert Film Project

We’ve moved some of the information on the site related to the documentary film Candace Pert’s Molecules of Emotion. Links to the current video trailer can be found HERE, and the Film Treatment (story line, who’s in it, film team etc) can be found HERE Information on The Institute for New Medicine who is producing…Continue reading…

Dr Kelly Brogan blogs on Dr Pert and the “Science” of Psychiatry

Recently I was introduced to the writings of Dr Kelly Brogan, a holistic health psychiatrist (kellybroganmd.com), who like Dr Candace Pert does not see much patient benefit in the medicalized model of depression and mental illness. That prevailing model claims the causes of mental illness relate to chemical deficiencies in the brain. For those of…Continue reading…

Memorial Lectures: September 14, 2014

SCIENCE & SPIRITUALITY September 14, 2014 with Joan Borysenko AND 5th US Spiritist Medical Conference, September 20-21 George Washington University, Washington, DC BRIDGING SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY A Tribute to Dr Candace Pert   Why do we get sick?,  how can we get better? What do “Emotions” have to do with this? Are they stored in the…Continue reading…

Science & Spirituality: Awakening the Mind-Body Connection

The Institute for New Medicine sponsored Science & Spirituality: Awakening the Mind-Body Connection on September 14, 2014 in Bethesda, MD, with renowned scientist, author and spiritual teacher, Dr. Joan Borysenko. This wonderful program was a memorial tribute to Dr. Candace Pert – a visionary whose scientific discoveries and theories shaped Mind Body medicine.