Part 1: Preparation – The Importance of Intention in Healing
Before we even touch on the substance of the matter, we must look at the Importance of Intention in Healing. In quantum medicine, the intention of the healer is crucial. The whole process must be based on a proper intention. More precisely, in regard to the entanglement between the observer and the subject (the client), the outcome of healing can be influenced by the belief system and the intention of the doctor.
Many individuals diagnosed with a fatal disease have been able to counteract the negativity and the limited view of conventional medicine, but this requires a lot of character and determination and is not an optimal situation. Most of the time, the patient can only go as far as the perspective imposed by the mainstream.
Quantum healing, when it is really understood, makes the doctor or practitioner realize that they are not at the center of this event (this probably reminds you of Copernicus) but that the client or patient, grounded in the fundamental reality of consciousness healing, is. I am grateful to my clients and patients who have revealed to me the infinite possibilities of healing—from seemingly small to fatal conditions.
Surprisingly, my colleagues didn’t share the same excitement. I learned, at my own expense, that healing in conventional medicine is not always the main target. Or if it is, it must follow a set of rules that can’t accept anything outside of the medical protocols.
One of my dear teachers in homeopathy, more precisely in homotoxicology, would often say in defense of homeopathy, “The one who heals is the one who is right.” I will admit that it was obviously not the most scientific statement, but still, it reflects some common sense. After I had been practicing homeopathy for a few years as part of my integrative medical practice, a man came to consult with me for a difficult problem. A diagnosed diabetic for many years, he had developed a very bad lesion on one of his feet. This lesion was not healing even though he was receiving all of the standard medical attention he could, with intensive care of the infected area. After the orthopedic surgeon advised him that the next step would be amputation, he followed the advice of his friends and came to visit me.
I listened attentively to his story and suggested some typical homeopathy suitable for his condition. A few weeks later, the client came back for a consult and, exceeding all my expectations, his foot was no longer at risk for amputation.
Intention is central to quantum healing and, as we have just seen, we may assume that the common intention of any system of healing is to heal. Intention, to be working at its best, cannot be diluted by any other agenda except an act of compassion with detachment.
The quality of listening and the relationship with the client is essential in achieving an environment that supports the slowing down of the vital body, using the most suitable complementary modalities or technology for the situation.
Another critical aspect which is just as important is to slow down the vital body, as Dr. Goswami points out. Creativity will find its way more easily when someone is in a relaxed mode, rather than in a stressed sympathetic mode (dominated by the sympathetic nervous system) where thinking is difficult. This is more often the case when one has to face the verdict of an impressive professional team, often all white-coated. To add even more tension to this scenario, the words chosen are not always the carriers of a healing force. The fatality of a diagnosis doesn’t have the effect of a placebo; it has the opposite effect, where the patient has to face a problematic issue.
Creative integrative medicine, in this context, can help by proposing many different modalities with the specific goal of switching the client into a more parasympathetic mode of relaxation. Meditation and other relaxation techniques such as yoga (certainly a popular one) can be used. Heart Rate variability technic, aromatherapy, herbology, naturopathy, and homeopathy can also support the client with different cocktails that can do more than just provide relaxation. In some cases, they can open the mind to creative healing.
You have probably understood by this time that the goal is to create, from the beginning, an environment that will allow for creativity. Quality of intention, listening, relaxing, and being compassionate, human, and personal will create the space for obtaining a new awareness about the dramatic and conflicted situations in which the client is caught.
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Page 38-42 from Creative Integrative Medicine
SheQuest by Estelle Thompson, featuring Dr. Paul Drouin
Recently I was interviewed on a podcast – SheQuest by Estelle Thomson (artist, yoga teacher, Psy M, and my daughter). Listen to the full podcast below: