"My advice to seekers who are reading this, is to jump in. Thich Nhat Hanh says death is a continuation of energy. I can now perceive this. While I am respectful of the transition which lays ahead for all of us, I am no longer afraid. Field Dynamics has contributed to this shift of view, and I am grateful."
Hello Rob, please do tell us a little about yourself!
I'm 69 years old, live in New Orleans and am a father of five. I retired after completing my 40 year career as an Internist in 2018. I love nature, my family and healing. I was a spiritual youngster. When a young man, I was swept into the strong cultural currents of the 1960’s and undertook a career of Western medicine with a holistic orientation.
In 2018, I encountered health problems - including cancer - and needed to heal. I followed the spiritual path of discovery. I became an ardent meditator, went to Tibetan Buddhist retreats and learned to perceive subtle energy. I accessed deep wounds. Happily, the cancer went into remission. I continued to suffer however, and sought deeper healing. Keith Parker was offering to teach Samadhi on Insight Timer. I found his teaching to be profound and joined the very first EHT-100 energy healing training. Now, having recently completed the EHT-200, I am pursuing my Energy Healing Practitioner certificate through Field Dynamics.
What was your experience of the Field Dynamics trainings? How did the structure support you?
"The most fantastic change I have witnessed is understanding the energy field we are all part of. More subtle than matter, the energy field is a powerful level of reality to work with. Our minds perceive energy with awareness. We can vivify our awareness through meditation. We alter the energy fields with our presence and directed thoughts. We become the artists of our own lives."
I have taken hundreds of courses during my life. The Field Dynamics course material, structure and the instructors’ style places these courses on top. I have been given many priceless perspectives and tools. We have learned how to access subtle experiential energy states. Field Dynamics has helped me to release from my identity what I don’t recognize as true, while embracing what is true about me. Consequentially, I have more freedom and confidence.
The 6 month structure of the trainings worked well. The courses were broken down into modules. Each module was 3 - 5 weeks apart and was rolled out over an intense weekend. Between the weekends, we studied and practiced as much as we wanted. We were given assignments, which included writing and meditating with intention. We meditated by ourselves and with others. We learned to focus our attention using tools which I compare to lenses. We learned to hone our presence and awareness. We learned to be still and quiet while tracking our inner world. From the perspective of my practice, I am happy with the progression.
I was surprised at the excellent quality of intimacy and learning supported by the online experience. Over the eighteen months of education, I have logged countless hours of real-time contact with the teachers and classmates. Within the digital context, the quantity of contact along with the alive quality of experiences made the on-line experience valuable.
Have you noticed changes in yourself, or have others commented on such changes?
I am fortunate my family supported this inner journey. I have heard them say I am more calm, caring, a better listener, and happier. The biggest change for me is that I have a visceral pull to return to the work of healing. Following the adage, Physician heal thyself, I feel I have something meaningful to offer. When the spiritual, psychic and the physical views are held in the same consideration, great gains occur. When an empathic witness understands the pain and fear of a small child’s experience, the adult body will relinquish its pain. It's magical, it makes sense and it makes meaning. It’s also dependable.
You committed to private session work alongside the trainings, how was that for you?
I was fortunate to have opportunity to work both with both Keith Parker and with Christabel Armsden for one-on-one sessions. Both are masterful practitioners of energy healing. I credit these interactions with both helping me release ‘hang-ups’ that have followed me my whole life, and also to integrate the coursework so to be able to help others. Important realizations resulted from the deep dives into past traumas which enabled me to access my inner child and my divine feminine aspects and become a stronger whole person. It’s remarkable.
How did you find the partner-trades with your fellow class-mates?
My partner trades were one of the greatest joys of the course. I’ve established several new important friendships. It is a privilege to be able to spend time with my classmates.
Any advice for those considering the EHT-100 training, or looking to experience energy healing?
My advice to seekers who are reading this, is to jump in. Thich Nhat Hanh says death is a continuation of energy. I can now perceive this. While I am respectful of the transition which lays ahead for all of us, I am no longer afraid. Field Dynamics has contributed to this shift of view, and I am grateful.
Thank you, Rob.
Applications are now open for our next EHT-100 training. If you would like to arrange a consult to discuss if this training is the right choice for you, do reach out to us.