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Famous Healers

Past and present healing mentors who stand out among us in teaching and practicing the art of health and well-being. Links to information on Florence Nightingale, Edgar Cayce, Barbara Brennan, Peace Pilgrim, Benjamin Spock, Carolyn Myss, and Deepak Chopra and others.
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Famous Healers
Famous Healers

Birthday Listings of Signifcant Holistic Healers
In celebration of their lives, it is important to honor the healers who trail-blazed our healing path.

Samuel Hahnemann
Founder of Homeopathy

Daniel David Palmer
Profile of Daniel David Palmer, founder of Chiropractic Medicine.

Dr. Edward Bach
Originator of Healing Herb remedies now known as flower essences.

Hawayo Takata
Profile and Reiki resources about Hawayo Takata, third person (and first woman) in the Usui Reiki lineage.

Peace Pilgrim
From 1953 to 1981 a silver haired woman calling herself only "Peace Pilgrim" walked more than 25,000 miles on a personal pilgrimage for peace. She vowed to "remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace.

Famous Healer Profile: Doreen Virtue
Clairvoyant author and metaphysician who communicates with and works among the angels.

Famous Healer Profile: Dr. Mehmet Oz
Professor and vice chairman of Surgery at Columbia University. Author and Health Expert. Dr. Oz is most recognized for his appearances on the Oprah Winfrey show.

Walking Through Walls: A Memoir
Philip Smith's memoir of an offbeat upbringing and his relationship with his famous decorator/healer father, Lew Smith.

John F Demartini
Dr. John F. Demartini, one of the teachers featured in The Secret DVD, speaks internationally with a mission to inspire wisdom, healing, personal success and leadership.

Hippocrates was a Greek doctor who looked for medical rather than religious reasons for ailments.

Janet Mentgen
Profile of Janet Mentgen, nurse and founder of Healing Touch.

Florence Nightingale
Profile and resource links about Florence Nightingale, pioneer of nursing.

Most Inspirational Personalities
Inspirational individuals nominated and voted for recognition for their works in the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.

Most Inspirational Personalities
Inspirational individuals nominated and voted for recognition for their works in the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards.

2012 Healing.About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Nominate your favorite holistic healing personalities, healing tools, Mind/Body Apps, Reiki Internet spots, online markets, and more.

John of God
João Teixeira de Faria - The medium Joao Teixeira has no formal medical training. Instead he gives over his consciousness and incorporates the spirits of past doctors and saints.

Rosemary Altea
Internationally renowned medium and healer. You can read your Healing Guide's Interview with Rosemary here .

Shirley MacLaine on Aging
Maintaining the harmony of the three (body mind spirit) means that each must independently function at its optimum level of health.

Dr. Phil McGraw
Best selling author, television show host, and life strategist best known as Dr. Phil.

Dr. Andrew Weil
Author of best-selling book "8 Weeks to Optimum Health." Dr. Weil teaches at the University of Arizona in Tucson, specializing in alternative medicine, mind/body interactions and medical botany.

Barbara Brennan
Healer, teacher, author and physicist who has been researching the Human Energy Field for more than 25 years.

Benjamin Spock, M.D.
Famed pediatrician and parenting expert.

Dr. Brian Weiss
Author of Many Lives, Many Masters, Dr. Weiss is reknowned by his study and participation of past life regression therapies in healing people.

Carolyn Myss
Medical Intuitive. Pioneer in the field of energy medicine and human consciousness.

Dr. Deepak Chopra
Author and motivational speaker, Dr. Chopra, work incorporates the concept of good health and self-knowledgethrough a blending of Western medicine with the ancient techniques of Ayurvedic health care.

John Bradshaw Personal Page
Author of Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child

Louise L. Hay
Strong leader of the self-help movement.

Phineas Parkhurst Quimby (1802-1866)
Father of metaphysics, first to note a person's mental thoughts effects their health.

Rosalyn L. Bruyere
Biography page of internationally acclaimed healer, clairvoyant and medicine woman.

William Garner Sutherland
Osteopathic physician credited with the discovery of cranial osteopathy.

Favorite Inspirational Personality
Nominate your favorite inspirational personalities for the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.

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