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There are professional associations for many of the therapies described in this website. Readers seeking a local practitioner may contact any of the organizations listed here. Although many groups provide referrals at no cost, a few charge a fee for directories.


O - Z Organizations

ORTHOMOLECULAR THERAPY

The International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN)
Suite 100
16775 Addison Road
Addison, TX 75001
Tel: (972) 407-9089
Fax: (972) 250-0233
Website: www.iaacn.org




OSTEOPATHY

American Academy of Osteopathy
Suite 1080
3500 DePauw Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46268-1136
Tel: (317) 879-1881
Fax: (317) 879-0563
Website: www.academyofosteopathy.org

American Osteopathic Association
142 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: (312) 280-5800
Email: info@aoa-net.org
Website: www.aoa-net.org

The Cranial Academy
8202 Clearvista Parkway #9-D
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Tel: (317) 594-0411
Website: www.cranialacademy.com




OXYGEN/OZONE THERAPY

Europa Institute of Integrated Medicine
Suite 201
406 Avenue Paseo de Tijuana
International Border Zone
Tijuana, BC Mexico
Tel: (909) 336-1918 (US office)
Website: www.oxytherapy.com




PAST LIFE THERAPY

Association for Past Life Research and Therapy
International Association for Regression Research & Therapies, Inc. (IARRT)
P0 Box 20151
Riverside, CA 92516
Tel: (909) 784-1570
Fax: (909) 784-8440
Website: www.aprt




POLARITY THERAPY

It takes 18 months of part-time training to obtain the Diploma in Polarity Therapy. Practitioners are registered on the Federation of Polarity Trainings Register.

American Polarity Therapy Association (APTA)
Suite 149
2888 Bluff Street
Boulder, CO 80301

P.O.Box 19858
Boulder, CO 90308
Tel: (303) 545-2080
Fax: (303) 545-2161
Toll Free: (800) 359-5620
Email: hq@polaritytherapy.org
Website: www.polaritytherapy.org




PSIONICS

See Radionics.




PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELING

American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Tel: (800) 964-2000 or (202) 336-5510
Website: www.apa.org




QIGONG

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
433 Front Street
Catasaugua, PA 1B032
Tel: (610) 226-4433
Fax: (610) 264-2768
Website: www.qigonghealing.com

American Association of Oriental Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 941-1064
Toll Free: (888) 500-7999
Email: AAOM1@aol.com
Website: www.aaom.org
The largest membership organization for practitioners, it promotes public education about acupuncture and oriental medicine techniques and provides information on the therapies.

American Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (AFTCM)
505 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 776-0502

2390-A Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 956-3030

The Chi Kung School at the Body-Energy Center
P0 Box 19708
2730 29th Street
Boulder, CO 80308
Tel: (303) 447-0484
Fax: (303) 442-3131
Website: http://home.earthlink.net/~damarisj/certification.htm

East-West Academy of Healing Arts Qigong Institute
Suite 2104
450 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 788-2227
Website: members.aol.com/eastwestqi/

The Healing Tao Center
P0 Box 1194
Huntington, NY 11743
Tel: (516) 368-6828
Website: www.healingtaousa.com




RADIONICS

United States Psychotronics Organization (USPA)
P0 Box 22697
Louisville, KY 40252
Tel: (502) 429-6600

P.O. Box 45
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Tel: (262) 742=4790
Website: www.psychotronics.org




REFLEXOLOGY

American Academy of Reflexology
Suite B
606 East Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91501
Tel: (818) 841-7741
Website: www.massagedirect.com/aar.htm

International Academy of Advanced Reflexology
1177 6th Street
Whitehall, PA 18052
Tel: (610) 403-3837 or (610) 403-3838
Fax: (610) 403-3839
Website: www.reflexology.net

International Institute of Reflexology, Inc.
P0 Box 12462
5650 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33733-2642
Tel: (727) 343-4811
Fax: (727) 381-2807
Email: irr@tampabay.rr.com
Website: www.reflexology-usa.net




REIKI

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
433 Front Street
Catasaugua, PA 18032
Tel: (610) 226-1433
Fax: (610) 264-2768
Website: www.qigonghealing.com

American Association of Oriental Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 941-1064
Toll Free: (888) 500-7999
Email: AAOM1@aol.com
Website: www.aaom.org
The largest membership organization for practitioners, it promotes public education about acupuncture and oriental medicine techniques and provides information on the therapies.

The Center for Reiki Training
29209 Northwestern Highway #592 (This might be a former address)
or
21421 Hilltop Street, #28
Southfield, MI 48034
Tel: (248) 948-8112
Fax: (248) 948-9534
Toll Free: (800) 332-8112
Email: center@reiki.org
Website: www.reiki.org




RELAXATION & BREATHING

Many complementary therapists, particularly yoga teachers and therapists, and hypnotherapists, teach relaxation and breathing techniques. A number of audiotapes are also available.

Mind/Body Medical Institute
Division of Behavioral Medicine
New England Deaconess Hospital
Boston, MA 02215
Tel: (617) 632-9525
Provides group programs for different illnesses, and has affiliated programs nationwide.

Stress Reduction Clinic
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Tel: (508) 856-1616
Conducts an eight-week program and a five-day residential program in mindfulness training and Stress reduction.




ROLFING

Practitioners train over three two-month blocks of full-time study that includes anatomy, physiology, manipulation, and counseling skills. Students must have undergone personal psychotherapy and must be already qualified in other bodywork therapies, such as massage. Qualified practitioners are known as Certified Rolfers.

The RoIf Institute of Structural Integration
205 Canyon Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: (303) 449-5900
Fax: (303) 449-5978
Toll Free: (800) 530-8875
Website: www.rolf.org




SHAMANISM

Foundation for Shamanic Studies
P0 Box 1939
Mill Valley, CA 94942
Tel: (415) 380-8282
Email: info@shamanicstudies.com
Website: www.shamanism.org
Offers a list of practitioners and further information.




SHEN THERAPY

Certified SHEN practitioners complete a series of modules under guidance of a teacher or "mentor."

International SHEN Therapy Association
Suite 202
3213 West Wheeler
Seattle, WA 98199
Tel: (206) 298-9468
Fax: (206) 283-1256




SHIATSU

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
433 Front Street
Catasaugua, PA 18032
Tel: (610) 226-1433
Fax: (610) 264-2768
Website: www.qigonghealing.com

American Association of Oriental Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 941-1064
Toll Free: (888) 500-7999
Email: AAOM1@aol.com
Website: www.aaom.org
The largest membership organization for practitioners, it promotes public education about acupuncture and oriental medicine techniques and provides information on the therapies.

Ohashi Institute, Inc.
12 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 684-4190

147 West 25th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (646) 486-1187
Fax: (646) 486-1409
Email: ohashiinst@aol.com
Website: www.ohashiatsu.org
Website: www.ohashi.com
Toll Free: (800) 810-4190




SILVA METHOD

The Silva Method
Silva International Inc.
P.O. Box 2249
1407 Calle Del Norte
Laredo, TX 78044-2249
Tel: (956) 722-6391
Toll Free: (800) 545-6463
Email: silvamethod@silvamethod.com
Website: www.silvamethod.com




SOUND THERAPY

The Institute for Music, Health, and Education
P0 Box 4179
Boulder, CO 80306
Tel: (303) 443-8484
Provides information on chanting.

Sound, Listening, and Learning Center
Suite 205
2701 East Camelback
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Tel: (602) 381-0086
Tel: (978) 232-0332 (Beverly, MA)
Tel: (678) 921-4427 (Atlanta, GA)
Tel: (626) 405-2386 (Pasadena, CA)
Website: www.soundlistening.com
Provides information on Auditory Integration Training and on the Tomatis method.

Dr. Peter Manners
Bretforton Hall
Bretforton, Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire WR1 5JA UK
Provides information on cymatics therapy.




T'AI CHI CH'UAN

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
433 Front Street
Catasaugua, PA 18032
Tel: (610) 226-1433
Fax: (610) 264-2768
Website: www.qigonghealing.com

American Association of Oriental Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 941-1064
Toll Free: (888) 500-7999
Email: AAOM1@aol.com
Website: www.aaom.org
The largest membership organization for practitioners, it promotes public education about acupuncture and oriental medicine techniques and provides information on the therapies.

American Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (AFTCM)
505 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 776-0502

2390-A Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 956-3030

See also Qigong.




THAI MASSAGE

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
433 Front Street
Catasaugua, PA 18032
Tel: (610) 226-1433
Fax: (610) 264-2768
Website: www.qigonghealing.com

American Association of Oriental Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 941-1064
Toll Free: (888) 500-7999
Email: AAOM1@aol.com
Website: www.aaom.org
The largest membership organization for practitioners, it promotes public education about acupuncture and oriental medicine techniques and provides information on the therapies.




THERAPEUTIC TOUCH

Nurse Healers Professional Associates International
1211 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel: (215) 545-8079

3760 South Highland Drive Suite 429
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Tel: (801) 273-3399
Fax: (509) 693-3537
Email: NH-PAI@Therapeutic-Touch.org
Website: www.therapeutic-touch.org
Offers free referrals to 1,200 members who practice Therapeutic Touch and/or other types of energy healing. Most are health care professionals.




THE TOMATIS METHOD

See Sound Therapy.




TOUCH FOR HEALTH

Touch for Health Kinesiology Association
Suite 201
3223 Washington Boulevard
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Tel: (800) 466-8342
Website: www.touch4health.com

P.O. Boz 392
New Carlisle, Ohio 45344
Tel: (800) 466-8342
Email: admin@tfh.org
Website: www.tfhka.org
Provides information on Touch for Health, including self-help material.




TRAGERWORK

The average time to complete training and supervised practice is two years. All practitioners are reassessed annually to ensure that their methods remain true to Dr. Trager's teaching. There are currently about 500 practitioners in the US and more than 300 elsewhere. Training is available in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia.

The Trager Institute
21 Locust Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Tel: (415) 388-2688
Fax: (415) 388-2710
Email: admin@trager.com
Website: www.trager.com




VISUALIZATION

The Academy for Guided Imagery, Inc.
P0 Box 2070
Mill Valley, CA 94942
Tel: (415) 389-9324
Fax: (415) 389-9342
Toll Free: (800) 726-2070
Website: www.interactiveimagery.com See also Psychotherapy & Counseling.




VOICE THERAPY

See Psychotherapy & Counseling.




WESTERN HERBALISM

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NNAP)
Suite 105
601 Valley
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: (206) 298-0125

8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
Tel: (703) 610-9037
Fax: (703) 610-9005
Toll Free: (877) 969-2267
Website: www.naturopathic.org
Website: www.aanp.com
Email: Office infoaanp@amg-inc.com
Email: Website webmasteraanp@amg-inc.com
Maintains support and standards of practice. It also encourages research and legislative regulation of practice.

American Holistic Medical Association
Suite 201
4101 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
Tel: (919) 787-5146

6728 McLean Village Drive
McLean, VA 22101-8729
Fax: (703) 556-8729
Email: info@holisticmedicine.org
Website: www.holisticmedicine.org




YOGA

American Yoga Assocation
513 South Orange Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Tel: (941) 953-5859
Email: webmaster@americanyogaassociation.org
Website: www.americanyogaassociation.org/index.html

Integral Yoga Institute
227 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 929-0586
Fax: (212) 695-3674
Email: Info@IntegralYogaNY.org
Website: intregralyogaofnewyork.org

International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
Suite A243
20 Sunnyside Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941-1928
Tel: (415) 332-2478

2400A County Center Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Tel: (707) 566-9000
Email: mail@iayt.org
Website: www.iayt.org

Iyengar Yoga Institute
223a Randolph Avenue
Maida Vale
London, W9 1NL, England, UK
Tel: (020) 7624-3080
Website: www.iyi.org.uk

Iyengar Yoga Institute: San Francisco
2404 27th Avenue
Taraval, San Francisco 94116
Tel: (415) 753-0909
Website: www.iyisf.org
There are no formal training requirements.




ZERO BALANCING

The Zero Balancing Association
Box 1727
2091 Wharf Rd.
Capitola, CA 95010-2002
Tel: (831) 476-0665

The Zero Balancing Association
801 West Main Street, Suite 202
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel: (434) 244-2458
Fax: (434) 244-2645
Email: info@zerobalancing.com
Website: www.zerobalancing.com




Professional Organizations & Associations: Page 1 "A-L"
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Professional Organizations & Associations: Page 3 "O-Z"


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