In the Media
Strategies for Living Interview with Ellen F. Franklin
David Mc Millian Interviews Ellen F. Franklin CEO of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, the Creators of the Acutonics® Healing System
Strategies for Living is a daily radio/podcast program, hosted by Family Therapist David McMillian, dedicated to helping listeners improve their quality of living in body, mind, spirit and relationships. Strategies presents topical issues featuring interviews with some of today's leading authors on topics ranging from healthy relationships to healthy lifestyles, from effective parenting to developing positive attitudes. This podcast interviews Ellen F. Franklin and explores the Acutonics Healing System. Listen to Interview.
Finding Our Place in the Universe through the Archetypal Lens of the Tree
By Ellen F. Franklin, MA
This article explores strategies to deepen our connection to the natural world, with a particular focus on the archetypal significance, correspondences, and cross-cultural symbolism of the tree. An exploration of trees, ecopsychology, depth psychology, and Jungian archetypes are examined in the context of Oriental medicine, and Acutonics. As part of her PhD studies in psychology, Ellen developed this article through an independent study that arose from a four-day seminar facilitated by Saybrook faculty member Dr. Ruth Richards, entitled Finding Our Place in the Universe: Believing in Einstein, Darwin, and God. All of the photos used to illustrate the article were taken by Ellen in her travels. Download a PDF of Full article.
Deepening Our Connection to Nature, Earth, and Self: Alleviate Stress with Acutonics and the Three Treasures.
By Donna Carey, LAc, and Ellen F. Franklin, MA
Oriental Medicine Journal, 2011
This article explores the correlation between the stress to our planet and the rise in human distress and stress-related illnesses. Specific approaches that are designed to reduce the chronic stress response and improve health are presented. These techniques can be used with acupuncture, acupressure, or through the application of tuning forks to acupuncture points. Specific emphasis is placed on the use of simple point protocols including the Three Treasures and Buddha's Triangle, the therapeutic use of Acutonics Gem Tips, is also introduced. Download a PDF of Full article.
By Ellen F. Franklin, MA
Massage Magazine —April 2007
This article explores the use and application of a variety of sound healing tools in the practice of Massage and Bodywork. It discusses the basic principals of sound healing including resonance, frequency, and harmonics and explores a range of techniques being implemented by practitioners. Download a PDF of Full article.
The Great Elixir: Sound Healing, Oriental Medicine and the Three Treasures
Nourishing, Enhancing and Tonifying the Three Treasures with Sound Therapy
By Donna Carey, LAc and Ellen F. Franklin, MA
California Journal of Oriental Medicine—
The power of sound to heal and transform can be traced to almost every culture and every cosmology across time and history. Ancient cartographers and physicians believed that there was nothing on earth that did not reflect a parallel patterning and correspondences in the heavens . This articles explores the three treasures, and the use of sound to treat the essential part of our nature, original essence that unites people to source, the undifferentiated whole which is the very essence of Oriental Medicine. The article also explores treatment protocols that apply specific sound frequency to the Huato Jiaji, the Baliao and other key points in the body, to create balance, harmony, longevity, and wholeness by accessing and strengthening the kidney. Download a PDF of Full article.
Oriental Medicine, Harmonic Vibration, and Planetary Responsibility
By: C. Birch Storey, DOM
Oriental Medicine Journal- Summer 2004
The article explores the roots of the Acutonics Healing System in the context of Oriental Medicine, and Planetary Responsibility. It focuses on the use of Earth, Moon, and Sun frequencies, specific intervals, and the archetypal qualities of these tools. Treatment protocols are provided. Download a PDF of Full article.