Midge Murphy, as the single member of Midge Murphy JD, PhD, LLC, is the first attorney to receive her PhD in energy medicine from Holos University studying under the auspices of Caroline Myss and Norm Shealy, MD, PhD. She understands both the law and the alternative healing arts which allow her to lend her expertise as a bridge between the two worlds. Midge is recognized as a dynamic presenter, teacher, and leading expert on ethics, legal principles, and risk management strategies in the practice of energy healing methods in the fields of energy medicine and energy psychology.
While Midge no longer practices law, she does offer professional liability risk management consulting services. For over a decade she has been empowering energy healing practitioners and helping clients such as Nick Ortner (The Tapping Solution), Carol Look, LCSW, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), Gary Craig (EFT), Sai Maa, LLC, Mary Sise, LCSW (Healers Internship Program), Sarah Theissen (Splankna Therapy Institute), Drs. Ron & Steve Ruden (Havening Techniques ®), Mark Dunn, ND (Conscious Systems™) the Healing Touch Program, Barbara Stone (Soul Detective Method®), Alina Frank and Craig Weiner, DC (EFT MBA Program), Melissa Joy Jonsson (Heart-Field Productions) and Richard Bartlett, DC,ND and Melissa Joy Jonsson (Matrix Energetics International, Inc.)
Midge has combined her unique experiences as an attorney and teacher to create leading edge online and academic courses and also has created customized ethics, legal issues & risk management strategies courses for the following organizations that offer training in a specific energy healing method:
Midge was a professor at Energy Medicine University from 2006 to 2015 and provided services as Dean of Students from 2012 to 2014. She is the author of Practice Energy Healing in Integrity; The Joy of offering your Gifts Legally & Ethically, and Ethics, Legal Issues & Risk Management Strategies for EFT Practitioners. She is the co-author of Creating Right Relationships: a Practical Guide to Ethics in Energy Therapies.
In the past, Midge sat on the ethics committee for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) and the advocacy/ethics committee for the American Holistic Nursing Association (AHNA). She is currently a special advisor to Energy Medicine Exchange.
Midge and Bear, 2014
Midge also has an energy healing practice for animals and humans. She was first trained in Therapeutic Touch as a hospice volunteer in 1996 and is a founding member of the Northwest Therapeutic Touch Institute. In 2007 Midge was initiated as a Reiki Master and in 2010 became a Certified Matrix Energetics® Practitioner. She has been a student of shamanism for over 20 years and also uses shamanic processes in her healing work.
Midge has over a decade of legal and business experience in the motion picture and television industry, having served as Director of legal/business affairs for the Walt Disney Company and American Broadcasting Companies. In addition, she has served as general counsel for Patagonia and EMP America before earning her PhD in energy medicine.
Midge lives on 50 beautiful acres in the wine country south of Eugene, OR, with her 3 cats and Bear and Honey, her beloved Bernese Mountain Dogs. She's an avid tennis player and loves to hike with Bear and Honey in the hills and forests.
Midge Murphy is interviewed by Gary Williams regarding legal authorities and energy practitioners.