Dr Raoul Goldberg has practiced Integrative Medicine since the 1970’s in Switzerland, Germany and the majority of his career in his homeland, South Africa. His work includes Directing Syringa Integrative Health Centre and practicing as a clinical doctor, counselor, Waldorf School Doctor and researcher. He is the author of “Awakening to Child Health” (Hawthorne Press, UK), Addictive Behavior in Children and Young Adults; The Struggle for Freedom, (Floridis, UK ) and other publications on Integrative Medicine and Child Health. His new book on Participatory Healing is currently in writing.
Dr Goldberg has developed a unique brand of integrative medicine which combines anthroposophical medicine, homeopathy, functional medicine, nutritional medicine and psychophonetic counseling, where the patient or client is an active partner in the diagnostic and therapeutic program. He calls this participatory medicine or participatory healing. This approach to health and healing is based on the PATH Method (Participatory Awareness for Transformational Healing), He has evolved which makes use of Goetheanistic phenomenological science, drama and movement therapy, therapeutic arts and crafts, pedagogical medicine and Psychophonetics. He writes about the PATH method in his books and teaches this in his workshops and seminars. He runs international PATH workshops for professionals engaged in healing, educational and environmental activities, and also conducts public workshops on health issues such as Overcoming Addictions and Integrative Cancer Management.
He is collaborating with Integrative Oncologist Dwight McKee on using PATH Method to ascertain how biomarkers are effected by fear in cancer patients. Dr. Goldberg is a PhD Candidate at CIIS’s Integral and Transpersonal Psychology program. He Co-Founded the South African Complementary Medical Association (SASIM) in 1991 and is a regular contributor to Natural Medicine Magazine.
The PATH Method makes use of higher awareness and active participation with one’s self, using the body and imaginative consciousness together as a powerful instrument to deeply access the subconscious psyche and to enable rapid changes towards positive physical and mental health.