The Association For Meridian & Energy Therapies is a learned society devoted to the study of energy work in all its forms. It was founded in the United Kingdom in 1998 by Silvia Hartmann & Chrissie Hardisty and was one of the first organisations established in the world for the study of modern energy work. The term 'modern energy work' describes the overarching concept that holds together a number of observable intrapersonal and interpersonal phenomena which occur naturally and may be changed and influenced through techniques and strategies described under the energy inclusive paradigm. The Association For Meridian & Energy Therapy's interest and expertise covers such topics as energy therapies and energy psychology in theory as well as in practical application. This pertains as much to establishing cohesive and testable theories for energy work in general, as well as developing and testing techniques, creating new research, professional training programs.
Research: The Association For Meridian & Energy Therapies fosters the research and documentation of modern energy work worldwide, and makes the results of such study available to all, whether members of the Association or not Publications: The Association For Meridian & Energy Therapies has published information and articles on modern energy work continuously since 1998. The Association's eJournal "Energy" is published on their behalf by DragonRising Publishing (four issues per year). "Energy" began with volume 1 in 1998; all volumes are available online to members of the Association via www.TheAMT.com The Association's newsletter, AMT News, is also issued 12 times a year. The AMT has encouraged the publication of a wide range of monographs and pamphlets on modern energy work, as well as collaborating in the books of many authors and publishers. Library and Archives: The society holds a substantial library and archive, which are available online at www.TheAMT.com and constitute a unique resource for the study of modern energy work since its inception.
The library and archives are accessible to members of The AMT and scholarly researchers, and our information services are available to everyone. Conferences and other events: The AMT and its members hold regular conferences, lectures, seminars and other events worldwide, and The AMT supports other modern energy work related organisations' conferences and events. The AMT's main Annual Conference is held in November each year. The first Annual Conference was established in 2002 at Lady Margaret College, Oxford.
Developers and researchers of international repute are invited to address the Association at the Annual Conference. The Association For Meridian Energy Therapies The AMT was formed in 1998 as the first non-profit umbrella organisation for the emergent field of Meridian Energy Therapies.