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Dr. Ellen F. Franklin



Dr. Ellen F. Franklin is CEO of the Acutonics Institute of Integrative Medicine. For more than 15 years she has been involved in the development and dissemination of educational programs in vibrational sound therapy rooted in Oriental Medicine and psychology. This work embraces both ancient wisdom traditions and modern scientific practices, and offers an in-depth certification program in the applied use of sound vibration to the body.

Dr. Franklin is a co-author of Acutonics from Galaxies to Cells, Planetary Science, Harmony and Medicine, a 2012 gold medal recipient in the Independent Publishing Awards. She is the author of numerous articles, a frequent and a frequent contributor to Oriental Medicine Journal. Dr. Franklin received a Certificate in Jungian Studies and her PhD in psychology from Saybrook University.

Her research focuses on the use of sound based strategies for self-care to reduce severe stress and compassion fatigue in health care providers. Prior to joining the Acutonics Institute Dr. Franklin spent twenty-years in senior leadership positions working with both Fortune 100 companies and start-up organizations. She has also served on numerous advisory boards and boards of directors including the Sound and Music Alliance, An Income of Her Own, Fifer Incorporated, and the Intiman Theatre.