Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR

Director of Research

Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, is the Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed her undergraduate degree at University of California Berkeley in Anthropology and Pre-Medicine. She obtained her clinical doctorate at the National University of Natural Medicine. She obtained her Master of Clinical Research from Oregon Health & Science University where she has been on faculty in the department of neurology since 2006. She also completed two post-doctoral research fellowships.

Her VET-MIND study funded by the National Institutes of Health examined the mechanisms of meditation for combat veterans with PTSD. Her current research interests include healing stress and trauma, examining mechanisms of mind-body medicine, and rigorously studying extended human capacities. Dr. Wahbeh’s extensive meditation training includes the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training by Jon Kabat-Zinn, a four-year Meditation Teacher Training with CoreLight, and a 19-year regular meditation practice. She has published on and spoken internationally about her studies on complementary and alternative medicine, mind-body medicine, extended human capacities, stress, posttraumatic stress disorder and their relationships to physiology, health, and healing.

Dr. Wahbeh is the author of some 90+ peer-reviewed publications and the upcoming book The Science of Channeling: Why You Should Trust Your Intuition and the Force That Connects Us All. Brimming with cutting-edge science, the book draws together much of her research on the subject. The Science of Channeling is written in true noetic fashion as it seeks to unite the science with practical application.

Midnight Society | Helané Wahbeh

Dr. Helané Wahbeh shares the current research and projects at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and the IONS Discovery Lab founded by Dr. Edgar Mitchell.

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Heal Your Spirit, Heal Your Body Summit | Helané Wahbeh

Interview includes: Bridging the gap between the spiritual and scientific; overview of IONS research project on the connection between breast cancer and experiencing trauma; the best healing mindset.

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Helane Wahbeh, ND, Visionary Scientists

Helané Wahbeh, ND, is the director of research at IONS, author of “A Memoir of Profound Generational Healing,” and scholarly articles. Interviewed by Gayle Kimball.

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Discover the IONS Discovery Lab!

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Results of the IONS Channeling Research Program | Helané Wahbeh

IONS Research Director Helané was part of the 2019 Reuniting Science & Spirituality Summit, a free online event. This recording is a copyright of The Shift Network. All rights reserved.

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The Science of Consciousness | Helané Wahbeh

While our materialistic paradigm would have us believe that our consciousness is housed in our physical brain and does not extend beyond it, there is growing evidence that this is actually not true.

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Intention by Helané Wahbeh

“Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman

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Helané Wahbeh's Experiments

Read about Dr.Wahbeh’s latest research projects.

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