Spiritual Healing with Vinny Pinto
Training & background page. Vinny Pinto is a spiritual healer, also sometimes known as a subtle energy healer or non-local healer.
He is highly intuitive and offers non-contact, nonlocal spiritual healing.
Home Page: Introduction
Frequently Asked Questions
How to Request Healing
Guidelines for Requesting Healing
Receiving Divine Love & Grace thru Vinny
Other Services Offered by Vinny
Vinny's Training & Background
Details of Vinny's Method & Work
Notes on Vinny's Flowing Grace Trips
Vinny's Training and Background
Vinny turned 50 years old in springtime 2001, and at the same time received a strong inner message from Holy Spirit and his angels to devote more and more of his time to healing and coaching work in the inner realms of healing, heart and spirit. In particular, he was guided to concentrate on offering his work as a spiritual healer and coach to others.
Vinny's ancestral lineage is Italian on his father's side and part Welsh, Scott, Virgin Islander and English on his mother's side, with some family tales of Native American bloodlines there as well. Since an early age, he was very intuitive and empathic, which often produced confusing and dramatically contrasting experiences for him as he matured, as he was also very bright and gifted in various areas in the sciences, engineering and electronics. Somehow, he has never had much trouble juggling and nurturing both the intuitive/spiritual and the more linear, logical and "scientific" aspects of his nature.
Briefly -- How to Request Remote HealingTo learn more about services available, terms and rates, and/or to request healing or other services, please see the How to Request Spiritual Healing page.
For guidelines (do's and don'ts) on requesting spiritual healing and other services, please see the Guidelines for Requesting Healing page.
And Now, A Note About a "Freebie" Service for
Receiving Divine Love and Grace from Vinny
Vinny has been contacted repeatedly across the years since the year 2000 by persons who had visited his spiritual healing website and who did not necessarily want to request a remote spiritual healing from him at that time, or who perhaps felt that they could not afford the fees for a spiritual healing at that time, but they stated that they nonetheless wished that Vinny could, and would, consider offering some kind of low-cost or zero-cost way that they could more directly experience the flow of Divine love and grace that they sensed flowing through him. In fact, a number of those persons mentioned that they could feel the flow of Divine love and grace coming through the small photographs of Vinny found on his spiritual healing website, and they stated that they "wanted more".
As you likely already know from having read the main page on this spiritual healing website, Vinny has been given a gift from Divinity whereby he serves as a window for Divinity, and for Divine love and grace, into this world. It is this flow of Divine love and grace that some people sense, and that led to the requests from visitors to Vinny's spiritual healing website that have been described above. Partially in response to those requests, as of early 2013, Vinny was guided by Divinity to create a page on his spiritual healing website that will feature a large and specially-blessed photograph of him. This specially-blessed photograph will allow those who wish to receive the flow of Divine love and grace that flows through him to connect and to receive this flow of love and grace, free of charge, whenever they choose to visit the page. If you are interested in being a recipient of this entirely free-of-charge flow of Divine love and grace, please feel free to visit the page by clicking here.
This page will offer some information on Vinny's formal training and experiences. If you are interested in a broader overview of his life, his spiritual "roots" and the various teachers and authors with whom he feels a resonance, you may also wish to read the page on this site entitled Spiritual Roots: Thoughts on Healing. However, you are strongly urged to finish reading this page before moving on to the other, broader page.
Vinny has trained and practiced consistently and voraciously in a number of inner meditative practices and traditions since age sixteen. He has also trained academically in the sciences, in psychotherapy, and the related fields of health and exercise, at the graduate level. He has also trained in acupuncture at the graduate level. He has trained, since 1979, in numerous energy healing systems and in various systems of alternative healing. He has also worked as an electronics design engineer, an engineering manager, as a scientific research consultant and adviser, a psychotherapist, a director of a busy crisis center, a health and mental health researcher, and a research/software development director in mental health services in the corporate world. As a sideline, Vinny also became certified, via ACE, as a personal trainer in 1993, and worked as a personal trainer and exercise/fitness coach in the early 1990's. He has also trained as a pilot, and passed examinations for his commercial pilot's license in 1980.
Vinny has trained extensively over the years in the realms of spiritual healing, inner disciplines, meditation, intuition, heart-centered spirituality, energy healing and alternative healing (and also raw foods nutrition), and at times he has practiced, taught or coached many of these modalities. He also holds a Master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1992) in a broad field encompassing psychotherapy and health sciences research. However, he feels that the spiritual healing work that he is currently guided to do fits none of the previous categories, and transcends all of the previous particulars of his studies, training, or work. He sees his present work as a spiritual healer as a deep prayerful state with inner connection to Holy Spirit, while centered in his heart.
Vinny has been a meditator and intuitive since 1973, and over the years has trained in and practiced:
He has trained and practiced in a number of energetic, therapeutic, subtle energy and spiritual healing traditions, and inner disciplines for over 18 years, and those traditions have included:
- TM (Transcendental meditation)
- various styles of yogic meditation from the Patanjali sutra
- heart-centered yogic traditions
- Arica Institute mystical training
- Japanese Zen (Rinzai, Soto, for many years)
- Korean Zen
- Vipassana (Theravadan) meditation
- Heart-centered spirituality: various systems of heart-centered spiritual access
hands-on energy healing systems such as Body Electronics (studied for 8 years), completed Cranial Electronics sequence 5-element acupuncture at the graduate level (J. R. Worsley style) private study with an elderly Chinese Taoist acupuncturist, a 5th generation practitioner NLP (while in grad school; however, a caveat: see note below!) Ericksonian hypnosis (again, a caveat, see note below!) breathwork (trained for 3 years with a master teacher at a yogic ashram) various methods of dowsing, especially "inner dowsing" for health-related issues and bodily and earth energies energy-based allergy treatment systems complex homeopathy with kinesiological diagnosis training in non-hypnotic past-life regression created his own bio-energy system of directed energy healing in 1988 called "Transmutative Bioenergy System" or TBS Gene Gendlin's Focusing Gestalt therapy (a modern contact boundary evolution of the work of Fritz Perls) training in facilitating the exit of possessing spirits and entities from the body/mind (three systems, all non-hypnotic) training in chi kung energy healing training in intuition and intuitive healing training in heart-centered intuitive access numerous courses in Sedona Method, a teaching of the work of Lester Levenson a weekend training in Manhattan with well-known energy healer Mitchell May numerous graduate-level courses in Release Technique, a teaching in the tradition of Lester Levenson working as an instructor and coach with numerous students in Release Technique
Background in Healing and Spiritual Traditions
In the late 1980’s and the early 1990’s, while Vinny was in graduate school, he was guided to start a small energy-healing practice, largely in western Pennsylvania and southern New York State. The work at this time was largely specific and very intentional and guided. In other words, the work was often intended to address specific health problems or emotional issues, and often involved direct client contact, usually for the purposes of kinesiological testing or for “pulling” energy thru meridians and other points, while treating allergies, balancing energies, and shifting blocks. The work sometimes involved teaching other practitioners various energy methods for dealing with problems and allergies. Vinny eventually created his own energy-based system called Transmutational Bioenergy System (TBS), which he practiced and taught to other healers in the early 1990's. He performed successful work with a number of clients until he was internally guided to temporarily cease all energy healing work in 1991 (he was guided to take a hiatus from all forms of energy healing, and was advised that he would eventually be guided to return to practice as a "spiritual healer", operating on a much different level [this did not happen until late 1999].)
Vinny has also trained in conventional psychotherapy, and part of his major in graduate school was a clinical psychology program. His graduate school training in psychotherapy included training in NLP (although he does not agree with most of the tenets or principles behind NLP and refuses to use it), in Ericksonian hypnosis (much as with NLP, Vinny does not agree with some of the tenets of this work, and does not employ it) and in modern Gestalt Therapy. Vinny’s Master’s degree was awarded in 1992, in a broad interdisciplinary area including psychotherapy, wellness, exercise, longevity and research methods. During the completion of his Master's degree program, Vinny received the revelation that while he was meant to have received training in various methods of psychotherapy, he was not meant to use it in practice with humans, but rather, would eventually be guided to offer a deeper form of "intervention".
In the early 1990's, Vinny trained, for one year of a three-year graduate-level Master's degree program in acupuncture, at an acupuncture school on the East Coast which specialized in Worsley's 5-element tradition of acupuncture. At the conclusion of the first year of schooling, Vinny left the program due to the rather extreme expense. In the subsequent two months after leaving acupuncture training, it was revealed to him on an inner level that while he had needed the afore-mentioned exposure to formal training in acupuncture and particularly the Worsley five elements tradition, he was not meant to work on people (or animals) with needles, nor even with talk psychotherapy (mentioned above), but rather would eventually be guided to offer another, more global means of intervention that was deeply rooted in spirit. In 1998, Vinny also took a brief training in New York City with well-known energy healer Mitchell May, whose work appears to be primarily spiritual and subtle-energy in nature.
Since 1995, Vinny has trained extensively in several heart-centered spiritual traditions, including the Heartmath work and the work of Lester Levenson (an American spiritual teacher, now deceased.)
In 2001, during a sabbatical from the corporate/managerial world in which he had been immersed for eight years since finishing graduate school, Vinny was again guided internally by Spirit and his guides and angels to resume working with people and animals, but this time the guidance was unmistakable as to direction and style: the work was to be totally heart-centered, very broad and deep, and only on a spiritual level (some have called this "subtle energy healing" versus "energy healing", but Vinny prefers the term "spiritual healing".) Thus, during the spiritual healing session there is usually no intention or attempt to heal, cure or “fix” any specific ”condition”, whether it be spiritual, mental, emotional or physical, but rather, a very easeful effort is made to enter a heart-centered spiritual “space” or “field” and to share some aspect of this Grace and Love with the client. For many levels of Vinny's healing, any or all of his 43 angelic helpers may also be involved, and some levels also employ the service of the angel Azrael.
Since receiving this guidance in 2001, Vinny commenced slowly winding down several business involvements and commitments, and starting to again practice healing work, albeit on the more "refined" or "subtle" level of spiritual healing this time. He found that this latest incarnation of the work felt like an evolution and a progression, and feels strongly that only this type of hands-off non-local spiritual healing work is most congruent with his deep spiritual sense and his heart-centered approach to life and people. However, despite the guidance he had received, he was reluctant, for many reasons, to try to start practicing this work nearly full-time.
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Several times since receiving the inner guidance to start focusing more and more on spiritual healing work, Vinny tried to ignore the message, since the work ahead seemed somewhat more ambiguous and ill-defined than a number of his previous professions, and also held the possibility of lower income as well. A primary concern was simply the pragmatic fact that such work might result in an income far lower than that to which he had become accustomed, and that he needed to meet financial commitments incurred during graduate school and subsequent training. Instead, he tried to re-immerse himself again in his old corporate-type work (managing information systems (IS) projects for companies), but this time for companies offering spiritual products and self-help. However, he was told on an inner level after several months in this field that the full-time work in the outside business world would need to wind down to make room for a renewed focus on spiritual healing. Several times, Vinny tried to resist this message, if only for the sake of financial security and stability, but each time, jobs and projects ended rather abruptly, leaving him free to pursue the spiritual healing work.
Finally, Spirit told Vinny that he simply would not be allowed to work full-time in the business and managerial world anymore (where he had spent much of the previous eight years since graduate school.) Indeed, by late 2001, Vinny found not only that he had lost interest in working in the business world, but that every possibility he explored would disappear. Further, he was reminded every day by Spirit that it was time to transition more fully to inner and spiritual work -- work which would "make his heart sing". Each day, his heart and Spirit reminded him that his true task, insecure and fanciful as it might seem, was to be transitioning to the role of a spiritual healer, coach and teacher. Such was the forcefulness of the inner message that Vinny was even instructed to spend less time in his research laboratory, a work very dear to his heart, and even more time on developing his inner capability and spiritual healing practice. Luckily, Vinny began receiving several confirmatory messages from the outside world which affirmed the new direction, including confirmation from several persons (intuitives, clairvoyants, healers) and events in his life that this was to be his new direction.
Drawing on his previous training (both practical and academic, including graduate-level studies) over many years in the sciences and electronics, Vinny also spends a very small portion of his time in his privately-owned and operated non-profit research laboratory, performing research, much of it in the areas of the effects of deep heart-centered or healing states. The primary focus of his research work is studying the physical effects of certain states which may be entered by a spiritual healer, heart-centered meditator, or mystic. In brief, we know that many spiritual and energy healers, heart-centered meditators, and mystics, when they are in that "special" state of connectedness with God and Spirit, which we often call "increased coherence" or "high coherence", emit a field which affects many physical phenomena around them. Some of the physical effects of the states which seem to occur near spiritual healers and heart-centered meditators during these inner states, and which Vinny has investigated, include:
Vinny's research work has also involved the remote detection of the coherent heart signal from the human body without the use of wires or radio-frequency (RF) links, usually via the LF or ELF electrostatic or magnetic component of the heart signal. He has also been involved in research on primitive hydrogen-based nutritional antioxidants found in nature in some water sources and in raw plant and animal foods.
- changes in the resistance of water
- changes in properties of water, such as water cluster size, water structure, or other properties
- significant reduction in certain types of background ionizing radiation (alpha, beta and gamma radiation)
- reductions in ionizing radiation from point sources such as radioactive mineral samples
- strong increases in "coherence", and reduction of true chaos (randomness), in nearby electronic circuits, sensors, special sensing devices, and computers
- notable decrease in entropy (noise, decay, chaotic decay of order to disorder) near the healer or meditator. This is usually manifested as reduced noise or randomness, and this constitutes a violation of some of the "rules" of thermodynamics
- an increase in the "coherence" of the heart rate variability (HRV) of the healer or meditator as well as of any other person within 12 feet. This is basically the appearance of a very rhythmic pattern of heart rate variability (HRV) which has healthful effects throughout the organism, and also often results in a sense of peace and vastly increased intuition or intuitive access.
Some Thoughts From a Mystic and Intuitive on the
Perceived Dangers of the CERN LHC
Due to his having received a number of requests asking for his insights as a deep intuitive on the claims that operation of the CERN Linear Hadron Collider (LHC) could lead to the destruction of the earth or of the entire universe, Vinny has written a very short article offering his view as an intuitive on this matter. To see the article, please visit the page, entitled Some Thoughts from a Mystic and Intuitive on the Perceived Dangers of the CERN LHC Collider Project.
A List Group Devoted to the Topic of Coherence, Especially Heart Coherence
The creator of this site has recently started a list group devoted to coherence, especially heart coherence, incoherence, and coherence effects in the world and on human life and health.
This list group is devoted to the emerging field of coherence of consciousness and particularly heart coherence, especially the type often described by researchers at HeartMath Institute (which involves coherence of heart rate variability, or HRV) and the consciousness coherence which the Global Consciousness Project, aka GCP, is attempting to assess via use of EGG sensors employing random number generators, aka RNG, aka random event generators, aka REG. Scope includes discussion of effects of coherence on our lives and physical reality. Particular attention may be paid to ways and means of attaining states of inner heart coherence, sometimes measured via emWave Desktop (previously known as emWave PC or the Freeze Framer), an investigatory feedback device from Heart Math. The discussion may at times embrace the concepts of recursiveness and nesting, e.g., of nested or packed information folded or embedded in certain waveforms or wave phenomena, although there has been a lot of hyperbole and half-fact extant in that area over the past few years, and the discussion may also include the occurrence of phi ratios of frequencies in examined waveforms. May also include discussion of the HeartTuner, aka Heart Tuner heart feedback device and the HeartLink, aka Heart Link feedback device. Yes, discussion may involve the new PC-based biofeedback adventure game, The Wild Divine, which incorporates heart coherence detection methods licensed by HeartMath Institute.
The list group is operated by Vinny Pinto, a healer, mystic, and degreed scientist who has also trained at the graduate level in statistical methods, experimental methods, psychotherapy (clinical psychology) and acupuncture (Worsley's Five Elements system.)
To subscribe to the list group, please send an e-mail to:email@example.com, go to the list group home page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/coherence
Intent and Effects of the Work
We assume that you have already read the introduction to Vinny's work on the home (main) page. For a fuller explanation of the spiritual healing work which Vinny performs, and of the typical effects, please see the page on this site named Details of Vinny's Method & Work, and also the Frequently Asked Questions page as well. However, it is possible to briefly address in an oversimplified manner the intention and effect of the work as follows:
If there is a felt intention and a felt effect in Vinny's work as a spiritual healer, it is to bring greater ease and flow into the client’s life. Some clients may report a decrease or shift in symptoms or problems. Some may report more dramatic positive results. Some clients report definite results, and others report none. This is a very common result for spiritual healers and subtle energy healers. Vinny does not guarantee any results. He does not wish to persuade anyone to try his work. Rather, he asks that anyone who is considering a session go to their heart and spirit and “know” from there whether this work is right for them at this time.
For a Much Lighter View of Vinny
For a lighter and more casual view of Vinny and his background, please feel free to visit his MySpace page; it is viewable only by folks who have a MySpace account and who are over 18 years of age.
Also, his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/vinnypinto
Vinny Pinto Public Page at Facebook (aka Facebook "fan page"): http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vinny-Pinto-Public-Page/284608972816/
Twitter page: http://twitter.com/Vinny111 Follow @Vinny111
and Blog page: http://vinnysreflections.blogspot.com/
If you wish to learn more about his background and scientific R&D and consulting work, please feel free to visit his Biography page on his main website.
See also the Frequently Asked Questions page on this website.
A note from Vinny:
If you have decided to request a spiritual healing (or, if you have had at least one spiritual healing from me already, to ask for spiritual coaching services), you may find instructions on how to do so on the following page on this site: How to Request a Healing. However, before you decide whether to ask for a spiritual healing (or, far more rarely, for spiritual coaching), I strongly urge you to be sure that it is not simply your mind that wants to ask for the healing service, and rather, I ask that you check with your Heart and inner guidance/intuition to determine whether this is really the right time and place to ask me for a spiritual healing (or other related service).
After having done this, if you still have questions about my work, or questions about whether this is the right time to ask me for spiritual healing, and if you wish to speak with me for about five minutes to discuss the matter further, you may use the link below to prepay $50 for a five-minute chat with me to discuss any of your questions or concerns. Please understand that this $50 payment for a 5 minute chat where you can ask me questions about my work is not a payment for a "mini-healing", nor for a mini/quick intuitive reading, but rather, it gives you a chance to hear my voice and to ask me any questions about my work so that you can better decide whether you wish to request a spiritual healing at this time.
Once I have received the cleared funds for the five-minute consultation, you are then free to call me using my phone number (listed on this site). Please be advised that all such brief consulting chats must be prepaid, and the prepaid fee for the consultation/chat, while it may be used at any time over the next 12 months once it has been paid, is non-refundable and non-returnable, even if you do not call or if the call should end before the full five minute period has been completely used. Click here to make a $50 payment for a five-minute chat and to see a list of accepted payment methods. (This link to the relevant payment page on my main directory website opens in a new browser tab.)
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This page was last updated on 03/15/2013
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