About Jerry

Jerry M. Kantor, Lic. Ac., CCH, RSHom (NA), MMHS

Jerry M. Kantor, Lic. Ac., CCH, MMHS

Jerry M. Kantor is the author of The Emotional Roots of Chronic Illness, Homeopathy for Existential Stress; Sane Asylums, the Success of Homeopathy Before Psychiatry Lost Its Mind; Interpreting Chronic Illness, the Convergence of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy and Biomedicine; The Toxic Relationship Cure, Curing Traumatic Damage from a boss, parent, lover or friend with natural, drug-free remedies and;  Autism Reversal Toolbox. Under the pseudonym Chaim Yankel he has written Heymischer Homeopathy, the Schmendrick’s Guide to Remedying Yiddish Kvetches. He is also the author of a monograph, Advanced Academic Curriculum for Homeopathic Research Studies and a faculty member fo the Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

 As principal owner of Vital Force Health Care LLC, a homeopathy and acupuncture practice, he specializes in pediatrics, mental illness, autism spectrum ailments, and autoimmune conditions and infertility. A former Director of Complementary Clinical Services for the Wellesley Center for Progressive Health Jerry Kanto is certified as a Classical Homeopath (CCH) by the Council on Homeopathic Certification for which he has also served as a Board member.

 In 1994 Jerry Kantor was appointed Academic Consultant to China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, U.S. Foreign Office. As staff acupuncturist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Mr. Kantor was the first acupuncturist to be granted an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School’s department of Anesthesiology.

He has served as Clinical Director at Tapestry Health Care in Newton, MA and was Acupuncture Director of the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Pain and Stress Relief Clinic in Jamaica Plain, MA. Mr. Kantor is a 1981 graduate of the Nanjing College of Traditional Medicine’s Advanced Acupuncture Program for Foreign Students and; a 1978 graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, MA where he studied under the School’s founder, Dr. James Tin Yao So.

Mr. Kantor studied medical Qi Gong at an intensive training seminar at Xiyuan Traditional Hospital in Beijing, with Prof. Lu Guanjun, prominently featured on the Bill Moyers’ “Healing and the Mind” television special. In addition to practicing and teaching Qi Gong, Mr. Kantor practices tai qi and holds a fourth-degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido.

His non-medical writings, spanning topics ranging from chess to non-profit organization tax law, have appeared in The Boston Globe, The Village Voice and other publications.

Jerry Kantor’s interview for the International United to Heal conference on healthy aging on the topic of a his book, The Emotional Roots of Chronic Illness, Homeopathy for Existential Stress. can be watched either in English or with German dubbing: https://unitedtoheal.com/interview/jerry-kantor/?vgo_ee=r1ftwm69GGjjZYqYyNgX%2B3wFoqDlMHNmyq65fGLdufk%3D

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