About Dr. Beverly

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Beverly Lawrence, Ph.D., L.Ac.

As an acupuncturist, holistic medical intuitive, energy & shamanic practitioner, and medical hypnotherapist, Dr. Beverly helps holistic professionals & Coaches become holistic medical intuitives through her Dancing Bear Enlightenment Academy, Dancing Bear Holistic Transformation Programs. Through her Dancing Bear Healing Center, she helps people with complex chronic conditions & pain return to and maintain optimal health.


Dr. Beverly is also a published author, international speaker, writer, workshop leader, spiritual healing facilitator, spiritual counselor, wisdom teacher, and metaphysician. She is a researcher, Certified Reiki Master & energy teacher, and shamanic practitioner. She also has a Masters in Hypnotherapy and is a Certified Medical Hypnotherapist & Hypno-Anesthesiologist. She was a Professional Teaching Assistant at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (now Sonoran University) for over 5 years.


In 2021 she founded the Dancing Bear Enlightenment Academy, an online academy that facilitates the learning of various holistic health topics, spirituality, and metaphysics as well as creating the Dancing Bear Enlightenment Academy YouTube channel, "Holistic Transformation" that also airs on Spotify, Apple, Amazon, SimpleCast & other channels. She hosts a YouTube weekly live meditation on Thursday evenings. On Mondays she has a podcast that is either an interview of a Holistic Professional or coach, or she does a talk.
The Academy also sponsors a semi-annual Holistic Transformation & Healing Mastery Summit the last week of March and the last week of September.
An APP for the academy is available in both the Apple APP store for Apple devices and the Google Play store for Android devices.


She hosts a YouTube weekly live meditation on Thursday evenings. On Mondays she has a podcast that is either an interview of a Holistic Professional or coach, or she does a talk.


She is the author of Meditation Demystified: A Workbook for Everyone in 1999, a second edition was published in 2019 under the pen name Dancing Bear. She has also published many eBooks.


Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Metaphysical Sciences from UMS
  • Masters in Metaphysical Sciences from UMS
  • Masters in Acupuncture from PIHMA
  • Masters in Hypnotherapy from PASH
  • BS in Metaphysical Sciences from UMS
  • BS in Organizational Behavior from USF
  • AA in Science from MCC (Life Science student of the year & Phi Theta Kappa)
  • AA Computers from SMCC


Mystery Schools Attended

  • Spiritual Unfoldment Network
  • Egyptian Mystery School (Berkely California)
  • Divine Cosmos
  • Brotherhood of the White Temple



  • Various articles for Psychreg, an online magazine
  • OM for Success:
  • Transcendence Trough Meditation: Overcoming 5 Common Barriers to Success - eBooklet
  • Blog Contributor for Dr. Carly Bell, NMD
  • Occasional articles in Natural Awakenings on various healing topics
  • Web site content and marketing content for many web sites, Research, books, presentations, and other marketing material via ADBO Consulting
  • Meditation Demystified: A Workbook for Everyone – book on various meditation techniques and when to use each style


  • NCCAOM – National Board-Certified Acupuncturist– 2010 - present
  • Certified in Naturopathy by CMA, IPHM, & Center of CPD Excellence
  • AWB – Acupuncturists Without Borders certified
  • National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) - Certified in Acudetox
  • Colorpuncture® certified practitioner (CCP)
  • SBA – Sound Healers Association (SHA1157)
  • Acutonics® Sound Healing Practitioner level
  • CPR & Blood Borne Pathogens Certified
  • Clean Needle Technique – Board Certified
  • American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists – Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, P-L-236 (life member)
  • National Board for Hypno and Hypnotic Anesthesiology – Certified Hypno-Anesthesia, 070599
  • National League of Medical Hypnotherapists – Certified Medical Hypnotherapist, MHO333
  • American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH) – Certified Hypnotherapist (2540)
  • American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH) – Certified Spiritual Counselor (CSC)
  • TimeLine Therapy® Association, 2244, Certified Practitioner
  • American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, 0337, Certified Practitioner of NLP
  • Institute of Integral Handwriting Analysis (IIHS) – Certified Handwriting Consultant
  • Reiki International RMA Professional Member & Certified Reiki Master
  • Arizona Naturopathic Jurisprudence Board - passed
  • Wilson Learning Social Styles – certified instructor
  • Ham Radio License – KI7QNJ
  • CERT – Community Emergency Response Team certification in Mesa from FEMA


ADBO LLC was founded when Dr. Beverly moved to Arizona to go to medical school. It was previously ADBO Inc. and based in San Jose, California. ADBO was originally founded in 1995


ADBO Consulting, a division of ADBO Inc. originally supported large corporations like Cisco Systems, medium sized companies like Aspect Computers, small companies like New Venture Strategies, as well as numerous non-profits. Today the company only supports very small solopreneurs and non-profits.


ADBO Consulting also does research projects of various kinds, writes documents, and does analysis and papers as needed on a one off basis. We frequently work with Soft Docs on their projects.