In Treatment: Avi Grinberg's Worldwide Empire of Healers

In a rare and painful interview, the founding father of the alternative method of treatment that 'teaches people to make life changes' defends his controversial style.

I'm lying half-naked on my stomach in a small treatment room in the center of Tel Aviv. Outside it’s raining cats and dogs. Avi Grinberg presses on my left thumb and speaks to it gently: “Let go, nice thumb, let go.” Ruth Elkana, Grinberg’s partner in life as well as on his path, rides my back and presses down strongly on a point to the left of my neck in order to help my nice thumb let go. I scream...