"These teachings were things that resonate [with] me," he says. "For example, the concept that you're put on this planet in part to work out issues of trust and forgiveness and love—these are themes that should not be foreign to anyone hearing this show...even my colleagues."
Dr. Oz says this therapy may help some people get to the root of their problems, and help ease physical and emotional pain. "I want to be as up front as I can. It is not about advocating for this. It's about evaluating it," he says. "We owe it to ourselves as physicians and [to the] people who trust us ... to explore every possible option to make lives better. If we're going to be closed minded about that and put the blinders on, then shame on us."