eTouch for Health
About Us

eTouch for Health...
a dream come true for
Earl and Dr. Thie.


Earl Cook

Gail Cook

Earl Cook is the founder of Laser Solutions, Inc., a software development firm, begun in 1986. A microcomputer pioneer, he has worked in the computer industry since the late 1970's and has consulted and created custom software applications for some of the largest organizations in the world. Earl and his wife, Gail have practiced the Touch for Health techniques since 1976. Gail Cook has worked as a graphic artist in the electronic communications revolution since the mid-80's. They created eTouch for Health to add the power of the computer to assist in the learning and use of the Touch for Health techniques. Earl is also the developer of the John F. Thie Memorial Research Database and the eTouch for Health Workshop Series. He is a Professional Touch for Health Instructor and teaches internationally.

John F. Thie, D.C.

Dr. John Thie, D.C. was the founder and author of Touch for Health and founder of the Thie Chiropractic Clinic where he practiced for 35 years in Pasadena, CA. With degrees from USC, the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and UCLA he served on the faculties of many Southern California universities, where his treatment and technique gained recognition throughout the world. Dr. Thie was the Founding Chairman of the International College of Applied Kinesiology and was a member of the International Board of Applied Kinesiology from its founding in 1975 through Jan. 2002.

John Thie was a friend, associate, guide and much more to us. We will miss our dear friend and his intelligence, vision, humor and guidance. Godspeed our dear friend.

A Tribute to Dr. John F. Thie, DC

The First 25 Years of Touch for Health, 1994

Matthew Thie, MEd

Matthew Thie, MEd, collaborated directly with his father, John Thie, from 1996 until John's death in August of 2005, just before the new Touch for Health - the Complete Edition book was released. Mat also collaborated with Earl and Gail in developing eTouch for Health. Mat worked with John developing healing protocol, writing articles, teaching seminars around the world and working with students. Matthew has taught the Chinese 5 Element Metaphors to over 1,000 students worldwide, and trained over 100 Instructors. He is now the President of Touch for Health Education, Inc. and an instructor trainer.

Touch for Health Education, Inc.