About IntegralMD

Dr. Victor Acquista has become a successful international author and speaker following careers as a primary-care physician and medical executive. He previously helped to co-found The Collaborative for Community Health, a non-profit, is a founding member of River Valley Market, a food co-op, and authored a syndicated Health and Wellness column. His non-fiction and his workshops focus on personal growth and transformation, especially as pertains to health and wellness. His fiction includes social messaging intended to get the reader engaged in thought provoking themes. Dr. Acquista has a longstanding interest in consciousness studies, is a student of Integral Theory, and strives to do his part to make our planet a wee bit better.

New Website: Writing to Raise Consciousness

Please visit us at for all the latest information about Dr. Acquista’s writings and appearances.

By |March 23rd, 2017|Articles|

Health Wise–Integral lessons in Transformation reviewed in Albuquerque Journal 2.19.17

My new book received some favorable press from reviewer David Steinberg.

Read the review–

By |February 27th, 2017|Articles|

New Release from Writing to Raise Consciousness

Health Wise–Integral Lessons in Transformation
A unique compilation of holistically themed health explorations and philosophical essays intended to help readers develop new insights and facilitate transformation. A blend of philosophy, psychology, medicine, sociology, and spirituality by an integrally informed metaphysician.
Now available in print and ebook: order here

By |January 26th, 2017|News|

New print version of Pathways to Health–An Integral Guidebook

The previous print version of Pathways to Health–An Integral Guidebook is no longer available through Mill City Press. I am working on updating the information on this website.
The print book is available

By |December 23rd, 2016|Articles|

Dr. Acquista profiled in Silver City Life

See Dr. Acquista in Silver City Life Magazine.

Go to page 16

By |December 10th, 2014|News|

The Healing Power of Forgiveness

Readers interested in learning about health and wellness might find it a bit odd to see the topic of forgiveness discussed as a health issue. Yet, when you consider that forgiveness is associated with many health benefits it makes a lot more sense. Forgiveness has been shown to reduce blood pressure, chronic pain, stress, anger, […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Articles|

What is Integral Health?

Integral Health
People often ask me about what exactly Integral Health means. There is often confusion about “Integral” and “Integrative”. In this column I’ll offer some explanation and provide information about an “Integral Life Practice”.

What does it mean to be healthy?

Everyone wants to be healthy, but what does that mean?

The standard Western conceptualizations about health rely […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Articles|

Pathways to Health goes global!

Dr. Acquista’s first book has been translated into Danish and foreign distribution rights have been negotiated for India, Pakistan, the entire Indian subcontinent, and for Nigeria. Worldwide the Integral approach to health is gaining acceptance.

By |May 15th, 2014|News|

Destructive Emotions

Destructive Emotions
Life is full of many challenging circumstances and we typically have an emotional component to how we respond to the challenging circumstances of our lives. Money is tight so we worry whether we’ll have enough to get by. Someone treats us badly causing us to feel sad or upset. We get frustrated or angry […]

By |February 15th, 2014|Articles|

An Egg

An Egg…
What a marvel is an egg! Such a smooth shell, an interesting shape, elegant in design, it appears so whole and complete. But within lies the true marvel and mystery of an egg. Within lies the potential of a fully developed chicken–nothing simple or elegant in that!

Through that process of development, what starts as […]

By |August 23rd, 2013|Articles|