Virtue Medicine Iowa City slider Kyokai lanterns

"To walk safely...needs the light of wisdom
and the guidance of virtue." -Kyokai

Virtue Medicine Iowa City slider Thoreau canoe lake

"A wise man will not leave the right to the
mercy of chance." -Thoreau

Virtue Medicine Iowa City slider Saroyan mountains

"Seek goodness everywhere, and when it is
found, bring it out of its hiding." -Saroyan

Virtue Medicine Iowa City slider St Paul telescope stars

"Whatever is true, honest, just, pure, lovely...
think on these things." -St. Paul

Virtue Medicine Iowa City slider Marcus Aurelius tree woman

"Waste no more time arguing what a good
man should be. Be one." -Marcus Aurelius

Drawing on scientific, humanistic, and wisdom traditions, our specialists are committed to whole-person growth, healing, and responsibility.

The meaningfulness of human existence is based upon the uniqueness and singularity of the human person. 

Life never ceases to put new questions to us,
never permits us to come to rest.
The man who stands still is passed by; the man who is smugly contented loses himself.
Every hour makes new deeds necessary and new experiences possible.

– Viktor Frankl, The Doctor and the Soul (1955)