Reiki and Healing Touch
Reiki and Healing Touch are techniques used to promote relaxation and support physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In both practices, the practitioner works with the energy field that surrounds the body in order to bring balance to the energy system and support health and healing.
The energy practitioner may use a gentle touch with the client, but actual physical contact is not necessary. Healing Touch and Reiki do not involve physical manipulation of the body like massage or chiropractics and are done with the client fully clothed.
Each session begins with the client
discussing the areas he/she would like to
work on and the practitioner then begins
the Healing Touch or Reiki therapy.
Sessions may last 60-90 minutes
depending on the client’s needs and
interest. A shorter, 30 minute,
mini-session can also be scheduled.
Increasingly, energy work is being used
by physicians and nurses in hospitals and
clinical settings as research has
demonstrated the therapeutic benefits of