Healing Touch is a bio-field therapy that is an energy based approach to health and healing. It uses touch to influence the human energy system, specifically the energy field that surrounds the body, and the energy centers that control the energy flow from the energy field to the physical body. These non-invasive techniques that utilize the hands to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields thus affecting physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health and healing. It is based on a heart centered caring relationship in which the practitioner and client come together energetically to facilitate the client’s health and healing.
The goal in Healing Touch is to restore harmony and balance, in the energy system, placing the client in a position to self heal. Healing Touch complements conventional health care and is used in collaboration with other approaches to health and healing.
Indications for Healing Touch include:
- Facilitation of wound healing
- Reduction of pain
- Decrease anxiety, tension, and stress
- Prevention of illness
- Enhancement of spiritual development
- Preparation for medical treatments and procedures and manage side-effects
- Support for the dying process
Healing Touch may be used with individuals of all ages and stages of health and illness. Animals and plants are also receptive to Healing Touch.