What is Healing Touch?
Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy that uses gentle touch to assist in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Healing Touch works with your energy field to support your natural ability to heal, is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard or allopathic medical care.
Research continues to build the evidence base of positive outcomes in response to Healing Touch. However, it should be noted that individual experiences may vary.
Where is Healing Touch Used?
Healing Touch is used in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, private practices, hospices, and spas. Healing Touch was founded in 1989 as a continuing education program for nurses, massage therapists, other health care professionals, and lay persons. Today, Healing Touch is taught in universities, medical and nursing schools, and other settings around the world.
What Happens During a Healing Touch Session?
You lay fully clothed on a massage table while the provider gently places his or her hands slightly above or on the body. The session generally lasts 15 to 30 minutes, and people frequently report feeling deeply relaxed and peaceful during and after the session. Because there may be a cumulative effect of using Healing Touch over time, regular sessions are recommended.