d'accueil - Healing Touch
Touch 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. The goal in Healing Touch is
to restore harmony and balance in the energy system placing the client
in a position to self heal.
is Healing Touch ?
This non-invasive technique 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. Healing Touch complements conventional health care
and is used in collaboration with other approaches to health and
healing. Healing Touch is a multi-level program in energy-based therapy
that moves from beginning to advanced practitioner and is complementary
to health care.
is it useful ?
Scientific research continues to suggest that HT is helpful in promoting
relaxation, reducing pain and managing stress. It can also be effective
in speeding tissue and bone healing and strengthening the immune system.
Many people describe an increased sense of well-being after treatment.
Healing Touch is used for surgery, pregnancy & labour, headaches,
back and neck pain, bone fractures, cancer, grief, arthritis,
depression, PMS, viral infections, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia,
and many other situations. It is useful in combination with traditional
medicine as part of an effective health care program. After
talking with you for a few minutes, the Healing Touch practitioners will
ask you to lie down fully clothed on a massage table. You are welcome to
ask questions or rest during the treatment. A session lasts thirty
minutes to an hour. The practitioner will move his or her hands in a
gentle motion around the body. Light touch may also be used if you are
comfortable with this.
of Healing Touch
Touch was develop by Janet Mentgen RN, BSN who has been practicing
energy based care since
Denver, CO. The HT program began as the HT certificate program sponsored
through AHNA (American Holistic Nurses’ Association) in 1990 and
became AHNA certified in 1993. In
1996, Healing Touch International, Inc. became the certifying authority
with AHNA endorsement. The Healing Touch certificate program is now
taught throughout the
. Courses have been offered in
is a Healing Touch Practitioner and Carolji Corbeil is a Certified
Healing Touch Practitioner. To
receive a Healing Touch treatment or learn more about the Healing Touch
please call (506) 382-7932 or visit our Energy
Therapies Section - Click Here