A Basic Introduction to Healing Touch Therapy
After first being introduced to Quantum-Touch, many people are curious to learn about other forms of energy medicine. In this article we will share a short introduction to Healing Touch Therapy. Please feel free to share your comments of using Quantum-Touch with Healing Touch Therapy at the bottom of this article!
Healing touch therapy was founded by Janet Mentgen, who was an energetically sensitive nurse. It is a form of energy healing that is focused on being heart-centered to support physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. The technique uses compassionate, non-invasive touch to rebalance harmony and energy to the mind, body and spirit. The basis of this therapy is that the human body is surrounded by an electromagnetic field and that it contains energy centers or”chakras, that store and supply energy from the electromagnetic field to the physical body. Often, clients receiving this therapy fall into a tranquility and deep sleep.
Similar to Quantum-Touch, research on Healing Touch therapy suggests that it is quite effective in enhancing relaxation, eliminating pain, strengthening the immune system and controlling stress. Those who receive the therapy report experiencing a sense of well-being after the session. Some benefits of Healing Touch therapy are; it is non-invasive, effective, non-toxic and economical.
- Healing Touch Therapy Research
Studies on Healing Touch therapy conclude positive effects and are supported in favor for providing integrative care. The research for this therapy has been funded by hospitals, universities and The National Institute of Health, Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
- How to do this therapy?
In a first session, one can expect a consultation as well as energy session. The therapist asks a number of questions regarding client's physical, mental and emotional problems. Then the client lies down on a message table with their clothes on. The therapist uses his/her hands with the intention of assess the client's energy system and then proceeds to release the blockages and balance the body as needed using his/her hands-off touch (hands are few inches above the surface of body) or gentle hands-on touch over the various areas of the body.
In some clients, symptoms may intensify during or after the session. When this happens, the recovery period of the illness is usually reduced. One study found that patients had a shorter hospital stays if they received Healing Touch therapy before and after open-heart surgery.
- What it can be used for?
Healing Touch Therapy may be useful in treating a wide variety of diseases including depression, anxiety, psychosis, cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic infection, migraine and many other similar conditions. Apart from its effects on the physical and mental problems, it is also useful to experience a deeper connection with the Divine by cleansing the chakras.
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