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Non-Touch Healing Method


Therapeutic TouchTherapeutic Touch is a non-touch healing method used to balance the energy field around the human body. Therapeutic Touch is useful for pain relief, wound healing, relaxation, and hospice. It can be used alone or as an adjunct therapy to alternative or regular medicine.

In a typical session of Therapeutic Touch the patient sits on a comfortable chair or lies on a massage table. The practitioner hold his or her hands above the body without touching and slowly scans and senses blockages in the energy field.

After practitioner perceives areas of need in the field, the hands are swept and passed over the areas in a smoothing, balancing way. Therapeutic Touch also integrates the chakra system from the ancient teachings of yoga.

Therapeutic Touch is one of the most famous and researched energy healing methods in the world. Healing HandsOriginally developed by Dora Kunz and Delores Krieger, Ph.D., R.N., Therapeutic Touch has been used by both lay healers and health professionals since the 1970s.

Therapeutic Touch became a popular healing method with nurses who were interested in holistic healing. Because of this Therapeutic Touch has been used in many hospitals.

Books about Therapeutic Touch:

Recommended Books
The Therapeutic Touch recaptures a simple, ancient mode of healing and shows how you can now become on integral part of your own or someone else's healing process.
The Therapeutic Touch: How to Use Your Hands to Help or to Heal -- By Delores Krieger, Phd., R.N
In the early 1970s, registered nurse Dolores Krieger knew intuitively that she and her fellow nurses could do more to ease pain and accelerate healing. Out of this real-world inspiration, Krieger helped develop "Therapeutic Touch": a non-invasive technique that uses the flow of energy through the palms of the hands to soothe and heal.
The Spiritual Dimension of Therapeutic Touch teaches how to rebalance the body's energy through touch, visualization, and a spiritual acceptance of life's inevitable cycle.
The Spiritual Dimension of Therapeutic Touch -- By Dora Kunz
. . . a powerful tool for rebalancing the body's energy through touch, visualization, and spiritual acceptance of life's inevitable cycle. The book examines the dynamic interrelationship between healer and patient and the vital role of expanded levels of consciousness as they relate to the healing process."
(Making Scents, Winter-Spring, 2005 )

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