Reiki is in our hospitals and taught in our schools:
Reiki, a form of energy healing, is being offered by a growing number of nurses, chaplains and other staffers at Crouse, Upstate University and the VA Medical Center.
About 15 percent of hospitals nationwide -- including the Cleveland Clinic, Children's Hospital in Boston and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore provide Reiki.
Upstate has trained about 30 staff members to offer Reiki to patients.
"We can't handle all the requests we are getting," said Rev. Louise Tallman Shepherd, a pediatric chaplain and Reiki Master at Upstate.
Among Reiki's fans are cardiac surgeon and TV show host Dr. Mehmet Oz, who recently urged viewers to try it. "This alternative medicine treatment can manipulate your energy and cure what ails you," he said on his program.
Extracted from article by James T. Mulder
The Canisius College Department of Counseling and Human Services Presents: Integrating Counseling and Energy Healing
This seminar will focus on the use of Energy Therapies in conjunction with Counseling. There is increasing evidence that various forms of Energy Therapy – including Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Sound Healing, and other vibrational healing techniques can be helpful in:
-reducing and managing mental health symptoms; these include, depression and anxiety, sleeplessness, and trauma symptoms, in addition to lowering overall stress, managing pain and reducing blood pressure.
"What we think, we become"