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Healing Touch: A Guide Book for Practitioners, 2nd Edition

  • Dorothea Hover-Kramer, Ed D, RN Private Practice in California
  • ISBN-10: 0766825191  |  ISBN-13: 9780766825192
  • 256 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1996
  • © 2002 | Published
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About

Overview

Healing Touch is a practical guide for those interesting in training in the healing arts. The essentials of energy healing are examined through relevant theoretical and research information and case studies and reference practically reinforce material. Covers general course curriculum, the credentialing process and practical step-by-step guides to basic techniques. Includes a glossary, links to outside resources and sample client consent and intake forms. · User-friendly · New chapter on theory of energy healing cites recent discoveries · Emphasizes self-care of the practitioner

Features and Benefits

  • · The author and contributors are the founders of the Healing Touch modality
  • · Includes detailed information on the Healing Touch Certification program and Healing Touch International
  • · Offers suggestions on how to apply Healing Touch across various health care settings and within the traditional medical model
  • · Emphasizes the importance of documentation, both for client safety and practitioner protection

Table of Contents

SECTION I. HISTORY, RESEARCH, AND BACKGROUND OF HEALING TOUCH.
Chapter 1: The Development of Healing Touch as a Major Force in Energy-Oriented Healing Practices
Chapter 2: Concepts of Healing in Human History
Chapter 3: Research Related to Healing Touch
SECTION II: THE HUMAN ENERGY SYSTEM
Chapter 4: Toward an Understanding of the Scientific Bases of Healing Touch
Chapter 5: Identified Aspects of the Human Energy System
Chapter 6: The Chakras and Their Functions
Chapter 7: Assessing and Identifying Patterns in the Biofield and Chakras
Chapter 8: Basic Application for Healing Interventions
SECTION III: HEALING TOUCH INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 9: Full Body Techniques
Chapter 10: Localized and Specific Techniques
Chapter 11: Specific Interventions for Identified Problems
Chapter 12: The Clinical Practice of Healing Touch
SECTION IV: HEALING TOUCH PRACTICES AS A COMPLEMENT TO OTHER HELPING MODALITIES
Chapter 13: Bridges with Medical and Clinical Settings
Chapter 14: Interfaces with Somatic Therapies
Chapter 15: Interrelationships with Psychotherapy
SECTION V: SELF-CARE OF THE PRACTITIONER
Chapter 16: New Developments in Healing Touch: Expansion of Resources for Practitioners
Chapter 17: Healing Touch for the Caregiver
Chapter 18: Self-Development of the Healing Touch Practitioner
Chapter 19: Conclusion-Opening to the Next Decade of Healing Touch

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dorothea Hover-Kramer, Ed D, RN

Dorthea Hover-Kramer ,Ed. D., RN, is a nurse and Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in California. She is also a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor.