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

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Healing Touch examines the essentials of energy healing in a clear, concise manner. Contains relevant theoretical and research information and covers general course curriculum, the credentialing process and practical step-by-step guides to basic techniques. User-friendly with case studies and references to reinforce material. Includes a glossary, links to outside resources and sample client consent and intake forms. · New chapter on theory of energy healing cites recent discoveries · Emphasizes self-care of the practitioner · Contains practical guidelines for those interested in healing arts training

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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A guide to the concepts, techniques, and applications of energy-based healing, a method that is used as a complement to other ways of treating the mind-body interconnection. Describes the layers of the human energy field and energy centers, discusses how healing touch is used in clinical settings and private practice, gives specific interventions for various problems, and offers self-help techniques and information on how to develop a practice as a healer. Delmar is rushing the 1996 copyright date. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766825192
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/19/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 808,293
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.34 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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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

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