Healing Touch is a multi-level program in energy-based therapy that moves from beginning to advanced practice. After completion of Level 5, a person is eligible to apply for certification from Healing Touch International, Inc.
Course 1- Foundations of Healing Touch begins with 17-20 continuing education contact hours of instruction, allowing persons with varying backgrounds to enter, acknowledge their previous learning and to further develop concepts and skills in energy-based therapy. A strong commitment to personal growth is required.
Course 2 – Energetic Patterning and Clinical Applications is for students who have completed course 1 and wish to increase breadth and depth in the study of Healing Touch. (17-20 continuing education contact hours.) The second level of study in Healing Touch includes an intake interview, back techniques and a one-hour healing sequence. Emphasis in the experiential learning is on developing healing sequences for specific client needs.
Course 3 – Advanced Healer Preparation is for students who desire more in-depth skills in Healing Touch, and have successfully completed course 1 and 2. This course includes: development of Higher Sense Perception (HSP), sequencing of healing techniques, working with guidance, self-healing and self-development. (17-20 continuing education contact hours).
Course 4 – Case Management and Professsional Practice. This course prepares the student to become a Healing Touch Practitioner and establish a practice setting. Practice concerns are explored including establishing a private practice, incorporating Healing Touch into a current practice setting either working alone or with others. The following topics are addressed: business concepts, client/practitioner relationships, networking with other practitioners, identifying energy patterns in clients and scope of practice. Professional development as a healer is explored including addressing professional ethics, standards of practice and role as a healer.
Course 5 – Self Evaluation and Professional Development focuses on the completion of projects begun in Healing Touch course 4. The following will be addressed: the mentorship experience, community and networking activities, establishment of practice, development of expertise in a Healing Touch practice, self development as a healer.
Courses 4 & 5 classes are usually done in a retreat setting.