Q: Can Healing Touch techniques be used on animals?

A:  Yes. Animals are very receptive to energy-medicine because of their instinctual nature.

Q: How does Healing Touch for Animals® (HTA) work?

A:  Healing Touch for Animals® (HTA) uses the hands and energy of the practitioner to clear and balance the energy system utilizing Healing Touch for Animals® Techniques so the body can self-heal.  The correct physiology of the body is supported through relaxation and balance allowing healing to begin.  When the energy system flows properly, the body is then able to support the healing properties that are inherent to health and wholeness.

Q: What are the benefits of Healing Touch for Animals®?

A:  Healing Touch for Animals® Techniques benefit our animals in many ways:
          • Help animals understand appropriate behavior
          • Build the animal-human bond
          • Reduce stress and anxiety
          • Support animals through injuries, illnesses, physical and emotional trauma or abuse
          • Build a solid support system for cancer patients
          • Develop confidence for training and competition
          • Support animals during the end of life transition

Q: Is Healing Touch for Animals® accepted and utilized by veterinarians in their veterinary practices?

A:  Both holistic and traditional veterinarians and veterinary technicians are learning Healing Touch for Animals®  and are integrating the techniques into their veterinary practices.  Healing Touch for Animals® is being used as a cooperative healing modality and viable service to their animal patients.  Healing Touch for Animals® promotes a cooperative relationship between traditional veterinary medicine and holistic healthcare providing the best healing care for our animal population.

Q: How does Healing Touch for Animals® compare to Healing Touch?

A:  Healing Touch for Animals® Techniques have been developed to support the larger, more sensitive energy system of the animals. The reception of the animals’ energy field is much greater and therefore some Healing Touch Techniques are not appropriate to use on animals.

The Healing Touch for Animals® Program explains the differences between the human and animal energy systems.  All of the techniques presented in Healing Touch for Animals® and Healing Touch are taught to assist in optimum healing.

Easing the Debiliating Effects for Those Suffering From Dementia

SunflowerHealing Touch can significantly lower agitation levels and improve behavioral response in persons with dementia.

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases.  It affects memory, thinking, language, and judgment and can cause changes in behaviors and personality.  Some behavioral changes may be caused by the actual deterioration happening in a person’s brain, while other behavioral and personality changes may be reactions to the emotional challenges of coping with the deterioration changes.  Dementia may lead to depression, aggression, confusion, frustration, anxiety, a lack of inhibition and disorientation.  Most types of dementia are non-reversible.