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Category: Building your Healing Practice

Moving into Healing as a Career

Posted in Building your Healing Practice, and Reiki 2 (advanced)

Many people, once they begin to do Reiki healing for others, begin to feel drawn to doing Healing as a ‘job’.  It feels like it will be a wonderful change to be a holistic practitioner instead of running the corporate hamster wheel! And I would agree!  However, moving into healing…

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Dealing with Transference in Reiki healing

Posted in Building your Healing Practice, and Reiki 2 (advanced)

There is a term in psychotherapy called ‘transference’; its when a client unconsciously transfers feelings and attitudes from a person or situation in the past on to a person or situation in the present.  Its a common issue amongst therapists and their patients, and it is something to watch out…

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Emotional Detox – Is it Me, You or Everyone?

Posted in Building your Healing Practice, Reiki Blog, and Reiki Tips

After doing a Reiki treatment with a client or a group share with other practitioners, if we feel a surge of negative emotions, or become affected by emotions we don’t normally associate with Reiki – anger, sadness, frustration, anxiety – it’s easy to panic!  Reiki is associated with feelings of…

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What should I be doing when I am giving healing?

Posted in Building your Healing Practice, Reiki 2 (advanced), and Reiki Tips

Often, our first experience of a Reiki healing is accompanied by the ‘healer’ giving us incredible intuitive information such as where in our bodies there are blockages or issues, intuitive insights, even spirit guide information.  It can lead you to believe that all Reiki practitioners should be giving such information,…

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Why do I feel drained after giving a Reiki treatment

Posted in Building your Healing Practice, Reiki Blog, and Reiki Tips

When we give a Reiki treatment to someone else, the general wisdom is that we are not drained since Reiki is Universal energy, and not our own personal energy.  Yet often practitioners report feeling tired, drained, or feeling like they are taking on some of the suffering of their clients. …

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