Healing Touch Research


Healing Touch is being more widely researched as the complementary benefits continue to present themselves in psychological and mental health fields.

Some of the client reported benefits of Healing Touch in a psychological setting include:

  • decrease in anxiety
  • release of limiting beliefs
  • increase in fortitude (strength of spirit)
  • increase in mental clarity
  • decrease in stress
  • descrease in PTSD symptoms, including reduction in nightmares and deeper sleep

"There is moderate evidence for decreasing negative behavioral symptoms in dementia and moderate evidence for decreasing anxiety for hospitalized populations."4

Read additional information: Biofield Therapies: Helpful or Full of Hype? A Best Evidence Synthesis

For additional research, please visit: www.healingtouchresearch.com/studies/general-research


Healing Touch with guided imagery for PTSD in returning active duty military: A randomized controlled trial. Military Medicine, 177 (9), 1015-1021, T Jain, S., McMahon, G.F. , Hasen, P., Kozub, M.P., Porter, V., King, R. & Guarneri, E.M. (2012) The Role of Healing Touch in the Treatment of Persons in Recovery from Alcoholism. Counselor - The Magazine for Addiction Professionals, 58-64, DuBrey, Sr. Rita Jean. (2006) Efficacy of Healing Touch in Stressed Neonates. University of Arizona, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Study Sponsor: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) McDonough-Means, Sharon. (2004)


This information comes from both clinical research through Scholarly journals, Google scholar, and also observed and reported in Healing Touch sessions. All sessions are individual and will have individualized outcomes.


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