Interested in learning more about Reiki – or doing due diligence to check its credibility as a healing modality? Here is a growing list of resources to help:
Reiki and Mental Health
- Reiki Healing and Mental Health: What the Research Shows – by Deborah Bier, PhD, PsychCentral
- Reiki and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Kathie Lipinski, RN, MSN, CH
- Reiki for the Recovering Alcoholic and Addict by Rev. Lynette Burkert
Reiki in Medicine
These links provide information on Reiki as it is practiced as a supplement to mainstream medical treatment.
- Reiki Backgrounder – National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Medical Papers – Researcher/teacher Pamela Miles’ Reiki in Medicine site lists a growing number of studies on the effectiveness of Reiki in treating a variety of illnesses.
Reiki in Medical Institutions
The following links go to the sites of medical institutions that offer Reiki services to their patients. The pages explain Reiki from the institutional perspective.
- Reiki Therapy – Banner Health
- Nine Facts about Reiki – Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, Mayo Clinic
- How Reiki and QiGong Can Help Cancer Patients – Dana Farber Cancer Institute
- Reiki – George Washington University Hospital Center for Integrative Medicine
- Integrative Medicine \ Reiki Therapy – Hartford Hospital
- What is Reiki? – Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center
Websites About Reiki
- Reiki.org – The International Center for Reiki Training offers many articles on Reiki and its benefits from a variety of perspectives.
- ReikiInMedicine.org – Researcher/Master Teacher Pamela Miles offers a wide variety of free Reiki resources (scroll to the bottom of her home page and view them listed in the footer).
Books About Reiki
- Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide – Pamela Miles
- The Holy Spirit and the Spirit of Reiki: One Source, One Spirit – Ruth Mayeux Allen, Ph.D. – addresses the U.S. Bishops’ statement on Reiki, point for point.
- Reiki Energy Medicine: Bringing Healing Touch into Home, Hospital, and Hospice – Libby Barnett and Maggie Babb
- Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life – Elizabeth Fulton and Kathleen Prasad