Talk therapy AND Reiki, why it is important to combine both

The importance of combining Reiki healing with talk therapy can vary depending on individual preferences and needs. However, there are a few reasons why some individuals may find it beneficial to incorporate Reiki healing into their therapy process:

  1. Complementary Approach: Reiki healing and talk therapy can offer different perspectives and therapeutic benefits. Talk therapy primarily focuses on verbal communication and exploration of thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Reiki healing, on the other hand, involves the transfer of energy through gentle touch. By combining the two, individuals may experience a more holistic approach that addresses both emotional and energetic aspects.
  2. Deepening Self-Awareness: Reiki healing can help individuals become more attuned to their body and energy. It can promote relaxation, reduce stress, and release emotional blockages. Engaging in Reiki after talk therapy sessions can provide an opportunity to further explore and process any emotions or insights that emerged during the therapy session. It can enhance self-awareness and facilitate a deeper understanding of one’s emotional and energetic state.
  3. Integration and Grounding: Talk therapy sessions often involve exploring challenging or sensitive topics, which can stir up intense emotions and thoughts. Some individuals may find it helpful to follow up these sessions with Reiki healing to integrate and ground themselves after the emotional intensity. Reiki can provide a sense of calm, balance, and relaxation, allowing individuals to process and integrate their experiences more effectively.
  4. Energy Clearing and Balancing: Reiki healing is believed to work on the energetic level, promoting the flow of energy and clearing any imbalances or blockages. Talk therapy can also bring underlying emotions or trauma to the surface, which may impact the individual’s energy system. By incorporating Reiki, individuals may experience a sense of energetic release, restoration, and balance, which can support the overall healing process and help to release the emotional burden stored in the body.

It’s important to note that the decision to combine Reiki healing with talk therapy should be made in collaboration with both the Reiki practitioner and the therapist involved. Each person’s therapeutic journey is unique, and it’s essential to find an approach that resonates with and supports their specific needs and goals.

Published by Stephanie Schueller

Stephanie is a Singapore certified Reiki Practitioner since 2018 and was taught the authentic Usui method of Rei-ki as it was founded and taught by Dr Mikao Usui in the early 1900s.

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