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Reiki is a symbol-based, channeled-energy technique that finds its roots in traditional Japanese healing. It can be used in conjunction with many other psychological therapy techniques. Reiki techniques are based on the concept that the body is a nonlinear, dynamic, chemical-electrical system where changes in the oscillatory rate in the waves of the extra low-frequency magnetic field allow the release of overcharged energy in areas where imagery and trauma may be stored in muscle memory. There is also research evidence that Reiki produces relaxation effects within the client’s parasympa-thetic nervous system. Reiki practitioners work with clients in an energy or healing session and may engage in limited dialogue with the client before and after the session to help the client spontaneously speak about presenting issues ...

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