Reiki | Varad Program Integrative Psychiatry Clinic For Mental Health And Holistic Wellness Center Bellevue


What is Reiki?

A non-invasive and non-manipulative healing technique that aids in bringing the body back to a state of physical and emotional balance through light-touch maneuvers. The Reiki therapist channels energy into the patient with the use of their hands,reducing stress and encouraging relaxation.

How does Reiki work?

Reiki is considered a pseudoscience based on qi (“chi”) in which no clinical evidence has shown to what extent Reiki can be effective. However, studies are showing that this practice is known for improving major health concerns, such as:

  • Blood Pressure
  • - Heart Rate Variability
  • - Digestive Disorders
  • - Skin Conditions
  • - Stress and Anxiety
  • - Depression
  • - PTSD
  • - ADHD
  • - Sleep Disorders
  • - Shoulder Pain

  • Is Reiki safe?

    Completely! In part due to the aforementioned non-invasive and non-manipulative techniques used within Reiki, there is a consensus that Reiki is completely safe. There have been no medical contraindications associated with the healing technique. The touch of Reiki is very light and even off body.

    Does Reiki treat certain conditions?

    Reiki is a healing technique used to bring the body back to its natural balance, therefore it is not known for treating any specific conditions directly. Some may notice immediate change in symptoms, whereas others may not. It is recommended that patients continue to pursue regular medical and/or psychiatric treatments along with the Reiki practices is it works in conjunction with them.

    What is receiving Reiki like?

    A Reiki treatment varies from person to person, everybody is different. Most commonly, people are known for feeling deep senses of relaxation. Patients are known for sometimes drifting off to sleep due to their relaxed state-of-being. There may be different sensations as well, typically a soothing warmth or heat, perhaps there may even be coolness. At the end of the treatment, one feels refreshed with positivity radiating from within them.