Please call 800-633-7377 for a personal consultation between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
You can also call the appointment center to schedule, change or cancel an appointment or ask questions.
The National Institute of Health classifies Reiki as an energy medicine, a form of touch therapy. Reiki and other touch therapies are considered to be a very low risk intervention - no serious side effects or risks have been identified in the medical literature on Reiki. Since Reiki is facilitated either with a very light touch, or slightly off the body without touch, it provides a therapeutic option for those who are in pain or unable to be touched.
The 2010 Health Forum survey cited that 21% of the hospitals responding offered Reiki and/or Therapeutic Touch. Beaumont offers Reiki therapy, both inpatient and outpatient, through the Department of Integrative Medicine.
The research-documented benefits of Reiki therapy include:
Clinical trials are currently being conducted through the National Institute of Health concerning the use of Reiki for:
For information on the Beaumont program, contact Sandra Kohlmeyer, Integrative Medicine, by email or by calling 248-551-9888.