Energy healing and stress? How does it work?

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Energy healing, or energy work, is the new buzz phrase these days, yet many are puzzled by how it actually works. As a Reiki Master, Advanced Integrated Energy Therapist (IET©), and an Advanced Master Crystal Healer, I will help you to understand what it is that I, in particular, do to help release negative, blocked, or suppressed energies. Each energy practitioner has her/his own style of energy work. We all have our distinctive gifts that we bring into our practice. How we interact with a client and conduct a session is our own. I use Reiki energy, IET©, crystals and my own unique healing energies directly from a Divine source. I have Archangel Rafael, sometimes many more, by my side during each session. He channels energy through me and guides me throughout each session. I will go into more with him in a bit, but let’s continue with the energy…

Energy is everywhere. Each person, thing, thought, and emotion is made up of energy. Some we can see, and others we cannot. A table is made up of energy so condensed that it is a solid form. A stream of water is energy, yet it is fluid. Air is energy, yet we sometimes feel it, but most often do not see it. A person is energy. A thought is energy. An emotion is energy. The Universe is energy. A black hole is energy.

I’ve been a Reiki Master since 2006. Working with the body, mind, spirit, and soul is where the real healing begins. As a massage therapist for over 13 years, most people come to me because they want to feel better physically. They think that the physical touch of manipulating the muscles will make them better. There is no mistaking that massage does and will release muscle tension, yet only temporarily “heal” or resolve the root of the problem. When a client comes to me with upper back and neck pain, they expect to be fixed by the end of the session. Let’s add in stress. That is the energetic portion of the equation that most people miss, or think that a massage will release after one session. This is where massage only becomes a Band-Aid. It’s a temporary fix. . Believe me, I do love a good massage, especially with hot stones and essential oils! Yet, clients continue to book sessions that address the same problem every week with no end in sight. The question is why aren’t these symptoms or physical ailments resolved?

In comes Energy Healing. Working with a client’s energy field encompasses the physical, mental, and emotional energies. For example, a client comes to me because he has a long-standing medical issue that causes multiple symptoms. He is taking multiple medications, and has become frustrated that nothing is working to make him feel better. He is fatigued, stressed and thinks this is just the way he’s supposed to feel. Or, a client has a very stressful job, family life, or relationship. She doesn’t know how or when she started to feel this way but thinks that if she just “deals with it”, she can manage the situation. These examples are defined as chronic stress. Energy work heals the whole body – physical, mental, and emotional, not just the symptom. Long-held stress, or chronic stress, can be traced back to the onset of most disease. (

When a client comes to see me and explains his or her symptoms, I will always recommend energy work over massage. But, massage reduces stress, right? Why would I want an energy session when my neck and shoulders are so tight, or I have this pain in my back that I can’t get rid of? Isn’t muscular pain resolved by manipulation of the muscle? Sometimes it will, but not always. Working with chronic pain and symptoms can signal a deeper more overwhelming issue. I recommend energy work because it lasts much longer than massage, it goes much, much deeper, and it releases and/or shifts the negative energies or blockages that have manifested into a long held physical, mental, or emotional state. The benefits will be felt for an extended period of time, and will often release some or most of the long-standing beliefs that started them down the path of their current condition. Some shifts may be profound, others may be much more subtle.

Divine Healer. Really?

I work directly with Archangel Rafael. He is my guardian angel as well as my mentor. He is with me throughout each and every healing session I give. Being able to channel his energy through me to my client is an awesome, as well as a very humbling experience. The absolute love that I feel flowing through me to my client is so amazingly beautiful. While I continue to work with Archangel Rafael, my healing gifts continue to grow and evolve. Other angels, guides, guardian angels, or loved ones may also be present as well. If there is an area, whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual that needs to be released, they will step in and tell me, show me, or give me a symbol as to what the block may be.

Not only does each client have a release and/or shift of his or her energetic, physical, mental, or emotional field, I also receive guidance that is given to me by my guardian angels, and his or her guardian angels, as well as other angels, or loved ones. This guidance is meant to help them on many levels. Not all of the guidance may make sense at the time of the session, but he or she may have an “a-ha” moment at a later time, and that is when the connection is made and they can allow the continued release.

What type of guidance do you receive?

I receive various types of guidance. Each client is unique. Some may receive information as to the root of what is causing a physical ache or pain. Others may receive past-life issues that have not been resolved, and continue to plague them in this lifetime. Relationship issues with others, as well as the relationship with themselves can be given. Diet, nutrition, or other health and wellness guidance may come through. You see, the Angels work with your energetic imprint. They respond to the energy at the time of the session. Yes, there may be future possibilities, or past-lives that come through that are affecting the present, but freewill always comes into play. I channel the guidance, and then pass it on the client so that they may sit with it, and reflect or meditate to find the deeper meanings that come from within.

How can I book a session with you?

I give both distance and in-office sessions. Energy is energy. Whether is in-person or over the phone, energy heals. To make an appointment click here.

Energy Healing

healing-handsEnergy healing promotes healing by enhancing energy flow and correcting disturbances in the “human energy field” or “aura” which permeates and surrounds the body. Improving the flow of energy in the energy field supports the self-healing capacity of the body.

Currently, there is a kind of revival of ancient understandings about energy healing in the light of modern science. “Laying on of hands”, which appeared in many times and cultures, is being rediscovered and formulated into healing techniques which are accessible to people in the present time. There are also more and more people who are spontaneously becoming aware of healing “gifts”.

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Is Massage Therapy Good for Your Heart?

The answer to the question, “Is massage therapy good for your heart?”, is a resounding YES!

Studies have shown that regular sessions of massage therapy can help heal the heart. Let’s explore some of what research and studies have found.

Studies show that massage therapy can reduce stress, promote relaxation and enhance feelings of wellbeing. Massage can stimulate the nerve endings in the skin, release endorphins (the feel good hormones) and inhibit the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Blood will circulate more efficiently, blood pressure will drop and heart rates will slow down.

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What is Crystal Healing?


Many of us scratch our heads at the thought of crystal healing. What exactly is it? Is it bad? Does it really work? That’s way to woo-woo for me!

Crystals have been used in many cultures and civilizations throughout history. The Native Americans, Egyptians, ancient Chinese, ancient India, Aborigines in Australia, as well as the Atlantean and Lemurian societies that Plato wrote about, all used crystals. Crystals have been specifically named in both the Old and the New Testament in the Bible as well.

I would like to address the properties of Crystal Healing on scientific and physical, emotional, spiritual levels.

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