FHT01 - Foundations of Healing Touch Course 1

demo of healing touchHealing Touch benefits for body workers

The  massage therapists that have taken Healing Touch from us, have remarked about how utilizing the tools for clearing and balancing the client's energy enhances the massage. Healing Touch will help you become more aware of the energy field which has a significant influence on what is happening in the mind, body and spirit. You may have felt or sensed that something more was going on than the spasm in the client's back. A possibility is that there is an energetic pain ridge, and this class will teach you the techniques to release this. Clients also benefit from a basic energetic clearing - a simple technique you can use before starting the massage.

Healing Touch will be a great addition to your therapeutic tool belt! Plus, the techniques can also be used for your own self-care!


Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy

  • Uses gentle, heart-centered touch to assist in balancing your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.
  • Enhances the body's natural ability to heal through the human energy centers and energy field/biofield.
  • Works in harmony with standard medical care and is complementary to other health care systems.  Safe for all ages.?

Intended Audience Includes:

·     Registered Nurses

·     Body-oriented Therapists

·     Psychotherapists and Chaplains

·     Licensed Health Care Professionals

·     Those who desire to study energy therapy with a commitment to help others

Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

1.    Explore qualities and self-care needs of a Healing Touch Practitioner.

2.    Discuss the facets of Healing Touch and correlate techniques that support physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual healing.

3.    Demonstrate Healing Presence: the ability to remain grounded, present, and heart-centered.

4.    Describe personal perceptions of subtle energy/heart-centeredness.

5.    Apply the Healing Touch Framework to a variety of energy interventions.

6.    Evaluate the seven energy centers (chakras) and related energy layers that surround the body.

7.    Describe rationale with use of specific Healing Touch techniques.

8.    Discuss the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of a beginning Healing Touch student.

Course Description

The theoretical concepts which underlie holistic healthcare practices are explored along with how they relate to the core values which guide the practice of Healing Touch.  Healing Touch techniques used in the etheric field are acquired along with an understanding of how they interface with the human biofield.

Required Textbook

The textbook is called Foundations and Practice of Healing Touch. It is available from the Tru North Wellness Hub located on campus for $40. 

Or you can go to Healing Beyond Borders website to order a copy at https://www.healingbeyondborders.org/index.php/shop/category/60-student-textbook.  

Requirements for course completion and CE credit:

  • Attendance of entire course with supervision
  • Practice with Instructor feedback
  • Completion of Evaluation

healing beyond borders logoCE Hours Applied For by Healing Beyond Borders

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation #1590

AHNA: 18 CNE contact hours
CA Board of Registered Nursing:  18 contact hours
NCBTMB: 15 contact hours

"Healing Beyond Borders [The provider of this educational event] has designed the program so that it may be considered by participants for use as continuing education to enhance the professional knowledge and pastoral competency of chaplains certified through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.® an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains®."

Additional Training

Healing Beyond Borders, HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program

  • In-depth solid core course of study for 5 courses from beginner to advanced healer including Evolution of the Healer, Holistic and Energetic Foundations, Evidence Based and Best Practice modules
  • Enhances skills and knowledge through lecture, recommended readings and practice sessions
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and knowledge of holistic health principles
  • HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory completion of the full course of study
  • Leads to eligibility to apply for certification as a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner through Healing Beyond Borders
  • Instructor Training and Advancement available after certification. Prerequisites apply
  • Endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Assoc.

Disclaimer Statement: Approval for contact hours through AHNA is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15275. 

Healing Beyond Borders is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider #450748-08.

Available Sessions