Alaskan Essences:

Bhakti Center:, (Tools for Schools (TFS) and Indoor air quality (IAQ)

Dr. Michael Finkelstein, for information on Spiritual Book Groups, Juice Fasts, Spiritual Gardening, etc.

International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP)

International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT)

Integrated Energy Therapy (IET)

Karma Mala:

Karuna Reiki®:

Lama Lobsang:

Pamela Miles, Information on Reiki in Hospitals


National Society of Genetic Counselors

Order of Melchizidek

Deana Paqua, MA, LMT:

Dr. Mitch Prywes:

Reconnective Healing®:

Redding Center for Meditation, (Overview: Published Medical Research on Reiki Therapy)

Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce

Ridgefield Chiropractic & Wellness Center, LLC:

Turning Point Healing Arts S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group: support, healing, advocacy, resources and education for women in the process of, or recently divorced:

Lama Lobsang

Lama Lobsang Palden

Articles About JoAnn

In the Ridgefield Press

Duncan Attains Advanced Certification in Integrated Energy Therapy (IET)

Danbury News Times Article

Whittingham Cancer Center offers Reiki


Research Journal Articles

Astin, JA. "Why Patients Use Alternative Medicine:  Results of a National Study." JAMA. 1998: 279(19): 1548-1553.

Eisenberg, DM, Kessler, RC, Foster, C, et al. "Unconventional Medicine in the United States." N Engl J Med.1993:328(4): 246-252.

Friedman, Rachel S.C., Burg, Matthew, Miles, Pamela, Lee, Forrester and Lampert, Rachel. "Effects of Reiki on Autonomic Activity Early After Acute Coronary Syndrome." J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2010; 56. 995-996.

Jackson, Kate. "Reiki–Rising Star in Complementary Cancer Care." Radiology Today. May 2003; 10-13.

Mackay, Nicola M.Sc., Hansen, Stig Ph.D., and McFarlane, Oona M.A., "Autonomic Nervous System Changes During Reiki Treatment: A Preliminary Study." The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Vol. 10#6, 2004, 1077-1081.

Miles, Pamela and True, Gala PhD. "Reiki-Review of the Biofield Therapy History, Theory, Practice, and Research." Alternative Therapies, Mar/Apr 2003, Vol.9, No. 2.

Miles, P. "Palliative Care Services at NIH include Reiki and Other Mind-Body Modalities." Advances. 2004, 20(2):30-31.

Miles, Pamela. "Reiki for Mind, Body, and Spirit Support of Cancer Patients." Advances Fall 2007, Vol.22, No. 2

Moore, Alice. "Reiki Healing Touch: Enhancing the Healing Process." Berkshire Medical Journal. October 2001; 7-9.

Schiller, Robert, MD. "Reiki: A Starting Point for Integrative Medicine." Alternative Therapies. 2003; 9(2): 20-24.


Area Hospitals Offering Reiki:

Beth Israel Medical Center Integrative Medicine Program: New York, NY

Boyd Center for Integrative Health: (Barry Boyd, MD), Greenwich, CT

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center:  Integrative Therapies Program for Children with Cancer and Cardiac Surgery Department (Mehmet Oz, MD), New York, NY

Danbury Hospital: Complementary Alternative Medical Program (CAMP), Praxair Cancer Center, Danbury, CT

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Lebanon NH

Greenwich Hospital’s Center for Integrative Medicine: (Henry Roca, MD), Greenwich, CT

Griffin Hospital:  Plain Tree Program, CT

Hartford Hospital:  Integrative Medicine Program, Hartford, CT

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:  Integrative Medicine Outpatient Center, New York, NY

Norwalk Hospital: Whittingham Cancer Center, and Integrative Medicine Program, Norwalk, CT

Portsmouth Regional Hospital:  Portsmouth, NH

Stamford Hospital:  Bennett Cancer Center and Tully Health Center (Joseph Feuerstein, MD), Stamford, CT

Yale University Hospital:  Integrative Medicine Program (Study on breast cancer patients having Reiki during the biopsy process – reduction of stress), New Haven, CT


Testing the efficacy of Reiki in the treatment of:

Fibromyalgia: at the University of WA –CFS/FM Research Center, Seattle, WA

Reiki in the treatment of patients with advanced AIDS: Temple University and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Reiki for Prostate Cancer:  The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH














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