Frequently Asked Questions
is the basic Level 1 workshop?
It is taught as a full day (9 - 12 hours) or 3 consecutive
(3-4 hr) segments.
Workshops are held at The 'Originals' Loft Retreat Centre for
groups, families and individuals. She also teaches through
the Upper Grand Continuing Education wellness programs. To get
workshop together in your area or at The 'Originals' Loft
Retreat Centre contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentations with Martha Hoey include introductory information
sessions and demonstrations about Therapeutic Touch. These
are offered to groups such as: Stroke Survivor groups,
Multiple Sclerosis chapters, Heart & Stroke caregiver groups
and at local spas, meditation and yoga centres as well as YM-YWCA
Do I need
to be a nurse or have any other training in preparation to learn
There is no need for any prior experience or nursing
training. The basic Level 1 course is very complete.
It has basic history, research and definitions as well as
demonstrations and experiential exercises that involve all
practice on my friends and family right away?
The steps involved in giving a treatment are simple to
understand and are practiced often throughout the
workshop. For this reason participants are able to
continue their practice and give very effective treatments after
completing Level 1 Therapeutic Touch.
Therapeutic Touch cause any adverse effects?
No. The practice of Therapeutic Touch is based on 35
yrs. of clinical research. It is used as a complementary
modality to medical intervention. Used during heart
transplant procedures, it promotes vitatity and lessens the
process of rejection. Recognized practitioners give
sessions in hospitals to aid the process of healing. It is
very helpful in hospices to give pain relief and relaxation
prior to end of life.
any other questions to Martha Hoey, recognized practitioner and
teacher. 519-823-5847 or email email@example.com
upcoming Therapeutic Touch workshops, Professional Development
Day and meeting times for the Elm Tree Branch.