Welcome to the Haelen* Center for Healing Touch Program™.
Healing Touch is a nurturing, compassionate energy therapy. Providers consciously work in a heart-centered and intentional way with a gentle, light or above body touch to enhance, support, and facilitate physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and support the individual’s natural, self-healing ability.
The Haelen* Center is presented by the Care Ministry of Hillcrest Congregational Church, UCC, 404 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. No fee is charged. Donations are welcomed.
Ongoing, wide-ranging research suggest the benefits of receiving Healing Touch include:
- Reducing pain, anxiety, effects of a trauma
- Providing support during chemotherapy
- Enhancing recovery from surgery
- Relieving stress and depression
- Strengthening the immune system
- Deepening spiritual connection
*to make whole, hale, hearty (Old English)
Healing Touch Appointments
Healing Touch sessions are set in a quiet, peaceful environment to create a safe and sacred place for the HT treatments. Appointments typically lasting between 45 and 75 minutes. The recipient lies fully clothed on a massage table or is seated in a chair. Appointments are available to those in our community
Appointments are available:
- 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. and
- 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.
E-mail: [email protected] for more information or to make an appointment.
For information on The Healing Touch Program™: www.healingtouchprogram.com
The Haelen Center is also the site for classes in the Healing Touch Program™ and is part of the Healing Touch Network of the East Bay/San Francisco:bringing the Healing Touch to your neighborhood.
Background of Healing Touch Program™The Healing Touch Program consists of a group of volunteers dedicated to helping our community by providing an energy modality called Healing Touch (HT). We have been trained by THE HEALING PROGRAM™, WORLDWIDE LEADERS IN ENERGY MEDICINE, Creating Healing Relationships; and adhere to its Code of Ethics, and Scope of Practice.Healing Touch™ was founded by Janet Mentgen, BSN, RN in 1989 as a continuing education program for nurses and other health care professionals. It is now used as a complementary or integrative modality in hospitals, hospices, and is used by health care professionals and trained non-medical people in a variety of settings.The Haelen Center is also the site for classes in the Healing Touch Program™ and is part of the Healing Touch Network of the East Bay/San Francisco: bringing the Healing Touch to your neighborhood.