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 The Benefits of Reiki Treatment in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program, 1995 Authors: Milton and E.Chapman

*Conference Proceedings, Pathways to Healing: Enhancing life Through Complementary Therapies. Sept 24-5, 1995. Canberra. Royal College of Nursing.* (11 pages)

“The Benefits of Reiki Treatment in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program” Authors: G. Milton and E. Chapman, 1995

The paper presented the processes and client outcomes of Reiki treatments over a two 2 year period in a Melbourne based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.

Findings suggest improvements in health outcomes particularly during the first weeks of drug withdrawal

Further evidence suggests that treatments accelerated the detoxification process.

The suggestion that the counselling process was facilitated by insights experienced by recipients during treatment.

The suggestion that those that learned Reiki coped better with group therapy sessions and with bouts of depression on return to the wider community.