Since 1990, Healing Touch Program (HTP) has proudly granted practitioner certification to individuals who exhibit the professionalism, discipline and dedication required to meet the established criteria. The requirements are rigorous and are designed to instill knowledge, skill and confidence in the practitioner. The Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP) credential is recognized in Energy Medicine and allopathic medicine as a significant professional accomplishment.
People around the world and from all walks of life pursue the HTCP credential. Some are already professionally aligned with health care, others are interested in becoming aligned with health care and some find that their passion to do valuable work with others is fulfilled by doing Healing Touch. Many who receive the HTCP credential use it in a private practice setting as well as in another service profession.
The following are required to apply for practitioner certification:
- Completion of Healing Touch Program Levels 1 – 5
- One year of formal mentorship with an approved mentor
- Evidence of a Healing Touch Practice and preparing a case study addressing four to five sessions with a client
- Completion of additional reading and reflection reports on educational resources, ethics, professionalism and growth as a healer
If you would like to see the certification requirements and have not taken our classes, the Healing Touch Certified Practitioner Certification Standards official policy text is available in the HTC-970-HTCP-Certification-Standard
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