Volunteer-Based Reiki Program Helps Reduce Stress

reduce stressJanuary 28, 2014 — Creating a healing and healthy environment for patients, families, and staff is an ongoing challenge. As part of the Brigham and Women’s Integrative Care Program, a Reiki Volunteer Program has helped to foster a caring and healing environment, providing a means for patients, family, and staff to reduce pain and anxiety and improve their ability to relax and be present.

This paper, published in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, offers a comprehensive look at what it takes to create such a program.