The following are current and past authors of
articles appearing in the Reiki News Magazine
We honor all Reiki schools and lineages. Some of the authors
of Reiki News Magazine are not part of the ICRT lineage.
Walter Lübeck: Author of over 20 books including: The Complete Reiki Handbook, Reiki for First Aid, Rainbow Reiki, Reiki, The Way of the Heart and The Spirit of Reiki, Walter who is based in Germany is one of the most prolific writers in the Reiki community. He is also founder of the Reiki-Do Institute and creator of the Rainbow Reiki system of healing, having received his Reiki 1 training in 1987 and he became a Reiki master in 1989 with Brigitte Müller (Furumoto lineage). Walter is a regular contributor to the magazine. Based in Germany, Walter teaches classes in Europe and in other countries around the world. He can be contacted by e-mail at: email@example.com, or through his Web site: www.rainbowreiki.de.
Articles by Walter Lübeck
Healing Techniques for Difficult Situations Fall 2008
Feng Shui and Reiki Summer 2007
Reiki and Meditation Spring 2007
Reiki and Pregnancy Fall 2006
Reiki and the Power of Love Summer 2006
Healing Blocks to Health Winter 2005
Reiki and Angels Fall 2005
What Unites the Reiki World Summer 2005
The Relationship Between a Reiki Teacher and Student Spring 2005
Nurturing Your Loving Relationship With Reiki Winter 2004
Finding Your Soul Mate with Reiki Fall 2004
Healing Financial Problems with Reiki Summer 2004
Understanding the Body of Light, Part II Spring 2004
Reiki and the Body of Light, Part I Fall 2003
Reiki and the Spine Summer 2003
Healing the Heart Spring 2003
Reiki and Chakra Healing Winter 2002
The Kanji for Reiki Fall 2002
Amy Rowland: Author of several books, including Traditional Reiki for Our Times, which is available in Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Lithuanian, as well as English, she received Reiki I & II in 1987 from Beth Gray and received her mastership from Frank DuGan in 1994. In addition to teaching Reiki in the Western style, she is certified in the Japanese style Usui Reiki Ryoho, and "modern" or Gendai Reiki, both of which she received from Tom Rigler. During her fifteen years of practicing and teaching Reiki, she has also been ordained as a minister and certified as a hypnotherapist. Amy is a regular contributor to the magazine. Amy can be contacted by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or through her Web site: www.traditionalreiki.com.
Articles by Amy Rowland
Gratitude Fall 2009
Reiki's Gentle Invitation to Spiritual Pathwork Winter 2008
Reiki for Peace Winter 2007
Reiki and Hypnosis: Partners In Mind-Body Healing Fall 2007
Reiki Clinic and Children’s Home in Nigeria Summer 2007
Excerpt from Intuitive Reiki for Our Times Summer 2006
Reiki As Complementary Care Winter 2005
Reikishares with Laurelle Shanti Gaia Spring 2005
Reiki and Intuition, Part II Winter 2003
Reiki and Intuition, Part II Fall 2003
A Tribute to Beth Gray Spring 2003
Penelope Quest: Penny was initiated into Reiki I in 1991, Reiki II in 1992, and became an Usui/Tibetan Reiki Master in 1994. In 1996 she took the Karuna Reiki® master training and at this time chose to leave her career as a lecturer and senior manager at a college to devote more time to teaching and writing about Reiki. Her first book titled Reiki was published in 1999 and a second edition retitled An Introduction to Reiki was published in 2001. Her second book, Reiki For Life, was published in June 2002. Penny is currently writing her third book, Self Healing With Reiki, which will be available in September 2003. Penny is a regular contributor to the magazine. Penelope can be contacted by e-mail: email@example.com, or through her Web site: www.reiki-quest.co.uk.
Articles by Penelope Quest
Living with the Reiki Principles (Part 6): Be Kind to Others Winter 2005
Living with the Reiki Principles (Part 5): Do Your Work Honestly Fall 2005
Living with the Reiki Principles, Part 4 Just For Today, Be Grateful Summer 2005
Living with the Reiki Principles, Part 3 Do Not Worry Spring 2005
Living with the Reiki Principles, Part 2 Just for Today, Do Not Anger Winter 2004
Living with the Reiki Principles, Part 1: Just For Today Fall 2004
Reiki and Spring Cleaning Spring 2004
Reiki and Animals Fall 2003
The Attunement Experience Spring 2003
Detecting, Sensing and Seeing the Aura and Chakras Winter 2002
Gaia Orion: Gaia has created many of the illustrations used in Reiki News Magazine since spring 2006. She is from Paris, France, but now lives on a river in Ontario, Canada. Her colourful and simple images explore essentially healing and spiritual themes. To see more of her artwork, visit her web site www.artbygaia.com.
Janny Adkins, RN, BS, HTP, HNC: In addition to being a Karuna‚ and Usui Reiki Master, Janny is an author, a columnist and holistic nurse. She currently resides in Nashville, TN where she owns Health Education Resources & Services, a holistic education and resource consulting company working with hospitals, clinics and corporations. Janny has a private holistic nursing and Reiki practice. Her book Help Healing Happen; A Practical Guide will be published early in 2007. She may be reached at JannyAdkins@aol.com, or through her Web site: www.jannyadkins.com.
Articles by Janny Adkins
Reiki and Everyday Living Summer 2007
Reiki and Hospice Spring 2007
Sweat, Prayer, & Reiki Summer 2002
Tom White: Tom is an ICRT trained Reiki Master and also a Karuna Reiki® Master. He operates a mobile holistic therapy service offering treatment at home or the workplace that includes Reiki, massage and other therapies. He is a former Mental Health Nurse. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Tom White
A Humbling Encounter Winter 2009
Giving Reiki to Horses Fall 2007
Michael Arthur Baird: is a Reiki Master and a Karuna Reiki Master and has practiced Reiki since 1989. He is a middle eastern drummer and has developed special drum-making workshops for healers, and created the Reiki Drumming shamanic healing technique. Michael states that: "drumming and Reiki assist me in attuning to my higher self, listening to my Divine guidance, and following my heart." He is a Licensed Reiki Master Teacher with the International Center for Reiki Training, and a member of the Sound Healer's Associated. Michael can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or through www.ReikiClasses.com.
Articles by Michael Arthur Baird
Sound Healing Can Enhance Reiki Sessions with Laurelle Gaia Fall 2014
Reiki and Drumming with Laurelle Shanti Gaia Spring 2006
Bodhisattvas Behing Bars? Reiki in Prison with Laurelle Shanti Gaia Fall 2005
Jeri Mills, M.D:. In her article in the Summer 2003 issue, Reiki in Hospitals, How I introduced Reiki Treatments into my Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice, Dr. Mills says: "My C-section rate declined from five or six per month to no more than one per month. My surgery patients were going home one or two days after major operations, their hospital stays a day or two shorter than expected, and they were requiring much less pain medication than other patients." This is the first article of a regular column in which I will describe the experiences of people who have made Reiki treatments available in hospitals and other clinical settings. Many hospitals and clinics now offer Reiki as a regular part of their services. Reiki has proven to be a useful adjunct to Western Medical therapy. It has decreased the side effects of medical treatments, helped to provide pain control, and hastened recovery times. It is my purpose to provide inspiration, ideas, and resources for those wanting to provide this service.
Dr. Mills is a physician, board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She is also a veterinarian, a Certified Reiki Master Teacher and author of the book Tapestry of Healing: Where Reiki and Medicine Intertwine. She has lectured extensively about the integration of Western medicine and Energy medicine. At present, she is devoting her time to writing and teaching. Her goal is to serve as a bridge between Eastern and Western medicine. Jeri can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or through www.tapestryofhealing.com.
Articles by Jeri Mills, M.D
Reiki In Hospitals Fall 2003
Reiki In Hospitals Summer 2003
Dan Wray: Dan contracted AIDS in 1998, and with the help of Reiki, he went through a process of inner growth and spiritual discovery on the path to freeing himself from this life-threatening illness. Dan received his Reiki I and II training in 2001 and 2002, respectively, and became a Reiki master in 2003. He can be contacted by email at email@example.com.
Articles by Dan Wray
Reiki and AIDS, Part II Winter 2006
Recovering from AIDS Spring 2004
Brian D. Dailey, M.D., FACEP, FACFE: Brian has been an assistant professor in Emergency Medicine, clinical instructor in Surgery, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY. He currently is a full-time Attending in Emergency Medicine, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY. He is a Reiki Master and teacher and a long-time practitioner of energetic medicine, crystal therapy, and aromatherapy. He lectures and conducts workshops throughout the United States and Canada on these modalities. Dailey is a member of the Professional Division and is on the Board of Advisors of the Monroe Institute in Virginia. He is actively involved in research of consciousness exploration as well as energetic and remote healing. He can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Brian D. Dailey
Reiki Circle Healing Spring 2005
Teaching Reiki to Physicians Spring 2005
Karen Wise Olander: Karen has her master’s degree in education and became a Reiki master teacher in July 2002. Much of Karen’s current work is with cancer patients. As a member of the Reiki Team at Cancer Connection in Florence, MA, she volunteers at free monthly clinic sessions for cancer patients and their families. She also offers individual weekly sessions at Cancer Connection. Karen volunteers in Wellfleet, MA, at Harbor for Healing, which provides Reiki to women with cancer. Karen participates with a colleague in a grant program, funded by Rays of Hope, offering free Reiki sessions to Franklin County women with breast cancer. Karen also volunteers Reiki sessions at other health programs in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. She can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com.
Articles by Karen Wise Olander
A Volunteer Reiki Program: Getting Started Winter 2005
Volunteer Reiki Program Summer 2005
Terry Sanders, M.D.: Terry received his medical training during World War II and served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He became a partner in a Family Medical clinic in 1960 and retired at the age of 66. He took his first Reiki class in 1998 and became a Reiki master teacher in 2000. Terry can be reached by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. His Web site is: www.backofbeyondmusic.com.
Articles by Terry Sanders
Reiki Heals Concussion Winter 2008
A Doctor Turns to Reiki Summer 2006
Carol Mulrooney: Carol is a Usui and Tibetan Reiki Master, an Intuitive Energy Healer for Humans and Animals, and an Animal Empath. She practices and teaches Reiki through her Satori Place of Healing and Enlightenment in Magaliesburg, South Africa. She is also a freelance writer. She can be reached by e-mail at email@example.com.
Articles by Carol Mulrooney
Reiki Guides and Angels Winter 2008
My Reiki Journey with Animals Winter 2007
Sharon Payne: Sharon is a Reiki Master Practitioner (Level III) living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She and her husband Peter Dimich own Soothing Hands Bodyworks, a massage therapy and Reiki studio. She is currently working on her first book, Reiki Journey: Path to Healing, Wholeness, and Peace. She may be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Sharon Payne
The Birth of a Reiki Healing Chain Winter 2008
Reiki and Asperger’s Syndrome Fall 2007
Suzanna Dozd-Kowalski: Suzanna is a Usui/Tibetan Reiki Master, Karuna Reiki® Master and Certified Reflexologist. She is the owner of BellaEarthica and is a designer of metaphysical tools: crystal wands, travel medicine wheels, smudging fans and finger labyrinths. She began her search for alternative healing modalities in 1994 when her sister, Camille, was diagnosed with MS. Sue can be reached by e-mail at BellaEarthica@hotmail.com.
Articles by Suzanna Dozd-Kowalski
Message from a Feather Winter 2009
“No” Is a Complete Sentence Summer 2008
Michael Allen: Michael is a Usui and Karuna Reiki® Master specializing in tree healing. Professionally he is a consulting urban and environmental forester, tree scientist, and arborist. His passion for trees began when he was eight years old; their care has been his profession for 38 years. Michael is presently writing a book about healing trees and gardens. He is an active weekly volunteer with Winnipeg’s Heath Sciences Centre’s Rainbow Room where he is one of the complementary healing practitioners who work with stressed hospital staff. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
Articles by Michael Allen
The Rainbow Room Winter 2009
Giving Reiki to Trees Summer 2008
Claudia Bonney: An intuitive healer as a child, Claudia became a Reiki Master in 2000 and a Karuna Reiki® Master in 2001. She has worked as a Reiki practitioner in the Hematology department at the University College Hospital in London and currently gives Reiki to women participating in a drug treatment program. She can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Claudia Bonney
Healing the Wounds of Drug Addiction Spring 2009
Reiki at a London Hospital Winter 2006
Jodie Brenner: Jodie is an Usui Reiki Master and a Karuna Reiki® Master. A founding member and teacher for SARA (Shelter Animal Reiki Association), she volunteers and teaches Reiki at animal hospice and shelters in Central Oregon. She also writes about Reiki and animals for her local community news magazine. Jodie can be reached by email: Jodie@equushearts.com or through her Web site: www.equushearts.com.
Articles by Jodie Brenner
Animals Lead Their Humans to Reiki Spring 2011
Roman, Reiki and Remembering Winter 2009
Elly Phillips: Elly is a Reiki Master who also has Master’s Degrees in Horticulture and English/Creative Writing. A writer, editor, and passionate organic gardener, Elly is the founder of Red Dog Reiki and author or coauthor of numerous books, as well as a popular blog, Poor Richard’s Almanac (http://ourfriendben.wordpress.com/). Her Reiki journey combines her love of writing with her passion for living and embraces animals, cooking, and the earth. Elly can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com.
Articles by Elly Phillips
Cooking with Reiki Summer 2011
Gardening with Reiki Spring 2011
Sheryl Schlameuss Berger: Sheryl is a Reiki Master and Karuna Reiki® practitioner who offers Reiki sessions for both people and animals. She is also a member of the Long Island Reiki Connection. You can reach her through her web sites, www.reikiforyourlife.com and www.animalreikiforhealing.com or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Sheryl Schlameuss Berger
Reiki Helps a Parrot Fall 2012
My Feline Reiki Teacher Winter 2010
Therese Johnson: Therese is a Reiki Master, a Community and Social Service specialist, and Gerontologist. She is Executive Director of The Integrated Alzheimer’s Research Group. Her professional experience includes six years as a legislative advocate for seniors and seven years as administrator of a residential board-and-care home specializing in caring for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients where she also provided Reiki treatments to residents. Email Therese at email@example.com.
Articles by Therese Johnson
A Reiki Hospice Experience Spring 2013
Experiences of a Reiki Therapist Fall 2009
Jo Brennan, LMT: Jo is an Usui and Karuna Reiki® master and also a licensed massage therapist who specializes in head and neck disorders including TMJ, migraines and facial paralysis including Bell’s palsy. She offers Reiki sessions and training along with massage in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Jo can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at her website at www.HealingCenterReiki.com.
Articles by Jo Brennan, LMT
Reiki Massage Summer 2013
Healing Migraine Headaches with Reiki Summer 2012
Elynne Rosenfeld Allenson: Elynne is an Usui/Tibetan and Karuna Reiki Master teacher. For many years she has worked and lived near Philadelphia, PA as a fine artist, and considers her current work to be an extension of the many Reiki blessings she has received. Contact Elynne by email at email@example.com or through her website at elynnerallensonreiki.com.
Articles by Elynne Rosenfeld Allenson
Reiki Inspired Art Fall 2013
My First Reiki Client Winter 2012
Mary Blake: Mary has been a professional marketing writer since 1980 and for five years was Director of Communications at Braille Institute of America in LA. She is a Reiki II practitioner and provides animal Reiki and grant writing for the Gentle Barn Foundation in Santa Clarita, California. Mary can be reached by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Mary Blake
Healing Animal Grief with Reiki Fall 2013
Blessed by Baby Cows Fall 2009
Laurie Goldstein: Laurie is an Usui/Tibetan Reiki Master with a private practice in suburban Chicago and at Full Bloomed Lotus Center for Healing. Laurie also provides volunteer Reiki sessions for hospice patients. She is an advanced level practitioner of Integrated Energy Therapy and is a meditation and spirituality enthusiast. Laurie can be contacted by email at email@example.com or by phone at 847.452.7660.
Articles by Laurie Goldstein
Stepping into the Role of Reiki Teacher Winter 2013
Reiki, Pay It Forward Winter 2012
Kathryn Reid: Kathy is an Usui and Karuna Reiki® Master through the ICRT and a Komyo Reiki Shinpiden Shihan. She is also a Spiritual Psychotherapist and Equine Massage Therapist and has studied communication techniques between humans and horses. She provides private equine Reiki sessions and conducts equine spirit workshops. Kathy can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through her website www.equine-reiki.ca.
Articles by Kathryn Reid
Reiki with Donkeys and The Subtle Energy Body Winter 2013
Reiki for Horses Spring 2013
Rosie Pearson: Rosie is the editor of Reiki News Magazine. She is an Usui and Karuna Reiki® Master teacher and an ASAT™ C.O.R.E. Counselor. She is also a freelance editor, specializing in clients with learning disabilities or for whom English is a second language, and a tutor. Rosie can be reached by email at email@example.com or through her website at www.entertheflow.net for all things Reiki, including any editing correspondence concerning this magazine. For other editing information, visit Positive Proof Editing at www.editorrosie.net.
Articles by Rosie Pearson
You Gave Reiki to WHAT? Spring 2014
Reiki at a Fitness Center Winter 2011
Tonya McLaughlin: Tonya has practiced Reiki since 2009. She is a Komyo Reiki Shinpi-den, a Karuna Reiki® Teacher and a member of the ICRT Reiki Membership Association. She worked for 19 years as a dually trained nurse specializing and teaching in the area of emergency mental health and crisis response. She is also a graduate of the JIBC’s Aboriginal Focusing Oriented Therapy & Complex Trauma program and with her husband manages their Taekwondo schools. She can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Tonya McLaughlin
Reiki and Balanced Birthing Fall 2014
Birthing Our Relations Spring 2014
Michele R. Fritz: Michele is a Usui Reiki Master and is also a graphic designer and proofreader. She plans to open a Reiki center for autistic and special needs children and continue with her Karuna Reiki® training. She can be contacted by email at email@example.com.
Articles by Michele R. Fritz
Reiki Opens the Door to Our Emotions
with Thomas Fritz and Jenny Garver Winter 2014
My Healing Reiki Journey Summer 2014
Wendy Jordan: Wendy is a Usui Reiki Master and author of Embracing the End-of-Life Journey. She teaches all levels of Reiki and Shamanic Reiki and offers Spiritual Journeying and Reiki end-of-life techniques for hospices and professional caregivers. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and can be contacted by email at Reikijournies@gmail.com or through her at website www.JoyousJournies.com.
Articles by Wendy Jordan
Reiki Youthful Beauty Routine Spring 2015
Gabriel, Child of Light Winter 2014
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