Announcing First Healing Touch Certified Practitioners in Japan

KUMANO, JAPAN – Healing Touch Japan (special project of Be Genki International) is honored to announce that the first two Japanese Healing Touch practitioners have been granted the international credential of Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP).  

“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.” – Healing Touch Program.

In November, Atsuko Saeki, RN, CNIC, HTCP and Hiromi Kodama, RN, MSN, PhD(c), HTCP, became the first Healing Touch Certified Practitioners in Japan.  Having completed all five levels of coursework, they completed the rigorous requirements for certification including successfully passing the Healing Touch Certified Practitioner Entry Level Proficiency Exam. 

“I want to congratulate Atsuko and Hiromi for their hard work and dedication in becoming the first Healing Touch Certified Practitioners in Japan.  This is not only an extraordinary achievement for these two professionals, but a historic event for Healing Touch Japan,” said Rumi Hashimoto, RN, MSN, HTCP/I, Director, Healing Touch Japan.  “Through the support of so many over the past 8 years, we have reached this significant milestone in our history.  Practitioners in Japan now have the opportunity to achieve the international status of Healing Touch Certified Practitioner.”

New Healing Touch Certified Practitioners

Hiromi Kodama has been studying Healing Touch since 2012. As a nursing professor with certifications as a public health nurse and occupational health counselor, Hiromi is completing her PhD with research in Healing Touch. 

Atsuko Saeki, having studied Healing Touch for over five years, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in infection control. With an extensive background in various integrative medicine modalities, she brings years of clinical experience as a nurse, nurse educator and former director of nursing.

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