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reiki animal behavior therapy westchester ny

What is Animal Reiki?

Just as with humans, Reiki helps relax animals and supports the facilitation of their healing on all levels.


Animals tend to be energetically sensitive, and are generally understanding and highly receptive to Reiki when it is offered to them.


Reiki energy is gentle, noninvasive, yet powerful and works safely in conjunction with other forms of healing, both veterinary medicine

and holistic.

  • Enhances overall well-being. Just like people, even healthy pets can have occasional physical, emotional and mental imbalances that, if left untreated, can manifest as illness. Periodic Reiki treatments can help maintain your pet’s natural state of well-being and balance.

  • Strengthens the immune system for cancer therapies. Cancer therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation present stress to an already compromised immune system. Reiki strengthens the immune system to better deal with this additional stress. It helps alleviate or prevent the side effects of conventional cancer treatments and provides pain relief.

Benefits of Reiki for Your Pet

Reiki can effectively address both physical or mental/emotional issues in animals. It goes directly to the source of the problem, even when that source is unknown, or results from something in the animal’s past. Because of this, Reiki can be used in any situation, including shelter/rescue animals whose pasts are not known.


Reiki can do no harm and will not give more to the recipient than they are open to receive. It is not something “done” to the animal; the animal will accept as much energy as he/she is comfortable with.


The end-of-life stage is also peacefully supported by Reiki. It can facilitate emotional healing and acceptance during this time, for both the animal and its person/family.

reiki animal behavior therapy westchester ny

I provide treatments in the pet’s home in Southern Westchester County. Please contact me to determine whether your home is within my travel radius. Most pets take to the energy readily and enjoy hands-on treatments. Some pets may be more comfortable from a slight distance. Whether given directly hands-on or from across the room, treatments are equally effective.

  • Accelerates healing following surgery or illness. Reiki can alleviate and prevent side effects of conventional medications such as pain killers and antibiotics, and provides pain relief and relaxation to facilitate and enhance the body’s natural healing response.

  • Increases trust and bonding between you and your pet. People and pets often mirror each others’ physical and emotional states. Animals are natural healers and sometimes take on their person’s problems, often in an attempt to heal them. This happens because of the deep bond shared between a pet and his or her person. Because of the shared energy in such a close relationship, energetic imbalances are shared as well. For optimum healing, joint treatments for people and their pets can often be beneficial.

  • Can help with behavior issues by promoting relaxation and stress reduction. Many behavior issues are caused by stress. Reiki has a calming effect on the pet and may help make the pet more receptive to training and behavior modification. Reiki is extremely beneficial for animals with a history of abuse. The gentle touch and the energy can help restore trust in animals who have learned to associate touch with being hurt.

  • Provides comfort and relieves pain, anxiety and fear for terminally ill animals. Reiki is a wonderful way to facilitate the transition for terminally ill animals and their owners. Often, animals will not allow themselves to transition because they intuitively feel that their person is not ready to let them go. Joint Reiki treatments for the pet and his or her person can help both through this difficult time by enhancing the bond and allowing a gentle transition.

In Home Treatments

Reiki can be given remotely. Distance healing, also known as remote healing, is an energetic healing process that can be best explained through the principles of Quantum physics. It has been proven to be extremely effective, sometimes even more effective than local, hands-on healing. Click here to read more about Distance Healing.

Remote Treatments

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