What is Reiki?

Reiki is also known as "spiritually guided energy" in Japanese is a hands-on healing technique that puts light pressure on the area of the body where there is pain. This Japanese energy healing helps restore the balance and harmony between the physical body and subtle energy bodies. Reiki healers offer consultations to assist people with the following problems and conditions:

  • Nausea
  • Infertility
  • Chronic pain
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Cancer
  • Asthma
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Heart disease
  • Muscle pain
  • Fear and phobias
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Diabetes

Reiki healers in the Gold Coast can join one of the following nationally recognised industry bodies after they graduate:

  • Reiki Australia
  • Australian Reiki Connection (ARC)
  • Association of Australian Reiki Professionals (AARP)
  • Australasian Usui Reiki Association (AURA)

Reiki Courses in Gold Coast

Should you study Reiki?

Do you strive to learn more about the power of energy healing in improving the body's healing process?

If this is something that you want to explore in further depth in your studies or career, you should consider pursuing one in Reiki. Some of the key skills that are commonly required by hiring managers when hiring for a Reiki practitioner include:

  • Strong working knowledge of Reiki techniques and an ability to choose the best strategy tailored to the individual's needs.
  • A client-centric approach that always puts the needs of the patients first. This is a great way to build trust, especially with patients that you see over a long period of time.
  • Clear communication competencies in order to accurately explain the treatment plan to clients.
  • Good organisational skills especially when keeping a record of all your patient's medical histories and taking notes during the consultation
  • Passionate and eager to learn and continually update your knowledge in the field of Reiki and energy healing.

If you see a strong alignment between your interpersonal skills and career ambitions with those required by Reiki healers, continue reading to find out more about your Reiki career options in the Gold Coast.

What are the course and study options for Reiki practitioners in the Gold Coast?

If you are interested in becoming a Reiki Healer in the Gold Coast, you must complete a Certificate Level I in Reiki at a Reiki college which is nationally recognised by Reiki Australia. This is the minimum requirement for all aspiring Reiki practitioners. In the Gold Coast, there are many different delivery options on offer to suit your preferred learning pace. This includes on-campus, online or through a blended learning system.

Throughout these courses, you will be taught by industry experts who have many years of experience working and teaching in the field of Reiki. Some of the units that you will explore in your units include the history, philosophy and techniques of Reiki healing that help an individual heal and connect to their life force energy. Alongside your studies, you will be required to complete a practical workplace component where you will gain first-hand experience shadowing or working alongside a professionally trained Reiki healer.

If you are ready to become a Reiki healer in the Gold Coast, Natural Therapy Pages has made this process of finding the perfect course for you a bit easier. At the top of this page, you will find a list of Reiki Healing courses available near you in the Gold Coast region. After shortlisting your preferred courses, you can get in touch with the college directly to learn more about their curriculum, study length and tuition fees. This will help you make a well-informed decision.

What happens after you complete your Reiki course in the Gold Coast?

After finishing your initial certification studies, you will be permitted to work in the Gold Coast and wider Queensland region. If you need assistance with obtaining your first job, you can get in touch with Reiki Australia which will give you some assistance in landing your first job. In the Gold Coast, Reiki healers usually work either in a variety of healthcare settings such as a specialised Reiki practice or complementary medical centres. 

Once you start to become more confident in your ability to work as a Reiki healer, you have the option to start your own private practice specialising in Reiki healing. This will allow you to have more control over the way client consultations are conducted and the way you manage your business. Natural Therapy Pages can also help you gain new clients by letting you list your in-person Reiki appointments in the Gold Coast region or online sessions via the practitioner listing page.

Finally, if you want to learn more about Reiki, you should expand your knowledge through completing a Certificate Level II or III in Reiki. This will allow you to improve your employability and even open you up to new career opportunities in research or academia.