Reiki practitioners come in all ages, shapes, and sizes.
The difference between a professional Reiki session and a freebie session from a friend is like the difference between a chef’s meal cooked at home or cooked in his restaurant. Both are exquisite but prepared in different environments.
A Reiki practitioner is a professional just like a massage therapist, chiropractor, or even a doctor. The Reiki practitioner has spent time learning their trade and polishing their skills. In the future, health insurers may cover Reiki services.
After you have the names of some professional Reiki practitioners, you can contact them by phone or in-person to see which one appears to best meet your needs. Ask them the following questions:
On a practical note, consider these questions for yourself:
Trust your gut (your intuition) when choosing a Reiki practitioner. If someone “feels” right to you, then she is, no matter what the answers to any questions might be. On the same note, if someone “feels” wrong, then that the person isn’t the right one for you, no matter how well recommended the person might be.