CHTP (Certified Healing Touch Practitioner)
Non-profit certification, education, and membership organization that serves Healing Touch providers, instructors, and the general public. The organization, established in 1996, educates and certifies Healing Touch Practitioners and Instructors, coordinates Healing Touch research, assists integration of Healing Touch into healthcare settings, and promotes the work of Healing Touch around the world. The organization was established in 1996 by Healing Touch International founder Janet Mentgen, a nurse who wanted to bring greater healing and well-being to her patients. The Healing Touch Certificate Program is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Healing Touch is a nurturing, holistic and integrative, biofield therapy that facilitates health and healing. Healing Touch is being taught in universities, medical and nursing schools and other settings internationally. Our vision is to Spread Healing, Light and Love, creating wholeness on Earth. Our mission is to spread healing and light worldwide through the heart-centered practice and teaching of Healing Touch.