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Frequently Asked Questions from HTA Practitioners


How do we best explain what Healing Touch for Animals® (HTA) is and/or the science of how energy medicine works?
Explain to your clients that we work in conjunction with veterinary professionals/diagnoses to support the mind, body and spirit during an animal’s healing process.


How do we protect ourselves legally when doing techniques and/or using oils?
Be sure to disclose to your clients that everything you are doing is simply a suggestion and allow the client to decide if they would like to have you use the essential oil on their animal. Let the client know the choice and use of the essential oil comes from your education in the application of the essential oil.


What do you do when an animal is not calm enough or susceptible to technique/work?
Actually make an appointment with the animal –tell them when you’re planning to work with them next. The animal will understand by your words and your thoughtful intention.
  • Bridging™ – add “Your behavior is causing stress” or tell them what their job is.

What techniques are recommended for fear of thunderstorms?
  • Bridging™

What techniques are recommended for post-surgical clients?
  • Magnetic Clearing for Animals™
  • Bridging

What techniques are recommended for incontinence/potty training?
  • Bridging with Behavioral Change

What technique will help for arthritic joints?
The Vertebral Release and Repair™ works well on any joint of the body. Vertebral Release and Repair™ is not just for the spine.


What techniques are recommended for thyroid/metabolism issues?
  • Bridging™
  • Magnetic Clearing for Animals™

How do I perform techniques on a bird?
Birds have the same vertical chakra system as a human, so you would work with their energy centers with a vertical approach.


Which techniques are recommended to use for allergies?
  • Chi Balance™ and Magnetic Clearing for Animals


Which techniques are recommended to use for eye issues?
  • Ultrasound
  • Laser
  • Double-Hand Boost (gently cupping over the eye)


Which techniques are recommended to use for a horse with Founder?
  • Chakra Balance for Animals™
  • Magnetic Clearing for Animals
  • Chi Balance™
  • Hara Repair and Balance™

Which techniques are recommended to use for a horse in competition training?
Bridging with Behavioral Change™ – add “you have trained well” and “work is fun” to your script.
Ensure they are not overworked – one to two days off per week is recommended.
Which techniques are recommended to use for cribbing?

  • Bridging™
  • Double Hand Boost
  • Magnetic Clearing for Animals™

Which techniques are recommended to use for Seizures?
  • Etheric Heartbeat™
  • Magnetic Clearing for Animals™

Which techniques are recommended to use for Euthanasia?
  • Bridging™
  • Etheric Heartbeat™

Which techniques are recommended to use for Cancer?
  • Bridging™
  • Chi Balance™
  • Hara Repair and Balance™
  • Reference: “Wheels of Light” by Rosalyn Bruyere