HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program
Nurturing Energy Therapy for Health Care Professionals and Persons Committed to Healing

Course 1: Foundations of Healing Touch
Farmington Hills, Michigan — October 1st & 2nd, 2022 8am-6pm both days

Healing Touch Is…

A relaxing, nurturing energy therapy

  • Uses gentle, heart-centered touch to assist in balancing your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.
  • Enhances the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy centers and energy field/biofield.
  • Works in harmony with standard medical care and is complementary to other health care systems. Safe for all ages.

Is Healing Touch for You? Intended audience Includes:

  • Registered Nurses  Body-oriented Therapists  Those who desire to study energy therapy with a commitment to help others 
  • Psychotherapists and Chaplains  Licensed Health Care Professionals

Course Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  1. Explore qualities and self-care needs of a Healing Touch Practitioner.
  2. Discuss the facets of Healing Touch and correlate techniques that support physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual healing.
  3. Demonstrate Healing Presence: the ability to remain grounded, present, and heart-centered.
  4. Describe personal perceptions of subtle energy/heart-centeredness.
  5. Apply the Healing Touch Framework to a variety of energy interventions.
  6. Evaluate the seven energy centers (chakras) and related energy layers that surround the body.
  7. Describe rationale with use of specific Healing Touch techniques.
  8. Discuss the Healing Beyond Borders Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice and Scope of Practice required of a beginning Healing Touch student.

Course Description

The theoretical concepts which underlie holistic healthcare practices are explored along with how they relate to the core values which guide the practice of Healing Touch. Healing Touch techniques used in the etheric field are acquired along with an understanding of how they interface with the human biofield.

Course Information

Requirement for class completion and CE credit:

  • Attendance of entire course with supervision
  • Practice with Instructor feedback
  • Completion of Evaluation

Healing Beyond Borders
Healing Touch Certification – CHTP

Platinum Worldwide Standard Credential useful in:

  • Establishing a Healing Touch practice
  • Incorporating Healing Touch as a major focus within an existing professional practice

Healing Beyond Borders

7112 W Jefferson Ave., Suite 301
Lakewood, CO 80235

Healing Beyond Borders is the professional, non-profit education, credentialing and membership organization for Healing Touch,
Established in 1996.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation #1590

AHNA: 18 CNE contact hours | CA Board of Registered Nursing: 18 contact hours | NCBTMB: 15 contact hours


This program has been peer-reviewed

and is endorsed by AHNA

Disclaimer Statement: Approval for contact hours through AHNA is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.


“The provider of this educational event has designed the program so that it may be considered by participants for use as continuing education to enhance the professional knowledge and pastoral competency of chaplains certified through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.® an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains®.”



Healing Beyond Borders is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider #450748-08


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15275


Healing Beyond Borders
HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program

  • In-depth solid core course of study for 5 courses from beginner to advanced healer including Evolution of the Healer, Holistic and Energetic Foundations, Evidence Based and Best Practice modules
  • Enhances skills and knowledge through lecture, recommended readings and practice sessions
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and knowledge of holistic health principles
  • HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory completion of the full course of study
  • Leads to eligibility to apply for certification as a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner through Healing Beyond Borders
  • Instructor Training and Advancement available after certification. Prerequisites apply
  • Endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Assoc.

Instructor Bio and Disclosure:

Cathy Gurnee, CHTP/I

Cathy began her study and practice of Healing Touch in 2017 and retired from a 35-year career in Accounting in 2018 to open her private practice, Peace Within Healing Touch, L3C, in Farmington Hills, MI. In addition to being a Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor, Cathy is a Reiki Master and Instructor. She actively mentors students of Healing Touch; and offers a Wednesday afternoon practice group for Healing Touch students. She is a member of Healing Beyond Borders and the Healing Touch Center in Farmington Hills, MI, serving on its Board of Directors as the Treasurer since 2018.

Cathy is passionate about practicing Healing Touch, always offering a complimentary session to new clients. She is truly honored to be teaching Healing Touch. It is her hope to empower her clients and students to bring Peace Within their lives and the lives of those whom they encounter.



Cathy Gurnee is an Instructor of the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program and has the right to use the intellectual property of the Healing Beyond Borders HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program Course of Study.


Please return completed form and return with deposit by September 17th


Healing Beyond Borders
HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program
Foundations of Healing Touch 1
Saturday and Sunday, October 1st & 2nd, 2022 8am-6pm both days 

The Healing Touch Center
27600 Farmington Rd., Suite100 
Farmington Hills, MI 48334


Credentials:_________________________________ CA RN License # (if applicable) ______________________________

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Standard Tuition —---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $300

☐ Early Bird Tuition by September 17, 2022—----------------------------------------------------------------- $275

HBB or AHNA members—------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $275 

Repeat Students—----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $200

☐ Required Text: Foundations & Practice of Healing Touch (used for entire course of study)—-------- $40 

☐ Deposit required by September 17, 2022 —------------------------------------------------------------------ $100

Amount enclosed: $_____________________

Refund Policy: If the Instructor cancels class, the student will be given a full refund of tuition. If a student cancels after September 17, 2022, refund is provided at discretion of the Instructor.

Healing Beyond Borders (HBB) Membership is ½ price for new students. To join, send a separate payment of $62 to HBB or pay online https://www.healingbeyondborders.org. HBB Members receive a $25 class discount.

Tuition assistance available. Contact Cathy for information.

Make Checks Payable and send to:

Cathy Gurnee
28220 Peppermill Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Chris Gurnee

PayPal and Venmo options available.
Call or email Chris for more info:  313-300-7146   Chris@PeaceWithinHealingTouch.com