Raquel Martin

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Reiki Master Practitioner, Crystal Healer, rCNHC, mUKRF
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Croydon CR0 & London SW17
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About me

I am a CNHC registered reiki master with more than eight years' experience and also a crystal healer . I offer both online and face-to-face treatments. I am also a registered nutritional therapist.

As well as having my own private practice, I also work at St George’s hospital as part of Full Circle’s team of therapists. For more information on the latter please check out these links:

- https://www.reikiassociation.net/reiki-with-medicine.php

- https://www.reikiwithmedicine.org/

- www.fullcirclefund.org.uk/our-team/therapy-team

I have co-written a paper on the effect of Reiki on patients at St George's, which has won an award and the abstract has been published in EJSO (European Journal of Surgical Oncology): https://www.ejso.com/article/ S0748-7983(19)30846-7/abstract

I practise self healing daily and regularly attend Reiki shares and training events to keep strengthening my Reiki through time. My passion for developing myself as an energy worker has led me to complete further training in reiki and also in a variety of other areas, please see training section below.

Please visit my website www.raquel-martin.com and click on 'Testimonials' to see what some of my clients had to say about me. Also, please copy the link below and paste it into Google to see the reviews left in Google for me.

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My journey with Reiki started in 2010, when I was initiated into the Reiki Usui Shiki Ryoho system by Victoria Dalgleish. In 2012 I started working with the highly respected Tripuri Dunne, who prepared me for public practice. Later on I achieved my master title with Anne-Marie Carratu. Therefore, my lineages are as follows:

Dr Mikao Usui, Dr Chujiro Hayashi, Hawayo Takata, Wanja Twan, Kajsa Krishni Boräng and Tripuri Dunne.

Dr Mikao Usui, Dr Chujiro Hayashi, Hawayo Takata, Phyllis Lei Furumoto, Lucy Reed, Pennie Quaile, Anne-Marie Carratu.

I was initially attracted to Reiki as a tool for personal development. It has given me that and so much more! Through the years Reiki has become part of my life. It has helped me find my path in life and has given me the courage to follow it. Reiki is now so embedded in my life that I could not imagine not having it.

I would love to spread Reiki as much as possible and see everyone around me benefit from it as much as I have done (and continue to do!).

I am fully insured, CNHC registered and I am a member of the Reiki Federation (member of The Reiki Association previously).

Reiki

Reiki is a practice that can help bring balance into your body. Therefore, it can have different effects on different people, depending on what is out of balance for each person. The effects more widely reported, in my clinical experience, are that the person feels deeply relaxed (body and mind), calm, it helps them with sleep and pain management (physical and emotional, e.g. grieving).

Reiki is used in many hospitals in the US and some in the UK. In a number of small studies it has been documented that Reiki can improve relaxation, anxiety, depression and can help with pain management (physical and emotional). It is this effect of deep relaxation created by Reiki that triggers your body into a self-healing mode.

A treatment is carried out as a sequence of hand positions, on head and torso mainly, using light touch and in a non intrusive way. Reiki is safe, there are no known medical contraindications.

Crystal Healing
Crystal Healing can be described as the application of crystals to aid the body’s energy system find a comfortable point of balance to improve quality of life.

Crystals take millions of years to form underground. The way crystals are formed (by repeating chemical structures) is believed by some to imbue them with the ability to hold energies. There are different types of crystals, depending on the type of mineral it’s made from and the conditions it grows in. These differences are thought to change the effect the crystal has energetically.

What to expect in a crystal healing session: During the first appointment I will ask you a few questions about your medical history and current health. We will also discuss your reasons for wanting a treatment and what you would like to get out of it. Finally, I will explain briefly how the treatment will be carried out.

Once you have had your short consultation, I will know what approach will work best for you, which crystals to use and how to place them. You will be made comfortable and asked to lie down (fully clothed) on a couch.

When you are relaxed with your eyes closed, I will begin placing crystals on and around your body. Sometimes I will use a dowsing pendulum to help me determine where the crystals should go.

The crystals will be left in place for a certain amount of time. During this time you are encouraged to breathe deeply and simply relax. I may add or remove crystals during the session.

Training, qualifications & experience

Reiki Master Practitioner - Usui Shiki Ryoho

Reiki Level 1 and Level 2 - Usui Shiki Ryoho

Crystal Healing - Practitioner Level

A day with Reiki Master Joyce Winough

One Day Transformational Breath® Retreat

Family Constellations with the Klinghardt Institute

Healing (with) the ancestors

Working with the Spirit Doctor Team

How to communicate reiki to everyone – Workshop with Pamela Miles.
Reiki 2 circle with Don and Annelie.
Reiki 2 circle with Krishni Borang: Working with the energy of trees and angels
Four Aspects of Reiki
A Workshop by Robert Jefford: “An Experience of Reiki Kei Ko – Reiki in the Ancient Way”
Deepening the power of stillness

Diploma in Nutritional Therapy.

Member of BANT and CNHC Registered for Nutritional Therapy.

BSc Hons Economics.

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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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CNHC
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

CNHC is the UK regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners. Its key function is to enhance public protection by setting standards for registration. Members must abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and hold current professional indemnity insurance.

TRA
The Reiki Association (TRA)

The Reiki Association is a community of people initiated into Reiki, both in the UK, and as part of the worldwide Reiki family. The organisation lists verified practitioners and supports those exploring a life with Reiki as a spiritual practice and healing art.

Accredited register membership

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Accredited Register Scheme

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Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

Therapies offered

Other available therapies

Nutritional therapy

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Fees

£50.00 - £55.00

Additional information

£55 - 60 min. treatment.
Save £10! Book 3 treatments for £155 (payable in advance).

Online Reiki - £50 for a 60 min. session. 

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I am available during the day and also some evenings and weekends.

I offer both online and face-to-face reiki treatments.

Further information

This is what some of my clients had to say about me:

 I visited Raquel recently and I have had 2 reiki treatments. Having worked in the NHS for more than 30 years I felt that my physical and mental energy levels had hit a bit of a low level. I also had a couple of physical health issues which I felt were partly related to general stress and tiredness. 
 I found Raquel to be welcoming, knowledgeable and professional. The actual reiki treatments were amazing and truly relaxing, like an extremely deep effortless meditation session. The treatments were very gentle but the effects seem to have been powerful. Afterwards I felt calm, relaxed and energised with increased focus and mental clarity. The physical issues have also now mostly resolved. 
 At the time of writing this review it is over 2 weeks since my last reiki session and the positive effects I mentioned have stayed with me. This was my first experience of reiki and if you are considering it then I would certainly recommend Raquel. I can honestly say that this experience has been so good for my physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. It has been truly life enhancing. Richard
 

I come to Raquel after a year and half of menopause, endometriosis and IVF at the age of 28 then a breakdown of my relationship. Before arriving I was stressed, over whelmed and at my last push. The first session was so relaxing. I cried softly and felt the energy being moved around and released, so much so I booked my 2nd session for the week after. I felt clear in my mind, and looser in my body. I got my first full night's sleep in 3 weeks after my first session. Amazing work. Aimee

I have been having Reiki sessions with Raquel Martin for a few weeks both in person and distant.   I have found them to be very relaxing and beneficial in helping me to get more sleep and be more relaxed generally. Raquel is a calming influence and I would recommend her highly. PH

I have had a few Reiki sessions with Raquel and they have been very beneficial. After the first one, I felt a great sense of calm and overall happiness that lasted a few days. It was an amazing feeling after months of anxiety and general negative mindset. I thought I would do one session only but enjoyed it so much that I had a couple more after that.
I would really recommend treating yourself to a treatment (or more) and enjoy the benefits of it. It’s just like a massage but for the mind. Ideal in times of high anxiety, overthinking or fogginess/depressive phase.
Raquel is a very kind and intuitive person. I felt immediately at ease and would highly recommend her as a Reiki practitioner. Claire

The first time I heard of Reiki was through Raquel. Initially I was sceptical however after a few treatments I noticed an improvement in my sleep, a reduction in my anxiety and a change in my food habits. The treatment takes place in a comfortable environment and Raquel always prepares me before and checks on my wellbeing afterwards. I highly recommend sessions with Raquel.”   Hannah

"I originally saw Raquel in her capacity as a nutritional therapist and she has helped me a lot.  I was having Reiki treatments with another practitioner once a month and it became apparent that once a month wasn’t enough.  I suffer from anxiety and depression.  My life is high stress and high pressure, both at work and at home.  I am not good at relaxing/winding down and definitely needed some extra help.  After having a Reiki session with Raquel, I feel calmer both in mind and body.  I also sleep better that evening (something else I am not generally good at).  Raquel is empathetic – she wants people to get better and to contribute to their own improvement.  She will assist with that.  She has advised me to take a course in Reiki so that I can self treat.  My issue is finding the time, but it is something I am giving consideration to.  I would recommend anyone with low mood and/or tension to give Reiki a try.” Cathy.

"My cousin in India told me about Reiki and I had no clue about it. While getting a consultation for nutritional therapy from Raquel, she explained to me about Reiki. Many of the issues with my digestive system seemed to be stress related, having been through some tough time in my life. I read about Reiki and felt that, although I did not think I needed that much physical healing, mentally/emotionally I could do with some support in whatever form I could get it.

After four sessions of Reiki from Raquel, I found many knots in my mind opening up. I feel emotionally healed and open to challenges in life that I had considered myself not worthy of anymore.

Reiki sessions from Raquel have given me an ability to face life with new strength and determination. I was drawn to Reiki for emotional healing and I can say that in the past weeks, these sessions with Raquel have put me in the right direction.

Raquel’s sincerity and professionalism is admirable. I am thankful to Raquel for opening up possibilities in my life through Reiki. “    Vijay

“I had a Reiki session from Raquel during a very tough time of my life where stress and negativity surrounded me from everywhere.  I didn’t know what Reiki was supposed to do to me, I just knew that it’s a way of channeling the positive energy in the universe towards you through the practitioner.

Raquel started by putting on relaxing music in the background which helped me to be more relaxed.  When she started the practice, I felt really warm all over my body; the warmth came from within.  My eyes were closed during the session but to my surprise all what I was able to see while having my eyes closed was light, strong bright light.  Half way through the session I started to feel really uplifted spiritually and physically, I felt so energetic and extremely positive.  At the end of the session my mind was very clear, my body was warm and comfortable and I had a very strong feeling of positivity, happiness and strength to deal with any life challenge mentally and physically.

I would definitely go for more Reiki sessions with Raquel again.” Sikelia

“I had a Reiki session from Raquel during a very tough time of my life where stress and negativity surrounded me from everywhere.  I didn’t know what Reiki was supposed to do to me, I just knew that it’s a way of channelling the positive energy in the universe towards you through the practitioner.

Raquel started by putting on relaxing music in the background which helped me to be more relaxed.  When she started the practice, I felt really warm all over my body; the warmth came from within.  My eyes were closed during the session but to my surprise all what I was able to see while having my eyes closed was light, strong bright light.  Half way through the session I started to feel really uplifted spiritually and physically, I felt so energetic and extremely positive.  At the end of the session my mind was very clear, my body was warm and comfortable and I had a very strong feeling of positivity, happiness and strength to deal with any life challenge mentally and physically.

I would definitely go for more Reiki sessions with Raquel again.” Angie


“I received four reiki sessions from Raquel on four consecutive days. She made me feel confortable and cared for. The reiki helped me to relax and approach my personal circumstances with a different perspective, more at ease.

Lately she has also given me distant healing. I am always amazed at Raquel’s intuition in these sessions helping me to realize what is going on in my unconscious mind.

Raquel is a very good reiki practitioner and I feel privileged to have her around.”   Rocio

Raquel Martin is also registered with Nutritionist Resource.

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition, please consult your GP for advice before starting any new therapies.

Tunstall Road, Croydon, CR0 6TW

reCentre Health, 246 Balham High Road, London, Greater London, SW17 7AW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme