A Pilot Study: Reiki for Self-Care of Nurses and Healthcare ProvidersBrathovde, Angela MSN, RN, BC, HNCHolistic Nursing Practice: March-April 2006 - Volume 20 - Issue 2 - p 95–101 FEATURE Abstract Author InformationAuthors The purpose of this study was to determine if Reiki energy therapy, level I, was taught as a self-care practice to healthcare providers, would their caring perceptions change? Methodological triangulation technique, including a self-report caring scale and interviews, was used, demonstrating positive changes in perceptions of participants' caring behaviors. Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ. Corresponding author: Angela Brathovde, MSN, RN, BC, HNC, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ 07740 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.