healee


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Related to healee: Heelys, healer

healee

(hiːˈliː)
n
1. (Medicine) a person who is being healed
2. (Complementary Medicine) a person who is being healed
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Such support is oriented toward stimulating the healee's own immunological system, for it is the healee who heals her or himself' (Krieger, 1993, p.
Contact: Dr David Healee, Postgraduate Head of Health Care Practice at the Auckland University of Technology.
The healing process becomes a cocreated experience, whereby the healer and healee develop a joint awareness about the body-mind state of the healee, and offers an alternative stance the healee can utilize.
Psychology, for example, can examine the dynamics of the relationship between healer and healee, and look at physiological processes that may be involved such as those studied by psychonueroimmunology (PNI)).
In her book (see resources), Therapeutic Touch founder Delores Krieger describes it as follows: "The healer sensitively draws upon the universal energies that are the backdrop to all living events and within which both healer and healee [sic] are figures sharing a unitary nature.
Dossey also examines research on "nonlocal" healing where the healee was unaware that prayer was being projected from a distance.