The Butterfly Touch Massage: Healing for Birth Professionals and Families

Doulas and birth professionals often face physical, emotional, social, and mental challenges while navigating the world’s birth systems. Drawing knowledge and experience from an extraordinary physician, Dr. Eva Reich, we can learn and apply this simple and profound therapeutic tool to help us deal with traumas and challenges that we, as well as the families we support, face on a professional and personal level, throughout parenthood.

Eva Reich developed her “Butterfly Touch” while working next to her father, psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich, and during her residency in Harlem Hospital, New York in the 1950s, as well as from her teachings around the world. The Butterfly Touch Massage has helped hundreds of people of all ages and walks of life with health issues or trauma. In this presentation we will learn the science and practice of this tool, to use for self-help and for others we support.