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Clínica do Reiki Japonês
José Neves
Rua de Moscavide, 5, 2ºD, 1990-198, Parque das Nações, Lisbon, Portugal
(00351) 91 678 34 34
Portuguese, English
Greetings with Joy and Reiki Energy!
My name is José Neves!

I am a Complementary and Integrated Therapist, specializing in Jikiden Reiki. I am also a Psychologist, Clinical and Health Psychology Specialist. I work full time as a Jikiden Reiki Teacher, Therapist, and Relational Psychoanalyst.

I spent a large part of my life trying to find answers, explanations, theories about existence and human nature. Psychology, as a starting point, offered me some answers. Psychoanalysis has extraordinarily complemented and deepened these insights, giving them a stronger color and greater clarity. Relational Psychoanalysis, today, walks on brighter and brighter frontiers of intuition.
Still, it seems to me that Psychoanalysis stops creating and answering questions precisely when questions begin to become interesting. The inadequacy and/or insufficiency of some theories led me to the discovery of Reiki energy and spirituality in my life. After contact with some religions, I realized that their essence, what people talk about when we listen with attentive ears, is exactly the same: love, peace, kindness, a path to enlightenment, healing for the soul, etc.

I ended up finding Reiki in its Western Style form in Lisbon. A therapeutic style that has quickly become just a form of a therapeutic technique by laying on of hands. No symbols, no theatrical procedures, no interpretations of the Gokai - principles of Reiki - that by then, as I was taught in Shoden and Okuden Western Style Reiki Seminars, had already been distorted to become something that only paved the way for theoretical and technical incoherencies.
I have found, to my dismay, that even in the world of energy and spiritual healing, people are often more interested in preaching than in Life in its fullness.

I have learned by now that Life transcends all prayers.

Jikiden Reiki met me through a fellow psychotherapist whose mother was Jikiden Reiki Shoden. She informed me that a conference would happen a few days later, a few meters from my consultation room in Lisbon.
Surprisingly, or not, the Universe presented me with Tadao Yamaguchi Sensei. I remember feeling a huge sense of fate. While listening to Tadao Sensei I felt that in that human being who spoke of another Reiki, a Reiki that had never left Japan and which had been preserved in its essence and methods, there was humility, coherence, and a profound knowledge. Shortly thereafter he was receiving Shoden and Okuden in Portugal (2016) and only a year later (2017), receiving the certification for Shihankaku (Assistant Professor) from Tadao Yamaguchi Sensei. An honor and a privilege!

From this journey, the Japanese Reiki Clinic was born.

My clinical experience with energy healing techniques began in 2010, in my work at a Central Hospital in Portugal (Hospital de Caldas da Rainha). I was working at the time in the field of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy but I quickly began to realize that healing using words is nothing more than an energetic cure as well. Although some so-called scientific areas of Psychology have developed disinterest, and in some cases almost an irrational fear for all that is quantum science or energy healing theories, science has come to validate what some have always feared: that it is also a quantum and energetic therapeutic technique.

In this way, my work integrates the two worlds, not so far apart, the Psychological and the Energetic, with many examples of cases of therapeutic, mental/physical/energetic success. I have experience in supervising clinical work of other therapists and treating myself serious diseases such as cancer, severe allergic processes, autoimmune and severe inflammatory processes. I use Reiki in my professional life and also in my personal life. I also use Reiki with the afflictions and pains of my friends and family!

My clinical practice is available in my consultation room in Lisbon, Parque das Nações, in my health and well-being establishment Mundo Interno Lisboa - Internal World Lisbon, where the Japanese Reiki Clinic is based.

My Institutional affiliations are to the Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai (Institute), in Kyoto, Japan, as Assistant Professor - Shihankaku. I am an Effective Member and Specialist Member of Clinical and Health Psychology on the Portuguese Order of Psychologists. I am also an Associate Member of the Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. I am also blessed to be a part of this wonderful Group of people that is the International Jikiden Reiki Association!

I offer treatments in Portuguese and English Language in Lisbon.
I also offer Jikiden Reiki Shoden Seminars in Portuguese and English Language.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark.
The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
(Plato)

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