Therapeutic Touch is an intentionally directed process of energy exchange using the hands as a focus to facilitate the healing process. Therapeutic Touch is a scientifically based contemporary interpretation of several ancient healing practices. It is founded on the premise that the human body, mind, emotions and intuition form a complex, dynamic energy field. The human energy field is governed by pattern and order. In health, the field is balanced; however, in disease, energy is imbalanced and disordered. Therapeutic Touch seeks to correct any disturbance in the energy field of the individual.