Meet Dr. Bates
Dr. Bates is a Reiki Master Teacher. She has been in practice for over twenty years and has led a distinguished career. Although also certified as a Consulting Hypnotist and HypnoCoach, she now focuses her work on her true love—the practice of Holy Fire® Reiki.
The Rev. Lindsay Bates, D.Min. is a Reiki Master Teacher.
Reiki is a technique of healing that strengthens the body's natural ability to heal itself in the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual domains and in that way helps one become his or her best, most authentic Self.
She holds her Bachelor's Degree from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Master's Degree from the University of Chicago, and her Doctor of Ministry Degree from Meadville/Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago, With Distinction.
Dr. Bates was trained in hypnosis at the Mindsight Institute in Michigan City, Indiana and is a Board Certified Consulting Hypnotist and a Certified HypnoCoach with the National Guild of Hypnotists. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the National Guild of Hypnotists and the Order of Braid, an international honor society for hypnotism.
She received her first Reiki training, attunement and Master Teacher Certification through the Leidecker Institute in Elgin, Illinois. Both the Mindsight Institute and the Leidecker Institute were state-approved post-secondary educational institutions. More recently Dr. Bates trained in Levels 1, 2, and Master at the International Center for Reiki Training in Southfield, Michigan, earning her Professional Reiki Master certification in Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki.