We are a Team of Reiki Specialists

at Your Service

We are an independent organisation of individuals who have been attuned to Reiki, with the objective of providing support and guidance to Reiki professionals and to the public, with particular reference to education and training, and the public practice of Reiki.

Since 1999, we have worked extensively on promoting Reiki and best practice for practitioners and have grown into the largest Reiki-only professional organisation in the UK and Europe. We are passionate about Reiki and we provide expertise help to our members and the general public. We are well informed and knowledgeable with a wealth of research and experience, which we aim to pass on to other professionals to increase the awareness of Reiki through education and information. UK Reiki Federation representatives are continuously involved with the various groups which are working on revised standards for training of professional practitioners.

We are a not-for-profit professional organisation run by members for members and we are here for every step of your Reiki journey from a beginner to a professional.


Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to be the ‘go to place’ where anyone (practitioner, teacher, interested party, medical professional etc.) will get the information that they need. We aim to keep this information accurate and up to date.

Our mission is to attain the highest possible level of professionalism in three areas:

• Education and Training

• Animal Reiki

• Research

We aim to be seen as the organisation that people come to when they need to find a teacher or practitioner.

We continue to raise the level of Reiki training and delivery to the highest possible standard so that anyone who uses our members can be assured of the best possible service.

Our Services & Activities

For Reiki Professionals

We encompass all styles of Usui Reiki within the Federation and encourage respect for the differences in belief and opinion that abound within the Reiki community.

Member Services

We provide advice and information about Reiki to our Members via a network of supporting teams, all run by members on a voluntary basis. These include area representatives, distance healing, education, media, pioneers, publications, regulation and research, in addition to support from our Admin Office and Management Committee.

Annual General Meeting & Festival

We organise an Annual General Meeting & Festival for members. These events are held at attractive venues and offer workshops, guest speakers and networking opportunities, as well as having a key governance role, and opportunity for members to meet with, and vote on the composition of the Management Committee.

Reiki Awareness Week

Our annual “Reiki Awareness Week” gives members the opportunity to raise awareness of Reiki in their area, while similar events are held nationally; we support and help to promote events held, listing details on the website.


We have a team who resource references for articles and research within the field of Reiki and who welcome input from members.


Public Services

Advice and information about Reiki can be found 24 hours a day, free, online on this website. Information from what is Reiki, finding practitioners and teachers near you including approved courses, guidelines on training, membership requirements, insurance referral, through to our Reiki Awareness Week and Annual General Meeting & Festival.

Become a member

Benefit from all the above and more

Meet Our Team

  • Anne-Marie Carratu Chair and Education Team

    I joined the UK Reiki Federation in 2011 as a Area Representative for Surrey and also then joined the Management Committee, which I am very honoured to be a part of. I am passionate about taking the UK Reiki Federation forward and expanding our wonderful organisation. As a qualified teacher and assessor, I am also part of the Education Team.

  • Tom Jones Treasurer / Accountant

    As Treasurer and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, I would like to play my part in supporting the UK Reiki Federation moving forward. As a Practitioner and Teacher, I hope to inspire the next generation of Reiki students and practitioners.

  • Sarah Laing Administrator / International Coordinator

    I joined the Reiki fed in 2016 as a member, and I am honoured to be a part of the management committee. I am passionate about spreading the Reiki knowledge and empowering people for their health and well-being.

  • Torsten A. Lange Advisor for Reiki History and Philosophy

    A member of the Reiki Fed since 2010, I am a full-time Reiki teacher, published a book with Hay House, and research the history, philosophy and efficacy of Reiki.

  • Sue Malcolm Animal Reiki Coordinator

    My life’s mission is to help sick, abandoned and cruelly treated animals using holistic therapies, especially Reiki. I joined the UK Reiki Federation committee in 2015 to drive our Animal Reiki agenda and in 2017 I was co-opted on to the Reiki Council specifically in relation to Animal Reiki. My goal is for Animal Reiki to become a respected profession in its own right and for animals to benefit nationwide and worldwide.

  • Fred Warrick National Coordinator

    I am a retired Fire-fighter and Crew Manager after 31 years of excellent service covering both Quality Assurance and Firefighting for the Cleveland area.

  • Rachel Ford
    Rachel Ford Compliance Coordinator

    I feel passionately that if we are to become credible in the eyes of the general medical community, our conduct and professionalism as both individuals and as an organization must be beyond reproach

  • Sharon Penny
    Sharon Penny Clinical Coordinator

    I have worked for the NHS forty years the last 30yrs in palliative care. I am a qualified Aromatherapist and Reiki Practitioner  I have used my skills in setting up Complimentary therapies in Hospice environment.

  • Amit Sihra
    Amit Sihra Lineage Coordinator

    I started my Reiki journey in 2014 and, now am a Reiki Master Practitioner based in London/ Berkshire. As part of the UK Reiki Federation team, I’m responsible for ensuring that lineages are valid and kept up to date.

  • Gavin Ford
    Gavin Ford Vice Chair

    I started my Reiki journey in 2018 as a way to deal stress for myself. I am now Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher based on the Isle of Wight. I deputise for the Chair with anything needed and work with the rest of the management committee to ensure that the IT and website requirements are covered.

  • Samantha Metcalfe 
    Samantha Metcalfe  Events Coordinator

    My Reiki journey started in 2016 and I continue to learn, share and teach Reiki. I am honoured to join the UKRF team to support members and promote Reiki and its benefits to everyone”.

  • Tina Glynn
    Tina Glynn Secretary

    I have been a member of the Reiki Federation since qualifying in 2014. Throughout my career I have been actively involved in managing and providing complementary therapy services in cancer and palliative care settings. I feel privileged to be taking up the role of Secretary and assisting the Management Committee in delivering our vision and mission.

  • Lindsay Wild
    Lindsay Wild Educational Team

    It is lovely to be able to introduce myself to you, my name is Lindsay Wild and I’m delighted to join the Reiki Federation Educational team.
    I am a Reiki Master Teacher and I own my own Holistic & Massage Therapy centre and Training Academy.
    I put my heart and soul into all that I do and work to the highest standard I can achieve, always striving to grow and evolve.
    I am a qualified teacher and assessor and love to help people achieve and learn, supporting and mentoring students on their journeys.
    I love my home and family, being a mum of four children and a wife and all that I do everyday.
    Living within the lake district and working from the centre of a small town brings me happiness and joy.

  • Doreen Sawyer
    Doreen Sawyer Education Coordinator and Education Team

    I was Business Manager for the UKRF for 15 years, moulding the Federation into a cohesive and professional organisation. I was instrumental in the setting up of the Reiki Regulatory Working Group, later the Reiki Council. Volunteering roles included Secretary, Treasurer, Co-ordinator for PR, Marketing, Area Representatives, Research, Education (14 years), Events, Regulation, Secretary, Grant Holder and Treasure for the RRWG and Reiki Council. Over 20 years’ experience as a Reiki Practitioner and Teacher. I was on the original steering and planning groups for National Occupational Standards and helped develop the current standards. Qualified teacher with over 40 years’ teaching experience and I have trained and assessed future trainers and assessors, both in College and directly for BTEC.

  • Nicola Bunston
    Nicola Bunston Administrator

    I was drawn to Reiki in 2019, whilst recovering from brain surgery. Reiki treatments helped me immensely, both emotionally and physically. Now a Reiki Practitioner, I feel passionate about helping others with Reiki, knowing how effective the treatments can be. I am honoured to be working alongside Sarah Laing in the office, supporting members and the UKRF Team.

  • Kerrie Baker
    Kerrie Baker Marketing Lead, Social Media and Publications Coordinator.

    I have always held an interest in complementary medicine and learning about natural ways to keep myself and my family healthy. I have an interest in science and metaphysics and love thinking about what makes people who they are.

    After starting my Reiki path in early 2013 I have continued through to be a Reiki Master Practitioner running my practice in Surrey.

    I look after the UKRF Publications and our Social Media channels. I also work as a freelance Graphic Designer which is handy for my role as Editor of Reiki World magazine! I love how Reiki has changed my life and enjoy bringing the Reiki principles to those around me every day. It really does change your life in the most amazing ways.

  • Jo Fellows Distance Healing Coordinator

    Having worked with traditional Japanese Reiki since 2000, I feel privileged (if sometimes a bit overwhelmed) to be able to share my understanding and enthusiasm for Reiki, not only as a Master teacher and practitioner but also as a member of the management committee. I host the monthly online Reiki Share, I’m the Distance Healing Coordinator and am the Area Rep for Gloucestershire.

    Alongside my Reiki practice, I’m also a Yoga teacher (I’m an advanced Yoga Teacher qualified by Yoga Alliance International), Meditation teacher (BSoM qualified) and Sound Therapist (Peter Hess Institute qualified).

    I very much look forward to sharing my passion for Reiki with you all!

  • Duncan Cross Research Coordinator

    I am an Associate Professor (Teaching and Learning) and the director of the Karuna Centre for Reiki Training. My first degree (BSc Hons) was in Psychology with International Relations and it was during my degree I found Reiki and undertook my dissertation on Reiki and Pain management.
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Meet Our Community

Our community consists of full members, associate members, friends, student members and affiliate members.

Within our community we cover a variety of expert and organisational skills. For example, we have Area Representatives located through the UK and Europe, a National Coordinator who supports our hard-working volunteers, a clinical expert who responds to all queries of a clinical/medical nature, an archivist who maintains an archive of all our past important documentation, a Publications Coordinator who produces our quarterly magazine Reiki World, and a range of sub committees.

Code of Ethics & Professional Practice

All practitioner members of the UK Reiki Federation will be required to sign their agreement to uphold this Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice and agree to abide by the Disciplinary Procedures as a condition of membership. This Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice is in the process of constant development and will be reviewed as necessary.


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The Connecting Reiki with Medicine Fund

Together we can make a difference to the future of Reiki and the quality of healthcare in the NHS.

We proudly support the Connecting Reiki with Medicine fund which enables clinical research of Reiki in acute medical settings. Case studies will lead to more understanding, acceptance and integration of Reiki in medical settings globally. Please consider donating what you can to support this landmark project. Find out more.

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