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Carl Ryan Tucker, PhD

Reiki Master Teacher

Dr. Tucker is the Founder and Director of Capital Reiki.  He first found Reiki in a yoga class in early 2015.  Ever since that experience, he has been drawn closer and closer to Reiki and has begun the journey of learning everything he can about this ancient tradition from the East.  Apart from managing the practice, Dr. Tucker regularly volunteers with organizations in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Dr. Tucker received his PhD in Metaphysical Energy Healing at the Institute of Metaphysical Humanistic Science and is a board-certified Holistic Health Practitioner by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

Modalities Practiced

Usui Shiki Ryoho
Gendai Reiki Ho
Animal Reiki

Guided Meditation
Integrated Energy Therapy


May 2024 – Naturopathy Certification
June 2023 – Master’s Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health
April 2023 – Animal Reiki Master Teacher
May 2022 – Board Certification (AADC), Holistic Healing Practitioner
May 2022 – Meditation Instructor Certification
April 2022 – PhD, Metaphysical Humanistic Science, Specialization: Metaphysical Energy Healing
December 2021 – Human Rights Consultant Certification
January 2017 – Gendai Reiki Ho, Shihan/Master Teacher
October 2016 – Usui Shiki Ryoho, Master Teacher
May 2016 – Integrated Energy Therapy, Basic and Intermediate Level
April 2016 – Usui Shiki Ryoho, Master Practitioner
October 2015 – Usui Shiki Ryoho, Second Degree
August 2015 – Usui Shiki Ryoho, First Degree

Memberships & Associations

Dr. Tucker is an active member of the International Association of Reiki Practitioners (IARP), the Gendai Reiki Network International, the Shibumi International Reiki Association, and the Reiki Healing Association (RHA).  He is insured by the Philadelphia Insurance Companies.

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