Welcome to the Havening.org website, where The Center for Havening Research & Training, Inc. (“Center”) offers events and training services, and Adventura, Inc. dba Healing the Mind (“Adventura”) offers educational products. This Disclaimer contains important information to share with you and for you to understand. Please be advised of the following:

The information contained on this website and accompanying blog (collectively “website”), including ideas, suggestions, techniques, methods, videos, articles, classes, trainings, products, resources, and other materials, is educational in nature; is provided only as general information; and is not medical or psychological advice or treatment.

You understand by viewing this website you will be introduced to the Havening Techniques® (“Havening”), an innovative healing approach developed and created by Ronald Ruden, MD, PhD in collaboration with his brother Steven Ruden, DDS. Havening can be described as a type of psychosensory modality based on the fields of neuroscience and neurobiology, which uses sensory input in order to alter thought, mood, and behavior. It is believed that when an event or experience is perceived as traumatic or stressful, it becomes immutably encoded in the psyche and the body, often with life altering consequences. Havening is designed to make changes in the brain in order to de-traumatize and remove from both the psyche and the body the emotional memory of a traumatic or stressful life event and its negative effects. Therefore, Havening is a healing modality that is designed to help individuals overcome problems that are the consequence of traumatic or stressful encoding. Havening is comprised of a number of protocols; one of these protocols used as a therapeutic tool includes human touch, and is identified as Havening Touch®.

Havening has three (3) distinct applications—the first is for emotional disturbances and encoded psychological trauma; the second is for wellness, stress management, and peak performance; and the third is a self-help tool. Therefore, Havening can be used within a psychotherapeutic setting with professional mental health care clinicians who have been fully trained and certified in Havening. In addition, Havening can be used by non-licensed practitioners as a protocol for coaching sessions or as a tool in an allied health care practice by individuals who have been fully trained and certified in Havening. Havening can also be used as a self-help technique and shared with family members and friends.

By visiting this website, you will have the opportunity to enroll in Havening training events (“Events”) and to purchase educational materials regarding Havening (the “Products”). In addition to offering the Events and Products to the general public, you understand they are also part of the Havening Techniques Practitioner Certification Program (the “Program”). If you are a healing arts practitioner, we invite you to consider becoming a Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner, which will grant you the right to identify and represent yourself as a Havening Techniques Practitioner. Because “Havening Techniques” and “Havening Touch” are registered trademarks and "Delta Techniques™" is a registered application owned by Ron Ruden, MD, PhD, they can only be used with permission. Therefore, you cannot legally use the trademarks or any derivatives thereof in any advertisement (website), or represent in any manner you use the Havening Techniques unless you are certified.

Although Havening appears to have promising emotional, mental, and physical health benefits, Havening has yet to be fully researched by the Western academic, medical, and psychological communities. Therefore, Havening may be considered experimental, and the extent of its effectiveness, as well as its risks and benefits, are not fully known. Havening is self-regulated and is considered alternative or complementary to the healing arts that are licensed in the United States.

Any information presented on this website is not intended to represent that Havening is to be considered a substitute for seeking professional medical or psychological advice from an appropriate professional health care provider. Please be advised that Havening may not be suitable for certain individuals and may induce emotional and psychological discomfort or distress in some people. You are solely responsible for any action taken based on information presented on this website. By viewing any videos, reading any articles, or by clicking on any links on this website, you are accepting full responsibility for any emotional, mental, or physical response to any such material to which you may be exposed. Always consult your licensed health care provider regarding your professional care. Never disregard professional medical or psychological advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. We advise you to seek professional advice as appropriate before making any health decision.

The information presented on this website about Havening is not intended to create, and does not constitute, any professional relationship between either Ronald Ruden, MD, PhD or Steven Ruden, DDS and the visitor, and should not be relied upon as medical, psychological, coaching, or other professional advice of any kind or nature whatsoever.

We may post testimonials and endorsements on this website regarding an individual’s experience with and use of Havening. We believe these testimonials and endorsements reflect experiences that are representative of what other individuals will generally achieve with the use of Havening in actual, albeit variable, conditions of use. However, this does not necessarily imply that any given individual will experience the exact same or similar results as others who have similarly used Havening and who have subsequently written testimonials and endorsements. Although results generally should be within the range of results a significant number of individuals can experience, the results experienced by any one individual who has written a testimonial or endorsement is not necessarily what any other particular individual should expect to experience.

Any information, stories, examples, videos, articles, or testimonials presented on this website do not constitute a warranty, guarantee, or prediction regarding the outcome of an individual using Havening for any particular problem or issue. While all materials, links and other resources are posted in good faith, the accuracy, validity, effectiveness, completeness, or usefulness of any information herein, as with any publication, cannot be guaranteed. The Center and Adventura accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the use or misuse of the information contained on this website.

By viewing this website, you agree to forever fully release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Center and Adventura, and their respective principals, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, agents, consultants, volunteers, and others associated with the Center and Adventura from any claim or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever which you may incur arising at any time out of or in relation to your use of this website and the information contained herein. If any court of law rules that any part of the Disclaimer is invalid, the Disclaimer stands as if those parts were struck out.


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This website contains copyrighted material (all rights reserved). You may not disseminate, modify, or copy, in whole or in part, such copyrighted material unless specifically permitted to do so by The Center for Havening Research & Training, Inc. No part of this Disclaimer may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, without permission in writing from Midge Murphy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Havening Techniques and Havening Touch are registered trademarks owned by Ron Ruden, MD, PhD, and may only be used with permission.


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