Healing is the process of the restoration of health from an unbalanced , diseased or damaged organism.
With physical damage or disease , healing involves the repair of living tissues, organs and the biological system as a whole and resumption of normal functioning.
In Psychiatry and Psychology , healing is the process by which neuroses and psychoses are resolved to a degree that the person is able to lead a normal or fulfilling existence.
Depression , Obsessive Compulsive Disorder , Anxiety, Phobia and Post Trauma Stress Disorders are some of the less severe mental disorders and are a part of Neuroses. Schizophrenia , Multiple Personality Disorder , and Maniac Depressive Psychosis are more severe mental disorders that distort reality due to hallucinations and delusions. These can be classified as psychoses.
Healer is a person who is able to heal various physical and psychological conditions.
Lisa Rankin , a medical Doctor is of the opinion that in medical school and residency , most of the Training pertains to curing and not healing.
Healing and Curing are different . Curing means eliminating all evidences of disease , while healing means " becoming whole ". We are an inherent part of the Cosmos and are Cosmic Energy and are living in a state of separation from the original source. Healing brings connectivity with the source.
Healing brings health, wholeness and peace. It is the time of integrated approach. Combined efforts of a Doctor and a healer can cure as well as heal.