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BBB Accredited Business since

Reiki by the Sea

Phone: (508) 292-5258 147 Milk Street 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109

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Reiki by the Sea (also doing business as The Center for Healing Therapies) offers evaluation, hands-on therapy, and self-healing techniques using holistic nursing assessments and proven therapeutic modalities. The Center also provides education and training in self-healing and all Reiki practice levels. A new service offered is our Integrative Nurse Health and Wellness Coaching. This practice assists clients to identify and meet their positive health care goals.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Reiki by the Sea meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Reiki by the Sea include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Reiki by the Sea
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 12, 2008 Business started: 02/01/2000 in MA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
239 Causeway Street, Boston MA 02114-2130
Phone Number: 1-800-414-0168 or 617-973-0900
Fax Number: 617-973-0984
The number is RN106858.

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Ms. Maxine Bornstein, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Maxine Bornstein, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

REIKI HOLISTIC PRACTITIONERS WOMENS HEALTH THERAPY All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services (NAICS: 621999)

Hours of Operation
M: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
T: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
W: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Th: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
F: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
S: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Su: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
H: Closed
Method(s) of Payment
Personal Checks
Alternate Business Names
Center for Healing Therapies
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.