Holistic therapy is a type of therapy that takes into account the full person and their physical, mental, and emotional needs. It emphasizes how issues in one area of life can impact others.
During active addiction, almost all areas of people’s lives are affected. They may struggle with health issues caused by their drug or alcohol use, low self-worth due to neglecting self-care, mental health disorders that have been exacerbated by substance use, and much more. Physical health affects mental and emotional health, and vice versa. Healing one aspect benefits all the other components of health.
According to Goodtherapy.org, “Practitioners of holistic psychotherapy…typically collaborate with those in therapy to help them gain awareness of the connections between their emotions, thoughts, physical experiences, and spiritual understandings. Therapists can help individuals realize each of these components work together in harmony to support typical daily function. This deeper understanding of the whole self can often lend itself to greater self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-acceptance.”
As holistic therapy is a comprehensive approach, it can include many different therapeutic methods. Some of these methods might be yoga and other forms of exercise, nutritional therapy, meditation, recreational therapy, expressive therapy, and much more. Holistic therapy helps ensure well-being by attending to all of the parts of a person’s life that affect them on a daily basis.
If you are struggling with a substance use or mental health disorder, there is hope. TruHealing Centers offers high-quality treatment for addiction and mental health disorders in facilities across the country. We use holistic therapy to help you heal physically, mentally, and emotionally from addiction. Call an admissions specialist at 410-593-0005.