Most of us are probably aware of holistic treatments, such as yoga or meditation. However, a lot of us are probably not aware of exactly how they can treat mental illness. Many holistic therapies stem from ancient practices used to treat a wide range of mental health issues. Before conventional medicine was discovered, holistic therapy was designed to treat an individual’s mental, physical, and emotional health.
Does Holistic Psychotherapy Cure Symptoms?
Holistic therapy views mental health symptoms as a path to greater self-awareness and acceptance. It does not consider these symptoms as an obstacle to overcome but rather accepting them in the present moment.
Once an individual can accept current symptoms, challenges, and stressors, they can reduce their fears and become more relaxed. The holistic approach uses specific treatment methods to help reduce and alleviate symptoms.