Holistic Psychotherapy utilizes traditional methods of psychotherapy, as well as non-traditional therapies of holistic healing to achieve deeper level of healing.
The conventional approach includes elements of psychotherapy such as psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioural, developmental, educational and family therapy.
Alternative therapies are based on a variety of traditions: transpersonal psychology, existentialism, hypnotherapy, creative arts therapies, regression therapy and guided imagery. There is a spiritual component, which utilizes different levels of consciousness and awareness.
Holistic psychotherapy looks at life as a whole. It considers the person’s mind, body, spirit and how these affect one another.
Anger and Stress Management
Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Bereavement, Loss and Unresolved Grief
Life Purpose, Spirituality and Crisis of Faith
Self Esteem Issues
Lack of Confidence
Choosing a psychotherapist is an important task. Psychotherapy is a process of engagement between two persons, both of whom are bound to change through the therapeutic venture. At its best, this is a collaborative process that involves both the therapist and you in co-creating solutions to concerns.
To be effective, a therapist must have supervised experiences in counselling and sound knowledge of counselling theory and techniques. But human qualities of a therapist are of primary importance. The kind of person therapist is remains the most critical factor affecting the client and promoting change. If practitioners possess wide knowledge of counselling theory and techniques, yet lack human qualities of compassion, caring, good will, honesty, realness, and sensitivity, they are merely technicians.
In your search for a right therapist it is also wise to rely on your gut feeling. Presence of right chemistry between you and your therapist is an unmistakable indication of potentially good working relationships.
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