and the Mind/Body Connection
studies demonstrate the profound role one’s conscious attitudes play in the onset of and recovery from disease. Likewise,
our health can also be affected by feelings from past experiences buried in our
The immune system is strengthened by such feelings as optimism, love, and
hope. At the same time, it is
evident that it can be weakened by fear, guilt, anger, and depression.
For the best possible outcome in treating health conditions,
we strongly recommend that patients consult with a psychotherapist to better
insure that all bases are covered -- We believe that the mind is just as
important as the body when it comes to holistic healing.
addition of stress-reduction techniques, meditation, yoga, deep breathing,
visualization and guided imagery, progressive relaxation, and
cognitive-behavioral therapy are just a few of the suggested therapies
that can be explored.
way to relax might be to try the the energy therapy, Reiki. Able to reach deeper levels of the self, Reiki is a mind-body modality that
can help one to heal both body and spirit. For further information about this,
ask to speak to Sandra M Davis, the Reiki practitioner at our Center.