When you hear the term “holistic” what are some things that come to mind?
For most people,
holistic equates to non-traditional, all-natural, organic, herbal therapies as alternatives to traditional medicine. This is a common misconception that tends to belittle the utility and effectiveness of holistic therapy. The term “holistic” refers to an all-encompassing approach to therapy, taking into account all aspects of a person’s well-being: mind, body, and spirit.
It is meant to be complementary to traditional therapeutic techniques rather than a replacement for them. Here are a few common holistic treatment options available for those undergoing