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Holistic Treatment And Therapy

Learning Of Holistic Therapy


Holistic therapies are one way through which a person can get over the dependency on the drugs.

Holistic therapy treatments are used side by side to other treatments. Holistic methods helps bring the body, mind and spirit into balance.

In treatments centres where there's holistic medicine, such methods as physical exercises, proper nutrition and meditation are used in order to help abusers stop the addiction.


The techniques of holistic medicine concentrate on the general person's health through traditional physical treatment of addiction is also present.


Some holistic therapies used are:

  • Yoga practice
  • Chinese tai chi chuan
  • Meditation
  • Acupuncture And Massage Sessions
  • Massage therapy
  • Spiritual therapy
  • Routine exercise
  • Proper nutrition
  • Counselling
  • Art therapy

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The Use Of Holistic Therapy For Dependency

Holistic systems of treatment include customer-specific, non-medicinal programs to overcome addiction. Areas of treatment include the physical symptoms of addiction, emotional disturbances, and nutritional discrepancies.

Holistic therapy can help a recovering addict by dealing with any potential obstacles such as lack of sleep, poor diet and emotional stress. Each patient can have different practices of this technique used on them for their recovery.


Holistic therapy usually aims to:

  • Identifying the underlying causes of the addiction
  • Strengthening the resistance to cravings
  • Improve the physical health of patient
  • Boost the confidence of the recovering user
  • Reducing the appeal of drugs and/or alcohol abuse

Types Of Holistic Dependency Therapies

Holistic therapies may be anything from exercise to meditation and involves various approaches to living a healthy life.


Therapies that are commonly utilized include:

  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Well-being is an essential condition of successful recovery of an addict.
  • Checking the patient's diet will go a long way in making sure they recover.
  • Patients recovering from addiction may at any time start to provide themselves with the food they need for successful healing.
  • Recreational Activities And Sport
  • The addict body need to always be in shape if they are to recover effectively.
  • Much holistic treatment facilities incorporate exercise as part of their program.
  • The activities may vary from one centre to another but some holistic therapy centres are offering rock-climbing, canoeing, horseback riding or hiking.
  • Meditation
  • A clear mind is important when trying to recover from addiction.
  • In holistic therapy, taking part in reflection is one way through which you can stop the urge to using the drugs.
  • To help the recovering users gain clearer minds, yoga and tai chi may also be provided to help improve meditation.
  • Massage And Acupuncture
  • Massage is yet another commonly applied holistic treatment method since it helps to relax the body.
  • Acupuncture is another method that is used to restore any imbalances to the body of an addict after an extended period of substance abuse.

Traditional treatment methods always provide the basis on which effective holistic treatment programs are designed. Quitting alcohol and other central nervous system (CNS) depressants can produce severe withdrawal symptoms that need professional medical supervision.

Traditional methods added by holistic techniques include:

  • Medically supervised/assisted detoxification
  • All-inclusive medical treatment
  • Personalised mental health counselling

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are also some of the effective strategies of stopping drug use.


Find A Holistic Treatment Centre Providing Therapy For Addiction

Holistic treatment is featured in many residential and outpatient treatment centres.

Holistic therapy is not a medical treatment and seeks to help the patient balance all areas of life; this works well with other treatment plans for addictions. In assisting addictive, patients learn how to cope with stress. Yoga works well with Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Relapse can sometimes be easily avoided if a person knows how to deal with emotional problems.


All types of drug and alcohol addictions can be overcome by using the different techniques. There are many treatment facilities all over the nation offering individualized treatment plans.

Contact us on 0800 246 1509 today to help you locate a treatment facility near you providing holistic therapy.