14Jul, 2021

What Are Alternative Therapies for PTSD?

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PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, can be a life-altering diagnosis. As the name implies, PTSD often occurs after a traumatic incident—a serious accident, natural disaster, loss of a loved one, being in war or combat, physical, mental, or emotional abuse, sexual violence, or a near-death experience. Occurring after an individual witnesses or experiences these events, roughly 8 million people a year suffer from the condition. Understanding PTSD PTSD looks and feels different for everyone, although there are a few recognizable symptoms, including: Heightened sensitivity and reactivity Hypervigilance Vivid, intrusive episodes […]

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7Jul, 2021

The Importance of Holistic Therapy

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The phrase “holistic therapy” might conjure many images in your mind. Maybe you imagine a yoga retreat, a steaming cup of herbal tea, or an hour-long acupuncture session. The beautiful thing about holistic therapy is that it can look very different for everyone, depending on what your body and mind need. So what exactly does holistic therapy mean, and more specifically, how is it defined? What is holistic therapy? To fully understand, we need to go back to around the 8th century B.C. The Greek word “Holos” means whole or […]

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