Types of Therapy

Ecopsychology is concerned with the relationship between people and the natural environment. Although we tend to think of our psyche as something separate from nature, an ecopsychologist views...
Humanistic therapy revolves around an individual’s capacity to make rational choices and reach his or her maximum potential. It champions the concepts of compassion and respect for others. The...
The ancient art of cupping therapy uses the creation of a vacuum, or suction, to facilitate healing in the body. The suction is believed to draw blood to the tissues and muscles needing...
Rebirthing breath-work is a therapeutic technique designed to help people bring unconscious pain, fears, resentments, and negative beliefs into awareness so they can be acknowledged and released...
Adlerian therapy, named after its founder Alfred Adler, emphasizes individual uniqueness and addresses the personality holistically. Adler did not consider people with a psychological disorder...
Psychoanalytical therapy is based on the idea that the root of our motivations and inner conflicts lies in the subconscious mind. It is designed to bring things hidden in the subconscious into...
At the back of your brain is the visual cortex. It has strong connections to your involuntary nervous system. When you close your eyes and hold an image in your mind the visual cortex is...
Bioresonance therapy (BRT) is the technique of diagnosing and treating problems by measuring the electromagnetic oscillations of diseased organs or cells. This is possible because diseased...
Social anxiety is related to fears of embarrassment, humiliation, rejection, confrontation, or being unable to control one’s behavior in public. Although many people experience nervousness in...
Traditional Dream Therapy Most people know the basic premise of dream therapy. It involves recording elements and images from dreams and subjecting them to interpretation. Sigmund Freud used...
Aromatherapy Oils for Depression Using plant essences for good health and a sense of well-being is an ancient practice. The essential oils used in aromatherapy are extracted from flowers, fruits...
Humans are made of mostly water, carbon, and minerals as is the earth. That is why listening to the sounds of nature has a calming, relaxing effect on us, and why the rhythms of nature can help...
In the winter, daylight hours grow shorter and people tend to stay indoors when temperatures are low. This decrease in daylight exposure causes our rhythm of sleeping and waking (or circadian...
Electric Therapy refers to therapies that utilize electric current for healing purposes. These therapies alleviate pain, promote healing of wounds, joints, or muscles, and as a treatment for...
Light box therapy exposes people to intense light under controlled conditions. The therapy consists of fluorescent bulbs in a box fronted with a diffusing screen, set on a table, or desk. People...
Light Force Therapy (LFT) is a manufacturer of photo-stimulation products that reduce acute or chronic pain from injury or disease. Their products use light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, to create...
Gottman Couples Therapy is based on scientific research by Dr. John Gottman. The crux of the therapy are Gottman’s seven principles for strengthening relationships. He calls the principles “The...
A crystal practitioner places a variety of crystals around or on their clients, often at acupuncture points, energy meridians, chakra sites, or areas of pain. Clients remain fully clothed and...
“The body's energies are the key to health, vitality, and well-being. Energy medicine is the art and science of working with and teaching people to work with these energies. Long recognized by...
Basic Chinese ball therapy (also known as "baoding balls") involves two metal balls that are rotated about in the palm of your hand. The Chinese have used this exercise for centuries to promote...

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