Holistic Mental Health / 2 posts found

Natural and Alternative Options for ADHD Treatment

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Yes, natural treatment for ADHD actually exists. There is significant emerging research that links ADD and ADHD to food sensitivities, environmental toxins and other physiological dampeners. Detoxification, correcting nutritional deficiencies and finding ways to circumvent genetic polymorphisms can have a tremendous positive impact on ADHD symptoms. There was a recent article about ADHD in the Washington Post depicting the typical school day for children and it highlights the decline of recess and movement. It’s been proved in research that the ADHD brain thrives on movement. Taking recess away from children seems to increase the severity of ADHD symptoms. I’ve meet […]

Holistic Counseling

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The culture of treatment for mental health is shifting. The demand for holistic health care is on the rise and the concept of holistic health and wellness is bleeding over into the mental health field. Many patients and practitioners alike are becoming aware of the need for holistic approaches to mental health care. No longer satisfied with the status quo, awareness of the need for change is growing. This topic can be a bit confusing since holistic counseling is often used interchangeably with several other terms such as holistic mental health and integrated behavioral health. Some important distinctions should be […]