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What Is Holistic Therapy


Holistic medicine helps patients overcome addiction to drugs when traditional methods are combined with positive changes in their lifestyles.

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

Checking the diet and regular exercises with reflections are used to achieve the positive effects of holistic therapy.


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
  • Tai chi
  • Guided meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Spiritual therapy
  • Routine exercise
  • Good nutrition
  • Consultation
  • Art therapy

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The Use Of Holistic Therapy For Dependency

Techniques customized to fit each client is used in this form of treatment. The objective of the therapy is to have holistic therapists treat the physical and the symptoms of mental addiction along with any emotional and nutritional imbalances, which may be present.

Sleeplessness, inadequate nutrition, and mental fatigue are among issues that holistic therapy can address in a patient. Holistic schemes are adaptable to the individual requirements.


Holistic therapy aims to assist in:

  • Identifying the underlying causes of the addiction
  • Strengthening the resistance to cravings
  • Encouraging physical exercises
  • Developing self-assurance
  • Changing the person's perspective about the drugs

Kinds Of Holistic Methods In Addiction Treatment

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


Therapies that are commonly utilized include:

  • Dieting
  • One requires being healthy in body to recover from other afflictions.
  • Good nutrition will provide the recovering drug user with a change that they'll be able to see.
  • Patients recovering from addiction may at any time start to provide themselves with the food they need for successful healing.
  • Exercise And Recreational Therapy
  • When exercises are done every day, they help harden to labour, decrease tension and make the body more powerful.
  • Much holistic treatment facilities incorporate exercise as part of their program.
  • Active recreations in centres may be different , but many of them include canoeing, mountaineering, horse riding and walking.
  • Reflection
  • A clear mind is essential for recovering addicts who are looking forward to overcoming their 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 frequently applied within holistic approach to treatment, because it helps get rid of stress and tranquilize the body.
  • Acupuncture is also used in restoring the body of a long-time addict.

Traditional addiction treatment methods which are most effective are used by holistic recovery programs that took forward to build up on them. Special medical control is necessary to supervise quitting manifestations after giving up alcohol and during use of CNS (central nervous system) debilitates.

Common techniques which are paired when using holistic methods includes:

  • Detoxification program with medical supervision
  • Medical attention
  • Personal psychological support

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


Finding Holistic Therapy Facilities For Addiction Treatment

A number of drug rehab centres offer holistic therapy as part of their inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.

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. One can keep their health in check and still recover from the addiction when they use this and other techniques such as cognitive behavioural therapy. Relapses can be avoided by learning methods, which can help cope with emotional setbacks in a healthy manner.


Holistic treatment paired with psychological guidance and professionally undertaken detoxification, can cope with very difficult situations of addiction. 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.