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Holistic Therapy Overview

Knowledge Of Holistic Therapy


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

Holistic therapy of drug addiction includes nonmedicinal techniques aimed at complementing traditional medical approaches. The objective of holistic recovery is to bring the mind, body and the spirit into an alignment.

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 overall well-being of the individual is considered by holistic therapy primarily while also providing proper attention to the physical symptoms of addiction and withdrawal.


Holistic methods can include:

  • Yoga practice
  • Tai chi
  • Guided meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage therapy
  • Spiritual therapy
  • Routine exercise
  • Good nutrition
  • Counselling
  • Therapy using Art

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Holistic Methods In Addiction Treatment

Holistic systems of treatment include customer-specific, non-medicinal programs to overcome addiction. 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.

The person will be able to get rid of some symptoms such as insomnia and the loss of appetite. The plans offered by holistic therapy are flexible and are catering for the requirements of every individual.


Holistic therapy aims to assist in:

  • Getting to the root cause of the person's dependency on drugs
  • Building up a resistance to drug cravings
  • Help the recovering user to be physically fit
  • Give the patient their self-confidence back
  • Dull the attraction of the addictive substance

Some Of The Practices Used In Holistic Treatment

Mid reflections to keeping the body in shape are some of the things involved in holistic therapy.


The main practices involve:

  • Nutritive Treatment
  • 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.
  • With a proper diet, the body is fortified and ready to fight addiction.
  • Keeping The Body In Shape Technique
  • Exercising daily can assist in building a helpful routine which can relieve stress and strengthen the body.
  • In holistic therapy, this is one of the main practices that should never be avoided.
  • There are different exercises one can take depending on which ones fit them.
  • Meditation Drills
  • Engaging in mindful reflections also helps in recovering.
  • In holistic therapy, taking part in reflection is one way through which you can stop the urge to using the drugs.
  • The mind can also be relaxed when a person take part in karate and such kinds of activities.
  • Massage And Acupuncture
  • Holistic treatment therapies often use methods of relieving stress and relaxing the body and massage is known to be a great stress reliever.
  • Point massage is also helpful to gain physical and psychical equation lost due to long-term use of drugs.

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.

Traditional treatment methods that are usually included in holistic treatment programs include:

  • Detoxification
  • Professional medical assistance
  • Counselling sessions

For support outside the treatment facilities, most ex-addicts join support groups like the 12-Steps NA and AA or 4-point SMART for continued emotional support and encouragement.


Find A Holistic Treatment Centre Providing Therapy For Addiction

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

This is mainly because it is effective when used with the other known techniques of overcoming drug addiction. Cognitive-behavioural therapy combines well with meditation and yoga sessions which can provide help for recovering addicts to manage stress levels. Knowing what to do during an emotional moment helps in assisting the patient not to go to the solace of drug or alcohol.


When these factors are combined with a medically supervised detox and mental health counselling therapies of the holistic nature can be helpful in treating addictions regardless of the severity levels. Treatment centres for holistic therapy are available throughout the country and are putting together recovery plans, which are tailored to suit individual needs.

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