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Knowledge Of Holistic Therapy


Overcoming a drug addiction can be challenging. However, by making healthy changes to the lifestyle which can complement conventional methods of treatment people can indeed beat the addiction with holistic therapies.

Holistic therapies work together with the usual drug treatment methods and are non-medical approaches to recovery. The purpose of holistic recovery is to bring the spirit, body and mind into sync.

Treatment centres that are offering holistic therapy make use of exercise, meditation and nutrition in order to help people overcome their addiction.


One can overcome an addiction and also get into proper health practices in the end when they are on the holistic treatment program.


Holistic methods can include

  • Yoga
  • Tai chi
  • 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. Holistic doctors treat not only symptoms of mental and physical addiction but also nutritional and emotional problems.

Holistic therapy can help a recovering addict by dealing with any potential obstacles such as lack of sleep, poor diet and emotional stress. The needs of the individual guide the plans for the holistic therapy that is used.


Among goals of holistic medicine are the following

  • Getting to the root cause of the person's dependency on drugs
  • Overcoming the desire to use the drugs
  • Getting the person's body back in shape
  • Give the patient their self-confidence back
  • Changing the person's perspective about the drugs

Examples Of Holistic Therapies Used To Treat Addiction

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


Some of the main therapies include

  • Therapy For Nutrition
  • One can quickly get over the use of drugs when their bodies are well taken care of nutrition wise.
  • Good nutrition will provide the recovering drug user with a change that they'll be able to see.
  • Recovering addicts have an opportunity to start afresh and provide their bodies with the nutrition that is needed to overcome their 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.
  • Different types of activities are offered including; rock-climbing, canoeing, horseback riding, or hiking.
  • Meditation Drills
  • An uncluttered mind is essential to fight addiction.
  • Guided meditation has an important role to play in many holistic treatment programs.
  • The mind can also be relaxed when a person take part in karate and such kinds of activities.
  • 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.

Programs that get satisfactory results are based on conventional methods of treatment. Medical supervision often becomes a necessity when looking forward to managing withdrawal symptoms from quitting alcohol and other central nervous system [CNS] depressants.

Holistic therapy may be used at the same time as

  • Medically assisted detox
  • Professional medical assistance
  • Private psychiatric counselling

AA, NA and other 12 step group programs are usually available too to provide lasting support.


Find A Holistic Treatment Centre Providing Therapy For Addiction

Holistic treatment technique is now being used in many rehab centres all over the world. 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. In assisting addictive, patients learn how to cope with stress. Yoga works well with Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Relapses can be avoided by learning methods, which can help cope with emotional setbacks in a healthy manner.


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. Many rehab centres all over the country offer their treatment programs that can be changed according to specific requirements.

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