Syndromes with Surprising Psychotherapy Solutions
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Scientific American Magazine has recent studies that point to psychotherapy assisting with Headaches, Insomnia, Digestion and more. That is why in Fusion Acupressure I work with pressure points as a way to release tension in the body, and combine this relaxing touch with coaching techniques. Integrating these Eastern and Western health approaches provide an opportunity for both physical and emotional tension to shift the way you feel!
The article starts like this:
Most people now acknowledge that the mind and body are inextricably linked, and problems in one are often related to problems in the other. Yet some bodily complaints seem so physically based that it is hard to imagine that any kind of talk therapy could touch them. The six disorders below seem to be such cases—but every one of them can be treated with psychotherapy, according to recent studies. So consider all your options before reaching for a pill.
HEADACHE When a headache hits, most of us reach for over-the-counter pain relievers, and in severe cases physicians might prescribe medication. Yet recent research suggests psychotherapy may prevent many headaches from materializing in the first place. Earlier studies demonstrated that mindfulness-based therapy could ease chronic pain.... Read full article
—The Editors By The Editors, Tori Rodriguez and Victoria Stern | Apr 9, 2015