Integrative Medicine treats the whole patient, not just the disease, combining evidenced based strategies with conventional medicine. The strategies guide the client in simple, readily accessible strategies to optimize health. These skills are particularly suited to hypertension, pain, anxiety insomnia, depression, irritable bowel, headaches, grief, and are excellent life skills.
Mind Body Medicine focuses on the interaction among the brain, mind, body, and behavior, and the powerful ways in which emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and behavioral factors can directly affect health.
With a strong emphasis on self care, Mind Body strategies include:
- Breathing techniques
- Drawings in individual and group settings