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What is feldenkrais threapy?

What is feldenkrais threapy?

Feldenkrais: The feldenkrais method is based on the principles of physics and biomechanics, an empirical understanding of human physiology and the connection between mind and body. Practitioners use gentle movement and directed attention with the aim of increasing ease and range of motion, improving flexibility and coordination and ultimately rediscovering an innate capacity for graceful, efficient movement. ...Read more

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What is craniosacral therapy?

What is craniosacral therapy?

An offshoot of OCF: Ocf is osteopathy in the cranial field. It is a century old field of manual treatment for headaches and other problems. Based on the idea that the skull is not a rigid bowl. Nature would not make a rigid container for a closed fluid system. Only physicians and dentists can receive training. Ct is an extension taught to anyone through the john upledger, do, institute in florida. ...Read more

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What is cognitive therapy?

What is cognitive therapy?

A Therapeutic Method: Cognitive therapy (ct) is a type of psychotherapy that could be classified under the broader rubric of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Ct or cbt involves the therapist and the patient working together to revise problematic thinking patterns that lead to emotional and behavioral problems. This is essential because one's beliefs affect one's view of self and one's prospects for future happiness, etc. ...Read more

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What is electroconvulsive therapy?

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What is electroconvulsive therapy?

Treats depression: Ect treats depression - about 60% of those who receive treatment are not depressed at the end of treatment. During the procedure, patient's are put to sleep and paralyzed for about 5 minutes. During this time, an electrical signal causes a seizure which lasts from 20 sec to 2 min. Upon waking, there is some disorientation lasting up to 15 to 30min. Memory loss depends on electrode placement. ...Read more

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What is psycho-dynamic therapy?

What is psycho-dynamic therapy?

Talk therapy: Psychodynamic therapy focuses on making a person consciously aware of previously unconscious childhood experiences, wishes, fears, desires, and motivations. Psychodynamic therapy also explores a person's use of "defense mechanisms". Psychodynamic therapy places a high value on gaining insight into underlying causes. Freud's psychoanalysis was a type of psychodynamic therapy. ...Read more

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What kind of therapy is christian psychology?

What kind of therapy is christian psychology?

Therapy + Christian: Christian therapists are not a homogenous group in terms of psychoanalytical orientation and technique. Someone who advertises their services as a "christian" therapist is usually a therapist (of any psychoanalytical persuasion) who integrates christianity-based spiritual counseling into their psychotherapeutic work. ...Read more

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What is hippotherapy?

What is hippotherapy?

Hippotherapy: Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input. A foundation is established to improve neurological function and sensory processing, which can be generalized to a wide range of daily activities. ...Read more

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What is behavior therapy?

What is behavior therapy?

Understanding how: Changing aubject's behavior can result in changes in how they are feeling ;/or how certain bodily functions work ; be modified. Examples of behavior therapy are:-biofeedback, a form of behavior therapy, and is used to learn bladder and bowel control. Aversion therapy is another form of behavior therapy used to control various impulses including smoking, overeating and unacceptable sexual behavior. ...Read more

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What is emphasis of cognitive-behavioral therapy?

What is emphasis of cognitive-behavioral therapy?

Revise Your Thinking: The relationship between one's thoughts (cognitions), behaviors, and emotions are emphasized in cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt). Often, when a person feels emotionally distressed there is an identifiable "error" in one's thoughts. These errors include, for example, black-and-white thinking, overgeneralizing, jumping to conclusions, and catastrophizing. Correcting these problems helps a lot. ...Read more

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What is acupuncture?

What is acupuncture?

A/W Dr. Southard: Acupuncture uses needles (and other treatments) to balance qi ( life energy) & to correct obstructions in blood circulation, lymphatic drainage, nerve conduction & movement of Qi to treat many different health conditions. ...Read more

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What is prolozone therapy?

What is prolozone therapy?

Homeopathic therapy: Developed by dr frank schallenberger. It involves nonsurgical ligaments repair and relief for chronic pain. Hopefully , dr pappas, our homeopathic ally trained md and psychiatrist can shed further light on the benefits of this approach. ...Read more

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What is complementary therapy? Is it effective?

What is complementary therapy? Is it effective?

Helpful adjuncts: As the word is generally used today, "complementary" refers to a group of treatments that often help but are not intended to cure -- yoga, biofeedback, acupuncture, most homeopaths. Most of my colleagues respect and honor these practitioners. Avoid any "alternative" practitioner who talks about conspiracies to suppress miracle cures or offers something that's too good to be true. ...Read more

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What is humor therapy?

What is humor therapy?

Laughter can CURE: I met norman cousins in los angeles in 1989. He had revitalized a popular belief in the power of the mind on the body in his book: anatomy of an illness (norton, 1979). He recounts in 1964 he developed a disabling arthritis, left the hospital, checked into a hotel and arranged for showings of laugh provoking films, and read humorous books. His symptoms improved without drugs (except vitamin c). ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a osteopath, what consists the osteopathy session?

Anyone know what is a osteopath, what consists the osteopathy session?

It depends: Osteopaths are physicians who went to american medical school. We are in every specially of medicine, so your visit depends on your ailment. Some osteopaths only practice manipulation. If you have chronic pain, you may benefit from this really great form of body treatment. ...Read more

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What is anger management therapy?

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What is anger management therapy?

Anger management: First, identify the causes, then remedy those with help of a psychotherapist. Refer to our post on anger. ...Read more

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What is biofeedback therapy and how it is performed?

What is biofeedback therapy and how it is performed?

Biofeedback is....: Very simply put biofeedback teaches a person how to control autonomic functions of the body at a very elemental level. Equipment is used to allow people to practice and voluntarily control the temperature of the fingers and hands. ...Read more

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What is osteopathic therapy exactly?

What is osteopathic therapy exactly?

Manual Therapy: Osteopathic therapy (osteopathic manipulative medicine) is a set of manual medicine techniques that may be used to diagnose illness and injury, relieve pain, restore range of motion, and enhance the body's capacity to heal. It is used by osteopathic physicians in conjuction with other tools of modern medicine (prescription medicine, surgery, etc.). ...Read more

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What is biofeedback?

Biofeedback is: Simply feedback of information to you about your own internal biological activity. You then use that information to learn self regulation. You can't learn any skill without feedback of your performance. Biofeedback gives you information of normally unconscious functions -- muscle activity, breathing, heart rate, sweating, skin temperature, brain waves, etc. -- allowing you to regulate them. ...Read more

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What is meditation?

What is meditation?

Intention: Meditation means to familiarize or cultivate. What is it that we are cultivating? Normally in our daily life we are driven by our habits, emotions, thoughts and environment. In meditation we seek to generate an in born contentment, happiness and confidence that isn't conditioned by external factors but is self arising and free from doubt. ...Read more

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What is logotherapy?

What is logotherapy?

Championed by: Viktor Frankl, a WWII era psychiatrist, Logotherapy is a school of thought focusing on man's need to find meaning. Proponents state it is the third school of psychiatry, after Freud's and Adler's, but the therapy itself hasn't caught on much in the Americas. Frank did come up with two noteworthy techniques--hyperintention and dereflection--to deal with anxiety. ...Read more