by Carmen Schott,
ATH Co-Editor of Psychotherapy
If you were born between the dates of May 22 through June 20 then the Sun was in the sign Gemini then you were born. Gemini rules the hands, shoulders, arms and lungs. Structurally, Gemini rules the shoulders and upper arms...
Editor's Note from Karen Adler: Art Psychotherapist Carrie Wicks explains her approach to Art Therapy and what makes Art Therapy particularly effective for personal growth.
Arts & Art Therapy
"It is more important to know what kind of patient has the disease than what kind of disease
the patient has."
~ Sir William Osler
by Ellie Peterson
How is it possible to write my own thoughts down on paper while being consciously unaware of what my hand is writing? This was my first journaling experience; it was poignant and powerful. While at a healing retreat, we were asked to go to a quiet place alone and write a letter forgiving someone who had hurt us.
Editor's Note from Barbara Lazarony: Take a page out of Ellie's journal, you can forgive yourself too!
Writing & Poetry Therapy
by V.N. Mittal, MA
Tears are nature's way to allow you to react involuntarily to an overwhelming situation. The situation may be full of distress or joy, you seem to cry and shed tears...
Editor's Note from Nicholas Pepe: V.N. Mittal states that tears are important to the emotional cleansing of our hearts. He delves into the process in which we physically cry and the powerful spiritual cleansing benefits that come along with it. According to him, crying not only benefits the individual physically, mentally, and emotionally but helps can help to awaken you spiritually.
by Dr. Delia Sewell, ND
Naturopathic doctors (ND’s) are highly trained physicians, graduating from accredited medical schools. We pride ourselves in thinking outside the box, because let’s face it: there are no cookie cutter human bodies. We are all a complex combination of our environments, our genetics, and our individual stories. ND’s provide customized, natural care for their patient’s individual needs, promoting long term health. Here are 10 reasons you should consider seeking the help of a Naturopathic physician:
by David Stewart, PhD
“Snake Oil” is a term coined during pioneer days in the United States that became a synonym for fraud. Actually “snake oil” was a legitimate product sold by traveling salesmen throughout the frontier West as a first aid remedy for rattlesnake bites...
Editor's Note: I always enjoy David Stewart's lively, informative articles. I'm wishing that you will find this one both educational as well as entertaining.
Julie Langton Smith is a clinical health hypnotherapist and specialises in healthy minds and nutritional health. She is championing research into mind and body medicine and is currently completing an Msc in transpersonal psychology where she is conducting research into bio-resonance/communication therapy. She is exploring vibrational subtle energies and the relationship between the mind and the body with regard to achieving and maintaining good health. You can buy extended versions of Hypnotherapy for Health from Amazon, Waterstones, and direct from www.julielangtonsmith.com...
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