by Matthew Welsh
I recently had the chance to interview Paldrom Collins about her new book A Couple’s Guide to Sexual Addiction: A Step-by-Step Plan to Rebuild Trust and Restore Intimacy. Below is a copy of our Q&A.
"Rebuilding a relationship where trust has been broken by an infidelity driven by sexual compulsivity (and further probably by the cover up of the infidelity), first, and most importantly, the partner who has been sexually compulsive needs to have the desire and willingness to stop the sexually acting-out behavior..."
Editor´s Note from Karen Stabley: Philip Johnson has captured some of the most famous and well known female subjects in western art and morphed them beautifully from one to the next. In the background Yo-Yo Ma performs Bach's Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No.1 in G Major. You will see why this video was nominated Most Creative Video in the 2nd Annual YouTube Awards!
Arts & Art Therapy
by Jeannie Plowman
Aromatherapy is as a fragrant substance in bases, such as oils, candles, soaps, and water based sprays. The aroma comes in many forms such as an aroma of cookies or bread baking, which triggers the smells of home on a wintry day and promotes calmness...
Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Aromatherapy is a well-regarded therapy but some may not know it is also used with Reiki and Chiropractic treatments. In this article, Jeannie Plowman discusses how Reiki uses oils for emotional releases, while Chiropractic may use the same oils for physical releases.
by Christine Nightingale, BA, RM, CH
Hypnosis is well recognized for its effectiveness in smoking cessation, weight control, eliminating phobias and general habit changing. Interestingly, some of these issues pose the greatest threats to fertility. In fertility work the goal is to attain personal empowerment, which will let nature take its course through inner peace, and the ability to accept, appreciate and embrace life..
Editor's Note from Cynthia Lindner: Hypnosis is well known as an affective tool for issues like smoking, stress and weight, however this article takes you into the area of fertility and explains how the mind-body can resolve fertility issues when hypnotherapy is utilized.
Editor's Note from Karen Stabley: THIN is a documentary directed by Lauren Greenfield. The film is an exploration of The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida; a 40-bed residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders. The documentary mostly revolves around four women with anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia and their struggles for recovery. This clip goes inside the art therapy session of one of the women, Alisa.
Arts & Art Therapy
by Julie Lachman, ND
ATH Co-Editor of Naturopathy
Now that the pools have opened, many people will be taking to the lounge chairs or beach towels to soak up some rays. Being outside in the sun has many benefits, particularly in providing us with a much-needed hormone called Vitamin D...
Editor's Note from Kyana Miner: Essential oils help cleanse, energize, and rejuvenate the body. They are used in this video along with energetic techniques to align the chakras and the client's emotional and physical well-being. This form of massage is a powerful way to stimulate the immune system and clear blockages from the central nervous system.
Massage & Bodywork
Editor's Note from Jeanie Witcraft: Many people have a misconception that therapy is a long process. Cognitive behavioral therapy is empirically shown to reduce symptoms significantly in as little as six weeks. This offers a peek into what to expect from such therapy.
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