hat is holistic counseling?
If you've had counseling in the past from either a psychologist or psychiatrist, you know that some of their concerns will be: what are the behaviors, thoughts and feelings that impact on you and those around you in your life.
This group of therapists will give you a diagnosis, set up a cognitive/behavioral treatment plan and possibly prescribe medication to help you manage how you behave.
The Holistic Spiritual Counselor will also include the behaviors, thoughts and feelings, but he will work with you from a Mind, Body, Spirit Model perspective. Simply put, it means that the Holistic Spiritual Counselor works from the premise that if the body feels miserable, it is the result of negative thinking and feelings and low spiritual energy
When the spirit of the person is low, it affects the body as well as how one feels and thinks. The Holistic Spiritual Counselor sees this connection with the Mind, Body and Spirit and works with the individual from this perspective. hat can a Holistic Spiritual Counselor do for me that is different from a traditional therapist?
The Holistic Spiritual Counselor will listen with compassion and will view each situation and presenting issue from a Mind, Body, Spirit Model.
He'll assess your coping skills and evaluate your strengths. He'll help you create new goals -- and he'll show you how to realize those goals.
The Holistic Spiritual Counselor will be your guide. He'll teach you self-help empowerment skills to increase your coping ability, lower your anxiety and enhance your spiritual connection with your Higher Power (God).