Those services involve a holistic approach that uses both conventional and complementary therapies in the treatment of mental health problems, as well as helping individuals with stress management and adjustment to chronic medical illnesses; such as Fibromyalgia, Perimenopausal symptoms, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders. Furthermore, chronic health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, and cancer. Those looking for natural ways to optimally prepare for elective surgery, chemotherapy respond very well and resport less complications and an overall feeling of ease.
Personalized treatments are developed to suit each person's lifestyle and strengthen self-awareness and resources for self-care. These treatments may include:
Mind-body centering exercises that increase the relaxation response
Guided imagery to engage the mind in the healing process
Medical Hypnotherapy — involving a form of biofeedback that emphasizes the impact of the relaxation response on the cardiovascular system
Traditional psychotherapies that have proven effective for depression and anxiety disorders, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Counseling on exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle changes
Group programs in yoga and mindfulness meditation
What Is the Background of Integrative Mind-Body Services at Wellbeing Center?
Psychiatric disorders; alcohol, drug dependency issues are extremely common in Lebanon and the Middle East.
Given the pressures in our society, stress and social isolation take a toll on our mental and physical health.
In the United States, over 40 percent of americans currently use some form of alternative health care; and in Lebanon it is on the rise.
Many individuals are reluctant to pursue traditional mental health treatment or may not fully benefit from the traditional approaches.
What Are the Contraindications for Integrative Mind-Body Services?
At Wellbeing Center, we do not treat individuals with active suicidality or psychosis. We believe this requires a more intensive level of psychiatric care which is found in hospitals.