Therapy for alcohol abuse can take several forms, including holistic treatment. With holistic (or alternative) therapy, you can heal all of these parts of yourself. A rehab facility that offers this type of treatment can provide you with a serene, relaxing environment where you can begin recovery in peace.
How Holistic Therapy Works
Holistic therapy is a non-medical treatment that often seeks to bring the body, mind, and spirit into alignment. By taking part in activities that focus on your body as well as your mind, you’re able to find ways to deal with stress that are much more positive than abusing drugs or alcohol.
When you complete a rehab program, you can continue holistic therapy on your own. Because there are several methods, you can find one or two that you most enjoy. Feel free to stick with these, or you can branch out into other methods. What’s important is that you find the ones that speak to you because you’re much more likely to continue doing something you love.
Holistic Therapy for Alcohol Abuse
What type of alternative treatment can you take part in when recovering from alcohol abuse? Typical holistic therapy methods include:
- Energy work
- Nature hikes/fitness therapy
- Art or music therapy
Your holistic therapy for alcohol abuse can be as simple as walking through quiet woods. It may also be as advanced as taking part in energy work like Reiki. The common thread throughout various holistic treatment methods is the focus on quiet and mindfulness.
Instead of thinking about all of the things going wrong or stressing you out, you quiet your mind. You focus on movement (such as in yoga), stillness, or creativity. You take in the beauty in the world around you.
These activities bring a sense of calm and peace that you’ve been missing for too long. If you’ve spent years burying problems under alcohol, holistic treatments will show you how great it feels to use your body in positive, productive ways. You’ll discover that you can feel good and happy without drinking.
Begin Your Journey to Recovery
At Serenity Lodge, you’ll receive the alcohol addiction counseling you need along with holistic therapy options. We provide an array of amenities for our Guests designed to help them rediscover the joys of living. You can enjoy time in our:
- Professional recording studio
- Meditation pyramid
- Fitness center
- Indoor racquetball court
Our addiction therapy methods include cognitive behavioral therapy as well as expressive arts therapy. We promote whole-body healing at our spiritually oriented facility. Your recovery can begin in our peaceful environment nestled in the San Bernardino mountains of California.