Chronic mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety can also have a lasting impact on the body, causing problems with the digestive system, cardiovascular and immune systems, and the central nervous system. Chronic mental health conditions aside, overall happiness and well-being has a drastic impact on one’s physical health.
Our whole-person approach to therapy focuses on the entire human being and their life experience as a means to assess and treat symptoms. Where traditional counselling may rely on only the psychological aspects of a person, whole-person (sometimes called “holistic”) therapy assesses and treats individuals with other components of health as required, and family support.
The graphic below is typical of how we deliver our group therapy treatments. We take a whole-person approach to treatment, integrating additional health-related components as needed (e.g. medication management, nutrition counselling).