Schedule: Monday - Sunday - 00:00 - 24:00

Holistic As Therapy

What Is Holistic Therapy


Holistic therapies have become an important part of the battle to stay clean since they've encouraged many people to live healthier lives by changing their lifestyles.

Holistic therapies work together with the usual drug treatment methods and are non-medical approaches to recovery. The body, spirit and mind are also comprehensively used in this technique to help cure an addition.

In treatments centres where there's holistic medicine, such methods as physical exercises, proper nutrition and meditation are used in order to help abusers stop the addiction.


The techniques of holistic medicine concentrate on the general person's health through traditional physical treatment of addiction is also present.


Some holistic therapies used are:

  • Yoga
  • Tai chi
  • Guided meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage therapy
  • Religious approach
  • Routine exercise
  • Proper nutrition
  • Counselling
  • Art therapy

Ready to Get Help?

CALL US NOW ON 0800 246 1509



Holistic Therapy For The Treatment Of Addictions

Holistic therapy focuses on an individual at a time and does not involve medical methods to help the patient. Holistic doctors treat not only symptoms of mental and physical addiction but also nutritional and emotional problems.

A recovering drug user may be experiencing lack of sleep, emotional problems and many other problems that can be treated using holistic therapy. Holistic therapy treatment plans are individualized and easy to follow.


Among goals of holistic medicine are the following:

  • Discovering the cause of the addiction
  • Strengthening the resistance to cravings
  • Getting the person's body back in shape
  • Boost the confidence of the recovering user
  • Make the use of drugs and alcohol less attractive to the user

Kinds Of Holistic Methods In Addiction Treatment

Methods of holistic medicine address various spheres of well-being, from physical to spiritual.


Therapies that are commonly utilized include:

  • Nutritive Treatment
  • One can quickly get over the use of drugs when their bodies are well taken care of nutrition wise.
  • Embarking on a healthy diet helps the addicted patient start on the recovery journey.
  • Recovering addicts have an opportunity to start afresh and provide their bodies with the nutrition that is needed to overcome their addiction.
  • Exercise And Recreational Therapy
  • When exercises are done every day, they help harden to labour, decrease tension and make the body more powerful.
  • Much holistic treatment facilities incorporate exercise as part of their program.
  • Different types of activities are offered including; rock-climbing, canoeing, horseback riding, or hiking.
  • Meditation
  • Clear-headed patients are more successful in overcoming addiction.
  • In holistic therapy, taking part in reflection is one way through which you can stop the urge to using the drugs.
  • The mind can also be relaxed when a person take part in karate and such kinds of activities.
  • Massage And Acupuncture
  • A massage is a great tool in helping one relax and relieve stress.
  • Acupuncture is another method that is used to restore any imbalances to the body of an addict after an extended period of substance abuse.

The combination of the known addiction recovery techniques with holistic therapy is usually 100% effective in treatment of any kind of addiction. Quitting alcohol and other central nervous system (CNS) depressants can produce severe withdrawal symptoms that need professional medical supervision.

Some of the practices involved in this technique include:

  • Medically supervised/assisted detoxification
  • Comprehensive medical care
  • Counselling sessions

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are also some of the effective strategies of stopping drug use.


Identifying A Holistic Therapy Clinic Near You

Holistic treatment is featured in many residential and outpatient treatment centres.

The holistic medicine principle of reaching harmony among all parts of a person's life well suits various addiction therapies. In assisting addictive, patients learn how to cope with stress. Yoga works well with Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). You na resist the urge to use the drugs when you learn how to control your feelings in a positive way.


All types of drug and alcohol addictions can be overcome by using the different techniques. You can find a treatment program that is designed based on your needs in many treatment centres near you.

If you are interested in using this technique, we can help you locate a rehab facility near you today and all you have to do is give us a call 0800 246 1509.