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Naikan Therapy

A Japanese based therapy from the Jodo Shinshu school. It hopes to foster the development of compassion, forgiveness and gratitude by addressing the following questions:
a. What has _____ given to me? b. What have I given to ______? c. What troubles or problems have I caused________?

Naikan Therapy

Morita therapy

A Japanese based therapy that focuses on finding wonder and silence, hopefully leading to a re-socialization and mindfulness of the total ecology around the individual.

Morita therapy

Transpersonal Psychiatry

A sub-field of psychiatry that integrates the spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience within the framework of modern psychiatry. issues considered in altered states of consciousness, mystical experiences, spiritual self- development, spiritual evolution and shamanic philosophical approaches.

Transpersonal Psychiatry

Mindful breathing

Mindful breathing and the healing capacity of observed breathing – utilizes Russian approaches to breathing that help connect mind-body-spirit.

Mindful breathing

Death and Dying Issues

Approaching living and dying as natural components of the human condition.

Death and Dying Issues

Aging as a Spiritual Journey

Focused on living by the following quote: "Aging is not a reason for despair, but a basis for hope, not a slow decline but a gradual maturing, not a fate to be undergone but a change to be embraced." Fr. Henri Nouwen

Aging as a Spiritual Journey

Relaxation and Guided Imagery Techniques

Relaxation Therapy: Using an approach of relaxation techniques to enhance the relief of emotional and/or muscular tension.
Guided Imagery: The use of relaxation and mental visualization to improve mood and/or psychical well being.

Relaxation and Guided Imagery Techniques

Non-Violent Living

Based on the principles of M.K.Ghandi, M.L.King, Jr and others. Grounded in the foundation of ahimsa.

Non-Violent Living

Spiritual Emergence and/or Spiritual Crisis

The aim is to assist individuals who are having non-ordinary experiences differentiate the need for mental health care from spiritual development/growth.

Spiritual Emergence and/or Spiritual Crisis

Herbal/Natural Preparations

Recommendation of herbal/natural preparations for the treatment of mild to moderate anxiety and/or depressive symptoms.

Herbal/Natural Preparations

Meditation Therapy

Introductory meditation/contemplative instruction, drawing on principles of Centering Prayer, The Jesus Prayer, inspiring literature, etc.

Meditation Therapy

Integrative Weight Management

Offers evidence based weight management which incorporated lifestyle changes, pharmacological management and exercise prescription of low impact body weight activates. This approach is intended to gently get individuals focused on long term health and not dangerous dieting practices.

Integrative Weight Management