Asian Medicine & Holistic Counseling
Asian herbal formulas are often used in conjunction with acupuncture for added therapeutic effect. While many cultures have herbal medicine traditions, the sophistication of Oriental herbal medicine is unsurpassed. Asian herbal medicine has a long history reaching back several thousand years, and the resulting system is now used to treat everything from the common cold to symptoms associated with cancer.
Tailoring a course of treatment
to meet your unique health needs.
There are thousands of herbs in the Asian materia medica, of which about 300 are commonly used. You will generally receive a mixture of several different herbs in a formula that has been tailored to your condition. Asian herbs are extremely effective and normally have only mild side effects, however it is very important to tell me about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking so that we can avoid any unwanted interactions with your formula.
Holistic Health Counseling
In holistic health counseling, I will sit down with you to discuss your self-care and relevant key areas of your life, including diet, exercise, inner life, career, relationships and mental/emotional patterns. All of these areas can have a high impact on stress levels. The goal of this counseling session is to discover which areas need the most attention for you right now, and what are your next steps to improve. These sessions are also perfect ways to help you stay accountable as you progress and a guild post on how to navigate difficult emotions and thoughts, learn about meditation and mindfulness practices, and develop a spiritual approach that is best suited to you. These things are often some of the most powerful ways to get to the root cause of stress in your life.