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Healing Arts

 

"Science is now verifying the presence of subtle energy fields as the primary organizing principles of life and declaring Energy Medicine as the Medicine of the 21st century."  J. Ferrara

 

When I was growing up and didn't feel well, Mom would go to the medicine cabinet for an over-the-counter 'something' first.  If that didn't work, I went to the doctor's and then we were off to the drug store for my prescribed medicine.  That was it.  No other options.  Well, 'the times they are a'changing.'

The trend today is that healthcare is dramatically shifting towards a pro-wellness and illness-prevention approach rather than the disease control system that has so adamantly defined modern medicine.

Holistic health upholds that all aspects of people's needs, physical, psychological and social should be taken into account and seen as a whole. It is believed that disease is a result of physical, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental imbalance.

Some of the practices of Holistic Health include:

  • Natural Diet
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Energy Healing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Meditation
  • Breathing 
  • Acupuncture
  • Homeopathy

 

From its inception in 1990, my healing arts practice has been an organic blend of skills and solutions that recognizes, "We, as human organisms, are a series of interacting, multi-dimensional subtle energy systems." Gabriel Cousens, MD

 

 Along with my private practice, I was also Founder, Director and Faculty of, 'Holistic Alternatives,' a Maine Licensed Proprietary School providing APTA approved certification trainings for APP and RPP levels of Polarity Therapy, all levels of Reiki and a variety of personal enrichment classes for the central Maine community.  As adjunct faculty at two massage schools, I enjoyed expanding students scope of practice.  And, I custom designed and facilitated workshops for a variety of wellness facilities, businesses and educational systems throughout the state of Maine. 

 

An Overview Of My Healing Arts Practice

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Polarity Therapy considered to be "one of the most comprehensive healing arts available," combines a variety of techniques (energy-based bodywork, hand and foot reflexology, lymphatic balance, acupressure points, chakra clearing, cranial-sacral techniques, nutrition, polarity yoga and the importance of attitude) to resolve limiting energy patterns and to re-establish the flow of energy we often lose to the stress and tensions of daily living.

Cranial-Sacral Therapy relieves restrictions in the tissues and fluids that surround the brain and spinal cord, allowing the nervous system to self-regulate.

Reiki is a Japanese technique of "laying-on-of hands" that promotes natural healing.

Conscious Breathing induces profound changes in one’s health and wellness. It reduces stress, tension and fatigue, stabilizes blood pressure and restores mindfulness, energy, focus and spirit.

Affirmations & Visualization reprogram the brain and the body to provide a fresh perspective and pave the way for success in health and all aspects of life.

Other Techniques include Sound Healing, Tuning Forks, Magnetic Massage, Crystal Healing, Chakra Balancing, Guided Meditation and Distance Healing.

A natural blend of techniques promotes deep relaxation, stress and pain relief, increased energy, renewed vitality and new insight. Each session is unique to every individual. Since the human body and mind house a core resource of energy that fuels our vast capacity for renewal, positive change and optimal wellbeing are available and achievable for all. Utilizing prevention and self-care by incorporating beneficial lifestyle skills and environmental solutions into daily living, one is able to live a more balanced and healthful life. 

 

An Overview Of Online Services

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 True health is more than physical, it's about living in alignment with one's values, principles and soul's purpose.

 

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Testimonials

"Thank you so much. I felt wonderfully balanced and relaxed yet amazingly re-energized. What a great gift you have."

"A tremendous help to come into my health. Deeply moving sessions that successfully treated my acute physical ailments and chronic emotional problems."

"So enjoyed our last session - it was just exquisite. I reveled in your wonderful touch and lovely sequence. I felt deeply cared for."

"A powerful, life-changing journey in finding harmony and inner peace. The ability to identify the roots of my behavior and create effective change is encouraging and rewarding."

"What a powerful practitioner you are. Thank you for the lovely treatment - I feel so much better."

Alternative medicine methods are diverse in their foundations and methodologies. Although heterogeneous, the major Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) systems have many common characteristics, including:

 

"Health ultimately depends on people learning to live in a whole and loving way in every aspect of their lives."

Gabriel Cousens, MD

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