Holistic Elements, previously known as Holistic Balance, was created to inspire people to become more engaged in the management of their mental heatlh. Western philosophy utilizes medication as a solution to treating mental illness, which ultimately leaves people dependent on pills and doctors. Medication depletes minerals and vitamins humans need to develop those Neurotransmitters.
Research shows that illnesses are caused and/or heavily influenced by: Poor Diet, Lack of Exercise, Poor Sleep Routines and lack of adequate Stress Management Recovery. Sometimes medicine is essential,but always in conjunction with diet, exercise, sleep and stress management. Holistic Elements has an in-house Yoga Instructor, Alice Dughi, CSW, that incorporates yoga into her sessions as well as in groups.
Holistic Elements was designed with current research in mind. The office was designed spa-like with water features, aromatherapy, mineral oils, comfortable seating, clean blankets and pillows. The offices are lamp lit due to research showing flourscent lighting depletes Selenium. Our Eucaplyptus and Lavender aromatherapy are conducive to relaxation. The complimentary refreshments were hand chosen based on research on major and trace minerals, as well as vitamins and their influence on mental health. For example, chocolates are offered because they have Magnesium, which is low in people who suffer from depression. Trail Mix has Anti-Oxidants which helps clear the Neural Pathways, additionally it has Iron which enhances energy.
Mental Health Therapist are trained to intertwine traditional therapeutic appraoches (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, (C.B.T.), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (E.M.D.R.), Clinical Hypnotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, etc. with holistic elements such as: Meditation, Yoga Mineral Oils, Diet, Exercise.
Our clients are unique and we treat them accordingly, hence some clients may opt out of some of the tools we can offer them.