July 14, 2023
The science behind Reiki

Reiki is a combination of the Japanese terms “rei,” which means global or spiritual, and “ki,” which signifies life force energy. In order to facilitate healing, relaxation, and general well-being, Reiki includes the transmission of this energy from the practitioner to the patient through the hands. A Buddhist monk, Mikao Usui created Reiki in Japan […]

July 12, 2023
The science behind Frequency Specific Microcurrents (FSM)

The first known written account of healing through electricity dates back to 2750 BC when electric eels were used for healing. Even as far back as the year 1812, Dr. J. Birch of London used electric currents to heal a non-union of the tibia after he had surgically implanted needles in the tibia. This became the go-to procedure […]

July 10, 2023
The science behind Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy’s scientific basis spans a wide range of fields, including psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science. It is a challenging and intriguing field. I will go in-depth on the scientific underpinnings of hypnotherapy in this blog, covering the brain systems, psychological processes, and empirical data that illuminate the workings and dynamics of this therapeutic approach. Definition […]

July 7, 2023
The science behind PEMF

Time-varying magnetic fields are known as PEMFs (Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Fields). PEMF is energy that both nourishes and heals, making it an essential part of good health. PEMF is a naturally occurring phenomenon that can be seen in Schumann resonances and the Earth’s geomagnetic fields. It is essential for numerous functions in our body and cells, […]

July 1, 2023
The science behind aromatherapy

Aromatherapy enhances physical, emotional, and mental well-being, by using essential oils obtained from plants. Many civilizations have employed this method for many years, and modern scientific study has illuminated the mechanics underlying its efficacy. Essential oils are extracted from plants at extremely high concentrations. They contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that give plants their distinct […]

June 8, 2023
The science behind gratitude

“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” – Rumi Despite not having much in the way of material riches, I grew up listening to my mother express gratitude every day. We didn’t have “nothing” – after all, we had a roof over our heads, three meals a day, […]

July 16, 2021
Art Therapy and Trauma

Creative expression can tap into a person’s innermost thoughts and feelings that they can’t otherwise verbalize. It plays a big role in art therapy, especially when it comes to dealing with and healing from trauma. A 5-year-old girl named Tasha (pseudonym) worked with an art therapist to process severe trauma that she underwent at three […]

June 25, 2021
Somatic Experiencing And Its Effect on Trauma

People who suffer from trauma and continue to experience it carry with them a heavy burden. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can last months to even years if left untreated. The stress affects their physical, mental, and emotional health. It can even manifest through nightmares and flashbacks. Traumatized individuals are more likely to experience depression and […]

June 25, 2021
What’s the Best Art Material to Use for Therapy? Your Art Therapist Knows!

When it comes to making art, there’s a variety of different art materials one could use such as paint, crayon, clay, charcoal, markers, pencils, etc. Most often, the art material chosen will depend on what the individual intends the finished product to be. That’s because every art material has an inherent quality that impacts the […]

June 25, 2021
How Art Therapy Encourages Mutual Support in Children

Tia and Leo, a 13-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy, went for joint art therapy sessions. Both children have autism and have learned to work together through artmaking, showcasing their own unique styles. Of course, the dynamic wasn’t like that at first. After the initial discomfort of unfamiliarity, Tia and Leo eventually made art together, […]