It takes courage to seek help. But when you know it is time to make a change, you also know it is time to get the ball rolling for your recovery. And you should be able to do so. With so many options to choose from, you may get stumped, or even feel defeated, but do not let that discourage you, for the right fit for your lifestyle is out there. A holistic approach might be the way to go, for it involves a wide variety of treatment options per person. If you are ready to seek treatment and are excited about the potential of alternative methods of therapy, then holistic rehab may be for you.

What is a Holistic Rehabilitation Center?

A holistic rehab center encompasses the healing of mind, body, and spirit. It restores the whole person. Holistic rehab combines traditional and alternative therapies, from the East and West, to properly treat clients with substance addictions.

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Treatment options available in holistic rehab include talk therapy, group therapy, yoga therapy, art therapy, horticulture therapy, wilderness therapy, somatic psychotherapy, and spirituality, among others. When you join a holistic rehab, you can expect to have a physical and substance abuse evaluation, psychiatric evaluation, daily group therapy, educational lectures, relapse prevention education, holistic therapies like yoga and meditation, interactive activities, and physical exercise.

A day in holistic rehab will be structured in order to provide a stable environment for you to heal and you will be held accountable for showing up. Such a schedule can include:

  • Meditation 
  • Spiritual self-reflection
  • Process group
  • Chores
  • Individual therapy
  • Assignments
  • Experiential therapy of choice
  • Yoga and movement
  • 12-Step meetings
  • Reading

Benefits of a Holistic Rehab Approach

Because addiction is painful and emotional, a compassionate method can help ease your process through recovery. Many people who are in holistic rehab are also dealing with other mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and trauma that may have led them to the substances in the first place. A holistic technique works toward reaching the root cause and implementing sustainable tools for recovery so that you can have a well-rounded and successful treatment. Moreover, once you are extracted from your day-to-day life and introduced to rehab, you will have all your time available to work through your addiction, avoiding temptation or distractions of any form. In a holistic rehab, you will be surrounded by like-minded clients and therapists, plus soulful and heart-centered activities. The system of rehab will also help create structure in your life, give support, friendship, and tools for recovery.

For more information on joining a mental health retreat and detox rehab in Los Angeles, call (844) 663-4747.