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|Posted on 23 April, 2017 at 1:45|
Yoga combined with psychotherapy can be beneficial when healing yourself from insomnia, major depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD and panic attacks.
The many psychological benefits of yoga include: improved mood, concentration and focus. It promotes good sleep hygiene and it helps you to develop a good sense of self-awareness. Having a daily yoga practice can help you to achieve your activities of daily living and it can increase your energy to accomplish your goals.
Practicing yoga can also help you better manage your mood swings and as it provides you with greater access to your emotions, which compliments psychotherapy.
Furthermore, yoga will help you to release repressed emotions that are stored in the body and it will help you to self-regulate your emotions during times of dispair.
Combining talk therapy with body movement is truly an integrative approach to healing mental illness and improving the mind, body and spirit connection.
If you or someone you love is ready to seek help, please contact Dr. Pound at healthierlifetherapy.com.
Gretchen Pound, Ph.D, RYT, Reiki Practicioner, Ayurveda Health Counselor