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Holistic Counseling

Holistic counseling is an approach to counseling that focuses on the whole person, including their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It is a form of counseling that considers all aspects of a person's life when addressing their problems or concerns. At Beyond the Mirror Counseling & Wellness, we off counseling services both In-person and via Telehealth.

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What is the Difference Between Holistic Counseling & Traditional Counseling Approacheas?

Holistic counseling and traditional counseling approaches differ in their underlying philosophies, focus, and techniques used to address a person's mental health concerns.

Holistic counseling takes a comprehensive approach to mental health and well-being, emphasizing the interconnectedness of a person's physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. It recognizes that mental health problems are often rooted in imbalances or blockages in any of these areas, and seeks to address them in a holistic way. Holistic counseling may use a range of techniques, such as mindfulness-based approaches, yoga, meditation, and other alternative therapies, to address these imbalances and support the person's overall well-being.

Traditional counseling approaches, on the other hand, are based on specific psychological theories and focus on helping clients work through specific mental health problems or concerns. They may utilize techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or psychodynamic therapy to address these issues. Traditional counseling approaches tend to be more structured and focused on specific goals, such as improving coping skills, managing symptoms of mental illness, or resolving conflicts in relationships.


Though holistic counseling may integrate traditional counseling theories and techniques, the main difference between holistic counseling and traditional counseling approaches is their focus and philosophy. 

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