Alternative and complementary medicine articles

The writings published here may or may not reflect the opinions of the people working at CHIS-UK. They are published here to help you develop a greater understanding of the different attitudes and beliefs held by many in the field of holistic health.

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The Gentle Touch

Article appeared in Therapy Weekly, 1 February 2001 The collaboration between the Bowen Technique and conventional medicine indicates a subtle shift away from a drug-dependent medical culture to one that recognises the benefits of treating the whole person, says Paula Esson The Bowen Technique is...

Written by Janie Godfrey

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The Bowen Technique - gentle and effective antidote to pain

Published in Nurse2Nurse June 2001, Vol 1 Issue 12 In an article about The Bowen Technique which appeared recently in Therapy Weekly, Bowen practitioner Paula Esson noted: Â?More and more physiotherapists and doctors are incorporating the technique into their working lives as an excellent additional...

Written by Janie Godfrey

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Working with Person -Centred Art therapy in a group environment.

Working with Person-Centred Art Therapy at a Drop-in for recovering mentally ill patients. I have been practising in Person-Centred Art therapy skills now for about two years. I gained the certificate from a course run by Janice Morris (BA,DipAT,Rath, Dip.Coun.,Adv.Cert. P-CAT.) This article is a...

Written by Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg

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Mastery of the Emotions - Bringing the Understanding of Emotions Out of the Dark Age

Our understanding of the Emotional System today is still in the Dark Ages. This has its analogy to the time when people's understanding of our Solar System was based upon the belief that the Sun revolves around the Earth, as...

Written by Gail E. Steuart and Barry Blumstein

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (abridged version)

Deficiencies in essential amino acids, as well as copper, calcium, magnesium and zinc will exacerbate your symptoms, so it is important that these be supplemented. In particular, L-Histidine HCl helps to maintain the Myelin Sheath which is the protective sheath...

Written by W. Douglas Bisson

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The Gift

Welcome Welcome to The Gift Â? a simple pattern that is both ancient as well as modern, with a thousand and one uses, that can make the world a different place for you, for the people you love, for the people you donÂ?t love,...

Written by Silvia Hartmann

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It's all about subtle energy

Over the years prospective students, have asked me about the essentials, with regards to the safe practice of crystal and energy healing. So, I thought I'd share some of my thoughts about this with you. Crystal and Energy Healing are in...

Written by Gareth Thomas

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Colour Psychology for your Website

You may not think that the colours you choose for your web pages matter, but as vision is our primary sense, these will have an immediate and immense impact on the mood and behaviour of the visitors to your site....

Written by Suzy Chiazzari

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The Assemblage Point

The Assemblage Point   The Assemblage Point is the main place where our energy field connects with our physical body. The Assemblage Point is directly connected with our life force energy.   The Assemblage Point lies in the centre of the chest at the...

Written by Simon Heather

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