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 advantage of consulting a therapist that has undergone his or her own analysis

Being a therapist is a demanding and personally draining experience. The reasons for this are many and are...

Written by Gordon Pownall

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Soul Retrieval Therapy

An Ancient Shamanic Practice for a Modern Age... Do you ever feel that ...

Written by Barry Male

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Meridian Therapies - Mind and Body Healing for the New Millennium

In 1976 a remarkably well preserved body, approximately 6,000 years old, was discovered in a glacier. It bore...

Written by Chrissie Hardisty and Silvia Hartmann-Kent

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The importance of Relaxation

Our lives are full of stresses and pressures, some we create ourselves, others we cannot control. Coping with the stresses of modern life is an essential skill and there are many techniques available to us, techniques with a long history....

Written by Simon Hill

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The Freedom to Be Who You Truly Are

.....or The Fine Art of Being Yourself.  ...

Written by Barry Male

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The Divine Enigma - The Relationship Between Man and God

Those of you who totally reject any ...

Written by Barry Male

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Self Empowerment

To my way of thinking, this is a phrase that we shouldnÂ?t really have to use at all. In ...

Written by Barry Male

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The Inner Journey into Wholeness

To be wholeÂ?. to be oneÂ?. to be not separate from any part of one's selfÂ?.to be all that you areÂ?.for ...

Written by Barry Male

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What is Craniosacral therapy?

Life and motion. Life expresses itself as motion. At a fundamental level of our physiological functioning all healthy, living tissues subtly ‘breathe’ with the motion of life - a phenomenon that produces rhythmic impulses which...

Written by Michael Kern

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Counselling and Hypnotherapy - a comparison

Person Centred Counselling - Key assumptions Perhaps the most important aspect of client centred counselling is the importance that is placed on the individual and the belief that each person has all the resources he/she needs to grow and change. It...

Written by PB

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Counselling & Grovian Therapy

Introduction This essay is an attempt to contrast and compare Person Centred Counselling with Grovian therapy. First, I will attempt to lay out the essential assumptions of the two approaches so as to be better able to compare the key...

Written by PB

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The Bowen Technique - for a breath of fresh air

Â?Every summer, itÂ?s the same. From the beginning of June until the end of August, I greet each new morning with runny nose, itchy eyes and a sneeze. I never used to be a hay fever sufferer, but then, all of a sudden,...

Written by Janie Godfrey

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