Ep. 97 What is a holistic counselling practice?

A growing number of mental health practitioners are combining holistic strategies with a traditional approach. Clinical mental health counsellor Chris McDonald explains how practices including mindfulness, breathing and yoga enhance talk therapy by calming the nervous system and incorporating the body. She highlights the benefits of addressing clients’ emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual needs, choosing sustainable self-care practices, and managing the stigma sometimes attached to holistic techniques.