Relaxation therapy trains clients in methods that are proven to bring a sense of calm and well-being to both mind and body. Research has begun to show the significant benefits of relaxation and meditation practices in improving various conditions, such as anxiety, pain, depression, stress, insomnia and overall emotional health. Relaxation therapy instructs clients in the variety of relaxation techniques such as:
progressive muscle relaxation
Instruction occurs during sessions as well as at home using guided relaxation recordings. Practice of the techniques is important. Symptom reduction can be best achieved by regular and ongoing practice. These tools can be used lifelong in the management of symptoms.
Do not run, but be quiet and silent.
Listen attentively to your own struggle. The answer to your question is hidden in your own heart.
~ Henri Nouwen