Besides an optimal functioning of the body we also need an optimal functioning of the mind and emotional system to achieve a fulfilling and happy life. Since we don’t come to life with a personalized operational manual, the adaptation to life and successful coping through various, inevitable, challenges can be difficult despite the best love and effort of our caregivers.
We are more than bodies.
Integrating hearts and minds into healthcare is crucial for well-being and patient-centered care.
Sometimes it is difficult for us to figure what are the particular obstacles that may be in our way to work through and heal those challenging aspects of our experience; it can be a painful process. It is usually necessary to work with someone who knows the path to healing from emotional difficulties and life challenges.
There are various modalities of counseling, and one doesn’t fit everyone, of every stage in the process of healing. Dr. Merizalde has received training and has researched various modalities of counseling and applies them to each person according to their need and preference. In some instances it may be helpful to work with another counselor when more intensive treatment may appear necessary.
Not only does it leave people dissatisfied and not any closer to true health, which is not just the … absence of disease, conventional medical practices are costly, cause more side effects, and harms the planet (i.e: water pollution with eliminated and discarded drugs).