Although supplementary therapies are by no means necessary to your drug and alcohol treatment, Bali Beginnings offers you access to a number of alternative therapies which can complement your recovery.
Acupuncture has been an important supplementary therapy in Eastern countries for millennia. There is strong evidence to suggest that acupuncture is an effective supplementary therapy in the drug and alcohol rehabilitation process.
Art & Music Therapy
Art and music therapy has been successfully used in the practice of drug and alcohol treatment since the 1950s. It is a way of expressing yourself through creativity – drawing, painting, sculpting, singing etc – in order to relieve anxiety, depression and negative thoughts.
Psycho-drama is an excellent tool for examining individual problems and issues. It uses experiential methods, sociometry, role theory and group dynamics. Its purpose is to improve personal insights and growth, clarify issues, and heighten physical and emotional well-being. Plus it’s fun!
Active addiction is often accompanied by a long period of thinking only about your own needs and servicing your addiction. Animal therapy works by helping you to focus on caring for a creature that is dependent on you. It can be a powerful reminder of your better self.
Active addiction can prevent you from knowing what your body is telling you. Yoga is a great way to reconnect with physical sensation, reduce the anxiety, stress and depression that accompany the rehabilitation process, and help you stay in the moment, calm and relaxed.
Withdrawal from drug and alcohol dependency is extremely stressful, both physically and emotionally. Many people find that Reiki is very helpful in relieving the physical symptoms, and in calming the body and mind.
The human mind is an amazing organ. Hypnotherapy is a treatment that uses relaxation techniques to make subconscious suggestions. Studies have shown hypnotherapy to be an effective complementary therapy to traditional drug and alcohol treatments.