Traditional Chinese MedicineWritten by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot
Traditional Chinese Medicine, over 2000 years old, is an ancient form of medicine. Consisting of acupuncture, moxibustion (moxibustion - using material made up of "moxa-wool," in a form of a cone or stick; moxibustion is used to treat and prevent disease by applying heat to pints or certain locations of human body), herbal medicine, acupressure, cupping, therapeutic exercise and nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine is notated by its principle of internal balance and harmony, or "chi," (life force) regulation through energy channels.
In essence, traditional Chinese Medicine is widely known for its acupunture techniques and herbology. Founded on Yin and Yang principle, five elements and Zang Fu, Traditional Chinese medicine is an evolutional treatment in modern Western civilization. Traditional Chinese medicine also uses Qi Gong and Tai Qi Chuan in its methodology. Incorporating supplemental elements in a nutritious diet such as vitamins, minerals, herbs and other supplements are fundamental treatments in traditional Chinese medicine as well.
Overall, traditional Chinese medicine can be utilized to treat allergies, arthritis pain, weight control, quitting smoking, back injury pain, musculosceletal pain, fatique, stress, TMJ and PMS. Other illnesses and conditions that can be helped with traditional Chinese medicine are digestive problems, menstrual problems, and urinary problems.
Hypnotherapy SchoolsWritten by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot
There are several HYPNOTHERAPY SCHOOLS from which to choose. Once you've found a state-approved hypnotherapy school, you can decide if you wish to pursue your certification through a weekend training format, an apprenticeship training format, a residential intensive format, or through distance learning.
[Hypnotherapy schools are regulated/approved by state in which they do business, and many hynotherapy schools offer basic, intermediate and advanced certification courses. Presently, there aren't any licensing processes for hypnotherapy, nor any accredited university degree programs. Check with your state for rules and regulations which pertain to practicing as a hypnotherapist.]
The field of Hypnotherapy is continuing to expand and one can find appropriate training in any one of these focus areas: medical hypnosis, dental hypnosis, forensic hypnosis, sports hypnosis, business/education hypnosis, regression hypnosis, behavioral hypnosis and hypnotherapy as a tool in psychotherapy.
Most hypnotherapy schools teach students to offer sessions that deal with: smoking cessation, weight control, phobia elimination, habit extinction, personal growth, spiritual growth, performance enhancement, insomnia, past-life regressions and behavioral change. Other topics of which hypnotherapy schools instruct are on ethics/professionalism, marketing and when to refer to a psychotherapist.