Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Therapy 101 or Hand and Foot Reflexology

Therapy 101: A Brief Look at Modern Psychotherapy Techniques & How They Can Help

Author: Jeffrey Wood

Do you feel anxious, depressed, or angry? Are you tired of seeing your therapist week after week and still not feeling better? Do you wish you knew all the treatment options available to you? Do you want to know which therapies are clinically proven to help your specific condition? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you.

This book will teach readers about proven-effective, modern treatments for psychological disorders, how the treatments work, what problems they are most likely to help, and how and why these modern therapies differ from classic psychology, such as Jung and Freud. Equipped with this resource, you'll be in a powerful position to take control of your own mental health care and make important positive changes in your life. Includes ACT, CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and other therapies on the horizon.

Chapters will feature informational pull quotes, sidebars, lists, and boxed text.

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Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide

Author: Kevin Kunz

Here's a revolutionary way to fine-tune your relationship with your body, reduce stress, and feel better all over: Stimulate the reflexes in your hands and feet!

It's all in this hands-on encyclopedia of personal reflexology information. Here, Kevin and Barbara Kunz (authors of The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology) bring you their unique self-health approach to wellness. Through reflexology, they teach you how to free and channel your pent-up energy -- and to prevent and correct common health problems.

With more than 500 detailed instructions, this book includes:

* Why your feet and hands are "important sensory organs," and their "special relationship" with your whole body.

* Why reflexology works.

* Specially designed pressure and movement techniques that reduce stress and actually alter the body's tension level. Fully illustrated, with step-by-step procedures, for quick and easy application!

* Treatment plans for specific aliments, from acne to whiplash.

* Stride Replication, the Kunzes' latest program of foot and hand relaxation.

* A more in-depth look at body parts and their corresponding areas in the hands and feet -- all conveniently indexed.

Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study. Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of eflexology -- by yourself and for yourself.

Table of Contents:

Preface Introduction THEORY AND PRINCIPLES The Feet, Hands and Body: A Special Relationship The Body Manager: Taking Advantage of the Way the Body Works

Principles of Body Management

Learning the Body's Language

Proprioception: The Language of Movement Body Perceptions Possibilities of Interaction:

Working with Proprioception Using the Body's Relationships The Body's Relationships

Choosing a Program of Wellness: Putting Time on Your Side

Time Planning for Consistency Finding a Technique for the Time and Place

Setting Up Your Program

Starting Off Developing a Consistent Pattern Questions and Answers

TECHNIQUES Reflexology -- Three Basic Techniques

The Grasp: A Technique Fundamental The Grip Technique Rotating on a Point Technique Thumb and Finger Walking Technique

Technique Summary Chart

Foot Reflexology: Applied Techniques

Bottom of Foot Top of Foot Sides of Foot Miscellaneous

Technique Summary Chart

Hand Reflexology: Applied Techniques

Palm of Hand Top of Hand Sides of Hand Miscellaneous

Technique Summary Chart

Stride Replication CHARTS Foot Reflexology Hand Reflexology Zones Glossary of Symbols

Technique Patterns

THE DIRECTORY Special Interests How to Use Special Interests Listing of Special Interests A quick reference guide to Special Interests with suggested areas of emphasis, arranged alphabetically Body Parts How to Use Body Parts Listing of Body Parts A detailed reflexology reference guide to parts of the body, arranged alphabetically Philosophy of Self-Help Bibliography Index

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