According to a BVA survey for the Chambre Syndicale de la Sophrologie conducted in may 2014, 91 % of French people have ever heard of relaxation therapy and 12% had already done so, which represents 6 million people in France.
The sophrology, what is it ? “It is an complementary medicine in which the aim is to develop a harmony between the body and the mind,” says Patrice Iacovella, she is a relaxation therapist specialist for children in Lyon (69).
Through techniques of positive thinking, of breathing, muscle relaxation, and relaxation dynamics, it is able to act on a multitude of concerns to achieve sustainable well-being. “
Relaxation therapy to reduce stress, manage strong emotion, overcome a trauma…
The heart of the therapyis to learn to know our body and the reactions to it in order to, inter alia, better manage our emotions. Thus, thanks to the sophrology, we can reduce stress, lose weight, alleviate sleep disorders, improve concentration, manage anger, and live better in their pregnancy… It is a discipline with a “swiss army knife” !
“You should know that she is a relaxation therapist regularly works in collaboration with other specialists in order to offer a solution adapted to each patient,” adds Patrice Iacovella. Thus, to accompany a child, she is a relaxation therapist will be able to get in touch with a paediatrician or a speech therapist (for issues related to concentration).
To accompany an adult, a collaboration with a midwife (in a pregnancy), an osteopath (in the case of chronic pain) or a physiotherapist (for problems with ” deadlocks “) can be considered. “
Thank you to Patrice Iacovella, she is a relaxation therapist specialist for children in Lyon (69) : check out the émoticartes.
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