Anxiety Reduction with Acupuncture

I have been a licensed doctor of acupuncture for approximately 20 years, and stress and anxiety reduction therapy is one my specialties. There are a few steps that should be taken when working with a person to reduce anxiety. It is necessary to provide a medical assessment before beginning any treatment plan. This is due […]

Cupping Therapy, Michael Phelps, and Olympic Gold

A wide array of holistic therapies is available to assist with pain relief. One of these is cupping therapy. Alongside acupuncture and moxabustion therapy, cupping is an ancient practice that has demonstrated great efficacy whenever relieving pain and inflammation is needed. It also helps to improve the body’s ability to heal itself from muscle strain […]

Client Representation and Advocacy

Client Representation and Advocacy

The Voice of the Client on a Grander Scale Written by: Robert J. Escandon MA, C.Ht. The goal of counseling is to meet the needs of the clients and patients we meet, for the arching goal of bettering the world in which we live in. There is a correlation between a client’s mental health and […]

Multicultural Therapy

Multicultural Therapy

Characteristics of Counselors and Clients Written by: Robert J. Escandon MA, C.Ht. When dealing with a diverse population, it’s important to take their culture into complete consideration. Our world is simply just not composed from our viewpoint and perspective, rather it is an accumulation of various viewpoints and perspectives. Living in Miami has allowed me […]

Our Frameworks, Our Lives and the Paths We Follow

Our Frameworks, Our Lives and the Paths We Follow

Archetypes, Epitomes and Stereotypes by: Robert J. Escandon C.Ht., MA. Carl Jung, a Swiss psychotherapist known for his work with archetypes, suggests that there are psychological frameworks that illuminate patterns in human behavior. According to Jung, an archetype is a universal framework, sometimes referred to as a stereotype or epitome. In his work, the Archetypes […]

Don’t Stress the Inevitable

Don’t Stress the Inevitable

Adapting to Stress by: Dr. Justin Newman Our systems are programmed with one main, guiding concept, homeostasis – the maintaining of a balance point. Just like in Nature, our body, our feelings, thought processes, and relationships would be harmonious. However, due to the added programming we receive from our own experiences as well as from […]