PSYCHO-THERAPY – A PART OF HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT
- In certain cases like depression, person is not able to recollect what has triggered the condition, but during the case taking the suppressed feeling of a person is extracted enabling him to face the reality. It is like viewing him in a glass mirror of inner self. If a person is stuck by a thorn, it will hurt and when taken out, the pain gradually decreases. Similarly when the feelings (suppressed at some time) causing the mental pain or depression, are drained out it results in quicker healing.
- If the patient is unable to relate or share his problems or feelings to any one, counseling can be a motivating factor to open up the person. For example: “A lady used to remain sad, as she used to keep a lot of unhappy thoughts, which usually happens in everyone’s life. But she never used to share with anyone, not even with the close people around her. The sadness grew and she started to have physical problems. During a session with the homeopathic physician, her sadness was discovered along with the unhappy thoughts behind it. After consecutive sessions, she was motivated to discuss her feelings with her husband, which she did. Through out the treatment, she was not on any medication. But once she started to share her feelings, her sadness started to disappear and she became healthy again.”
Like in this case, the patient restored health without any medication, only by counseling. In such cases, psychotherapy plays a vital role then medication.
- Psychotherapy initiates a curative reaction in the person and thus complements homeopathic medicine.
- Irrespective of the disease, this therapy may be given to all the patients. It helps the homeopathic physician to reach the core of the patient’s mind and enhance the understanding of the mental state of the patient, which is essential in selecting correct homeopathic medicine.