While it’s true that I believe we are innately all our own greatest teachers and healers, sometimes we can come up against difficulties in life that have us looking outwardly for guidance and direction. This blog post is a quick little ditty about the best ways to find the right healer to help you in that time of need.
First things first, what is the nature of the problem?
Physical? Mental? Emotional?
All body systems are interconnected, but finding a healer that can deal with the origin of the issue will likely be the best place to start. There are many types of healers, but here are a few genres I’ve personally found trusted relief over time:
Physical: Natropathic Doctors, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy (specifically those focused on lymph flushing or myofacial release) Craniosacral, Bowen, Medical Intuitive, Hands-On Energy Healing, Holistic Nutrition, Movement Therapy, Psychic Surgeon
Mental: EMDR, Brainspotting, Trauma Release Therapy, any licensed therapist who combines cognitive therapy with somatic release, Empowerment Coaching
Emotional: EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Massage Therapy, TRE (Trauma Release Exercises), Pranyama, Movement Therapy, EMDR, Rage Release Exercises
Spiritual/Energetic: Hands-On Energy Healing, Medical Intuitive, Medium, Shamanic Healing, Plant Medicine,
The list could go on and on, and I welcome your comments and additions in the comments below! J
Where To Find Them?
Coaches and healers are everywhere nowadays, so the trick is asking around your community to find the healers with solid reputations. Google and website research can also be good places to start if you don’t know anyone in those circles. Trust yourself. Regardless of the online packaging/presentation/ reputation, if something doesn’t feel right about a healer to you, then move on. There are plenty to choose from. The most important thing is that you feel safe and comfortable with your chosen provider.
Got One! Now What?
Do not be shy! Ask questions!
And perhaps the biggest telltale sign of a balanced healer: vitality. Are they healthy? Do they walk their talk?
Any healer worth their salt won’t mind you asking questions about their background, training, and intentions. If you are met with attitude or avoidance, you might want to consider finding services elsewhere.
In this day and age where there is a metaphorically a healer behind every tree, knowledge is power. Choosing a provider doesn’t have to be an overwhelming experience. Research, ask questions, and above anything else TRUST YOUR INTUITON. Your own health and vitality will thank you for it!