Spiritual Based Therapy
Brain Health uses approaches that are supported by brain science. For the last 20+ plus years neuroscience has made advances in spirituality and mindfulness, showing its therapeutic and healing effect on the brain and body.
More recently, there is an influx of research derived from transpersonal psychology area that compliments emotional intelligence and cognitive intelligence, which is “spiritual intelligence”. Spiritual intelligence, as defined by researchers, is strongly correlated to human need for meaning and purpose. It is the intelligence that makes us whole and leads to wellbeing. Also, known as the intelligence of the soul and heart, the profound self-intelligence.
Neuroscientists have discovered a part of the brain that is activated when we are spiritually engaged. Humans are wired for meaning.
For those who wish to have a faith based approach or are searching for more meaning in their healing journey, Dr. Hamdan can definitely help guide the connection between mind, body, and soul for total well-being. Dr. Hamdan has both depth and breath of working with different faiths. Her experience varies from working with devout Muslim religious leaders to those who are questioning their religion, converts, and those who consider themselves middle of the road.
Spiritual-based therapy is designed for people who suffer from repeated bouts of depression or chronic unhappiness. It combines the ideas of brain science with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of spirituality and mindfulness, with evidence based strategies rooted in neuroscience.
Recent research has shown that people who have been clinically depressed three or more times in their life find that learning spiritual and mindfulness-based skills help to considerably reduce their chances of depression returning.
What does spiritual brain science therapy help treat?
- Depression and anxiety
- Low mood and negative thoughts
- Body sensations such as weariness and sluggishness
If you can relate to any of the above issues, spiritual-based therapy may be right for you. Mindfulness helps people separate themselves from their thoughts and moods, and teaches them how to recognize their sense of being. It also aims to give participants the necessary tools to combat depressive symptoms as they arise.
Evidence indicates that spiritual and mindfulness-based therapy may reduce the rate of depressive relapse by 50%. If you or someone you know may benefit from this please contact us.