This manual is intended to supplement mental health practices and is for anyone who wishes to use aromatics for mental health pursuits. It presents guidelines to help therapists begin exploring the world of aromatherapy in their practice. It also helps open up the need to refer clients to licensed bodywork professionals.
The book is organized so that you may stroll through from the beginning to get the whole picture, or go directly to the treatments in Chapter 5. In the beginning, the modality of Aromatherapy is explained, including a brief synopsis and current regulations. Chapters 2 and 3 cover essential oils and how to obtain them, and how aromatherapy works on the mind. Chapter 4 considers aromatherapy in a mental health practice and looks at individual, family, and group treatments. Chapter 6 covers using environmental fragrance to enhance the therapeutic experience or create a mood. Blending treatment synergies occupy Chapter 7. Finally, Chapter 8 gives a thorough explanation of safety and contraindications. The chapter on resources offers books for further reading and supply sources.
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