Overview of Our Book: Holistic Healing: Theories, Practices and Social Change
Our book links together a wide range of progressive theories, research and practices from the exciting field of holistic studies to create an alternative paradigm of healing and social change. This practical and insightful overview offers uniquely comparative and integrated understanding of both ancient and modern holistic healing. It discusses Indigenous, Eastern, Western and traditional practices from around the world including Indigenous well-being, meditative practices, bodywork, energy medicine, expressive arts, eco-psychology, transpersonal psychology, Ayurveda, naturopathy, homeopathy, and traditional Chinese medicine.
This extensive new book draws together the voices of over 30 scholars and practitioners from diverse fields of study who discuss individual, family, community, national, and global holistic healing. It addresses critical issues such as colonization, human rights, the environment, peace and conflict, and equity and inclusion. This collection is a timely and practical resource for post-secondary students of Indigenous studies, social work, psychology, health and nutrition, holistic healing, and sociology and is also a great resource for professional practitioners and those interested in the field of holistic healing.