The Holistic Health Movement

  title={The Holistic Health Movement},
  author={Stanley J. Gross},
This article provides a conceptual framework for understanding the holistic health field so counselors may consider its implications in addressing a new service area. Counselors can also use the framework as a model for their own self-development. Gross contrasts holistic health with traditional approaches to healing. Holistic health has unique emphases on ‘'positive wellness,’ environmental concerns, self-responsibility, and such practices as meditation, fitness, nourishment, vitality, and… CONTINUE READING