Psychotherapy is a holistic discipline. It recognises and respects the complex relationships between body and the mind and understands that many physical illnesses may have a psychological component and/or a psychological impact. Physical symptoms such as headaches | migraines | stomach upsets | asthma | lethargy | tiredness | impotence or loss of sexual interest | and even repeated colds or infections which may relate to suppressed immune system | may be related to mental and emotional issues.
Psychotherapy also recognises and respects that each of us belongs to a matrix of social relationships in our family and in our wider community and culture. It values and honours the individuals relationship to their wider social fabric. Further that cultural | religious and spiritual beliefs and values are often of profound importance and integral to our lives.