Member Spotlight: The B.R.E.A.T.H. Center

 

 

The mission of The B.R.E.A.T.H. Center’s nonprofit arm is to provide veterans, their families and the under-served with integrated, community based programs and services that create wellness and build personal and financial well-being. The following services are offered at the center:

Functional and Holistic Nutrition Evaluation – This service provides a comprehensive, one-on-one, evaluation of lifestyle and food consumption habits. Our approach follows the recommendations of the Functional Medicine Institute and Integrative Health practices that “Food is Medicine”

Wellness Coaching Sessions – Individual or group coaching sessions using Virginia’s four dimensions of wellness: Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Spiritual (P.I.E.S.)  This program requires a minimum of six-months commitment and it focuses on helping clients shift to healthier lifestyles (mind, body, spirit) and enhance healing. Clients will be evaluated to determine if their level of readiness before starting.

Healing From the Inside Out – A mind-body approach, clients learn to tap into their inner wisdom to better navigate through stress and the maze of life using various techniques and cognitive awareness and emotional intelligence strategies. Program is for individuals and couples.

Healing Touch a gentle, non-invasive Energy Medicine therapeutic modality used across the world in many hospital settings. HT complements standard medical treatment, restores balance and enhances physical well-being. A very effective energy therapy used by healthcare professionals in hospitals across the world.

Acupressure – This ancient and very effective healing art is needle-free. Practitioner uses fingers or low electro frequencies to press and stimulate the acu-points along the meridian system. It is very effective for pain and stress reduction.

Aromatherapy – Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being. The inhaled aroma from these “essential” oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing. The practice of Aromatherapy is gaining momentum. It is used for a variety of applications, including pain relief, mood enhancement and increased cognitive function.

Bio-Feedback – a De-Stressing program that includes access to tools and practice of various breathing techniques aimed at balancing the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS). We are approved by the Institute of Heart Math to teach their de-stressing program

Emotional Freedom Technique EFT One of the most important breakthroughs in psychology today. EFT is used successfully by thousands of people and is becoming known to many amazed users as a “modern miracle.” 

Energy/Spiritual Coaching – Offered to individuals, families or groups. Program is facilitated by a licensed Doctor in Clinical Pastoral Medicine. Participants in this program must have a spiritual belief system to be successful and participate in the recommended assignments and activities.

Guided Imagery– A form of relaxation using active listening to guide and focus the mind to a suggested place where you feel safe and peaceful. Promotes healing and stress reduction and it is effective for trauma relief.

Mind-Body Medicine Skills developed by Dr. James Gordon, M.D from the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, this 10-week program teaches resilience skills and to recognize powerful ways in which emotional, mental, social and spiritual factors directly affect health and healing.

NES Program Latest technology is used to evaluate the client’s Human Body Field (HBF) through bio-energy readings at the quantum physics level. NES is a protocol that requires at least six-month commitment to be able to see the best results. Clients are placed on indicated info-ceuticals and HBF scans are required every 4-5 weeks.

Dr Sears L.E.A.N Start Program- Offered as group classes or for parent coaching. L.E.A.N Start and L.E.A.N Essentials was developed by world-famous pediatrician Dr Bill Sears. Classes and coaching sessions are delivered by a certified L.E.A.N. Coach

Learn more about the center at http://www.thebreathcenter.org.

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