We offer a vast array of therapeutic modalities to help you in your physical, mental and spiritual wellness goals. These modalities can assist you in gaining the knowledge, skills and tools to better cope with life’s stressors and the impact that they have on your mind and body on a daily basis.
- Cognitive Assessment
- Cupping Therapy
- Energy Healing
- Family Coaching
- Fitness Training
- Functional Training
- Guided Meditation
- Laser Acupuncture
- Lymphatic Drainage
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Guidance
- Medical Nutrition Consultation
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
- Mindfulness Mentoring
- Mindful Parenting
- Mindset Coaching
- Nutrition Coaching
- Pain Management Coaching
- Pharmacogenetic Testing
- Physical Therapy
- Recovery Services
- Sleep Coaching
- Smoking Cessation Coaching
- Spiritual Empowerment Coaching
- Stress Management
Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a component of traditional Chinese medicine which involves the insertion of very thin needles into your skin at strategic points on your body. Applying acupuncture to certain points in the body will improve energy flow (Qi, pronounced “Chee”); thereby improving health. Common benefits include reduced stress, reduced back and neck pain, relieved joint tension, reduced pain in hands and arms, headache relief, enhanced mental clarity and increased energy. It can also provide relief from insomnia, anxiety, depression and migraines.
Breathwork is a term for specialized rhythmic breathing patterns facilitated by a certified therapist. Breathwork offers a meditative experience that involves breathing in a conscious and systematic manner. Breathwork helps to calm your nervous system and bring balance to your body. It is known to influence a person’s mental, emotional, or physical state with a therapeutic effect. Known for treating grief, loss, trauma, anxiety, alcoholism, addiction, and psychological issues.
Cognitive assessments are performed using a clinician-directed program that gives people a clear picture of their brain fitness. It includes a series of simple computer application tests and associated reports for clinicians to monitor your brain fitness as well as data-driven recommendations for brain training to help address your specific needs. It helps measure cognitive functions that may impact brain wellness such as memory, executive function, attention, visual spatial, verbal function, problem solving and working memory.
Cupping Therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups. This suction is thought to improve the flow of energy in the body and facilitate healing. Therapy helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, and sense of wellbeing.
A traditional healing system that restores the balance and flow of energy throughout the body, mind, and soul. Energy healing works directly with the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of well-being. While energy healing can be a terrific complement to the treatment of many medical conditions, it is especially useful in supporting recovery related to mental health disturbances.
Family coaching is a process where one or more members of a family partners with a PBWI coach to address goals that will ultimately improve their family dynamics. Family coaching is not therapy. A coach helps one create action plans to achieve desired goals and results. Family dynamics are the interactions between family members, how they relate to one another and how the family functions. There are all sorts of tools that a coach may use to help families communicate about their shared values, beliefs and goals to see where they are aligned and where they may be out of sync.
Fitness training is a wellness modality that balances five elements of good health. A certified fitness trainer will develop and implement a program that may include aerobic fitness, strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. The personal trainer will work with you one on one to help design an engaging exercise regimen, help you with form, ensure you are working all your muscle groups safely and more. Being physically active can improve your brain health, help manage weight, reduce the risk of disease, strengthen bones and muscles, and improve your overall health and wellbeing. Knowing you have an appointment with a professional can help you maintain motivation to exercise.
Functional training is a classification of exercises which involves training the body to perform activities in daily life. These exercises look like movements made in your daily routine such as pushing, pulling, hinging, squatting, rotating, carrying, and gait patterns (i.e. walking and running). Functional training is focused on movements that strengthen you in a specific way that directly translates to activities in your daily life.
Guided meditation is a mind-body practice where a certified teacher leads you through the meditative process by describing relaxing visualizations. This process of focused attention trains the brain to promote awareness, mental clarity, and calm by enabling the mind to move from higher to lower frequency brain waves. Major benefits include gaining a new perspective on stressful situations, increasing self-awareness, and reducing negative emotions. Meditation can wipe away the day’s stress, bringing with it inner peace.
Hypnotherapy is the practice of relaxing the conscious mind to a natural yet altered state where communication with the subconscious mind is present. The subconscious mind holds your emotions, beliefs, and memories. Hypnotherapy is the practice of using the power of suggestion to bring about positive change in a person under hypnosis. A certified therapist leads the client into a deeply relaxed state where one’s gentle attention is focused inwards. The therapist bypasses the conscious mind to communicate with the subconscious mind that will allow them to resolve and heal the cause of their issue and achieve their wellness goal. Validated through evidence-based research, hypnosis has been proven to be extremely effective in treating both medical and psychological issues.
Laser acupuncture is a non-invasive alternative to needle acupuncture. It is the application of therapeutic laser to acupoints on the body. It is a simple, effective approach that has been shown to be a dependable pain management tool. This type of acupuncture works extremely well for patients who prefer non-needle modalities. Benefits include reduced inflammation, balanced central nervous system, and pain reduction.
Lymphatic drainage is a way to relieve your lymphedema symptoms. It relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness blocks your lymphatic system. The Lymphatic drainage is a gentle massage is a beneficial way to stimulate the lymphatic system, which is important to overall bodily function as it helps the body process and remove waste products and toxins from our tissues and return them to the blood stream. This type of massage involves gently manipulating specific areas of your body to help lymph move from your tissues to your lymph nodes, which eases the swelling in your tissues. A lymphatic drainage massage is a common and necessary treatment with for those with lymphedema, but it can also help boost your immune system, calm skin conditions like acne or eczema, or even reduce symptoms of the common cold, among other possible benefits.
Massage therapy involves using different pressures, movements, and techniques to manipulate muscles and other soft tissues in the body. Massage therapy slows down your nervous system to release stress and tension, provide relief from uncomfortable symptoms, heal injuries, and support wellness.
Types of massage therapy:
- Swedish massage – (relaxation) a full body massage that uses a gentle touch
- Deep Tissue massage – (muscle tightness) releases tightness and chronic muscle pain
- Sports massage – zeros in on muscles that are used from playing a sport or from repetitive physical activity
- Lymphatic Drainage – lymphatic drainage massage, also known as manual lymphatic drainage, relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness blocks your lymphatic system.
- Other massages – CRT (Cranial Release Technique), Neuromuscular, ART (Active Release Technique), Acupressure, Reflexology
At any point during your wellness journey, our board-certified internal medicine specialist is available to provide medical guidance to you and your wellness team. This may involve review of diagnostic studies, collaboration with your primary care or subspecialty physicians, or direct consultation to evaluate any underlying medical issues that you may be experiencing. Additionally, you can feel confident that all of our wellness providers have been personally vetted by our medical director, with the goal of offering high quality, evidence-based, interdisciplinary wellness services.
Medical nutrition consultation is provided by a registered dietitian who will evaluate your nutritional needs in light of your health conditions. This is done by taking a thorough history and understanding your current dietary intake, accessing physical measures such as BMI and waist circumference, and reviewing lab results to provide an optimal dietary plan based on your individual health needs. Optimizing your nutrition provides the necessary elements for your body and brain to function at its highest capacity.
Meditation is training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. Our certified (USA & India) instructor will guide you using mind anchors such as the voice, visualizations, breathwork, and a mantra. With practice you will slip into a deeply natural altered state of peaceful bliss. This practice brings about feelings of calm, clarity, heightened energy, and awareness. Scientific evidence suggests that meditation reduces stress, controls anxiety, promotes emotional health, reduces age related memory loss, enhances self-awareness, lengthens attention span, helps fight addictions, generates kindness, improves sleep, helps control pain, and decreases blood pressure. Meditation improves your mental and emotional health. If you can breathe, you can meditate.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a standardized therapeutic approach to mindfulness meditation. Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down racing thoughts, let go of negativity, and calm both your mind and body. It combines meditation with the practice of mindfulness, which can be defined as a mental state that involves being fully focused on “the now” so you can acknowledge your thoughts, feelings, and sensations without judgment. MBSR has been shown to reduce symptoms of stress and has been found to be beneficial for several mental and physical disorders including anxiety, depression and chronic pain.
Mindfulness Mentoring is life changing advice and inspiration delivered with a dynamic set of results-oriented tools and practices that transform your life challenges and pain into potential opportunities. These one on one personalized “TED Talks” will lift you up and help you gain clarity to align yourself with your truth. Using these practical mindful techniques will allow you to embrace life and thrive in adversity.
thriver n. – a person that has survived a life-altering event and has chosen not to quit and to be a beacon of light.
Mindful Parenting is a practice designed to help parents be fully present with their children, free from distractions or judgement, and with an open mind. The task of parenting is one of the most challenging, stressful, demanding, and rewarding jobs on the planet. There is no instruction manual on “how to parent.” Day after day our relationship with our children can become an “auto-pilot relationship” where we use ineffective, reactive habits when it comes to parenting. Mindful parenting behavior is about truly engaging in the present moment and not letting emotions or trauma from your past or future affect your present moment parenting experience. A certified mindfulness coach and professional educator will teach you helpful strategies to bring mindfulness to parenting by learning to respond thoughtfully to your child’s behaviors or actions, instead of automatically reacting based on your emotions. Mindful parenting will greatly benefit your child’s emotional development as well as your own peace of mind. With our mindful expert’s guidance, you will move away from a disengaged, power and control parent-child relationship to a more bonding relationship built on mutual respect, empathy, acceptance and unconditional love.
Mindset coaching can help with one’s personal or professional life. This type of coaching offers a generalized approach to problem-solving and goal setting. A life coach will help you have greater purpose, clarity, and passion in life. Your coach will help you set goals and provide accountability in the areas of your career, personal development, relationships, divorce, grief, financial wellness and more. The benefits include better self-confidence, promotion of a growth mindset, improved self-awareness, enhanced relationships and communications skills, greater clarity and purpose, improved overall wellbeing, and lower stress levels. With coaching you can build a strong mental fitness practice to be better equipped to handle whatever life presents. Our coach will guide you on your goal-oriented plan and celebrate your achievements.
Nutrition Coaching sees nutrition as a piece of your overall lifestyle puzzle. Our nutrition experts are focused on educating their clients about making smarter food choices in order to achieve specific health outcomes. They possess knowledge of nutritional science and behavioral change strategies. A nutrition coach offers a healthy eating framework that fuels the body and mind while improving overall well-being in order to help you achieve your health, fitness and weight goals.
Pain management coaching is an evidence-based approach to pain recovery that gives the participant real tools and strategies for minimizing the life-crushing impact of chronic pain. You will begin to learn about how pain is processed in the nervous system and how to rewire your brain to change your experience of pain. Additionally, you will be empowered to make positive changes that will help to improve the quality of your life. Challenges will be supported compassionately, and growth will be celebrated. Chronic pain is an individual experience; however, lifestyle and mental changes will begin to rewire your brain for new experiences which will lead to less pain and more fulfillment.
Pharmacogenetic testing analyzes clinically important genetic variations in your DNA to help determine how your genes may affect medication outcomes. Results can inform your doctor about how you may break down or respond to certain medications commonly prescribed to treat depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other psychiatric conditions.
Physical Therapy is used to preserve, enhance, or restore movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability. It utilizes therapeutic exercises, physical modalities, assistive devices, and patient education and training. When your body is in its best shape, it makes you feel better about yourself and helps preserve your optimal physical function for years to come.
Psychotherapy (sometimes called “talk therapy”) is a term for a variety of treatment techniques that aim to help you identify and change troubling emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Our sessions provide a supportive environment that allows you to speak openly with someone whose objective is neutral and non-judgmental. Working together will help identify and change the thought and behavior patterns that are keeping you from feeling your best. You will learn new skills to help solve your problems and cope with whatever challenges may arise in the future.
The term “Qigong” is a combination of two words: “Qi” which means “subtle breath” or “vital energy”, and “Gong” which translate to “skilled and cultivated through steady practice”. This is an age-old practice that harnesses the power of breath, movement, and intention setting to create health and balance within the body. The guiding principle of this practice coordinates the eye with body movements, focus of the mind, and specialized breathing. This quiets the mind, settles emotions, and relaxes the body. Through simple poses and patterned breathwork, Qigong removes obstacles to promote a better flow of “Qi” for optimal health and wellbeing.
We provide unique, concierge-level care to “meet you where you are” with highly focused clinical attention towards sustained recovery and lifelong wellness. We understand that each individual has particular medical needs, personal preferences, or professional commitments that may deter them away from a traditional detox or treatment facility.
Our team can help to simplify the recovery process for you, and work closely with you from the beginning to develop a personalized recovery strategy. In order for us to devise the optimal strategy for your success, we first seek to understand.
Our medical team and wellness staff collaborate, along with the patient and their loved ones, to customize a plan for your detox and stabilization, followed by a transitional care plan to support your ongoing recovery and wellness needs. Each patient receives compassion and care with the utmost respect and confidentiality from our recovery and wellness team. We provide ongoing support and services to help you create a new healthy sober way of life. Please visit our Palm Beach Detox and Wellness Institute website to begin your journey to recovery. www.pbdwi.com
Reiki is a form of energy healing. The practice is based on the concept that we all have unseen “life force energy” flowing through our body. A Reiki practitioner gently moves his/her hands just above or on your clothed body, with the intention of reducing stress and promoting healing by encouraging a healthy flow of energy. Reiki promotes relaxation and may help with anxiety, depression, and pain.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or both, despite having the opportunity to sleep. It can lead to fatigue, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and has a negative effect on physical and mental health. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), light therapy, mindfulness, meditation, relaxation techniques, and acupuncture are great practices to help manage or alleviate this disorder. As one navigates and uses these practices, sleep quality, mood, and daytime functioning will improve, and energy levels will increase. Better sleep also improves cognitive function, reduces risk of accidents, and improves overall health and quality of life.
Smoking cessation coaching is the deliberate process of professional help in planning, strategizing, and implementing actions designed to help a patient quit tobacco. Including education and support, this type of coaching can address any habit/addiction to nicotine-based products, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, E-cigarettes, vape pens, hookahs, chewing tobacco, snuff, and snus. The goal is to relieve cravings and reduce nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
Spiritual Empowerment Coaching is an intuitive modality to guide and empower you into your own spiritual healing and a deeper connection to your life path. Our life experiences and conditioning can often take us away from the deeper connection to ourselves. This can leave us feeling stuck, lost or in disconnection to what our true dreams and purpose are. This form of coaching brings in new ways to connect to your essence and gives you a renewed energy to bring your dreams to life in your life and the world around us.
Stress management is defined as the tools, strategies, or techniques that reduce stress and the negative impact that it has on your mental or physical well-being. A variety of techniques are used to manage stress. These include mental, emotional, and behavioral strategies. Meditation, mindfulness, physical fitness, and psychotherapy are some of the modalities that reduce stress. When used regularly and in response to stressful life events, you can optimize your wellbeing.
Yoga is an ancient healing practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. Our expert certified instructors use physical postures, breathing exercises, and gentle concentration to promote mental and physical well-being. Modern yoga focuses on poses designed to stimulate inner peace and physical energy. At PBWI, we offer many types of yoga styles based on your wellness goals, expectations, and level of physical agility. According to a survey, 94% of adults who practice yoga do so for wellness reasons. Some physical and mental benefits include building muscle strength, enhancing flexibility, promoting better breathing, supporting heart health, and improving sleep. Yoga also reduces stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, enhancing your overall well-being and quality of life