Medicine vs Therapy

Therapy is to the mind what medicine is to the body. So why don’t we pursue help as quickly as we book an appointment for the doctor? Medicine is used to cure physical diseases. In simple terms, medicine returns your body to its
usual functions, when illnesses have caused it to function unusually. Therapy
helps you to tackle psychological issues which are damaging your health.

In the past, therapy
has often been dismissed as being inferior to medicine. Here’s why that’s so
wrong. Let’s say you’re feeling depressed and go for a late night walk to clear
your head, then slip over and sprain your ankle. A paracetamol might relieve
the pain coming from your sprained ankle. However, it will not address the
initial causes of your depression. For that you need a therapist to help you
boost your self-confidence and increase your self-esteem.

Medicine and therapy
often work hand in hand to not just make people feel healthier, but to give
them a greater sense of wellbeing. Greater wellbeing makes people feel happier
and enables them to get more out of every day as they live their lives to the

It’s important to be
open to a mixture of different treatments. The perfect combination could change
your life for the better forever. For more information about how therapy can
help you, check out our YouTube Channel. Alternatively, please email and we’ll have a chat.