With a growing body of research supporting yoga’s mental health benefits, psychologists are weaving the practice into their work with clients.
“The evidence is showing that yoga really helps change people at every level,” says Stanford University health psychologist and yoga instructor Kelly McGonigal, PhD. That’s why more clinicians have embraced yoga as a complement to psychotherapy, McGonigal says. They’re encouraging yoga as a tool clients can use outside the therapy office to cope with stress and anxieties, and even heal emotional wounds. read the complete article on the American Psychological Association website