Menu Close

Mental Health Blog

Board-Certified Christian Mental Health Treatment

Honey Lake Clinic has the right people to help you start your journey to wholeness. We’re ready to help. 

What Is a Holistic Approach to Mental Health?

Woman smiles after taking a holistic approach to mental health

A holistic approach to mental health involves treating the whole person—body, mind, and spirit—rather than just focusing on symptoms or specific conditions. It recognizes that all aspects of a person’s life are interconnected and impact their overall well-being. At Honey Lake Clinic, we don’t separate faith from mental health any more than we would separate the mind from the body. Our faith-based treatment program embraces a holistic approach to mental health, addressing not only symptoms but also underlying issues and helping patients find lasting healing and freedom. 

If you or your loved one is struggling with a mental health condition, call 888.428.0562 today to learn more about the holistic therapy program at our lakeside facility in Florida. We’re here 24/7 to answer your questions, provide support, and help guide you through the first steps of your journey. 

What’s Different About a Holistic Approach to Mental Health? 

A holistic approach to mental health differs from traditional approaches in several key ways. First, it goes beyond treating symptoms and seeks to address underlying issues that may be contributing to a person’s struggles. This can include physical, emotional, spiritual, or environmental factors. For example, a person experiencing anxiety may have underlying trauma that needs to be addressed in order for them to find lasting relief. 

Second, a holistic approach considers the whole person rather than just their diagnosis. Every individual is unique and may require a personalized treatment plan that takes into account their history, values, beliefs, and lifestyle. Having access to treatment that doesn’t just acknowledge the role that faith plays in your life but actively integrates it with evidence-based therapies can be life-changing. 

Finally, a holistic approach recognizes that healing is an ongoing journey. Rather than simply addressing symptoms and sending patients on their way, this approach focuses on providing tools and support for long-term recovery. Someone who is in recovery from alcohol addiction, for example, isn’t done with their journey once they’ve gone through detox. Continuing to address underlying issues, develop healthy coping skills, and receive ongoing support is how lasting recovery happens. 

Does a Holistic Approach Really Work? 

At Honey Lake Clinic, we’ve seen firsthand the power of a holistic approach to mental health and addiction treatment.  

Faith isn’t an afterthought in our program—it’s woven into every aspect of treatment. We believe that God’s power, love, forgiveness, grace, and peace provide a foundation for lasting recovery. By integrating evidence-based therapies with faith and spirituality, we can address the whole person and help them find true healing and freedom. With our holistic approach, we’ve seen countless individuals find hope, restoration, and a renewed sense of purpose. 

Types of Therapy in a Holistic Approach 

A holistic approach to mental health may include a variety of therapies and techniques, tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of each patient. Types of therapy integrated into our holistic approach at Honey Lake Clinic include: 

  • Equine therapy 
  • Art therapy 
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) 
  • Rapid resolution therapy (RRT) 
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) 

Our holistic approach also involves outdoor recreation like fishing and hiking, nutrition counseling, exercise programs in our fitness center, and comprehensive medical and psychiatric care. 

Contact Honey Lake Clinic Today 

If you or your loved one is struggling with a mental health condition, don’t wait to seek help. Call 888.428.0562 or reach out online today to learn more about our holistic approach to mental health treatment at Honey Lake Clinic. Our resort-style lakeside facility provides a place to retreat, rest, and heal while receiving faith-based care that addresses the whole person. We’re here 24/7 to answer your questions and help you start the journey to lasting recovery.