Emotional Health, an aspect of mental health, can be restored. Emotional, and by extension mental ill-health, does not have to be accepted as an unresolved health issue which cannot be addressed. A main component is the eight (8) inter-related HEALINGS health principles which are: Hope, Exercise, Atmosphere, Lying down (rest), Inter-personal relationship, Nutrition, spiritual Guidance and Sunlight.
The intensive programme consists of weekly two-hour presentations, along with a one-hour small group study session each week for twelve (12) weeks. The comprehensive twelve-part series, which is best done live and in-person, creates a significant positive impact, along with the weekend diet detox sessions.
The author is an experienced health and wellness advocate who combines a pastor’s heart with his psychology background to produce a resource that will assist individuals, and groups both in the church and local communities in finding healing on various levels.
A unique feature is the Twelve ‘Risk’ Categories which highlight the possible causes of emotional ill-health. Furthermore, participants are helped to identify factors which contribute to being emotionally stuck, through the use of tools such as the genogram. The Emotional Health Restoration Programme promotes a healthy lifestyle and highlights issues relating to adverse childhood experiences.