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A Holistic and Solutions-Based Approach to Mental Health

April 9, 2015


Michelle van Namen, a Holistic Psychologist, Hypnotherapist & Success Coach at Integrated Health Specialists joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development & Mental Health Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Michelle van Namen discuss the following:

  • How is a holistic approach different to a conventional approach in mental healthcare?
  • What is a solutions-based approach and how does this differ from other forms of therapy?
  • Can you explain how a psychological or emotional issue can actually affect the physical body?
  • Can you provide an example of how a holistic approach is applied when treating an individual for a mental illness, like for example, depression?
  • You also specialise in weight loss, how are your weight loss programs different to other weight loss programs?


Duration: 21:46


Michelle has over 22 years experience working with human behaviour through psychology, hypnotherapy, counselling, coaching, training, personal development and human resource management. Michelle is a qualified specialist working with human behaviour; she is a registered Psychologist, an internationally accredited Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnotherapy and Life Coaching, and a qualified practitioner in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Michelle also has many years’ experience working in corporate human resource management and consultancy.


Michelle offers a unique holistic approach to health and well-being; meaning that she’ll address not only a client’s symptoms, but all potential contributing factors which may be affecting their health. As a solutions-focused practitioner, her goal is to create long-lasting changes by constructing practical solutions with a client; rather than dwelling on their problems, focusing instead on what they want to achieve moving forward. The primary focus isn’t on the past, but instead is on the present and the future.  This approach enables clients to experience significant changes quickly.


Michelle specialises in depression, stress management, anxiety and phobias, low self-worth, weight loss, and insomia.



Websitewww.integratedhealthspecialists.com.au