Holistic Therapy Services

Holistic therapy services provide an alternative or complementary approach to treatment to an individual who may be suffering from various ailments connected to either the body or mind.

Holistic therapy services offered at MDCS are separate from our mental health service offerings. These services are not covered by insurance and are by appointment only. If you have an interest in any of our holistic therapy services, please contact Elish McPartland directly at (781) 640-7409 or by email at elishmcpar@verizon.net. A confirmed appointment can only be obtained by speaking directly with Elish.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy is a holistic healing practice that uses very light touching to balance the craniosacral system in the body, which includes thebones, nerves, fluids, and connective tissues. The human body is designed as a complete system of tissues and fluids in constant mobility and is self-regulatory. The system works as a unified whole mechanism to manifest health and to resist and combat disease.  Although the treatment approach is very subtle and gentle, the treatment experience can be profound and very healing to the whole system.

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Energy Therapy Medicine

Energy Medicine is based on the practitioner working with you to balance your whole system; mind, body and spirit. Whether you need to relax and restore or are dealing with the effects of illnesses like Fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, Thyroid Disorders or Arthritis, energy work will support your current methods of healing.

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Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.  It is a series of actions aimed at achieving or increasing health and wellness.

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Polarity Therapy

Polarity therapy is a holistic, energy-based system that includes bodywork, diet, exercise, and lifestyle counseling for the purpose of restoring and maintaining proper energy flows throughout the body. The underlying concept of polarity therapy is that all energy within the human body is based on subtle electromagnetic currents which are part of the essential process of nature.  The current moves around and through the human body in specific patterns.  Disease is a product of energy blocks and imbalances.

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Reiki Therapy

Reiki therapy is a complementary therapy in which a trained practitioner places his or her hands on or above a specific body area and transfers what is called “universal life energy” to the client.  Reiki treats the whole person, body, mind and emotions. The energy will flow to any area of the body that needs it. A Reiki treatment is relaxing and uplifting.

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“Maria Droste Counseling Services is an inspiration in my life. Sr. Elish has given me massage therapy since 1996 and the help I have received is GRACE, God’s Grace!  Thank you!”

“This has been by far the most unbelievable healing experience of my life. I am so very fortunate to have found Maria Droste Counseling Services. It has changed and saved my life!”