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Sweat practices

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Description:
Sweat practices have been used around the world for thousands of years to help people gain more physical, mental, and spiritual health. This group uses group sweating with the use of a sauna as a medium for group psychotherapy for people with anxiety problems. The goal of the program is to help people reduce anxiety symptoms and improve coping.

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Traditional Healing

Service Area:
Nashville

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Name: Stephen Colmant, PhD
Site or Location Name: Eastern Band of Cherokee, Health & Medical Division, Analenisgi Center
Address:
59 Echota Church Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
Email: stepcolm@nc-cherokee.com
Phone: (828) 497-6892