One of the greatest things about Yoga psychotherapy is that it not only provides a holistic path to self-healing but may lead the subject on a path of positive progression with positivity. Various references are often made during medical consultation pertaining to alternative medication. Modern medical researchers are realizing that only prescription of drugs is not sufficient rather they use psychological approach to deliver health benefits. Thus this is a kind of holistic approach, which may be known as bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach and is preferred over the purely biomedical model and the purely psychological model as well.
Yoga sees body and mind as indivisible and gives maximum emphasis to cultivate a state of mental equilibrium to make this life a more stable and pleasant experience. It incorporates the teachings of Yoga Sutra along with localized treatment of vegetation around us and it is known as Ayurveda. This paper is an attempt to study the valuable insights of Yoga in relation to various psycho-dermal and physical problems with a context to the psychophysical aspect of life.
Keywords: Patanjal Yoga Sutra, Yoga Psychotherapy, contemporary approaches in Psychotherapy, Yoga Tradition.