The Joy Wellness Center at Shepherd's Clinic offers treatments, classes and programs that address a variety of conditions and concerns. These include:
Stress – including work, school, family, financial, illness, aging, grief, uncertainty about the future and feeling "out of control".
Medical Conditions – including chronic illness or pain, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, asthma, GI stress, skin disorders and many other conditions.
Psychological distress – including anxiety, panic, depression, fatigue and sleep disturbances.
Wellness programs also include health enhancement focused on the prevention of these conditions and learning the "how" of taking good care of yourself and feeling a greater sense of balance.
The Joy Wellness Center offers a variety of programming to meet our patients' needs: Movement Education, Healing Arts, Stress Reduction, and Nutrition Education. Classes include yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction, breathing, nutrition, walking, smoking cessation, massage, meditation, acupuncture, and reflexology. All programs and therapies are designed specifically to create transformative, healthy, life-affirming changes in the lives of our patients.
The Wellness Services Assistant helps patients to check in and out of appointments, makes and takes routine patient phone calls and helps with the preparation, set-up and breakdown required for the different treatments, classes, and events that take place.