Founder & Executive Director
Serenity House Communities
Holistic recovery considers the whole person in regards to the recovery journey. Holistic recovery aims to bring the body, mind and spirit back into alignment. The holistic approach is an opportunity for participants to better attend to both their psychological and physical needs. With holistic approaches such as yoga, meditation, reiki, and acupuncture, participants may see improvements not only in their recovery but also in other parts of their daily life. Several of these techniques are also categorized as alternative or complementary treatments, some of which are based on practices that derive from cultural traditions.
Examples of these include:
Yoga and meditation
Acupuncture specifically the 5-point protocol
Reiki and other types of energy work
Attendees of this workshop will be able to:
Define holistic recovery
Learn about a variety of holistic modalities
Learn about data outcomes in the use of holistic modalities
Learn about incorporating holistic modalities with recovery coaching
Learn how to implement holistic recovery options in their life and recovery center
Experience a guided meditation with a singing bowls
Tara Moreno-Wallen, M.A., ADS, is a woman in long-term recovery. She is also the founding director of the Serenity House Communities and co-owner of Green Tara Holistics. Serenity House is a 501(c) 3 recovery community organization founded in 2015 located in Flint, Michigan and Green Tara is a for-profit company providing trainings and retreats for professionals. Before founding Serenity House and Green Tara, Moreno-Wallen was an accomplished journalist and photographer working for various local magazines and newspapers.
Since 2013, Tara has worked with many people to facilitate healing their healing process as it pertains to addiction, codependency and trauma. She has also trained over 100 men and women in Usui Reiki. Over these years she developed Recovery Reiki® which is a whole-person approach using not only energy medicine to heal addiction, codependency and trauma, but inner child healing, meditation practices, gut health and crystal healing. Tara is also an accomplished author and recently published Recovery Reiki ® Manual: Self-Healing & Emotional Mastery with workbook.