Mind-body therapies focus on interactions among the brain, mind, body and behavior, according to the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Types of mind-body therapies include:

What are the benefits of mind-body therapies?

Mind-body practices use the mind to affect physical functioning and promote health.

Mind and body therapy, explained

Selim Sheikh, DO, MBA, explains what mind and body therapy is and techniques that can be helpful in daily life.

Pain management without medication

Selim Sheikh, DO, MBA, explains how his work could help the recent opioid problem by decreasing pain in a non-pharmaceutical way.

Active vs Passive Treatment

Selim Sheikh, DO, MBA, explains the difference between active and passive treatments that he uses to help his patients recover.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why Choose Ohio State?

Why choose mind-body therapies and stress management services at Ohio State?

We provide the highest quality mind-body and stress management services to increase calm, confidence, clarity and comfort. We offer educational experiences related to stress-reduction, mindfulness, resilience and more. And we incorporate the latest research on mind-body therapies and their optimal role in health and healing into your personalized care. Ohio State Integrative Health offers:

  • Convenient and comprehensive care in one location
  • Health services in the same location, such as massage, acupuncture and chiropractic care
  • Additional Ohio State resources, such as cognitive behavioral therapy offered through the Department of Psychiatry, dialectical behavioral therapy offered through the Department of Psychology and the Stress Trauma and Resilience (STAR) program
  • Classes in yoga, tai chi, mindfulness, stress reduction and more
  • Free and convenient parking

Our Mind and Body Medicine Practitioners

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