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Whole Health

What is Whole Health? Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers YOU to take charge of your health and well-being and live your life to the fullest. Whole Health start with YOU. It is fueled by the power of knowing yourself and what will really work for you in your life. Only you have these insights and this knowledge.

How is Whole Health different?

Health care usually focuses on preventive care, lowering risk, and illness and disease. Are your cancer screenings and flu shots up to date? Do you feel sick or are you injured? Do you smoke or is your weight healthy? What medications are you on and how are your test results? These are all still important. But Whole Health is more than that. It focuses on what is important to you in your life and how you want to live your life. It includes selfcare and things you can do to increase healing and improve your health and well-being. You and your health care team work together to help you do what you want to do. Together, you discuss what you are doing well and what type of support from others may help you be healthy.

Whole Health System

The Whole Health System includes conventional treatment, but also focuses on self-empowerment, self-healing, and self-care.

The Whole Health System moves VA forward from focusing on episodic care to a more continuous engagement with the Veteran throughout his/her life.

The Whole Health System model is the current vision for complementary and integrative health (CIH) integration in VA and includes three central components:


1) The Pathway

2) Well-Being Programs

3) Clinical Care

Matthew Geyer Psy. D.

Chief, Whole Health Service Line

VA Dublin health care

Phone: 478-272-1210 ext. 72248

Email: Matthew.Geyer@va.gov

Whole Health Circle

What is Whole Health?

Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers YOU to take charge of your health and well-being and live your life to the fullest. Whole Health start with YOU. It is fueled by the power of knowing yourself and what will really work for you in your life. Only you have these insights and this knowledge.

Whole Health recognizes you as a whole person. Whole Health goes beyond your illnesses, injuries, or disabilities. It focuses on health and well-bring and includes self-care and complementary therapies (such as acupuncture, massage, and yoga), along with your medical team. In Whole Health care, you are an active partner with your health care team.

Mindfulness Center

The Mindfulness Center is a new and exciting program offered through Whole Health Services. We provide research-based training and education in mindfulness to Veterans throughout the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. We offer both traditional and non-traditional methods of practicing mindfulness

Barbara Keating

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