What does it involve?
Learning a series of easy-to-do physical and mental exercises called dynamic relaxation.
How is it thought to work?
Focuses on the inner resources a person has and trains the person to use them to move forward with confidence.
What is it especially good for?
Insomnia, stress, concentration, confidence.
I haven’t tried sophrology, but it makes sense to me Your body does need a little guidance to find its inner strength sometimes.
Centre de Sophrologie
Be aware that many health insurance policies pay for complementary therapies. Therapists must be registered with ASCA (Fondation Suisse pour les medécines complémentaires) so check your policy and peruse the many therapists on the ASCA site http://www.asca.ch/Partners.aspx. English speakers are listed.
If there are other forms of complementary you have tried and tested, or you have favourite therapists in Geneva, do let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy healing.
Work to Live, 2015, Stop the Stress Epidemic, available at https://www.worktolive.info/stress-campaign (accessed 30 January 2019).