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Title:
YOGA AS AN EMERGING PSYCHOTHERAPY IN PRESENT SCENARIO

Authors:
Shreya Chaudhary, S.K. Srivastava

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1Shreya Chaudhary, 2S.K. Srivastava
1. Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.
2. Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

MLA 8
Chaudhary, Shreya, and S.K. Srivastava. "YOGA AS AN EMERGING PSYCHOTHERAPY IN PRESENT SCENARIO." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 2717-2721, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=198. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA
Chaudhary, S., & Srivastava, S. (2019, April). YOGA AS AN EMERGING PSYCHOTHERAPY IN PRESENT SCENARIO. nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 2717-2721. Retrieved from http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=198
Chicago
Chaudhary, Shreya, and S.K. Srivastava. "YOGA AS AN EMERGING PSYCHOTHERAPY IN PRESENT SCENARIO." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 2717-2721. Accessed April, 2019. http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=198.

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Abstract:
This paper is an attempt to focus the light on the trendy field of yoga in respect to psychotherapy. The union of yoga and psychotherapy is considered natural. Yoga and psychology are interrelated disciplines. Both the disciplines focus on an individual's physical, spiritual, psychological dimensions. Yoga has an ability to deal simultaneously with body and mind. It was considered as ancient hidden knowledge which was only used by saints and sages but as time passes, it's worth is revealed in society and in present era, it is commonly practiced by people with multiple aims as per their choice which includes benefit to physical, psychological, spiritual and social level. The benefits of yoga to health and wellbeing are of increasing interest to psychologists, psychotherapist and counselors.