UCLA Health offers a unique Integrative Therapy program designed to enhance the care of our patients.
UCLA Health caregivers are trained in providing the following gentle healing modalities to address symptoms of pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia, constipation, and exhaustion:
The services are offered at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.
Our Integrative Therapists are current patient caregivers who come from a variety of departments throughout UCLA Health: Oncology, Nursing, Rehab Services, Massage Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work, Care Coordination and Radiology. They were chosen for their previous background in alternative therapies and commitment to patient care.
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Integrative Therapy services are available to inpatients (those hospitalized within UCLA Health). Currently, it is not offered to outpatients.
If you are interested in receiving Integrative Therapy, please follow the instructions below:
Inpatients: Simply make the request to your nurse or physician at any time during your hospitalization.
If your nurse or physician approves you for the therapy, they will submit a request to the Integrative Therapist in your unit/clinic. If an Integrative Therapist is not available, a request will be faxed to Rehab Services and an available therapist will be dispatched.