When describing what I do I NEVER use the world alternative.  Mainly because I think this can dangerous.  Yes, I do think that there are choices apart from the traditional allopathic approach to health, however what Cherish Healing offer can in most cases go along side other treatments.  Treatments such as Reiki or Reflexology can sit alongside other treatments, and I have worked with medicated clients in the past safely.  From those recovering from cancer or currently experiencing MS, Complementary therapies can offer a lifeline to ease and comfort during quite horrible times. 

This articles looks into this subject further.   http://breastcancer.about.com/od/whatisbreastcancer/fl/Considering-an-Alternative-or-Complementary-Therapy.htm