More Details about Cranio-Sacral Therapy Sessions
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When used in an overall program of
Integrative Medicine and Biological Dentistry, Cranio-Sacral therapy
is a cost-effective treatment that could benefit almost every
description page] When used as a "body
psychotherapy" approach this can enhance counseling as well as help
the body and the immune system be more effective at self-healing.
Many parents have found benefit for their children from craniosacral therapy. I offer craniosacral therapy within the context of integrative medicine because there are always other background factors that need to be assessed and treated.
Note: This picture was staged as a demonstration; usually no pillow is used, so that the spine is straighter and the autonomic nervous system can be even more relaxed.
|You may wish to learn more
about Craniosacral therapy. Here is a link to the chart, "The
Craniosacral System"; this was produced by Dr. Upledger and is now
available from the site,
During the session I teach you about home care exercises that you can use to continue gaining benefit from your sessions.
You can also read books, such as Your Inner Physician and You: Craniosacral Therapy and Somato-Emotional Release [link], by Dr. Upledger.
I occasionally present workshops on Cranial Bio-Dynamics, as a book study and the basic ten steps that were developed by Dr. Upledger.
|These are some pictures that show
some of the basic therapy steps in a typical first session.
[These are two of my students demonstrating the hand positions.]
|Below is an illustration of tension arcs that may be discovered, and a Somato-Emotional Release illustration.|
|I have enjoyed occasionally teaching my workshop on Cranio Bio-Dynamics to healthcare practitioners and some highly motivated non-professionals. When I work with patients I include some of the information I teach in the classes because I believe that everyone should know as much as they can about how their body functions.|