CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. Using a soft touch practitioners release restrictions in the craniosacral system, which has been shown to improve the functioning of the central nervous system, as well as many other systems of the body, such as digestive, musculoskeletal, respiratory, circulatory, and more. CST has also been shown to help with the physical components related to such somatic conditions as Post Traumatic Stress, depression and anxiety.

By facilitating the body’s natural and innate healing processes, CST is increasingly used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease, and is effective for helping people with a wide range of healthcare challenges associated with pain and dysfunction, including:

  • Orthopedic Problems
  • Chronic Neck and Back Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Central Nervous System Disorders
  • Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Neurovascular or Immune Disorders
  • Motor-Coordination Impairments
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • Stress and Tension-Related Problems
  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Fibromyalgia and other Connective-Tissue Disorders
  • Post-Surgical Dysfunction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Colic
  • Autism
  • Infantile Disorders

SomatoEmotional Release (SER) is a therapeutic process that happens as part of and expands on the principles of a CranioSacral Therapy session. SER has been used to help rid the mind and body of the residual somatic effects of trauma. 

  • Assess and mobilize the Avenue of Expression working through more than 10 different body components, including the thoracic inlet, hard palate and hyoglossal tissues.
  • Locate and release areas of disrupted movement and internal communication.
  • Release suppressed emotions that may be inhibiting complete structural releases.