Therapy Concepts

Simplified Craniosacral System Overview

Many of my clients have asked me for a simple explanation of the Craniosacral System. Here is a basic overview of how it is seen in the bio-mechanical model: The word “craniosacral.“comes from the membrane systemthat surrounds the central nervous systemand connects the cranium to the sacrum.  It consists of: The cranium The sacrum and coccyx The …

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Improving Executive Functions and Multitasking

Many of my clients, both adults and school children, are interested in better Executive Functioning. They want to improve their ability to engage with others more appropriately. Doing so produces better outcomes, especially when dealing with subtle social cues while multi-tasking. Part of this effort involves improving self-monitoring, impulse control and flexible thinking. In the …

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Connecting Sensory Integration and Trigger Points

In the mid-90s, I started working with an OT that specialized in Sensory Integration. She was one of the best. More than that, she ran seminars that brought the icons of Sensory Integration treatment into town. I was in a special place. I was teaching at The National Institute of Craniosacral Studies and laying the …

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An Introduction to the Integrative Bodywork Model

Many people talk about holistic approaches to integrative bodywork models. Let’s explore those terms and what they means. Holistic Approaches Holistic medicine is characterized by the treatment of a person as a whole. It means that all the parts are related and that they interact. Moreover, it means that they are best addressed with consideration …

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Trigger Point Assessment Connects The Pain To The Problem

When the client sits down and talks about their pain, they are telling me why they’re paying to be there. Nothing connects me to the specific spot, in the specific muscle, like trigger points assessment. The course of action might vary, based on many factors but NMT assessment pinpoints the spot that I need to resolve …

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