Author Archives: Alison

Trauma Healing: a craniosacral approach

 The steps recommended by this article on developmental trauma disorder are all things that can be supported and achieved by craniosacral therapy and are relevant to children and adults: 1. Establish sense of safety: craniosacral therapists work on the basis … Continue reading

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ADHD: a craniosacral approach

What are the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Most sources agree that an adult ADD/ADHD diagnosis is based on relevant behavioural tendencies as a child (through retrospective questioning). Children or adults can have ADD or ADHD, although the official … Continue reading

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Craniosacral Therapy: psychotherapy for the body

Psychotherapy for the body? Well, that is one way to describe the effects of Craniosacral Therapy. Trauma therapist and psychologist Dr Susanne Babbel gives an excellent outline of how traumatic experiences and unprocessed emotions can lead to chronic pain. “PTSD and chronic pain … Continue reading

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The Power of Touch

 I like this article by Kellie Bartlett about how to deal with children’s challenging behaviour.  The growth and development of a child’s brain means that they are not able to rationalise and stay calm when they become overwhelmed by difficult … Continue reading

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Treatment successes: persistent pain in hand after frozen shoulder

A recent client describes her experience of Craniosacral Therapy: “For the past two years I have been trying to overcome a debilitating and painful frozen shoulder – at times it felt as though I had lost the use of my … Continue reading

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How does Craniosacral Therapy work?

A case study client has submitted a testimonial after around 10 sessions of Craniosacral Therapy, describing the positive benefits the therapy has had for her, after trying all other avenues. Often people have not heard of this therapy, and don’t … Continue reading

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The positive effects of Craniosacral Therapy on chronic pain

A qualified physiotherapist, working as a craniosacral therapist in an NHS hospital, carried out a research review into the effects of craniosacral therapy on patients with chronic pain. Her findings state a strong case for the benefits of craniosacral therapy … Continue reading

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