Craniosacral Therapy

It is within the dynamic stillness that healing happens

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a therapeutic modality of Osteopathic Medicine philosophy which emphasizes how structure governs function.  If the body has structural issues, it will not function properly. The body has all the necessary elements within it to restore health. CST helps restore structural balance bringing the system back to health.

CST is an exceptionally gentle non-invasive treatment for the whole body. Craniosacral Therapy is recognized for the depth of its therapeutic effects and its ability to resolve issues not helped by other modalities. This gentle releasing of chronic tensions within the body can effect major changes in both physical and emotional well-being.

All life events are perceived by the body through the network of nerves that include the brain. Events include trauma of any nature; injury, accidents, physical or emotional trauma, even chemical or biological processes.  Experiences are recorded in the tissue that can cause restrictions and compensatory patterns that affect mobility and function. These may then manifest as chronic pain, disease, dysfunction, and poor recuperative ability.

Craniosacral Therapy unwinds and releases compressions and restrictions with subtle holds which normalizes the flow of cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the central nervous system. This therapy clears fascial restrictions that can be holding pain, compensatory patterns, stress, and trauma from injuries, surgeries, and accidents. This creates space within the body allowing muscles to relax and bones to re-align. Craniosacral Therapy also enhances the health and function of the autonomic nervous system which balances the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system responses. Deep, profound, significant relaxation easily facilitated by Craniosacral Therapy has a restorative effect on the entire body.

Craniosacral Therapy is effective for children and adults in most health conditions including the following:

Migraines & Headaches

Acute/Chronic Effects of Stress & Tension

Chronic Fatigue

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Acute & Chronic Neck/Shoulder/Back Pain


Pre/Post Surgery

Injuries, Sports & Repetitive Stress

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Jaw Disorders

Learning Disabilities

Digestive Disorders

What Patients are Saying…

Kathleen has helped our daughters thrive. Her knowledge base is extensive and her craniosacral work effective. We really saw different shifts after every session. She intuitively knew just where to place her hands and her calm and empathy instantly made everyone in the room comfortable and relaxed. We couldn’t be happier and are so thankful we found her. 


I have been seeing Kathleen for several years for many different health challenges.  Her work is life changing!!  I have had severe pain from surgeries and falls and she has helped me recover quickly.  I can walk in with pain and experience much relief with her healing touch.  I recommend Kathleen wholeheartedly!! 

Cindy K.

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