“Cranial Sacral work is so soothing, like the “ah” feeling when you soak in a warm bath.” -Sue Seecof
The cranial sacral system (a physiological system like the cardiovascular and respiratory systems) provides the physical environment in which the brain and spinal cord develop and function. The light-touch technique works with natural and unique rhythms of our different body systems to pinpoint and correct source problems.
Somatic Emotional Release
A therapeutic process that expands on the principles of Cranial Sacral Therapy to help rid the mind and body of the residual effects of trauma. The body often retains (rather than dissipates) physical forces. This is often the result of an accident, injury, or emotional trauma. The dysfunctional area is isolated, creating what is called an “energy cyst”. Although a reasonably healthy body can adapt to “energy cysts,” extra energy is required to perform normal bodily functions.
As time passes, the adaptive pattern of the body loses its effectiveness. Symptoms begin to appear and, over time, become more difficult to suppress. The Somatic Emotional Release process requires extreme sensitivity on the part of the therapist and a positive attitude and trust from the client/patient.
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