Craniosacral therapy is a very gentle, non-invasive hands-on therapy, which supports the body’s innate ability for self-repair. It aims to highlight the inherent health within the system, encouraging the body to release restrictions and make it’s own subtle adjustments. It offers a sense of restored vitality and a feeling of well-being, allowing the whole body to breathe and relax. Although the treatment is very gentle, it’s effect can be profound. Many people have treatments for general maintenance to help ease and balance life’s challenges. It is suitable for people of all ages.
Craniosacral therapy evolved from osteopathy from discoveries made over 100 years ago. This treatment does not involve physical manipulation but instead focuses on the tidal movement of tissues and fluids which is present throughout the whole body.
In a session, after a case history has been taken, the client will lie fully clothed on a treatment table. The practitioner makes a light contact with the hands while focusing on wave-like rhythmic pulses within the body. Sensitive contact is made typically at the head or sacrum but may often be at the feet, shoulders or knees.
Philippa is a registered craniosacral therapist, qualifying at The College of Craniosacral Therapy in 2006. Since then she has continued her studies by attending various post graduate training courses while working privately.
Apart from craniosacral therapy, Philippa also qualified as an aromatherapist with the Tisserand Institute in 1994 and spiritual healing with the Healing Trust (N.F.S.H.) in 2002. Besides working as a craniosacral therapist, Philippa is a professional musician.
Craniosacral therapy is intended to complement and not replace the relationship you have with your doctor. If you suspect you may have a health problem, please see your doctor.