Touch


By Katherine Ukleja The Fulcrum, Issue 80 May 2020 Wise, seeing, feeling, thinking fingers W.G. Sutherland Touch is the cornerstone of craniosacral therapy. There are many manual therapies and ours relies on highly-refined, gentle, mindful touch, attuned to subtle phenomena. As practitioners, we use our entire sensorium and employ whole-body listening including interoception, regarded as … Continue reading Touch

CST Awareness Week 2019: Integrated Healthcare


by Beatrice Doubble The Fulcrum, Issue 79 January 2020 There has been an explosion of interest in wellbeing and holistic healthcare over the past few years, and the latter has become increasingly acceptable, if not the preferred choice, for many people who aren’t getting their needs met through conventional medicine. With increased demands on NHS … Continue reading CST Awareness Week 2019: Integrated Healthcare

A Journey into Biodynamics


by Tanya Desfontaines The Fulcrum, Issue 76 January 2019 My journey into healing and craniosacral therapy started along a far more conventional route – with my early working life as a physiotherapist in the NHS. Having trained at the Royal London Hospital, I worked my basic grade rotations through various medical and surgical specialities, and … Continue reading A Journey into Biodynamics

Touching Lives: How CST Can Help Autism


by Miki Ettore The Fulcrum, Issue 75 September 2018 My 12-year-old son, Finley, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), was the inspiration behind my decision to learn Craniosacral Therapy (CST). I never imagined that one day I would be working as a full-time therapist. I have now helped over 100 families with children on the … Continue reading Touching Lives: How CST Can Help Autism

Across the Generations, Through the Shadows


by Matthew Appleton The Fulcrum, Issue 75 September 2018 Ancestral Health Some of the health problems that we all struggle with are the results of influences that go back generations. In ‘holism’, an individual ‘whole’ can not be thought of in isolation – it is always nested within larger ‘wholes’. This includes the generations that … Continue reading Across the Generations, Through the Shadows

Defining Craniosacral Treatment for Today’s Clients


by Amal Alaoui The Fulcrum, Issue 74 May 2018 Some time ago my teenage son flippantly described my work as “massaging people’s brains”! His observation, which was based on first-hand experience of treatment, gave us something to chuckle over together while I pondered the possibility that I would be defining how I work as a … Continue reading Defining Craniosacral Treatment for Today’s Clients

Our Forgotten Organ: The Human Microbiome


by Viola Sampson The Fulcrum, Issue 70 January 2017 Mind-blowing new discoveries about the multitude of bacteria, viruses and fungi, living deep within and throughout the human body, are transforming the very basis of our understanding of health and disease. Disruptions in this community of microscopic life, known as the human microbiome, are now being … Continue reading Our Forgotten Organ: The Human Microbiome