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

Addiction: A Compassionate Approach


By Christina Sage The Fulcrum, Issue 68 May 2016 The use of Craniosacral Therapy (CST) in working with clients recovering from addiction is pioneering work. After a considerable period initiating and experiencing this approach to addiction support, I have written this account of my findings working in the area of substance abuse. What is addiction? … Continue reading Addiction: A Compassionate Approach

Recovery from Chronic Fatigue and the Importance of Resources


by Viola Sampson The Fulcrum, Issue 55 Winter/Spring 2012 Over the past few years, working with clients who have chronic fatigue conditions such as ME/CFS, fibromyalgia and post-viral syndrome has required me to refine my craniosacral skills and broaden my approach. Despite the positive developments in recent years – greater recognition of these illnesses, earlier … Continue reading Recovery from Chronic Fatigue and the Importance of Resources

The Concept of Health: Primordial and Personal


by Matthew Appleton The Fulcrum, Issue 27 Autumn 2002 One of the fundamental principles of craniosacral therapy is that ‘Health’ is never lost to us, it is always available. Some practitioners in the cranial field, such as James Jealous, use the term Health, with a capital H, to describe an active force that is at … Continue reading The Concept of Health: Primordial and Personal