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

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

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

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