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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

Nicola Brough Wins Researcher Awards


Congratulations to Dr Nicola Brough PhD, winner of two researcher awards in 2018. The awards, from the Research Council for Complementary Medicine and the Federation of Holistic Therapists, were in recognition of Nicola’s work in developing and validating the Warwick Holistic Health Questionnaire (WHHQ). WHHQ is a patient-reported outcome measure for assessing changes in health … Continue reading Nicola Brough Wins Researcher Awards

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

Working with Tinnitus 15 Years on – What’s Changed?


by Julian Cowan Hill The Fulcrum, Issue 66 September 2015 My career as a Craniosacral Therapist working with tinnitus got off to a flying start. After graduating in 2000 I wrote an article for the Standard which produced a huge in flux of clients. I have been busy ever since and amazingly, I still get … Continue reading Working with Tinnitus 15 Years on – What’s Changed?

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

PTSD


A talk on PTSD given by Cathy Cremer to a forces audience in Portsmouth I’m here to talk about CST and why it can be helpful for those suffering from operational stress reaction. Am I allowed to say trauma? PTSD? Or shall we just say when a combination of things have happened to throw us … Continue reading PTSD