Synopses & Reviews
Using a light touch generally no greater than the weight of a nickel, practitioners today use CranioSacral Therapy to improve the functioning of the central nervous system, eliminate the negative effects of stress, strengthen resistance to disease, and enhance overall health. The results? You'll read about some of them here - from folks like a two-time Olympic bronze medalist whose vertigo threatened to cut short her platform-diving career, to a young boy who simply wanted to walk. You'll also explore an innovative therapy called Somato-Emotional Release. It helps rid the mind and body of the residual effects of trauma and negative emotional experiences.
A thorough description of how the power of the psyche can be used to heal physical illness
-- Includes new information on how alternative treatments can help heal "mainstream" ailments
The "inner physician" is that part of the psyche that can heal -- when one becomes aware of the psycho-emotional issues that come with pain. Dr. Upledger describes his methods through personal accounts such as that from Mary Ellen Clark, the Olympic diver, whom he cured of dizziness.
This lively book describes the discovery and therapeutic value of the craniosacral system in easy, understandable terms healthcare professionals and laypeople alike can understand. Dr. Upledger's colorful case histories explain the path that led to his discovery of this exciting medical modality. The book contains a play-by-play account of the development of CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, and other concepts and techniques. It's recommended reading for therapists, patients, caregivers, and anyone interested in understanding how therapy performed on the craniosacral system can improve the quality of life.
About the Author
Dr. John E. Upledger is President of The Upledger Institute, Inc. Dedicated to the natural enhancement of health, the Institute is recognized worldwide for its groundbreaking continuing-education programs, clinical research and therapeutic services. He is the author of CranioSacral Therapy; CranioSacral Therapy II - Beyond The Dura; SomatoEmotional Release and Beyond; Your Inner Physician and You; A Brain is Born; and CranioSacral Therapy, Touchstone for Natural Healing.