Certified Instructors, Presenters & Practitioners
Certified Presenters & Practitioners by Last Name: M to R
Janis is an experienced counsellor and community worker, having worked in the voluntary sector for over thirty years. She is a member of COSCA ( the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland) and a member of the Craniosacral Society in the UK, as well as being a Healing From The Core Presenter. Janis melds gentle body work, through craniosacral therapy, with her more holistic approach to counselling, by embodying healing from the core principles. This allows her clients to go deeper into their personal process while she holds a healing therapeutic space for them. Janis lives and works in wild Argyll, Scotland. Email Janis
Meghan holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies, is a Certified Massage Therapist since 2013, and is techniques certified in Upledger CranioSacral Therapy. She has healing arts practices is in Sacramento and Livermore, CA where she practices CranioSacral Therapy and other complimentary forms of bodywork. Her personal healing journey both led her into the world of bodywork and gives her a unique perspective as a healing arts practitioner. She uses the principles of the Healing from the Core curriculum in her professional practice as well as in her daily life. Find out more information about her and her healing arts practice at www.UnwindingJourney.com.
Kate Mackinnon is a diplomat certified CranioSacral Therapist through the Upledger Institute, a Certified Presenter for Healing from the Core, as well as being a licensed Physical Therapist in both California and the United Kingdom. She is a passionate advocate of CranioSacral Therapy and having it be clearly understood by everyone. Kate has found the work of Healing from the Core to be a key component to her successful Cranioscaral Practice and uses everything she has learned though her training in all aspects of her life. Kate is the author of the book entitled From my Hands and Heart: Achieving Health and Balance with CranioSacral Therapy and has a private practice in Livermore, California. You can find out more on her website: Kmackinnon.com.
Sylvia has her feet firmly planted in two different worlds In her full time job she works as a Chemical Engineer in a Technical Sales position. She is also part-time massage therapist and reiki practitioner. With over 12 years of experience in her healing practice, she sees clients at Hearts Gate Wellness Center in Towson, MD. Her practice includes an integration of swedish, deep tissue, myofascial, cranioSacral and energy work customized for each client’s needs. She incorporates the Healing From the Core principles and techniques during her sessions with clients. The Healing From the Core principles have deepened her own spiritual and meditation practices and assisted her in finding balance in the busy work world. Sylvia enjoys cooking, biking, walking, reading and spending time with her friends and family. This together with her love of animals helps to keep her smiling and present in the moment. Sylvia resides in Timonium, MD. Email Sylvia or call 443-562-1845.
For two decades, Gene has had a private body-therapy practice, Lehigh Valley Hellerwork and CranioSacral Therapy. He specializes in personal growth and development and has brought those skills to Healing From the Core Circles for more than eight years and has co-led advanced workshops with Suzanne. Gene has a B.A. in sociology and a M. Div. from Lancaster Seminary. He has been a counselor and educator and has more than thirty-five years of experience using healing modalities to help people find their next step. He blends sensitive therapeutic touch with insightful mind-body-spirit therapy. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with his wife Nancy. Email Gene
Amelia is a massage therapist in private practice in Annapolis, Maryland and a Certified Healing From the Core Presenter. She brings a conscious presence, sensitive, nurturing touch and her loving playful spirit to all her work. Facilitating connection is one of Amelia’s strong skills. Whether it is one on one with a client deepening their personal connection between body, mind and spirit; or in a larger group, supporting interpersonal connections, Amelia can dive deeply into this healing work. A powerfully creative spirit, Amelia is a multimedia designer, artist, photographer, knitter and gardener, who also provides supports Healing From the Core in marketing and design. Amelia lives in Annapolis with her daughter Sarah, an endless source of joy as well as lessons and learnings. Amelia’s studies continue in Lymph Drainage Therapy, CranioSacral therapy, and other hands-on therapies, supporting her desire to offer many paths to healing. Email Amelia or visit Alchemy Healing Arts Center.
Chery has an extensive background in teaching and the healing arts. She taught children for twenty years prior to becoming a body worker in 1995. As a licensed massage therapist with specialties in Ashiatsu and CranioSacral Therapy she enhances her training, knowledge and skills with conscious presence and compassionate touch. As a teacher of yoga and meditation, she artfully weaves mindfulness practice into her sessions. Her one-day presentations of Healing From the Core are a fusion of Restorative Yoga and Suzanne’s teachings. Chery’s passion is to facilitate a deep understanding of the self-healing potential of every human body. Chery lives and works in San Diego County. Email Chery, call 760-782-9907 or visit Mountain Valley Retreat.
Jennifer has a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from University of Southern California and has been practicing for over 15 years. She is certified in CranioSacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute, and is also trained in Myofascial Release, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, and Visceral Mobilization. She integrates all these different modalities with the Healing From the Core principles and explorations to bring more fluidity and movement to the tissues of the body, allowing her clients greater access to their internal landscape and clearer perceptions of their interactions. She works with people of all ages, in all phases of the healing journey, from the beginning of life to the end, and everything in between. She works and lives in Natick, MA and is raising her two children with her husband. Email Jennifer or call 508-932-3086.
Barbara Rousseau is a Registered Physical Therapist with a BS and MS from the University of CT. She is certified in NDT (Neurodevelopmental Treatment) from the Bobath Center in London, England. In her 35 years of experience, she has worked rehabilitation in hospitals, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, educational settings and developed and maintained a pediatric private practice for 15 years. She is currently in private practice and specializes in Craniosacral Therapy, Pediatrics and Healing From the Core. She lives in Mystic, CT with her husband, two busy teenagers and beloved bulldogs. Email Barb.
Cari Greywolf Rowan, MA, LMT, CST specializes in helping people find relief from pain, stress and discomfort. She is a Certified CranioSacral Therapist (techniques level), New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, and Certified Healing from the Core Presenter. She also holds a Master’s degree in Counseling with post-graduate training in addictions and trauma recovery, and has 10 years experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings as a Certified Addictions Counselor. With over 25 years experience in alternative and traditional therapies encompassing the physical, emotional, energetic, and spiritual components of healing and recovery, Cari brings a solid, compassionate and grounded presence to each of her clients. She lives and works in Asheville, North Carolina. Email Cari or visit her website. Listen to an Interview with Cari