(for in-person healing sessions)
Certified Master Practitioners of Healing From the Core® are Certified Practitioners of HFC who have completed additional advanced training in their program, including the Self Healing From the Core® curriculum.
Certified Practitioners of Healing From the Core® have successfully completed the requirements to be a certified in-person therapist.
(for healing sessions at a distance)
Certified Master Practitioners of Distance Healing From the Core® are Certified Practitioners of DHFC who have successfully completed additional advanced training in their program, including the Self Healing From the Core® curriculum.
Certified Practitioners of Distance Healing From the Core® have successfully completed a 2+ year certification program to offer private sessions from a distance.
During the pandemic, Healing From the Core shifted gears and created a Distance Healing From the Core certification program for hands-on bodyworkers and therapists who needed to work virtually.
Now that circumstances have changed, we are returning to having Healing From the Core as our flagship certification program that includes both Certified and Master Practitioners.
When you look at our practitioner list, if you see some with a Distance Healing Certification, this means they were active during the pandemic and achieved their certification during this time period. At this time, we are phasing out further Distance Healing From the Core certifications. Everyone already in the process has until September 1st 2023 to complete it. After that date, the Healing From the Core certification and Master certification will become primary again.
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Cindy Ballaman is a certified CranioSacral Therapist through the Upledger Institute, a certified Practitioner for Distance Healing from the Core®, as well as being a licensed Massage Therapist and Reflexologist in Switzerland with 15 years of experience.
Cindy discovered Distance Healing from the Core while living on Cayman Island. Speaking 7 languages (English, French, German, Swiss-German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese) she is deeply touched to meet people where they are, offering worldwide Distance Healing From the Core sessions. She loves the power of SomatoEmotional Release.
Her passion is in being curious and open to discovery, holding a therapeutic space as people connect more deeply with themselves.
Some of Cindy’s favorite ways to stay grounded and present are walking in mountains, running in nature, swimming in lakes & rivers, dancing and body movements expression.
Email Cindy, call her at +41789066547 or visit her IAHP profile.
Beth Ann's experience with HFC dates back to 2011, when she participated in the Healing the Pelvic Floor course at Esalen. The experience was so profound that she went on to complete the entire HFC curriculum.
In 2015 she began serving as a teaching assistant with the HFC advanced curriculum, as well as the women’s courses.
Wanting to expand and deepen her skills for supporting individuals and groups in personal healing journeys, Beth Ann entered a Gestalt Training Program in 2018, completing it in the spring of 2020.
The melding of her experiences and training with HFC and Gestalt allow Beth Ann to hold a solid, grounded and safe space for individual and group explorations and healing processes.
Email Beth Ann or call her at 216-374-1469.
Tamara is a compassionate healer who combines many modalities with a working knowledge of Healing From the Core principles.
A Chiropractic Physician in private practice since 1990, her goal is to provide optimal care for patients.
Her background includes teaching, CranioSacral therapy, Visceral Manipulation, functional medicine, and prenatal and pediatric care.
Her intuitive approach to bodywork integrates physical and emotional aspects of health. Setting up Movement for Well Being, wellness classes at her office, has added another dimension to her practice.
This has created a space for individuals to deepen therapeutic presence and create healthy boundaries, which includes a monthly HFC support circle.
Tamara lives and works in Delaware. View her IAHP profile, Email Tamara or visit Hockessin Chiropractic Care.
Diane is a Master Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core® and Healing From the Core® in Stewartville, MN.
Kathy's 30 years of diverse training and development in corporate boardrooms and educational settings is showcased in her leadership style as a Healing from the Core® Certified Instructor.
To everyone's benefit, Kathy weaves together left-brained expertise with a deep, full-hearted presence. She creates a safe and grounded container that enables people to dive deeply into their healing process.
Kathy’s clarity enables people from diverse backgrounds easy access to full body presence skills and concepts. Helping her students learn to incorporate new skills and tools into their daily lives is one of her strengths as an Instructor. In her own words, “It’s my goal to help people live joyfully through a daily commitment to Healing from the Core energy habits.”
Kathy’s intelligence, warmth and humor are appreciated by her students, who say, “she is one of the best teachers I’ve ever had.”
“Kathy is an excellent communicator with a wealth of knowledge.”
“Loved her energy, her sense of humor, her personal stories, her sense of time and the clear love of this work as she teaches us!”
Kathy Burns has a B.A. in Speech and English and her M.S. is in Education. She is an adjunct faculty member for the College of Allied Health at Northland Pioneer College.
She currently is the business manager and co-owner of a successful massage and CranioSacral therapy practice in Sun City, Arizona.
Lori is a Healing from the Core® Certified Instructor, and physical therapist with over 30 years of experience. Lori’s strengths as an instructor and clinician flow out of her capacity to witness and support each person’s unique journey.
Her gentle, down to earth style has been a key to helping others unlock deeper doorways towards healing. Creating a space of safety and connection allows her clients to feel recognized and heard. Lori combines her keen integration and synthesis of body, mind and spirit to assist each person in their healing process.
When Lori is not teaching, she maintains a private practice in Syosset, New York and is the director/owner of A Step Ahead Therapy Services, a multidisciplinary Early Intervention Agency.
In her practice, she uses CranioSacral therapy, Visceral Manipulation, TAMO movement strategy, as well as various other manual modalities. In addition, she is techniques certified in Craniosacral Therapy and Neurodevelopmental Therapy for pediatrics.
Her practice includes working with adults, infants, and children. Lori is certified to teach Healing From the Core®, Distance Healing From the Core®, Advanced Immersion courses, Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications I (HFAE1), Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications II (HFAE2), Developing and Deepening Craniosacral Presence (DDCSP), Full Body Presence: Grounding and Healthy Boundaries (HFFBP), and Skills to Energize Your Life (HFSEL).
Email Lori or visit her IAHP profile.
Elisabeth is a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, a Diplomate Certified Upledger Cranio Sacral Therapist, teacher assistant and a Certified Distance Practitioner of Healing from the Core®.
She has more than 25 years of experience in her private practice.
The cherry on the cake was the energy work with Suzanne and Lori; it was for her the missing link as a PT and a CST-D.
She works part-time in a school with teenagers with special needs and love to work with children as she was a dance teacher in her twenties.
To connect with her own creativity, she makes ceramics on her pottery wheel.
She can guide you to go and have a look to your own inner healing wisdom.
Elisabeth speaks Dutch, French and English fluently.
Email Elisabeth or visit her website at www.lieschristiaens.be.
Gail came to massage therapy, CranioSacral Therapy and Healing From the Core® when, more than a decade ago, she was stricken with an illness from which mainstream medicine could provide little, if any, relief.
She is passionate in sharing these techniques that have restored her to health & vibrancy.
She finds Healing From the Core principles and explorations enhance the benefits of these modalities, helping people to find their inner comfort and joy, as they regain their health. She is also a Reiki Master.
Gail’s love of all aspects of nature keeps her grounded, present and full of deep gratitude.
Gail lives in Lr. Sackville, N.S. Canada & can be reached at 902-802-4594.
James started training in CranioSacral Therapy and Healing From the Core in 2009 after seeing the benefits his wife experienced from these techniques. Having retired from years in construction and shipbuilding industries, he enjoys providing a grounded neutral presence for sessions and being a teaching assistant for numerous classes.
James lives in Lr. Sackville, N.S. Canada & can be reached at 902-817-6051.
Staci has a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and is a nationally certified and Georgia state licensed occupational therapist. She is diplomate certified in Upledger CranioSacral Therapy, a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, and a Certified Master Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core®.
Staci has been practicing manual therapy for 20 years and currently has an active private practice offering services to populations of all ages and diagnoses.
She is also employed with a local children’s hospital providing therapy services in NICU, PICU, inpatient rehabilitation, and Day Rehabilitation settings. Staci enjoys incorporating Healing from the Core® principles and explorations into therapy sessions as well as her private life.
Email Staci, call (678) 458-8595 or visit www.copsestherapyservices.com.
Stacey is a Master Practitioner of Healing From the Core® and a Certified Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core® in Eldersburg, MD.
Fran is a Certified Practitioner of Healing From the Core® in Jackson, Wyoming.
Karen is a holistic physical therapist and massage therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience. She is owner of Phoenix Infinity, LLC in Arlington, Virginia.
Her practice combines traditional orthopaedic techniques with craniosacral therapy, lymph drainage therapy, and visceral manipulation.
She implements Healing from the Core® principles and explorations during her sessions. Her passion is to assist people in returning to their true selves, helping them remember their essence and joy.
Karen’s love for nature and animals keeps her grounded and connected to the present moment, deepening her spiritual path.
Email Karen or call (202) 810-4149. View her IAHP profile.
Erica's mission is to empower you to be your most joyful and vibrant self. Healing soul wounds, renegotiating trauma and reclaiming ALL of who you are. Purposefully transforming every aspect of your life to fully embody ALL your potential. You may choose to attend to physical and health issues, emotional challenges, mental blocks, spiritual questions, perceptions about life, dreams you'd like to interpret, karmic and past-life lessons, discovering your life purpose, or anything at all that would make you and your life feel more integrated, whole and empowered.
She implements Healing From the Core® principles in all her private and group sessions. Her practice combines BioEmotional Transformation, Somatic Experiencing- Trauma Healing, Transformation Coaching, Integral Hypnotherapy, Medical Support Hypnotherapy, Past-Life Regression, Shamanic Healing, and CranioSacral Therapy. With over 25 years’ experience her grounded presence creates a profound container for healing.
She offers sessions online, on the phone or in-person in English or Spanish. Email Erica, call her at 206-293-4927 or visit her website.
Christi is a massage therapist with over 12 years of experience. She is the owner of Collaborative Healing and Consulting in Reston, Virginia. Her practice combines craniosacral therapy and lymph drainage therapy.
She enjoys helping clients learn to hear and listen to the messages from their deep inner wisdom. She has been involved with the Healing From the Core® Program since 2004 and brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the presenter role.
Christi enjoys sharing knowledge and providing experiences to help others learn and grow. She stays grounded by connecting with nature, bodywork, and connecting with friends.
Email Christi or call 703-626-8429. View her IAHP Profile.
Patrice is a body-centered spiritual director, integrating Healing from the Core® skills and practices in her work with individuals and groups.
She is devoted to her own deep healing work and companioning others who seek to live into the fullness of their soul’s power and purpose.
Patrice specializes in guiding people through life transitions and health challenges, having worked as a pastor and hospice chaplain for over fifteen years.
Patrice also leads creative writing workshops and is a certified facilitator in the Amherst Writers and Artists method.
She finds joy improvising at the piano, writing, walking in the woods with her husband, and in community with kindred spirits.
You can learn more about her at www.soulcareconnections.com.
Laura is a holistic manual therapist maintaining dual licensure in Physical Therapy and Massage in the State of Michigan. She is an Upledger trained CranioSacral therapy practitioner, teacher assistant and a Certified Distance Practitioner of Healing from the Core®. She is also a certified Shamanic Energy Medicine Practitioner. In her 18 years of practice, Laura has honed a highly effective intuitive approach to bodywork. She integrates the physical, emotional, & spiritual aspects to assist a person in discovering their most optimal state of health.
Laura finds great joy in helping folks learn to hear and listen to the innate inner wisdom of the body and how that affects the mind and spirit. She specializes in guiding people through life transitions and health challenges with grace and ease using the principles of Healing from the Core.
Laura has successfully navigated through the obstacles of severe clinical depression, obesity, and the loss of her husband. She knows from experience that having grounded, loving support through ‘the process’ is priceless, thus counting it an honor and privilege to hold loving space for others that may be facing similar.
Laura’s grounded presence comes from her connection to nature, cycling, hiking, and photography. You can almost hear her heart sing when she’s cooking with her grandbabies.
To contact Laura, please call 586.322.9727 or visit her website at stonycreekhealingarts.com
Terri has been a fulltime massage therapist since 1992. View her certifications and credentials on her website at YourMassageAdvocate.com.
She taught exercise, smoking cessation, stress management, her own style of yoga, and chakra classes from 1985 to 1992. During this time, she was a practicing energy worker and past life regression facilitator.
Previously, Terri was a substitute teacher in all areas, particularly in math and special education, in the Baltimore County Public Schools from 1978-1983.
Contact Terri or visit her IAHP Profile.
Richard has been actively engaged with HFC since 2000. He is currently a Martha Beck Life Coach in Training and has been involved with Mankind Project since 2006.
His background is in science and engineering and he has a PhD in Physics from Purdue University. His last “job” was as a Director in a large defense contractor.
His background in the business and engineering worlds and his experience as a husband and father provide a unique perspective on applying the Five Principles to work and family.
This ability to bridge the worlds of commerce and healing is especially helpful to men who are looking for an internal compass to help them navigate in a world that is changing at an extraordinary rate.
Richard lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. Email Richard or visit richardgriffincoaching.com.
Joanna is a Healing From the Core® Certified Instructor who believes in the human potential to live lovingly with oneself, other beings, and the planet. Joanna’s background in somatic movement and bodywork, and her lifelong devotion to growth and discovery, enables participants in her classes to find the doorway into healing for themselves. She brings compassion, warmth and ease to the experience of coming into full body presence. Joanna’s roots in the rural South add a depth and richness from her own personal experience that assists others to feel safe to explore new boundaries and develop life-enhancing skills.
When she is not teaching, Joanna maintains a private practice as an occupational therapist using CranioSacral therapy, Lymph Drainage therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Sensory Integration, and Body-Mind Centering(SM) to work with children and adults. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters in Occupational Therapy in 1994 and from the School of Body-Mind Centering, founded by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in 1989. She is a Registered Movement Therapist with the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association and a licensed massage therapist. For more information and to contact her, please visit her website at Body Map Skills. Email Joanna or visit her IAHP profile.
Ruth is owner operator of Good Vibrations Crystal Castle in northeast Alberta, Canada. Her skills to hold space and guide you during long distance sessions are very powerful as she is also a gifted medium and works with vibrations of light as well as the Healing from the Core® curriculum.
Ruth’s gifts allow her to go very deep she will guide and support you on your healing journey leading you to the root problem of your condition.
Ruth is also a certified Spring Forest Qi Gong Instructor and very versed in Chinese medicine and energy healing with humans as well as animals. She believes everyone is a healer and a radiator of love able to heal themselves and the world around them.
She believes we are all gifted and she has supported many people while they were on their healing journey finding their their own unique gifts while healing themselves. Her many years of practice give her a solid and grounded base to work from to support you no matter what challenge you are facing whether it is physical, mental or spiritual.
Her practice of over 30 years and studies with Healing From the Core make her a perfect choice for your healing journey, she would love to hear from you.
Contact her and read testimonials at www.crystalcastle.ca or call (780) 826-9835. She lives in Mountain Standard Time.
Carmel is a gentle and kind soul dedicated to creating a safe space for you to heal. Prior to her journey into bodywork, Carmel completed a Master’s in Religious Studies which explored various religious traditions and spiritualities. Soon after completion, she felt called to do massage therapy. She was especially interested in how trauma can manifest in our body and was especially drawn to Upledger CranioSacral therapy and SomatoEmotional Release. Carmel has now been practicing as a massage therapist for 10 years and has been volunteering at the local VA’s Women’s Clinic to help women with PTSD for over 4 years.
Carmel is also trained as a Systemic Family Constellations facilitator and draws from both this tradition and CranioSacral therapy to inform her work as a Healing from the Core® practitioner. On her free time, she likes to study herbalism and acupuncture.
Carmel believes that self-care is a form of self-love, and that the movement toward Full Body Presence is a profound act of self-love.
Email Carmel, call her at 916-467-4202, or visit her IAHP profile.
Deb Jewett is an elder woman with an adventurous passion for life, service, and healing. In her private practice, Deb empowers and guides her clients to explore peace, health, and joy during in person or distance sessions. Her curious mind and commitment to learning has led her to study many healing disciplines, creative writing, and storytelling.
Deb is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Master Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core, Advanced CranioSacral Practitioner, and Shamanic Practitioner with over thirty years of clinical experience. Deb also offers sessions using a Dreamweaver; a vibroacoustic healing instrument. Intention, sacred geometry, music, and vibrational energy are part of these sacred sessions.
Deb teaches workshops for children and adults and is a HFC presenter. She is developer of “Quamba”, an acronym for a simple system of self-help techniques for healthy daily living. “Quamba Feel Your Feet” uses playful shapeshifting, breath, and movement to teach presence, awareness, and boundaries. “Quamba Sound Exploration” uses her sacred healing musical instruments and voice to facilitate a vibrational healing sound massage for the soul.
Deb’s grounded presence is enhanced by her love of family, friends, nature, and playful adventure. Deb believes each moment is a gift to cherish and explore.
More information can be found at www.debjewett.com
More information can be found at www.debjewett.com. Email Deb or call 740-357-3368 (voice or text).
Carolina Joos is a Licensed Massage Therapist in FL, a Diplomat Certified CranioSacral Therapist by the Upledger Institute and a Certified Master Practitioner of the Distance Healing from the Core® Curriculum by Suzanne Scurlock with more than 10 years of clinical experience.
Carolina became a Body Worker after receiving continuous CS Treatments herself. Having experience profound, lasting and positive life changing shifts in all her Body Systems, today she inspires and supports many clients into finding their very own Healing path in order to achieve more resilience and better life quality.
Her practice is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she combines CS Therapy with the Principles of Healing from the Core and teaches the Overview DDCSP class. She treats teenagers and adults and speaks Spanish, English and German fluently. Thanks to her inspiration from within and own healing journey with CST, Carolina brings this passionate wisdom together with her strong skill of therapeutic presence to her work.
Email Carolina or call 0054-911-30188545 (mobile).
Carolina es licenciada en Masoterapia en Florida, USA, está certificada como Terapeuta CranioSacral nivel Diplomado por el Instituto Upledger y es expositora y practicante del Programa “Sanando Desde el Interior” de Suzanne Scurlock con una trayectoria clínica de más de 10 años.
Carolina se capacitó como Terapeuta Corporal después de haber recibido tratamientos de la terapia CranioSacral que le aportaron a su vida cambios positivos profundos y duraderos. Es por ello que hoy ella inspira y apoya a muchos clientes a encontrar su propio y único camino de sanación con la intención de aumentar la resiliencia y calidad de vida.
Su oficina está basada en Buenos Aires, Argentina donde combina la terapia CranioSacral con los principios de “Sanando Desde el Interior” y enseña la clase Introductoria de Presencia Terapéutica. Ella atiende adolescentes y adultos y habla fluido el castellano, inglés y alemán. Gracias a que su camino de sanación a través de la Terapia CS la inspira enormemente, Carolina brinda a sus clientes esta pasión conjuntamente con su fuerte presencia terapéutica.
Contactos: firstname.lastname@example.org. Celular: 0054-911-30188545
Joyce has been a physical therapist for over 25 years, most of those specializing in the treatment of chronic pain. She has training in a variety of holistic manual therapies.
Joyce believes that much of the pain, stress and dis-ease that we experience in our lives is due to a lack of connection with our bodies, our Selves, and with Nature. This inspired her to incorporate energy based therapies into her manual therapy practice so that she could further support people in their healing. She has found that in order for most people to improve their chronic pain and illness, they need to reconnect to all aspects of their being – body, heart, mind and energy.
As with so many practitioners, the onset of the pandemic prompted Joyce to expand the ways she assists her clients beyond in person sessions. She increased offering distance energy healing techniques. Distance Healing From the Core® provides the perfect framework to allow for deep healing in a way that empowers the client.
Joyce now offers distance energy sessions exclusively in her private practice, pulling from all her years of experience to support those seeking transformative change in their health and well-being.
For more information or to schedule, visit www.joycekarnis.com.
Kim R. Keifrider describes herself as an adventurer, whether it is traveling to foreign lands to study deep in the jungle or the Andes with native shamans, or assisting clients in the exploration of their healing process.
She has pursued many paths of physical medical, multidimensional, herbal, and healing modalities, including Healing From The Core, to more fully meet clients in their need and desire for enhance physical, mental, and spiritual well being.
She initially was drawn to the work of physical therapy in high school, as an avid competitor in field hockey and track and field, realizing the impact of injuries upon performance. Her curiosity expanded as she traveled and backpacked throughout the world, interacting with indigenous cultures, with a greater understanding of healing as more than just the physical form.
Ms. Keifrider obtained her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. She has over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist encompassing the areas of acute care, rehab, long term care, outpatient, school/pediatric, and private practice.
With over 30 years experience in complementary therapies, she is also a Diplomate level Certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Certified Teaching Assistant in Craniosacral Therapy, and a Certified Presenter for the Craniosacral Overview and Introductory Workshops through the Upledger Institute, and hold a certificate in Fundamentals of Herbalism.
Ms. Keifrider began a private practice in order to embrace the growing segment of the population who seek deeper understanding of their own health issues and have a willingness to participate actively with a therapist to achieve higher levels of personal well being.
She sees clients of all ages, infants to adults.
For more information, visit her IAHP Profile.
Zabeth is a well-established body therapist in CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral manipulation, distance healing, and several other modalities. She provides a collaborative exploration to empower your inner wisdom and bring physical, emotional and spiritual health.
“It was amazing that I could feel so connected with myself after one session” - Dr. Matt Green D.C.
Zabeth was born in North Africa and raised in the South of France, where she earned her Nursing Degree. She has worked in many capacities in different kinds of medical offices, including nursing and administration, and has maintained a private practice for many years.
Her private practice began with a certificate in massage therapy in 1993. While the foundations of her work are CranioSacral and SomatoEmotional Release, other modalities that she incorporates include Visceral manipulation, Reiki, Energetics, Jin Chin Acutouch and her own inner knowing of spiritual energy’s power to heal.
She is a long-time student of embodied Relational Gestalt, and has had her own practice of yoga and meditation for over 30 years.
She believes in nurturing the relationship with the body in order to listen to its innate intelligence and truth. She approaches each person as unique and holds a safe container for them while engaging curiously in exploration together. Through this, she also bears witness to her own healing experiences.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being in nature, gardening, cooking, eating, creating, kayaking, traveling and enjoying art and culture of all kinds. She also delights in just Being.
Call Zabeth at (510) 406-4551.
Ivette is a Certified Bodyintuitive Practitioner and a Practitioner of Healing From the Core® in Washington state.
Following her own quest for healing, Ivette has studied and practiced manual therapy modalities such as Visceral Manipulation, Lymphatic and Cranial work and transitioned into distance work after studying with Suzanne for several years. An avid learner, she attended nursing school, studied Ortho Bionomy and massage therapy. Reiki training came to her while working with animals as a volunteer while still in NY. She currently applies a balance of all of these modalities to her work using Healing from the Core as the foundation.
Ivette loves the outdoors, listening to music and exploring. She is currently building an off grid homestead to further tie her into nature and the wisdom of the trees on her property.
Email Ivette or call her at 1-914-334-0204.
Carole is a NC Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist and owner of Carole Lilly Massage in Sylva, NC.
She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Auburn University and is the Business and Marketing Instructor at the Center for Massage and Natural Health in Asheville NC.
Her practice combines Esalen massage, myofascial release, and craniosacral therapy. During sessions, she integrates Healing From the Core® principles and explorations.
Her passion is in being curious and open to discovery, holding a therapeutic space as people connect more deeply with themselves.
Some of Carole’s favorite ways to stay grounded and present are walking in nature, puzzles, swimming, gardening, singing and massage.
Email Carole or call 828-507-9581.
Marcia is a physical therapist and certified craniosacral therapist with over 25 years experience. She is skilled in distance healing sessions via phone or video link as well as in-person treatment.
She is passionate about helping people of all ages achieve more physical comfort, calmness, and freedom of movement in their bodies. She works with many conditions, but has special interest in helping people recover from concussion and other complex pain issues.
She thrives on helping mothers and babies get the best start in life by helping with pre- and post-natal issues. She also teaches a chair yoga class on Zoom for people with mobility issues.
She has been with Healing From the Core for many years as an active Teaching Assistant with the program and has facilitated one day workshops. She works at Neurologic Physiotherapy Clinic in Ottawa, Canada.
For fun, Marcia enjoys staying grounded by spending time outdoors skating, cross country skiing, hiking, biking, and swimming. Marcia also facilitates occasional HFC Support Group.
Email Marcia, call her at 1-613-862-2540 or visit her website or IAHP profile.
Kate Mackinnon is a diplomat certified CranioSacral Therapist through the Upledger Institute, a Certified Master Practitioner for Distance 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 through her training in all aspects of her life.
Kate is the author of From my Hands and Heart: Achieving Health and Balance with CranioSacral Therapy and co-author of Elements of a Successful Therapeutic Business.
She has a private practice in Livermore, California, and 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.
Tali Manthey is a Physical Therapist with over 20 years of experience who has a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University.
Her fields of expertise include: Outpatient Orthopedics, Pain Management, Pediatric and Geriatric Rehabilitation, and CranioSacral Therapy. Tali's practice seamlessly integrates her education and extensive experience in Physical Therapy and her intuition with her CranioSacral and Healing From the Core® skills to empower each person she treats to step into their full healing potential.
Healing From the Core has personally provided Tali the framework to be grounded, present, and neutral. Professionally, this allows her practice to maintain the utmost integrity in facilitating a deep healing experience that is loving, compassionate, and non judgemental for both Tali and her clients.
In a world where most move from one moment to the next in autopilot fueled by distraction, Tali values most her ability as a therapist to help her clients slow down and become aware of their own body’s wisdom and innate healing abilities.
While Tali is not in the treatment room or administering distance healing, you can be sure to find her horseback competing in barrel races with her horse, Donut, or trotting leisurely in her beautiful yard in Southern California.
Tali can be reached at 951-796-2455.
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 Certified Master Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core®.
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
Bridget is an intuitive healer who believes you have the power to heal within and is passionate about helping you connect with that power so you can return to being you.
Bridget created her own practice out of her love of helping others, desire to meet her clients where they are on their journey, and passion for sharing the blessings she’s received working through her own injuries, ailments, and anxiety.
Using her Healing from the Core® skills, Bridget helps you tune into your inner awareness so you can discover the root of your “why” for coming, what your body needs to heal, and begin the process. She’ll guide you through it, helping you access the healing you need, as well as resources that will support you after your session is over.
Bridget feels that healing is most complete when you work harmoniously with body, mind, and soul which is why she incorporates her background as a physical therapist, reiki & craniosacral practitioner, mindfulness coach, and other healing modalities she’s learned through her own personal journey. She welcomes people of all ages who are ready to regain their physical and emotional health, work on self acceptance & love, or are going through a life transition.
When she’s not with a client, Bridget enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, taking a walk with her dog, catching up with friends, spending time in nature, reading a good book, exercising, or meditating.
Email Bridget or call 856-607-6702 or https://www.iahp.com/BridgetMcCormack.
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 a healing arts practice in Livermore, CA where she offers 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.
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 618-531-6080 or visit http://www.cheryowens.com.
Carrie is a licensed Mental health counselor, licensed Massage therapist, and technique certified CranioSacral Therapist. She is the owner of Centerpointe Counseling & Recovery of Sarasota, Florida.
She combines counseling skills, CranioScaral therapy, and Healing from the Core® explorations and principles in her sessions.
Clients struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues are helped to reconnect with their body and return to a balanced state of being.
Carrie loves long walks in nature to keep herself grounded and present in the therapy sessions and daily life.
She resides in Sarasota, Florida. Email Carrie or call (941) 915-8167.
Fiona has been a certified registered therapist for 25 years initially as a Daoist Acupuncturist, ten years later adding Upledger CranioSacral Therapy and finally training as a practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core during lockdown in 2020.
She is passionate about facilitating the conversation and relationship between you, the client, your spirit and your intellectual and emotional bodies. She creates a sense of safety and support with gentleness and compassion allowing the possibility of a coming together, integration and a better understanding between all your different parts and for the whole of you. She maintains her connectivity to all that is and to herself through her Tai Chi practice by being in nature and creatively painting.
If you’re in the UK you can come to see her in Brighton, East Sussex or you can meet her in the ether on-line!
Click here to view her website, Email Fiona or call (44) 797-052-6784
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.
Visit www.jenniferrichardslittle.com to learn more.
Joan was moving strongly towards a life in the academic world when she received a BA degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1974, followed in 1976, with a Master’s Degree in Library Science, with a focus on university libraries.
Life, however, had something else in mind. In 1979, inspired by her new husband, chiropractor Bob Rose, she began to explore the field of wholistic health. Interested in Applied Kinesiology, Joan’s first certification was as a Touch for Health Instructor.
Wanting more, she then took an apprenticeship training course in Massage Therapy. Later, Joan became interested in Craniosacral Therapy. She became technique certified in 1995 through the Upledger Institute. Joan and her husband worked together for 36 years, offering Craniosacral Therapy and Chiropractic.
Joan discovered Suzanne Scurlock’s Healing from the Core curriculum in 2016. The training Joan has had through this program has allowed deep personal healing to occur. It has greatly expanded and honed her communication skills. In her presence you will find warmth, acceptance and steadiness.
Joan is strengthened and sustained by working on her farmland, which she preserved in a Conservation Easement in 2003. There you will find her digging out Canadian thistle, stickweed and jimsonweed, replacing them with native plants and trees. Working the soil, seeing an expanse of sky, and hearing the wind as it rushes across the fields bring her great joy.
Email Joan or text her at 734-323-9485.
Barbara Rousseau is a Registered Physical Therapist and the owner of Renaissance You; a small private practice in downtown Mystic, CT.
With degrees from the University of Connecticut and 40 years of experience, she has worked in the field of rehabilitation in multiple settings and has been in private practice for many years.
Barbara currently specializes in Holistic Physical Therapy, utilizing CranioSacral Therapy and Healing From the Core® practices to provide a unique and integrative hands on approach. Sessions assist clients to access their body’s inner wisdom for resolution of physical and related concerns.
The combination of methods used helps release tensions and stress patterns held deeply in the body and nervous system. Results and transformation at a cellular level relieve pain, eases tension and restriction, and improve whole body/mind health, performance and wellbeing.
Her belief in the body’s wisdom to inform and heal itself, as well as her ability to hold a strong therapeutic presence provides clients a neutral space for healing on many levels.
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), and New York State Licensed Massage Therapist.
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.
I am a… Massage therapist, CranioSacral Diplomate certified with the Upledger Institute. Also a certified Teachers assistant with the Institute, including TA Deepening CranioSacral Presence. Certified Lymphedema Therapist with the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. Qi-gong practitioner, Trained Doula. Recently became certified as Healing from the Core practitioner and Distance practitioner. Working towards Master Practitioner. I have been in the field of Healing Arts for 25 years plus and onwards.
I am… a self employed, Manual Therapist. I work with a Team of Chiropractors, Psychologists, Family Therapist, Massage Therapist, Reflexologist etc. Our Centre offers a Global approach to Wellness.
My Practise: The main 2 therapists that I am offering is CranioSacral therapy and Lymphatic Drainage. I support and educate my clients on what these therapies are and how they can benefit.
I have taken all of the Healing From the Core Curriculum multiple times live and now on zoom. This work has had a major impact on my personal life and on my professional life. Learning to be comfortable with healthy boundaries and learning and experience that my body can heal. My body has an incredible ability to provide me with Wisdom. Learning to Make friends with my tissue, has optium results for my wellness. When I remain in communion with my own body I can be presence and effective and supportive facilitator.
I am a Thriver of Birth Trauma and eating disorder. I am contributing human in this world. I have been given many chances to live, my experiences have made me a compassionate person/facilitator. Love is what fuels my being. I have dedicated my life to unravelling my own mysteries, to learn how to love, experience Joy and Peace. I want to continue to support myself and others, to be of Service is my
I practise Healing from the Core Exercises Daily as part of my spiritual practise. I am a Qi-gong practitioner and practise and teach this as well. Daily walks in the woods and swim 3 times a week.
Creating is a large part of who I am and I paint on glass. I also collect old jewelry and create mobiles.
She lives and works in Northwest Wellness Centre, North Carolina. Email Cari or visit her website.
Ed is an emergency physician and CranioSacral Therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience.
In addition to working in a hospital emergency department, he has a private craniosacral practice, where he has had great success with chronic pain, orthopedic injuries and other unexplained pain and symptoms that traditional medicine has been unable to resolve.
Ed’s unique modality combines his extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, with a gentle and highly intuitive approach to the body – so he can quickly hone in on core issues and most effective treatment. HFC principles have become a way of life for
Ed and he seamlessly integrates them into his craniosacral sessions. He is especially passionate about waking up people’s ability to heal themselves.
He lives in Santa Cruz, CA, and enjoys nature, hiking, and studying mystical spiritual traditions.
A health educator for 30 years and healing arts practitioner for more than two decades, Robyn advocates for touch that is informed by a deep respect for our unique lived experience and an acknowledgment of the stressors society and culture place upon us. She promotes attuned and healthy compassionate touch because they provide resources our bodies can use immediately to calm the nervous system and release the effects of stress, injury, and trauma.
Robyn has lectured and published extensively on skillful and attuned touch, and is co-author of Elements of a Successful Therapeutic Business. The principles of the Healing From the Core® curriculum are woven deeply into her work and daily life.
Find out more about Robyn’s private practice, writing, and speaking at www.livinginthebody.net.
Emil is a professional Massage Therapist who has been working in physical rehabilitation and healing for the past 40 years. His approach to his work is synonymous with an artist to their medium. He works with a delicate balance of intuition and intelligence. His interest in the human body is unwavering.
He moved from studying massage therapy to becoming a teacher of massage therapy from 1982 – 1991.
He worked at the Regina YMCA as a massage therapist from 1982 – 1989. He then went in to private practice and continues to this present day. He has studied Swedish and Advanced Remedial Massage from the Northern Institute of Massage in Blackpool England, Intro to CranioSacral Therapy in 2007 from the Upledger Institute in Palm Beach Gardens Florida, and in 2010 began the Healing From the Core® curriculum.
He integrates HFC skills and practices in his work, that augments his therapeutic touch and presence, which allows for deeper healing outcomes and lasting relief for clients. His passion for Full Body Presence® and movement extends in to Pilates and dance – Ballroom and especially West Coast Swing.
For enjoyment Emil spends time playing the harmonica, singing, fishing, kayaking, swimming, cycling and spending time with his daughter and twin grandsons.
Emil is a Registered Massage Therapist and lives and works in Regina Saskatchewan Canada. He can be reached at 306-539-2113.
Deb Schneider-Murphy practices CranioSacral Therapy and Somatic Psychotherapy in Columbus, Ohio. Her interests in integrative work have coalesced over 25 years; she holds licensure in both massage therapy and Social Work.
Deb has been a Healing From the Core® student since 2000 and has been Certified since 2007. Deb draws from this work in her practice with individual clients. She teaches the curriculum in its pure form as well as integrating it into workshops on Self-Care, Relational Movement, Body-Based Awareness, and ADHD.
Deb is grateful to her many teachers; including her husband, her two sons and trusted colleagues and friends.
Sandy Sheinman is a holistic Licensed Massage Therapist as well as a Certified Aroma Therapist and Reiki Master. She has over 15 years of hands-on experience in the field of Healing Arts, offering CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release Therapy, MyoFascial Release Technique, Reiki and Intuitive Soul Work.
Sandy applies her working knowledge of Healing From the Core® principles and explorations with other modalities in each session. She is passionate about assisting and guiding people in a non-invasive way to their deepest healing potential, to be fully alive and present in their lives.
By tapping into her intuitive abilities and compassionate listening, she is able to customize each session for her client’s needs in order to optimally support their personal journey.
Sandy enjoys spending time in nature and seeking new adventures with her son, husband and friends. She also has a great love of books and learning.
Email Sandy or call 301-928-3199.
Kate is a Master Practitioner of Healing From the Core® and a Certified Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core® in Barboursville, VA. Learn more at her website, Awaken the Body.
Jeanne is a Holistic Physical Therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She is the Owner of Inner Wisdom Wellness, llc.
Within her clinical practice, Jeanne guides those who work with her to discover the source of their pain and find hope and healing from it. Her practice combines Pelvic Rehabilitation & Orthopedic Physical therapy with skills learned throughout her study of Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, and Integrative Health Coaching.
The deep wisdom and practices of Healing from the Core® inform all that she brings to her clinical work as well as life outside the clinic to bring in more vitality and joy!
Jeanne finds time spent in nature along with a steady helping of laughter to be the way to spend a perfect day!
Email Jeanne or call 763-308-4571.
Angela believes in the power of the human spirit to create a world-wide connection of love and compassion. Her goal as an HFC Instructor was to "share the profound and powerful course principles and techniques that support creating this healthy connection."
Angela maintains a private practice integrating skills from her occupational therapy and sensory integration background, CranioSacral and SomatoEmotional Release therapy, Lymph Drainage and Reiki.
Her practice includes all ages. Formerly a pediatric occupational therapist, she worked extensively with a wide range of pediatric diagnoses, primarily autism.
Having raised four children of her own, she has developed a deep and compassionate understanding of the tenderness in a child’s heart.
She provides a strong, grounded, steady therapeutic presence that creates a safe environment for her clients to connect with their deepest healing potential.
Email Angela or visit her IAHP profile.
Gillian is a holistic physical therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience. She works with pediatic clients as a contractor at New Beginning Pediatric Rehab, and sees adults through her practice Inner Connections LLC.
She incorporates manual physical therapy techniques with cranialSacral therapy, visceral and neural manipulation, myofascial release, and Healing from the Core®.
Gillian enjoys incorporating Healing from the Core principles and explorations into therapy sessions as well as her private life. She loves to spend time with friends and family and to be in nature to keep herself grounded and present for both therapy sessions and daily life.
Email Gillian or call 301-535-8540.
Bobbi is a pediatric speech language pathologist with over 33 years of experience. She works with a variety of children, infants with feeding issues, autism spectrum, neurological issues, and more.
She incorporates Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) in pediatrics, sensory processing activities, and observes physical reflexes.
Bobbi works with adults as well as infants and children as a practitioner of CranioSacral Therapy, visceral manipulation, and lymph drainage.
She incorporates Healing From the Core® into all aspects of her practice, and has marveled at how HFC changes the lives of those whom she has encouraged to incorporate HFC principles into their daily lifestyles.
Bobbi greatly enjoys her work and loves to make a connection with her patients to empower them and explore what else will make a positive difference in their lives.
Click here to view her IAHP profile. Email Bobbi or call 703-836-2648.
Sandy Williams, Certified CranioSacral Therapist, has over 30 years of experience as a health care provider in and around Rockford, IL.
Sandy is committed to working with each client in their personal journey toward improved health and self-awareness through the connection of mind, body, and soul.
As a certified practitioner of CranioSacral Therapy (CST, a form of bodywork) with a social work background, Sandy brings forth a unique perspective in providing multiple wellness therapies to her clients. She incorporates Healing from the Core (HFC) principles and practices into her client’s sessions to help them re-connect with their inner wisdom. Sandy is energized in supporting individuals who want to move beyond the struggle-survival cycle and onto the path of a thriving life.
Low back pain. Divorce. Spiritual Reckoning. Severe allergies. Over-accommodating habits. Having overcome these and other limiting beliefs and physical stressors in her own life, Sandy intimately understands the need to release dysfunctional patterns, live with less physical and emotional limitations, and enjoy life. As such, she is committed to her own continued healing growth using the powerful modalities she provides.
Sandy is passionate about holding a sacred and therapeutic space to help individuals be more present and use their integrated mind-body-soul to live healthier lives. She provides these healing arts in the warm surroundings of her private practice, through the soothing dialogue and energy of distance healing facilitation (certified in DHFC), or enveloped in the connective power and safety of a group or conference setting.
Sandy balances work life by enjoying camping, hiking, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Whether one is seeking the relief from pain and stress or looking for a way to reach a new level of personal prosperity, Sandy wants to help others heal and/or become aware of new possibilities in a thriving life.
Click here to view her website. Email Sandy or call (815) 227-0127.
Jan Yates is a Certified CranioSacral therapist with over 15 years of experience. She is the owner of Cherokee Health Systems in Tysons Corner.
Her practice includes cranioSacral therapy, lymph drainage and SomatoEmotional Release.
Jan works with clients of all ages, from infancy to the elderly, and she often works with soldiers with PTSD.
Jan is driven to help her clients return to their healthiest selves, living from the truest nature of their being.
To rejuvenate her own spirit, Jan enjoys walking in nature and a round of golf.
Click here to view her IAHP profile. Email Jan or call 703-790-1582.
Dr. Joel Ying, MD, is a physician that integrates the embodiment of Healing from the Core® into his practice of traditional and alternative medicine, craniosacral therapy, and healing sessions.
He lives and works in Naples, Florida, and offers in-person and TeleHealth distance sessions.
As a Storytelling Artist, he brings the healing art of storytelling into his teachings and sessions. In a world of touch-deficit, stories touch us. When we transform our stories, we transform our lives.
Every January, Dr. Joel Ying and Suzanne Scurlock co-teach the Healing From the Core®: Release & Renewal workshop using embodiment, storytelling, and Native American teachings to connect to and manifest intentions for the New Year.
Find him online at JoelYing.com.
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