Healing From the Core®
Certified Practitioners & Certified Master Practitioners
Certified Practitioners by Last Name: F to L
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
Healing From the Core® Instructor
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.
Instructor Testimonial: Joanna is a wonderful presence...
“Joanna is a wonderful presence in every way; she embodies the principles of Healing from the Core with such grace.”
Instructor Testimonial: Joanna creates an extremely safe space...
“Joanna creates an extremely safe space that allows participants to open up, go deep, share and bond. She is superb at sensing when each person is at their edge – and where they need to be working – as she assists them to move forward in their own way, at their own pace.”
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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.
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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.
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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.
Deb Jewett is a licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Master Practitioner of Distance Healing From the Core®, and advanced CranioSacral practitioner with over thirty years of experience.
Her curious mind and commitment to learning has led her to study many healing disciplines. She is fascinated with the healing connection of mind, body, and spirit and encourages her clients to explore their own healing potential.
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In her private practice, she combines craniosacral, embodiment meditations, energy work, Shamanic practices, and traditional modalities such as massage and movement.
Deb also offers sessions using a Dreamweaver; a vibroacoustic healing instrument using intention, music, vibration, and sacred geometry to facilitate the healing process. Deb empowers and guides her clients to explore peace, health, and joy through a safe environment.
Deb’s grounded presence is enhanced by her love of family, friends, nature, and adventure. As an elder woman, Deb has learned that each moment is a gift to cherish and explore.
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.
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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).
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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: email@example.com. Celular: 0054-911-30188545
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.
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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.
Dale Kressley has assisted with many Healing From the Core® classes. Because of his education and proficiency as a teacher and coach of high school and middle school students, he is well versed in how people develop, learn, and grow.
He holds a Master’s Equivalency degree in Education and has trained in Reiki and Polarity.
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His experiences as as a Lt. Colonel and navigator in the Air Force, as well as a U. S. Air Force Academy Admissions Liaison Officer, have developed within him the necessary discipline to gain knowledge in a new field.
He brings a grounded, loving, gentle, compassionate, supportive, and sound male energy to life and relationships.
Dale currently resides in Chester County, PA. Email Dale
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.
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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.