This book is Dr. Upledger's third in a series about his clinical observations and experiences with the craniosacral system. Recommended reading for all practitioners of CranioSacral Therapy, it provides a detailed description of the development and current uses of SomatoEmotional (SER), Energy Cyst Release and Therapeutic Imagery and Dialogue.
Dr. Upledger presents the use of vector/axis alignment and integration in conjunction with SomatoEmotional Release, as well as specialized techniques for the mouth and throat. He provides step-by-step descriptions and sample problems, with detailed explanations of the methods used to solve them. In addition, he guides you through his own personal growth resulting from his work with SomatoEmotional Release.
"SER is where you really learn CranioSacral Therapy - you take the training wheels off."
BOOK - The first chapter looks at the cranial nerves and how they can be effectively influenced by craniosacral therapy. In the second chapter, the author, through words and pictures, dissects the fascial anatomy of the neck from the perspective of the craniosacral system. Chapter 3 scrutinizes the temporomandibular joint and TMJ syndrome. The final chapter focuses on those concepts and discoveries which have unfolded in Dr. Upledger's clinical practice since the publication of his first book.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS - Use this simple device inspired by Dr. John Upledger and created by John Matthew Upledger to create soothing Still Points like those you can achieve with CranioSacral Therapy. Includes a CD featuring healing music performed by an accomplished CST practitioner to encourage deep relaxation.
BOOK - Craniosacral Therapy is the most practical, comprehensive textbook in this rapidly growing field of therapy involving the cranial bones, meningeal membranes, cerebrospinal fluids, and whole-body connective tissues.
BOOK - Full-Body Presence: Learning to Listen to Your Body's Wisdom provides the necessary "how to" skills for you to become a steady container in which your own, and other people's healing processes can unfold. Knowing how to develop a strong, reliable therapeutic presence is a vital skill for those of us in care giving roles or in a health care practice.