FAQ

How much does a session cost?

Adults: £60 (1 hour)

Concessions: £50 (1 hour)

Babies, Children (under 18): £45 (50mins)

 

What Is Craniosacral Therapy?

Craniosacral therapy (CST) uses the light touch of the therapist to encourage the body to heal itself.

Craniosacral therapy is based around the gentle and natural motion of fluids which surround the brain and spine, but which influence the whole body. It is a non-invasive therapy, there is no manipulation and massage, and only very gentle pressure applied to the body.

A craniosacral therapist will pick up rhythmic movements throughout the body – this motion is so subtle that it is barely measurable, but a trained therapist can use it to facilitate a deep healing process.

What is it Like To Have a Session?

Most people who experience Craniosacral therapy will tell you that it is extremely pleasant.

Before you start, your medical history will be taken and questions will be asked about the specific symptoms or ailments which are bothering you. You will then be asked to lie down, fully clothed, with your shoes off. The therapist will start by placing their hands very lightly on different parts of your body. Craniosacral therapy is different for everyone. You may feel heat, tingling sensations, gentle pulsing, a sense of profound meditation and relaxation during the hour-long session.

This gentle and profound therapy uses no manipulation – instead the therapist 'listens', via the hands, to what is going on in your body, and identifies and relieves pains or tensions. You remain comfortable, in control, and able to integrate the changes that occur.

Can Craniosacral Therapy Help Me?

Craniosacral therapy is suitable for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. Babies suffering problems associated with colic, sucking difficulties, restlessness, glue ear can respond well to treatment.

In the elderly, it can be the therapy of choice due to its gentleness and the increased sense of vitality and well-being.

In adults it may help a wide range of conditions - please contact Richard to discuss. Naturally, absolute guarantees cannot be given for any therapy but speak to Richard about what to expect and results achieved for clients with similar problems. It is also a general therapy to help people feel well and get back “in balance with themselves”, especially after illness or a traumatic event.

But many people use Craniosacral therapy just as a preventative therapy, together with other measures, to keep themselves in a good state of health.

How safe is craniosacral therapy?

Craniosacral therapy probably works by triggering the body’s natural healing powers. As such, it is non-invasive and safe.

Does Richard specialise in any area?

He has wide experience working with babies, particularly those who have had difficult births which can lead to poor sleep, restlessness, colic, feeding issues and inconsolable periods of crying.

 

 

He treats a wide range of conditions including working with adults, who have experienced shock and trauma in their lives, and with those who need gentle support in recovering from a chronic condition.

 

 

 

 

Is it OK to receive craniosacral therapy if having another form of treatment?

If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, please see your doctor.

Craniosacral therapy is a gentle and a natural therapy. If you are already having treatment elsewhere, that’s fine. You can use craniosacral therapy to complement whatever else you are doing to improve your health.

Important Medical Advice:

Craniosacral Therapy is intended to complement, not replace, the relationship you have with your medical practitioner. If you have, or suspect you may have, a health problem please see your doctor. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of anything you have read on this website.