Category Archive: Healing Practices

A collection of the various practices and modaliies available at the Center for Holistic Therapy.

Universal Shamanism in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition


After having completed two years of training with don Oscar Miro Quesada, a Curandero Shaman and adept in the kamasca tradition of Northern Peru, we are pleased to announce that shamanic practices are being integrated into our work at the Center for Holistic Therapy.   Since its first unveiling in North America in 1986, the …

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Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy

Muofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy is a non-invasive, hands-on treatment of acute and chronic pain and physical dysfunction of the musculo-skeletal system. The therapist is able to release trigger points, muscle spasm and accumulated tension in the soft tissues of the body that cause the generalized pain and dysfunction that affects millions daily. Successful …

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Manual Lymph Drainage

Manual Lymph Drainage is a non-invasive, light touch, hands-on treatment of acute and chronic pain and physical dysfunction. Manual Lymph Drainage is used to increase circulation of the lymph fluid throughout the body in order to alleviate swelling, pain, and soft tissue congestion resulting from infection, injury, surgery, chronically tight muscles, or even the swelling …

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Cellular Expansion and Healing

What is Cellular Expansion and Healing? Cellular and Expansion and Healing is a form of Energy (Vibrational) Medicine that releases old ways of thinking, feeling and being in the body  that contribute to pain, contraction and disease.  Thoughts, beliefs, feelings and habitual body contractions are all patterns deeply etched in the cellular memory of the …

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Hellinger Family Constellation Work

Sometimes our way of being connected in our families is to suffer like those who came before us. When, for example, there has been a painful event in one generation, someone in a later generation may attempt to carry its weight, taking on the suffering of a parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle. Physical illnesses, …

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Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a form of treatment in which the lasting impact of traumatic experiences is reduced or even eliminated by using the effects of the same rapid eye-movements that occur during dreams. After a traumatic event most people dream repeatedly about it until memories of the event are no longer …

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Energy Integration and Alignment (EIA)

The Next Step in CranioSacral Therapy. This very light touch healing modality stands on the foundation of CranioSacral Therapy as developed by Dr. John Upledger.   Dr. Upledger identified that any trauma of great enough force often involved the insertion of traumatic energy into the body.  These energetic insertions are termed “Vectors”, and treatment involves the …

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Cranio-Sacral Therapy

What is Cranio-Sacral Therapy? Cranio-Sacral Therapy (CST) is a light-touch manual therapy that addresses restrictions in the cranio-sacral system–the membranes and fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord.  This vital system extends from the bones of the skull, face and mouth, which make up the cranium, down to the sacrum, or tailbone area. Since …

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