Berger, CranioSacral Therapist, Kinesiologist and Physiotherapist
CranioSacral therapy is a subtle hands-on bodywork and energy
healing technique to help relax and unwind the CranioSacral
CranioSacral system consists of membranes and cerebrospinal
fluid that surround and protect the central nervous system and
the spinal marrow. It stretches from the bones of the head
(the cranium) down the spine to the sacrum and the tailbone. The
cerebrospinal fluid moves within and around the central nervous
system, and creates a rhythm, called the ‘CranioSacral rhythm’.
rhythm can be picked up everywhere on the body, especially on
the bones of the head and at the sacrum. The rhythm gives
information about the health, functions and well-being of the
CranioSacral Therapy considers the body as a whole – its entire
structure body, mind and spirit, and works together with the
self-healing capability of the body.
The Effects of CranioSacral Therapy
CranioSacral therapy helps improve general well-being, reduces
stress, increases energy and enhances the functioning of all the
body’s organs. It allows the body to unwind and release pain
and stress from physical and emotional traumas. It is hugely
beneficial for children and adults and is a non-intrusive
therapy can treat many conditions such as headaches and
migraines, chronic neck and back pain, muscular pain, tensions,
whiplash, jaw problems, scoliosis, endocrine system imbalances,
depression, stress, sleeping disorders, tiredness and fatigue,
birth-trauma, motor skill difficulties, learning disabilities,
hyperactivity, ADD, hypersensitivity, cerebral palsy, autism,
So What Happens During a Session?
gentle touch, the therapist connects to the connective tissue
and cerebrospinal fluid in the CranioSacral system.
CranioSacral rhythm and tensions in the tissues will guide the
therapeutic approach during the session. Following this
rhythm and the subsequent release of tensions in that specific
area creates pathways for healing. The session can work at both a structural and on an
emotional level, depending on the needs of the client.
are carried out lying down fully clothed. A session lasts 1 -
1¼ hours for adults and usually about 45 minutes for children.
Helen started her career in health care as a physiotherapist in
1986 in the Netherlands. For more than 20 years she worked as a
general physiotherapist in a private clinic, treating people of
At the same time she specialized in working with children whilst
working as a children’s physiotherapist at a special school for
children with chronic diseases.
During her career, she expanded her skills not only by
specialising in specific physiotherapy areas, but also in
Acupuncture. In 2004, Helen commenced CranioSacral therapy
training and graduated in 2008. More recently Helen
has completed her Diploma in Kinesiology to complement her range
of treatments. Helen works with adults and children and now
practices from her busy clinic in Subiaco in Perth, Western
If you would like further information about CranioSacral
therapy, Kinesiology or Physiotherapy, then Helen can be contacted
in Western Australia by mobile on: 0432
100628 or by email at:
The above information should not be treated as a substitute for the
medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care