Readings for Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy:

-Upledger, John E.  Your Inner Physician and You. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books

-Upledger, John E.;  Grossinger, Richard; Cohen, Don; Ash, Donald.  CranioSacral Therapy: What It Is, How It Works Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2008.

-Upledger, John E.;  Grossinger, Richard. Somato Emotional Release: Deciphering the Language of Life. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2002.

-Upledger, John E. Somato Emotional Release and Beyond. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2002.


More in-depth Readings on Craniosacral Therapy:

-Upledger, John E. Craniosacral Therapy. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1983.

-Upledger, John E. Craniosacral Therapy II: Beyond the Dura. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1983.

-Sills, Franklin. Craniosacral Biodynamics 2.  Berkeley: North Atlantic Books,2004.

-Shea, Micheal. Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy 2.  Berkeley: North Atlantic Books,2009.

-Milne, Hugh.  The Heart of Listening 2: A Visionary Approach to Craniosacral Work. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 1995.


Babies and Small Children Class:

-Peirsman, Etienne and Neeto. Craniosacral Therapy for Babies and Small Children. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2006. (REQUIRED)  

-Upledger, John E. A Brain is Born: Exploring the Birth and Development of the Central Nervous System. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2010.

-Karll, Sunni. Sacred Birthing: Birthing a New Humanity. 2003


Immune Class:

-Gershon, Michael D. The Second Brain: A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Intestine. New York: Harper Collins, 1998.

-Upledger, John E. Cell Talk: Transmitting Mind into DNA. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2010.


Eyes Class:

-Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More than Human World.  New York: Random House, 19


Talking to the Heart Class:

-Barrall, J. P. Understanding the Messages of Your Body: How to Interpret Physical and Emotional Messages to Achieve Optimal Health. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2007.


Alarm Class:

-Levine, Peter, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 1997.


Anatomy and Physiology Resources:

-Felten, David L.; Jozefowicz, Ralph. Netter’s Atlas of Human NeuroScience. 2009.

-Drake, Vogl and Mitchell. Gray’s Anatomy for Students. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2010.

-Acland’s DVD Atlas of Human Anatomy (video) 


General (books mentioned in class as informative resources):

-Pierce, Chilton Joseph. Biology of Transcendence: A Blueprint of the Human Spirit. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press, 2004. 

-Shubin, Neil. Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion Year History of the Human Body. New York: Random House, 2009.

-Bengston, William. The Energy Cure. Boulder: Sounds True, Inc. 2010.

-DVD: Living Matrix

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