Bach Flower Remedies (S) - Cat B
Bach Flower Remedies is the dilutions of flower material developed by Edward Bach, an English bacteriologist,
pathologist and homeopath, in the 1930s. Each remedy is
used alone or in conjunction with other remedies, and each flower is believed by advocates to impart specific
qualities to the remedy. Bach flower remedies are also used on pets and domestic animals. Remedies are
usually taken orally.
Barbara Brennan Healing
Science – (S) - Cat B
Barbara Brennan Healing Science is a system of healing that combines hands-on healing techniques with spiritual and
psychological processes touching every aspect of your life.
Behavioural Analysis (D) -
Behavior analysis is the
scientific study of behavior. Behavior analysts ask "Why does behavior change over time?" They seek answers by
looking at the biological and environmental factors, although they are primarily interested in the role of
environment in behavior change. Many behavior analysts do either basic or applied research. Others specialize in
applying behavior change principles to enhancing quality of life.
Belly Fit™ (S) - Cat
Belly Fit™ is
the world's leading holistic fitness system for women. All women can feel healthy, confident, happy and sexy.
Through the power of movement, music, community and culture, Bellyfit is devoted to educating, inspiring and
empowering the women of Planet Earth. learn more: http://www.bellyfit.com
Bio Energetics (S) - Cat B
Bioenergetics is the subject of a field of biochemistry that concerns energy flow through living systems. This
is an active area of biological research that includes the
study of thousands of different cellular processes such as cellular respiration and the many other
metabolic processes that can lead to
production and utilization of energy in forms such as ATP molecules.
Feedback (S) - Cat B
Bio Feedback is the process of becoming aware
of various physiological functions using instruments
that provide information on the activity of those same systems, with a goal of being able to manipulate them at
will. Processes that can be
controlled include brainwaves, muscle tone, skin conductance, heart rate and pain perception.
Biofeedback may be used to
improve health or performance, and the physiological changes often occur in conjunction with changes to
thoughts, emotions, and behavior.
Body Mind Balancing (S) - Cat B
is a combination of therapy techniques. It uses these to re-establish communication within the bodymind system:
physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. The techniques used are Applied Kinesiology, Hatha Yoga and various
physical and energy systems.
Body Talk™ (D) - Cat C
Body Talk™ practitioners use a system of muscle testing to coordinate and balance the energetic communication of
the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual components of the body. Based on the answers given by the body
through the muscle testing, the practitioner can focus in on specific balances.
Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy™ (D) - Cat C
Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy™ is focused on treatments using the complex system of trigger points used (often in a
more superficial manner) in massage therapy. These trigger points are the locus which, when released, cause the
release of the muscle in spasm or tension. Treatment includes corrective exercises.
Bowen Technique™ (D/S) - Cat C
Bowen Technique™ addresses the body as a whole unit rather than only presenting symptoms. Bowenwork consists of a
series of gentle rolling, connective tissue moves. The Body’s Autonomic Nervous System responds to the work,
allowing the body to restore itself to it original blueprint. The technique addresses the musculoskeletal
framework, fascia, nerves, and internal organs.
Brain Gym™ (D/S) - Cat B
Brain Gym™ uses movement to accelerate learning and enhance performance. They are done as sets of exercises that
help coordinate and integrate the two hemispheres of the brain, and can be done on their own or integrated with
Brandon Raynor Massage™ (D) - Cat C
Raynor Massage is a system of bodywork developed by Australian trained Naturopath Brandon Raynor. It covers not
just the muscles of the body but also the skeletal system and the subtle energy systems of the body. Another
important concept of Raynor massage is that the source of some of the residual tension in the body can be from
emotional or stress related reasons. We believe in the well accepted Eastern medical theories that the physical
body is a gross manifestation of a subtle body composed of life force and emotions and other subtle energies. We
refer to this life force as chi or prana. A blockage or disruption in the flow of chi or prana will cause an area
of the physical body to become tight, blocked or forced out of position in the case of the bones.
work (S) - Cat B
to many forms of conscious alteration of breathing, such as connecting the inhale and exhale, or
energetically charging and discharging, when used within psychotherapy or meditation. Proponents believe
breath work technique may be used to attain alternate states of consciousness, and
that sustained practice of techniques may result in spiritual or psychological benefits, commonly used in
Meditation & Yoga exercises)
Capacity Assessments (by request)
In Ontario, The Ministry of the Attorney General is respoonsible for Capacity Assessments. Capacity Assessment is
the formal assessment of a person's mental capacity to make decisions about property and personal care. Under the
Substitute Decisions Act, many situations require capacity assessments to be conducted by specially
qualified assessors who must follow specific guidelines. The Capacity Assessment Office is responsible for the
training of capacity assessors and the development of the assessment guidelines and for enforcing minimum
Professional Liablity Insurance requirements. Additional coverage can be added to our policies to cover those
therapists which meets the requirements of the Ministry of the Attorney General .
Chair Massage (D/S) - Cat C
Chair Massage, also known as On-Site massage, is a specific, effective de-stressing massage and acupressure-based
treatment done with the client fully clothed in specially-developed massage chairs that can be taken into almost
any professional, public, or private setting. Sessions range from 10 minutes to an hour.
(D) – Cat B
Each person has what is
called a life force energy and this is run by their chakra. It is said that the chakra is actually an axis point
on the body that talks with that life force energy. These seven points are the base chakra, the sex chakra, the
solar plexus chakra, the chakra of the heart, the chakra of the throat, the chakra of the brow, and lastly the
crown chakra. These points on our body take in energy from the people in our environment and also transmit
energy to the people in our environment. Therefore, they also influence us mentally, emotionally, and our daily
activities including spiritual activities that we may do.
Child & Play Therapy (D/S) - Cat B
Child & Play Therapy value of
play therapy and its contribution to an individual's mental, emotional, social and psychological well being,
usually done by psychotherapists or psychologists.
Chi Ni Tsang (S) -
Chi Nei Tsangis a
hands-on holistic health practice of ancient Chinese Taoist tradition, rediscovered and further developed by
Chi-Kung. Chi Nei Tsang involves the application of Chi-Kung in the manual treatment of the viscera
(Nei-Tsang) and the deepest internal structures of the body. Following the classical Taoist model, Chi Nei Tsang
simultaneously heals the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual. Originally, Taoist
monks and nuns practiced Chi Nei Tsang to enhance their health, detoxify their organism, and upgrade the quality
of their Chi (Qi) so that they could successfully, and safely practice the highest-level spiritual meditation
formulas of enlightenment.
® (S) - Cat
Conductive Education is a unique community-based rehabilitation program for people of all
ages with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, or who have had a stroke or brain
injury. Participants are taught skills and techniques to help them overcome the challenges of their disability --
they learn how to apply these strategies to their everyday life, becoming more independent. Most approaches for
people with neurological motor disorders work on the body and muscles to change the brain; Conductive Education
works on the brain to change the body. While both approaches complement each other, Conductive Education aims to
internalize the skills and knowledge associated with planning, problem solving and motivation to allow participants
to maximize mobility and increase independence.
Cranial Sacral/CranioSacral Therapy (D/S) - Cat
Cranial Sacral Therapy begins by assessing the effects throughout the body of
restrictions to the flow (pulses) of the cerebral spinal fluid. A variety of very gentle treatment techniques
applied both directly and indirectly release the body’s connective tissues restrictions, and optimize the cerebral
spinal fluid flow. CranioSacral Therapy was further developed and specialized from the osteopathic cranial sacral
therapy by the osteopathic doctor, Dr. Upledger.
Cupping - Cat C
Cupping therapy is an ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin;
practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing. Suction is created using heat or
mechanical devices (hand or electrical pumps).
(D) - Cat B
With Crystal Healing, t
he practitioner places crystals on different parts of the body, often corresponding to chakras, or places crystals around the
body in an attempt to construct an "energy grid", which is purported to surround the client with healing