Types of therapy

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A commonly available “treat” form of treatment, often found in gyms, spas, and malls, as well as chiropractors’ offices’. The client remains fully clothed, the session is usually very much shorter than the standard hour-long table massage. Best for the treatment of of acute issues with easily accessible upper-body parts or general relaxation.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a currently popular form of psychotherapy that stresses the role of thoughts and the thinking process in our emotions and actions. People who seek CBT can expect their therapist to be less concerned with childhood history and more concerned with present day events and emotions. CBT therapists seek to improve the clients ability to think analytically about their problems.

Cranio Sacral Therapy is a type of bodywork where the practitioner uses his/her hands primarily on the head, neck and spine and manipulates the energy field around each, attempting to optimize all of the body functions through the proper setting of connective tissues in these areas.

Cupping is an old and controversial alternative therapy using glass or plastic cups to create localized pressure by a vacuum. It is believed to trigger the lymphatic system, thus clearing the skin. Sometimes used as a component of acupuncture.