Joy Matalon, LMT, CST
Call (914) 519-8138 for appointments
Joy is a certified Craniosacral therapist and has been a licensed Massage Therapist for over thirty years. Joy’s Craniosacral therapy practice with SomatoEmotional Release allows chronic physical, emotional, and spiritual issues to be intimately explored, bringing relief from pain and activating a healing process which continues after the session is over.
75 min Craniosacral Therapy
75 min SomatoEmotional Release
75 min Process Acupressure
45 min Craniosacral Therapy
Joy graduated from the Swedish Institute of Massage in 1985. In 1990 she began her study of Craniosacral therapy with the Upledger Institute. Joy was featured in NY magazine as “one of the best 15 massage therapists in NYC offering Craniosacral Therapy.” Since 2014, Joy has been studying Craniosacral therapy with Dr. Ron Wish of the Great River Craniosacral Therapy Institute and Process Acupressure through the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators.
INDEPENDENT COURSE STUDY:
Craniosacral Therapy certified-Great River Craniosacral Therapy Institute
Advanced CST,SER-Upledger Institute
Process Acupressure-International Alliance of Healthcare Educators
Meditation certified CSA, NYC, NY
Advanced Trager Training - Trager Institute
Reflexology certified - Laura Norman
Medical Massage certified-Swedish Institute of Massage
New York, NY Licensed Massage Therapy-Swedish Institute of Massage
CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY (CST):
CST is a gentle, manual technique that enhances the function of the Craniosacral system – comprising the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. Releasing restrictions in the Craniosacral system enhances the functioning of the central nervous system, helping to eliminate pain and stress while strengthening the immune system.
SOMATOEMOTIONAL RELEASE (SER):
SER is a process-oriented modality that, combined with CST, can alleviate the residual effects of trauma on the mind and body.
CST and SER can be effective for a wide range of health problems including migraines, chronic neck and back pain, headaches, TMJ, ear problems, depression, anxiety, insomnia, digestive issues, and many other conditions.
Process Acupressure was developed by clinical psychologist Aminah Raheem,Ph.D as a holistic way to work with the active energy of both body and spirit for healing and growth. The session is given while the client rests on a massage table, fully clothed. The Practitioner applies firm, gentle finger pressure to specific acupoint combinations, and encourages the client to notice what they are experiencing. During a session an organic change often occurs through a shift in the body bringing insight towards past limiting patterns. This new perspective allows for personal clarity as well as a stronger flow of energy through the whole-being.