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Practitioner Lookup Guide

Practitioners listed in this directory are licensed manual therapy practitioners. The Counterstrain training noted with each profile indicates completed continuing education courses. Practitioners are sorted in order of completed courses

Introductory Courses

3-Day courses introducing practitioners to Fascial Counterstrain based on anatomical systems

FI – Fascial Counterstrain Intro
VC – Visceral System
LV – Lymphatic Venous System
AR – Arterial System
N1 – Nervous System Upper Half
N2 – Nervous System Lower Half
MS1 – Musculoskeletal I
MS2 – Musculoskeletal II
MS3 – Musculoskeletal III

Counterstrain Mastery Program

5-Day advanced courses enable practitioners to master the Counterstrain Technique.

FI – Fascial Counterstrain Intro
VC – Visceral System
LV – Lymphatic Venous System
AR – Arterial System
N1 – Nervous System Upper Half
N2 – Nervous System Lower Half
MS1 – Musculoskeletal I
MS2 – Musculoskeletal II
MS3 – Musculoskeletal III

Instructor Status

Instructors are certified to teach each 3-Day and Counterstrain Academy (CSA) Mastery Level course. Select practitioners are enrolled in the CSA Instructor Training Program

Certifications

Practitioners who have passed a rigorous hands-on and assessment are certified as CSC I, CSC II, or CSC III where CSC III is the highest level of certification.

Brian Tuckey, PT, OCS, JSCCI

Tuckey & Associates
| Frederick, Maryland, U.S.A. Originator of Technique
CSC III

Counterstrain Certifications:

CSC III

Instructor Status:

3-Day Intro Instructor:
FI, VC, AR, LV, N1, N2, MS1, MS2, MS3

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2
CSC III

Counterstrain Certifications:

CSC III

Instructor Status:

3-Day Intro Instructor:
FI, VC, AR, LV, N1, N2, MS1, MS2

CSA Instructor:
Intro, VC, AR, LV, N1, N2

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, Musculoskeletal III
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

CSA Instructor:
Intro, VC, AR, LV, N1

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Holly Christy, ND, LAc, CACI

Element 7 Wellness
| Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.A.

Instructor Status:

3-Day Intro Instructor:
N1

CSA Instructor:
Intro, VC, AR, LV, N1, N2

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

3-Day Intro Instructor:
LV

CSA Instructor:
LV

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training, CSA TA

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training, CSA TA

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training, CSA TA

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

Instructor Training Program

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Loretta Bliss, LMT

Self-Employed
| Keizer, Oregon, U.S.A.

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Lory Yeh, DPT, OCS, LAc

InBalance AcuPT
| Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Deanna Dreier, PT

N/A
| Burbank, Washington, U.S.A.

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, Musculoskeletal III
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Nervous System, Part 2

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

James Holzer, LMT

James Holzer, LMT
| Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Arterial

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, Musculoskeletal III
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018

Instructor Status:

In Training

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1, Nervous System, Part 2

Joe Hayama, CMT

Hayama Osteo-Therapy
| Albany, California, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial

Katy Wells, DPT; OMS-C; C-NDT

KMRC
| Kennewick, Washington, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral

Giorgia Hoyer-Fisher, PT

Rising Sun Physical Therap
| San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous

Tara Caudle, PT, DPT, CLT

Rehab Visions
| Dickinson, North Dakota, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Visceral

James Bowman, INT, LMP, CPT

Self
| Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: , Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Nervous System, Part 1

Holly Milligan, DPT

Facial Health
| Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal III
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II, CSA Module 1 Intro: Counterstrain and the Cranial Scan
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018, Intro, Lymphatic/Venous

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal II, Musculoskeletal III
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program: CS Convention 2018

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Ray Price, LMT

Counterstrain Portland
| Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Dhyana Moyer, LMT

Healing Touch/Owner
| Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Derek Metzler , MPT

Restore PT, inc
| Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Alise Dobrot, LMT, BCTMB

Naturally Optimal, LLC
| Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro, Visceral

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Amy McDowell, PT

ARC Physical Therapy
| Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I, Musculoskeletal II
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant, Musculoskeletal I
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program: Intro

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program:

Jonathan Eng, DPT, CSCS

TBD
| Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Counterstrain Training for Systems:

Introductory Courses: Intro, Visceral, Lymphatic/Venous, Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Neural Lower Quadrant
Counterstrain Mastery Program: