Caryn Bernice Childs
HDE Art, CBP, Cert. psychotherapy, Cert Art Therapy, Life Print
I qualified as a teacher from the Cape College of Education in 1988 with an HDE in Art Education. Immediately I saw the benefits of expressing oneself creatively and set off on a quest to study Art Therapy which was not offered and still is not offered in South Africa. On the road to getting my Art therapy qualification I studied Counseling Psychology as well as Psychotherapy. In 2007 I was introduced to BodyTalk, and it was a welcome addition to these studies and modalities. I immediately thought what a gift to be able to find the very cause, the very core of a problem and how much quicker therapy would be if instead of probing gently over a long period of time, the body could take me to the very heart of the situation and its cause. Allowing us to work from the ground up to effect a cure.
I have been in practice for 3 years now and I am amazed daily by the body’s innate ability to heal itself.
The changes I have seen in people I have treated can only be described as miraculous and I am in awe of the body’s ability to heal itself on all levels… physical, spiritual and emotional
So far I have completed Fundamentals 1 and 2, 3, 6, 9, Eastern Medicine, Life Print, Access, Mind Scape and Mind Scape Advanced. I am also offering a weight loss programme called The HCG diet which has proven incredibly successful and long lasting in its results.
I have a certification in Psychotherapy and Body Talk and am a member of the SABA (South African Body Talk Association) and the IBA (International Body Talk Association)
My Personal experience and introduction to Body Talk
I had been experiencing increasingly debilitating hip pain and had been for scans, sonar’s and x-rays, I had started doing specific exercises to strengthen my back to compensate for the pain in my hip, but nothing seemed to work. Then at an Art Exhibition I ran into a Body Talk practitioner, I found what she said fascinating and asked her if she thought she may be able to help me with my hip. Off I went full of trepidation and disbelief that lying on a table fully clothed and only with someone’s hand on my pulse she and I together would effect a cure. Well we did, I got up off that table and have not experienced hip pain since. She had addressed both the physical and emotional cause of the pain and it was gone!
I immediately started research into Body Talk and a number of years later and already in my 40’s decided to start on this incredible journey. One that I am eternally grateful for stumbling upon.