Carol Benedict, M.S., Craniosacral Therapist
Carol has been practicing Craniosacral Therapy in Ann Arbor for 12 years. She has trained with the Upledger Institute since 1998 and currently has completed CST1, CSTII, SER I, SERII Levels. She is certified in Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki and integrates her Western clinical experiences with her more subtle and gentle approach to helping relieve chronic head, neck, and back pain/injury as well as stress and tension related dysfunction.
Carol earned her Master of Science degree in Kinesiology in 1987 from the University of Michigan after a 3 year undergraduate program at Hillsdale College studying Biology/Pre-med under a full academic scholarship. Her early career involved internships at Medsport of Dominos Farm and Chelsea Community Hospital. She then graduated to supervising cardiac patients at Saline Community Hospital in 1988. There, Carol coordinated a complete Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Program for 12 years. She also served in rotation at SCH’s Diagnostic Cardiovascular Lab monitoring Stress EKG testing. In 2000-2004, Carol co-founded VitalPoint Healing Center where she both practiced as a Craniosacral Therapist and directed a Complementary Therapy and Alternative Healing Modality Center.
As a volunteer, Carol sings with Ann Arbor’s Threshold Choir at the bedside of hospice patients. She is a member of the Jewel Heart Spiritual Community and the Rudolph Steiner School/Anthroposophy Community of Ann Arbor.