Mark L. Levine, B.A., R.M.T.

Pediatric + Family

Craniosacral + Osteopathic Manual Therapy

Mark

 




Mark L. Levine, B.A.(Hons), R.M.T.

Clinical Director


Mark has been in practice since 1990 and has come to be widely recognized as an expert in Craniosacral and osteopathic manual therapy. 


Mark graduated Summa Cum Laude from McMaster University in 1988 with an Honours B.A. in Philosophy,  plus most of a B.Sc.  He then attended the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy,


For three years after receiving his diploma, Mark taught anatomy and physiology at the college, and developed and taught a course on self care for massage therapists. He then also assisted in teaching many of the osteopathic courses for the Upledger Institute and the Cranial Therapy Centre with Robert Harris. 


Mark continually deepens his education by studying, attending and teaching many postgraduate courses in osteopathic manual therapies (OMT) such as Craniosacral Therapy, Strain/Counterstrain,  Myofascial Release, Fascial Trains, Visceral Manipulation, Muscle Energy Techniques, Joint Mobilization, Applied Kinesiology, Neuromuscular Therapy, Ergonomics, SomatoEmotional Release,  Psychotherapeutic Bodywork, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Therapeutic Touch, Pediatric Therapy, Working with Special Children, and Patient Active Treatment Approaches.  He is currently studying Matrix Repatterning with Dr. George Roth.


In the past Mark has practiced with Dr. Robert Gatis, N.D. and Dr. Christopher Hassell, M.D.   Mark also designed, built, owned and was Clinical Director of  Wellspring Therapeutics, a multidisciplinary clinic in Newmarket, Ontario offering (at the time) craniosacral therapy, massage therapy, art therapy, psychotherapy and biofeedback.   He had a home based practice for 20 years and is now practicing at New Directions in Health, The Integrative Center for Complementary Medicine, with Dr. Paul Meschino.


Mark is also a writer with numerous published articles, and a teacher who has taught many highly praised courses and workshops to both the therapeutic community and to general audiences.  He is available for teaching, workshop and keynote speaking engagements.


Mark has been on the faculty of Centennial College, having developed and taught the craniosacral curriculum for the Holistic Practitioner / Complementary Care Program.


Mark lectured to and served as editor and language advisor to the board of the International Functional Association - IFUNA - an organization concerned with functional orthodontics.


Mark is a member of the Ontario Massage Therapist Association (OMTA), the International Association of Healthcare Practitioners (IAHP), the American Craniosacral Therapy Association (ACTA), and has been a Registered Massage Therapist (R.M.T.) since 1990. 


Mark has two daughters and a grandson, and is an avid adventure cyclist.
















 

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