Lisa Desrochers


About Me

Dr. Desrochers is a Certified Instructor for CranioSacral Therapy I and CranioSacral Therapy II, and is honored to have had the opportunity to guide and instruct fabulous people in fascinating locations all over the world during her 17 years teaching for the Upledger Institute International. She earned Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy as well as National Certification in Athletic Training and has decades of experience treating a variety of patient types. During her career, she has served as Assistant Professor at Lasell College, Director of Physical Therapy Services at SportsMedicine Boston, and Athletic Trainer for the professional men's tennis tour (ATP). Additionally, she served as a consultant to the Boston Celtics team physician. She currently resides in California.

Please contact the Uplegder Institute International at 800-233-5880 x2 regarding all seminar information. They will be happy to answer any questions you might have and assist with registration.

My Skills

Certified Instructor, The Upledger Institute, CranioSacral Therapy I and Craniosacral Therapy II.

Diplomate Certification in CranioSacral Therapy, The Upledger Institute.

Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

M.S. in Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

B.S. in Physical Therapy, University of Vermont.

National Certification in Athletic Training.

Extensive continuing education courses in manual physical therapy techniques including:
CranioSacral Therapy (Upledger)
SomatoEmotional Release (Upledger)
Myofascial Release (Barnes)
Core Zero Balancing
Strain/Counterstrain (Jones)
Muscle Energy Technique
Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder)
Joint Mobilization (Paris and Maitland)
Spinal Stabilization
LSVT BIG Certification

Professional Associations / Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association
National Athletic Trainers Association
American CranioSacral Association
International Association of Healthcare Practitioners