Rebecca Flowers

Rebecca Flowers is a world class instructor for CranioSacral Therapy specializing in pediatrics. Rebecca began her avocation when she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Suma Cum Laude from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1986. She then established the first Pediatric Occupational Therapy outpatient rehabilitation program at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. Subsequently in her groundbreaking work as a school Occupational Therapist, Rebecca, utilizing both CranioSacral Therapy and Sensory Integration, established the first alternative Occupational Therapy clinic in Indiana where she employed physicians, nurses, P.T.'s, O.T.'s, and MT practicing CST, SI, and other complementary techniques. She was asked by Dr. John Upledger to join the Upledger Institute Clinic staff and to become an instructor in 1998. Over the course of her tenure as staff therapist at the UI Clinic, Ms. Flowers has participated in the Upledger Foundation's Intensive Programs for Vietnam Veterans, the treatment of caudal conjoint twins with Dr. Upledger, and has served as Co-Director of Clinical Services. She has presented at the International "Beyond the Dura" research conferences numerous times.

Ms. Flowers holds specialty certifications in the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests by Sensory Integration International and Specialty Certification in the Treatment of Pediatrics by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

She is an alumnus of the Advanced CranioSacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation workshops, as well as the Lymphatic Drainage workshops. She has extensive training in pediatric Myofascial Release, Positional Release and NDT, and in Healing Touch and Esoteric Healing through the International Network of Esoteric Healing. She also has training in Mechanical Link; and advanced training in Interactive Metronome, and Therapeutic Listening.

Ms. Flowers has lectured nationally and taught both nationally and internationally on subjects such as CranioSacral Therapy, Sensory Integration and bio-energy techniques. Along with her clinical practice with adults and children, she developed and teaches Clinical Applications of CranioSacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release for Pediatrics for The Upledger Institute. She revised the CranioSacral for Pediatrics(CSP)1 in 2005, and has gone on to develop and teach CSP2 and Sensory Integration for CranioSacral Therapists. She is also an instructor for Conception, Labor and Delivery using CST. In addition, she is an examiner for the UI CranioSacral Therapy Certification Programs, both Techniques and Diplomate, and has taught the Examiner Certification class for instructors.

Currently, she is writing a book for parents and therapists combining CranioSacral Therapy and Sensory Integration in the treatment of children.

Rebecca S. Flowers, PA

License Number
OT 8679

11211 Prosperity Farms Road
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

tel. 561 622-4706 (day)

Hours of operation / Fees
Appointments: Our hours are weekdays from 8AM to 7PM Monday through Thursday, 8AM to 6PM Friday, and 9AM to 1PM Saturday, (ET). To make an appointment, call 561-622-4706.

Driving directions
Getting Here: The Upledger Institute Clinic is located at 11211 Prosperity Farms Road, Suite D-223, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. From I-95, take PGA Boulevard east; or from the Florida Turnpike, take Exit 109 (Palm Beach Gardens). From there, go east on PGA Boulevard to Prosperity Farms Road. Turn right. Within 2/10 of a mile, you'll see on the right a red entrance marker and the 11211 address. Turn here. From the entrance, proceed to the office complex on the left (Bldg. D). We're on the second floor. An elevator is available for your convenience.

Available for patients:
Case studies, easy to understand explanations about the CranioSacral System, Visceral Manipulation, products to use between sessions, and much more. More information

My Skills
-Registered Occupational Therapist, national and state

-Certified Instructor for: CranioSacral 1, CranioSacral for Pediatrics 1 and 2, CranioSacral for Conception, Labor and Delivery, and Clinical Applications of CranioSacral for Pediatrics level 1 and 2

-Ombudsman for CST pediatric curriculums: developer/revisor of 5 pediatric curriculums

-Certification examiner for Techniques and Diplomate CST Certification

- UI Clinic Staff Therapist

-Certified in Pediatrics, AOTA Specialty

-Certified in Sensory Integration (administration and interpretation of the SIPT)

-Advanced training in Interactive Metronome and Therapeutic Listening

-Certified as a Health Coach

Articles & Books Written
-"Resolving Misshapen Heads With Help From CranioSacral Therapy", Fall 2006 "Upledger UpDate" -"Gentle Persuasion:Releasing Developmental Restrictions with Light Touch CranioSacral Therapy", 12/2007 "Massage and Bodywork" -"CranioSacral and Sensory Integration Prove a Powerful Duo", fall 2006 UpDate

Professional Associations / Memberships
Member, American Occupational Therapy Association

Member, Florida and Indiana Occupational Therapy Associations

Member, International Association of Healthcare Practitioners

Member, Sensory Integration International

Member, International Alliance of Healthcare Educators