Development Lectures at Mendip Family Osteopaths

The Teenage Tightrope – Neurobiology of the Teenage Brain & Chronic Illness in Adolescence

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th October 2018

Cost: £250 (earlybird discount £220 ends 1/5/18)

Lunch not included

Lecturers: Mary Bolingbroke & Kathrine Read

Schedule for Day 1: 

9am: Introduction & Practical: Beginning meditation on the Zones

Lecture: Development of the teenage brain


Practical: This first practical will be repeated on both days, working on palpation of the neurovascular system, its midlines and relationships with the biodynamic zones.

Lecture: Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis

Lunch (not provided, there are a number of good cafes within a stones throw of the practice)

Lecture: Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis continued

Practical: The Amygdala and Hippocampus

Afternoon Tea
Lecture: Empathy, Compassion, Social information processing network.

Ending Meditation

4.30/5: Home

Schedule for Day 2: 

9am: Greetings & tea

Lecture: Chronic Illness in adolescence- introduction and anxiety disorders.


Practical – The Family Circle

Lecture: Eating Disorders

Lunch (not provided)

Lecture: ME/ Chronic Fatigue

Practical: Midline in the Whole


Lecture: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Practical: The Power in the lesion

Finish 4.30pm

The Baby Biome
Gut Health & Child Development

Saturday the 13th-to Sunday the 14th of April 2019 

Cost £270-(earlybird discount £230 ends 01/01/19)

2 Day course (no lunch provided)

Location: Frome, Somerset

Day 1     9-5.30pm

Historical Research  & Physiology of the Gut Biome

Embryology of the Gut, Genetics and the Biome

Day 2     9-4.30

Breastfeeding & Weaning- probiotics & SIBO

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Obesity & Immunity

Both days will be supported by labs from a biodynamic perspective

Please call the practice for further information or to make an appointment on:

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The Batcombe practice will be closed until 2020 due to staff absence.
All patients will be seen as normal but at the Frome practice.
Kathrine will return from Milan one week a month on the following dates:

The Natural Health Clinic,

Tel: 01373 454595

14 North Parade
BA11 1AU


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