Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of body movements. It is believed that Kinesiology can help with various issues including, but not limited to, past trauma, addictions, emotional issues and even stress management. When choosing a Kinesiology specialist it is likely you have some questions about what to expect and have some apprehension if seeking therapy is new to you.  We at Seek a Therapy want to help answer your questions and concerns surrounding the therapy in order to help you select the right practitioner for you. That is why, on this page, we have included some of the most common questions a person may have before speaking to a Kinesiology specialist.

What is Kinesiology?


Kinesiology is a holistic therapy that works on every aspect of health, the physical, psychological, emotional, nutritional and spiritual levels, to identify and relieve the stress which may be preventing the individual from enjoying excellent health. It was developed in the 1960s by Dr George Goodheart combining modern Western techniques and knowledge drawn from Eastern health systems.

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What is KInesiology? Kinesiology is the scientific study of human or non-human body movement. Kinesiology addresses physiological, biomechanical, and psychological dynamic principles and mechanisms of movement. There are two forms: pure and applied. Pure kinesiology seeks to understand human movement in order to analyze problems and come up with treatments for these problems.

Applied kinesiology is a specific method to treat these problems. Rather than a single discipline, kinesiology is an umbrella class of study that covers many different areas. The primary focuses are human physiology, biomechanics, and anatomy. Study of this field may also cover the psychologyphilosophyecology, and even sociology of sports and exercise. In terms of your mental and emotional health, by visiting a Kinesiologist you are gaining access to a practitioner who has a host of tools. Tools and techniques that are believed to get to the root cause of the symptoms. To discover some of these techniques please visit this website where you will find a few of the techniques.

What to Expect From Kinesiology

A Kinesiology session can help us to create change. The therapy raises our awareness of what may be our deep-rooted issues. Kinesiology can be transformational for emotional challenges, PTSD, trauma and relational difficulties. By bringing awareness to your body, you can learn to cultivate good health and wellness.

A typical session may go like this: –

A kinesiology balance is a relaxing and peaceful process. It is performed fully clothed and is non-invasive. After a consultation, the therapist will begin balancing your body through systematic kinesiology. Your treatment will be very informative, as there is a lot of information that can be detected through muscle testing. The therapists aim to get to the cause of any problems that is causing you discomfort.

The therapist will explain various techniques they will use to help you and begin your therapy. Once the therapy has taken place it will allow your body to enter its natural state of balance. It is believed that the body will begin to function as it is meant to and start to heal itself again. As a result of Kinesiology, you often experience improved health and wellbeing.

How Much Does A Typical Kinesiology Session Cost?

what is kinesiology therapyIf you are based in the UK you can’t ask your GP for help with Kinesiology. You have to seek private treatment. We have several Kinesiology practitioners in our directory in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia where costs range from £100/$150 for the initial session and consultation and then £50/$70 dollars per session and sometimes can go upwards of £200/$200 for the initial sessions and £100/$150 per session. Sometimes it can cost more depending upon the Kinesiology therapist’ experience, speciality and location.

How Do I Know Which Practioner To Choose?

One of the most important parts of any therapy is the relationship between yourself and the therapist. You must be able to trust and open up about all your thoughts in order to be able to work on them.

When you find the right practitioner that offers you good communication, a partnership, trust, goals and a feeling of genuine understanding then together, over time, you will be able to challenge your thoughts, beliefs and perceptions. Also, sometimes you may be able to find a practitioner with specialities in the area you want to work on whether health, relationships, business or something else.

How Long Does It Take To Have An Effect?

Research has shown that Kinesiology can be effective from 2 to 4 sessions. Sometimes, depending on your condition it can take more. The therapist will inform you how many sessions they believe you will need but usually, it isn’t more than up to 8 or 10. Kinesiology has had great reports in helping many people in many walks of life and with many alignments.  It can really transform your life. It can help you understand your situation more clearly and build your resilience for the future.

What If It Doesn’t Work For Me?

First of all, don’t worry!

If you think Kinesiology is the right therapy, but you have the wrong therapist then you have every right to seek a second opinion. You will not offend your therapist, they just want you to heal from your situation as best you can. All healers believe you deserve to feel the best you can. If, on the other hand, you don’t feel it is working at all then do not be disheartened, there are many, many different types of therapy and this is only one. Use our therapy directory to find a different therapy, you may find counselling works better for you or possibly some holistic treatment. The key is not to think this is your only option there are many routes to healing.

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Please note: This information should not replace professional medical advice, it is purely for informational purposes. At all times when you are in crisis please first seek help from your GP or another medical professional. Thank you