Kathleen Wainwright
Occupational Therapist
Feldenkrais Method® & Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner

Applying my intuitive and perceptive abilities, I use an awareness-based educational model and a hands-on method to assist individuals with chronic pain, injury recovery and prevention while facilitating function and healing at a core level. Using Occupational Therapy techniques, soft-tissue work, muscle and skeletal movements, the Feldenkrais Method® and Somatic Experiencing®, my clients experience an increase in independence and mobility.


Eastern Michigan University, BS Science in Occupational Therapy, 1983

Chicago, Illinois - Guild Certified Feldenkrais Method® Practitioner, 1998

Seattle, Washington - Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, 2013

Chicago, Illinois - Touch Skills Training and Somatic Resilience and Regulation Training, completed in 2018. These were each one-and-a-half to two-year programs in hands-on trauma healing.

Assistant in the three-year Somatic Experiencing three-year training.

Also training in Acupressure / 5 Element Theory; Massage Therapy including Ayurvedic, Deep Tissue, and Soft Tissue; home healthcare/home safety evaluations; ergonomic/body mechanics consultation and treatment; etc.