Message from Laurel:
"I encourage everyone to be responsible for their own health, do research and be your own health advocate! I believe that each person is on their own unique healing journey and completely capable of a healthy life. I am just here to assist YOU on your path in the most gentle, natural way that I know."
Laurel West, LMT
License # 116125
Integrative Manual Therapist, Advanced Lymph Drainage Therapist & Master Energy Healing Practitioner
Laurel is a Licensed Manual Therapist, specializing in Holistic Wellness, Advanced Lymph Drainage Therapy & Cranio-Sacral Therapy and a Master Energy Healing Practitioner. She is also an Ordained Minister through Universal Life Church and a Beyond Quantum Healing Certified Practitioner.
Laurel is also currently enrolled in a 400 hour course for Herbal Medicine for Women, taught by the renowned Dr. Aviva Romm (Herbalist, Midwife, MD & Author of multiple best selling books) and is working towards becoming a Certified Women's Herbal Educator.
Laurel is a graduate of The Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage in Austin, TX, where she studied Swedish Massage, Deep Massage, Sports Massage, Kinesiology, Pathology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Human Health & Hygiene, Hydrotherapy, Clinical Massage Therapy, Shiatsu and completed her Clinic Internship Program and is also a Certified Member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).
She also has extensive training from The Chikly Institute by Dr. Bruno Chikly, MD.
Her training includes:
Level 1-3 Lymph Drainage Therapy: Deep Pathways, Viscera, Articulations & Organs
Level 4 Advanced Lymph Drainage Therapy
Chronic Fatigue, MS & Fibromyalgia & Chronic Neuroinflammations (Autoimmune)
Brain 1: Brain Tissue, Nuclei, Fluid & Autonomic Nervous System
LDT Applications to Viscera: Abdomen & Pelvis
Cranio-Sacral Therapy from The Upledger Institute.
10+ years of hands on experience with over 700 clients, thousands of sessions and the trust & referrals of dozens of local surgeons, oncologists, functional medicine practitioners & more.
Laurel loves Austin, TX and has lived in the area for over 40 years. She currently resides in Georgetown, TX.
Laurel enjoys spending time with her family & friends, her beloved dog, Luke, spending time outdoors in nature, cooking, music and is constantly expanding & learning more about alternative health, holistic wellness, culinary medicine, herbal medicine, energy medicine & cosmic energy.
**Laurel West is not and does not claim to be a medical doctor, psychologist or licensed nutritionist and she recommends that any addition of herbs and supplements and/or change in your diet (and in some cases, receiving bodywork) be approved by your personal physician.