About Alison

Alison Shaw is known for her innate skill and perception, and her unique ability to create and hold a safe Repatterning Therapyenvironment in which people can heal. She offers a rare blend of compassion and wisdom as she masterfully guides people through the sometimes difficult passages of self-discovery and release. Her open heart and easy sense of humor balance a solid and deep knowledge in both conventional and complementary health care. Bodymind Repatterning has grown from a powerful integration of her personal experience, healing fully from 8 years of chronic fatigue syndrome, working with hundreds of clients, and over twenty five years of extensive, eclectic education and training. Her experience includes:

  • Private practice for over twenty five years, currently at Bodymind Repatterning in Arlington, MA
  • Co-director of Cancer, Dignity and Wisdom: an 8 week program for mobilizing the self-healing response through insight, creativity and body awareness, in Maine and Massachusetts
  • Professional speaker and teacher of mind-body health and natural wellness, energy and integrative medicine
  • Co-founder of The Berkshire Alliance for Body-Centered Therapies, Stockbridge, MA
  • Certified Energy Healing Practitioner- Brennan Healing Science – the Barbara Brennan School of Healing
  • Training and certification in Kripalu Bodywork, Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Myotherapy, Myofascial Release, Shiatsu, Craniosacral Therapy, Core-Energetics, and Psychosynthesis.
  • Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in primary care and holistic medicine
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing – Pace University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition – University of California